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    Is France a secular state?

    by Jean Perier | Updated at 10:10pm on February 02, 2017

    WHILE revisiting the concept of a ‘secular state’ one can note that such a state is always defined by its attitude towards different religions...

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    Another symptom of the war on terror

    by Michael J Sainato | Updated at 10:05pm on February 02, 2017

    ON JANUARY 28, president Trump signed an executive order denying entry for 90 days to the United States for individuals from Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, and Somalia,...

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    Power of hope

    | Updated at 10:00pm on February 02, 2017

    A CONFLICT ends when the people at its centre look over the precipice and recognise that compromise is a life-or-death imperative, said John Lyndon of OneVoice Europe recently in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute...

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    China and the embarrassment of western democracy

    | Updated at 09:55pm on February 02, 2017

    THE Chinese regime has had a good 2016 because it was a bad year for democracy...

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    Can skills development minimise energy deficit?

    | Updated at 09:55pm on February 02, 2017

    THE supply of energy is believed to be the utmost imperative mechanism to achieve a global transition towards more equitable and sustainable world...

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    No let-up in banking sector scams

    | Updated at 09:50pm on February 02, 2017

    FINANCIAL scams continue to hit the country’s banking sector...

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    Law enforcers need to be retrained in rights education

    | Updated at 09:50pm on February 02, 2017

    THE report of the judicial investigation, conducted on a High Court order, of a video footage showing law enforcers’ burning houses of the Santals, in the afternoon of November 6, 2016, at their temporary settlements on the land of the Rangpur Sugar Mills in Gaibandha came up with the conclusion that law enforcers...

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    Under Trump, we are all women

    by Soraya Chemaly | Updated at 10:40pm on February 01, 2017

    ‘Finally, considering the right’s success in capturing state houses, the ever-rightward tilt of Congress, SCOTUS’ recent Hobby Lobby decisions regarding contraception, and their ruling on buffer zones, prochoice activists must feel like Roe is as vulnerable as a wildebeest at a watering hole...

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    Myanmar mass murder made in America

    by Joseph Thomas | Updated at 10:35pm on February 01, 2017

    THE Southeast Asian state of Myanmar has recently become the epicentre of an expanding humanitarian crisis...

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    The courage to face the challenge

    | Updated at 10:20pm on February 01, 2017

    IT IS not surprising that the Davos Forum held in the middle of January 2017 chose not to examine the obscene, grotesque, ever widening economic inequalities in the world brought to its attention by Oxfam, the global aid and development confederation...

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