• Images

    No legitimate reason to impose sanctions on Iran

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    AFRIEND in Tehran tells me that he marvels at the attitude of the United States ruling establishment towards Iran. ‘Why do they hate us so much’, he asks? It is a fair question. His country, he says, is not perfect, but it is certainly not a threat to the world...

  • Images

    A promise that needs follow-up

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    SOON after his return from New York where he addressed the UN General Assembly, president Maithripala Sirisena ordered the return of all land in the northern and eastern provinces that are owned by the people of those areas....

  • Images

    What now with Digital Security Act?

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    The Digital Security Act is now a law, no matter how much it is disliked by editors and journalists. That there is a need for a law to cover the new world of digital communications is accepted by all...

  • Images

    Indian democracy’s Westphalian moment

    Gopalkrishna Gandhi | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    WITH the Election Commission having announced the schedule for elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana in November-December, the stage has been set for a ‘dress rehearsal’ of the elections to the Lok Sabha in 2019....

  • Images

    Are women the last line of defence against Brazil’s authoritarian shift?

    by Ana Cernov and Inés M Pousadela | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    IN THE world’s most celebrated footballing nation — where ‘the beautiful game’ is akin to religion — it’s almost no surprise that this week’s general elections have looked more like a football match than a democratic process that will shape the future of Latin America’s largest country....

  • Images

    Corporate media is beating the drum of war with Iran

    by John C O’Day | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    THREE years ago, as Americans debated the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran — popularly known as ‘the Iran deal’— I highlighted a troubling media trend on FAIR.org (August 20, 2015): ‘For nearly all commentators, regardless of their position, war is the only alternative to that position.’....

  • Images

    Tourism as soft power

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    IN TODAY’S globalised and interdependent world, international relations are becoming one of the most vital components in our pursuit to protect the national interests of any nation....

  • Images

    Food, justice, violence and capitalism

    by Colin Todhunter | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    IN 2015, India’s internal intelligence agency wrote a report that depicted various campaigners and groups as working against the national interest....

  • Images

    Govt must resolve issue of transport strike

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    IT IS unacceptable that owners and workers of goods transports on Sunday had begun work abstention across the country for an indefinite period, affecting the supply chain and businesses in Dhaka, Rajshahi and other districts....

  • Images

    Worrying tension between refugee and local communities

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    TODAY, there are 25.4 million people refugees globally. When many European countries with wealthier and stable national economy refused to open its border for refugees from war torn Syria or other countries,....

Advertisement

images