Category Archives: Culture & Society

Charlottesville: Race and Terror

On Saturday hundreds of white nationalists, alt-righters, and neo-Nazis traveled to Charlottesville, Virginia to participate in the “Unite the Right” rally. By Saturday evening three people were dead – one protester, and two police officers – and many more injured. … Continue reading

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All Power to the People! The Black Panther Party and Beyond

All Power to the People! examines problems of race, poverty, dissent, and the universal conflict of the haves versus the have nots. U.S. government documents, rare news clips, and interviews with both ex-activists and former FBI/CIA officers provide deep insight … Continue reading

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The Grace and Power of a Chinese Martial Art

Chinese martial arts, known as wushu, combine hundreds of different styles that belong to one of two categories. The so-called “external” styles focus on improving muscle and honing battle skills, as famously practiced by Shaolin monks for example. “Internal” styles … Continue reading

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Asma al-Assad: A Rose in the Desert

Image from Vogue’s article about Asma al-Assad (source: The Atlantic) The link below is to an article about Asma al-Assad that was published by Vogue just before the West launched its brutal war on Syria to oust her and her … Continue reading

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Western Chicken Hawks are Going Cold on Turkey

Turkish residents in the Netherlands waving Turkey’s national flags (Photo: Getty Images) Where is the increasingly vituperative spat between Turkey and The Netherlands (and other EU countries) going to lead? Why is this political fall-out between fellow NATO members happening … Continue reading

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Dangerous Music: Reviving Traditional Afghan Music in the Face of Terror Threats

Years of war and Islamic extremism have left their mark on Afghanistan’s traditional music culture. Though the Taliban was driven from power some 15 years ago, a generation was “brainwashed” into believing music was sinful and against Islam. Now, one … Continue reading

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Sheikh Imran Hosein About Donald Trump’s Election

Interview with Pax Press Agency at United Nations HQ in Geneva on 15/11/16.

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Fake News Could Trigger Terrorist Attacks by Mentally Unstable People

Mainstream Media has Met Its Maker (click image to enlarge)   Fake news and rumors may prompt mentally unstable or particularly impressionable individuals to carry out terrorist attacks, a Danish intelligence report says. “The social media are increasingly being used … Continue reading

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‘Stop Operation Soros’ Movements to Ban Billionaire-Funded Groups Sweep Across Europe

One of those who supported nationwide anti-Trump protests in the US is billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros, who’s well known for his charity organizations across the globe. Related: Soros-funded NGOs aiming to bring down our govt – Hungarian Foreign … Continue reading

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Project Duterte: The Philippines’ War on Drugs

The Philippines’s controversial President Rodrigo Duterte came to power on his promise to crack down on crime. Dubbed “The Punisher”, he addressed his subjects, encouraging them to kill drug addicts. However, his inauguration was followed by a wave of extrajudicial … Continue reading

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