Opinion

  • Images

    Ireland’s history of resistance

    by Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin | Updated at 12:00am on May 12, 2019

    THIS year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of NATO with the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty on April 4, 1949. Established as...

  • Images

    Authoritarian leaders don’t easily accept defeat

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on May 12, 2019

    IF NUMBERS go against him, will Narendra Modi accept defeat? Sounds like an absurd question but it worried me after I read the sub-headline on...

  • Images

    An alarm bell must be rung

    by Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on May 12, 2019

    REPORTS published in a Bangla langauge daily newspaper in May 1–9 show that in these nine days, 41 people were killed by motorised vehicles plying...

  • Images

    Alarming rise of civilian deaths in war on terror

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 12, 2019

    New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from US operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of US denial about the...

  • Images

    The people are united, the factions are not

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2019

    THE International Conference on Palestine held in Istanbul in April 27–29 brought together many speakers and hundreds of academics, journalists, activists and students from Turkey...

  • Images

    ‘Univs should be above partisan interference’

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2019

    Universities should be kept above partisan interference so that they can create an environment conducive to free thinking, the freedom of opinion and quality higher...

  • Images

    Arts or science?

    by Zubeida Mustafa | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2019

    ADD ‘or commerce?’ to the question in the title. With the examination season in full swing, to be followed by college admissions a few months...

  • Images

    Washington war dogs snarl at Iran, Venezuela

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2019

    What constitutes the bulwark of our own liberty and independence? It is not our frowning battlements, our bristling sea coasts, the guns of our war...

  • Images

    For a political Europe

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 10, 2019

    A political Europe doesn’t exist, and one cannot pretend it is there, as both neo-liberals and sovranists do. An Agora Europe meditation for Europe Day,...

  • Images

    Assange: a chance for US, UK to change press freedom direction

    by Thomas Knapp | Updated at 12:00am on May 10, 2019

    MAY 3 was World Press Freedom Day. The annual observance usually focuses on the World Press Freedom Index published each year by Reporters without Borders....

Advertisement

images