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Forget the anti-Semitism fallacy

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 9:23 am | Redress Information

Blake Alcott says the usurpation of Palestine, against the will of the Palestinians, has nothing to do with Israel’s Jewishness, only with its colonialism and racism – a question of justice for the dispossessed, from which the illegitimacy of Israel ... More >>

Israel's chief stooge at Westminster shames us again

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:23 am | Redress Information

Israel's chief stooge at Westminster shames us again | How Netanyahu’s son became the poster boy for white supremacists More >>

How Israeli moves are scotching Trump’s “ultimate deal”

Friday, 2 June 2017, 2:16 pm | Redress Information

A decision by Donald Trump on 1 June could prove fateful for the immediate future of Jerusalem, the wider Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the region. More >>

Manchester bombing: message still not understood

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12:36 pm | Redress Information

The Manchester atrocity certainly succeeded in derailing the General Election campaign here in the UK. It has now resumed with the focus on homeland security and a lot of fresh babble about the “war on terror”, much to the frustration of party strategists ... More >>

Why would anyone vote Conservative in the UK election?

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12:31 pm | Redress Information

Consistent with 21st century politics the announcement on 18 April of a General Election by Prime Minister Theresa May was a cynical move based purely on self-interest. The “snap election” to be held on 8 June contravenes the The Fixed-term Parliaments ... More >>

The tragedy of world-wide forced displacement

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 1:40 pm | Redress Information

It constitutes the greatest humanitarian crisis since the World War II and affecting huge numbers of people and demanding all that is best in us. Yet instead of compassion, understanding and unity, all too often intolerance, ignorance and suspicion characterise ... More >>

Grotesque inequality and anxiety

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 3:13 pm | Redress Information

Anxiety and depression are at unprecedented levels worldwide and the numbers are growing. The World Health Organisation (WHO) describes it as an epidemic, and estimates that 615 million people are suffering from one or other of these debilitating diseases. More >>

Blasphemy and terrorism: Catchall phrases to repress dissent

Friday, 5 May 2017, 3:24 pm | Redress Information

Blasphemy has joined terrorism as a catchall phrase to intimidate, incarcerate and kill critics and political opponents as well as stifle unfettered debate and settle scores. More >>

The Pope in Egypt: Tiptoeing through a minefield

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:37 pm | Redress Information

Billed as a bid to stimulate inter-faith dialogue, Pope Francis, on a visit to Egypt , is tiptoeing through a religious and geopolitical minefield. More >>

Why Abbas fears the prisoners’ hunger strike

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:34 pm | Redress Information

The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, is due to meet Donald Trump in the White House on 3 May to discuss reviving the long-cold corpse of the peace process. More >>

The omnipresent pressure to conform - Graham Peebles

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:48 pm | Redress Information

It was the school holidays and there were lots of teenagers in my local park. I sometimes spot them meandering home, but I rarely see them en masse as it were. Blind to the bluebells, peacocks and glories of nature all around us, they were glued to their ... More >>

Defeating the IS group: A war mired in contradictions

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 1:55 pm | Redress Information

US President Donald J. Trump’s vow to defeat what he terms radical Islamic terrorism forces the United States to manoeuvre the Middle East’s and North Africa’s murky world of ever shifting alliances and labyrinths of power struggles within power struggles. More >>

The revolution in work calls for an evolution in living

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 10:14 am | Redress Information

Poverty blights the lives of billions of people throughout the world: in developing countries, where it is acute, and industrialised nations, where it’s hidden but growing. It rises out of social injustice, makes exploitation and abuse inevitable, ... More >>

Grandiose delusional disorder

Friday, 3 March 2017, 1:28 pm | Redress Information

During the presidential campaign I often referred to Donald Trump as a congenital liar, but it is possible that in doing so I made a “category mistake”. By definition liars, even chronic ones, belong to a category of people who know that there is truth ... More >>

Dysfunction in the US White House

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 4:32 pm | Redress Information

There is something both horrifying and fascinating about the behaviour of President Donald Trump, as we watch him fail to cope with – or perhaps even recognise – the differences between the no-holds-barred world he created for his campaign and ... More >>

Women’s gyms lay bare limits of Saudi reforms

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 3:15 pm | Redress Information

A Saudi decision to license within weeks the kingdom’s first women-only gyms constitutes progress in a country in which women’s rights are severely curtailed. It also lays bare the limitations of Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s plan for social ... More >>

Trump’s assault on human kindness, cooperation & environment

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 3:37 pm | Redress Information

An undercurrent of fury is bubbling beneath the prevailing gloom that is the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. More >>

Searching for peace in a troubled world

Friday, 3 February 2017, 4:16 pm | Redress Information

Since the Cold War ended in 1989 violent conflict had been decreasing but, according to the Global Peace Index , in 2016 this trend was reversed. More >>

Pakistani crackdown on extremists

Friday, 3 February 2017, 4:05 pm | Redress Information

Pakistan has put one of the world’s most wanted men under house arrest in a half-hearted crackdown on a militant group with close ties to the military and intelligence, in a bid to persuade President Donald Trump from adding the country to those whose citizens ... More >>

The price for Trump and Saudi-supported illiberalism

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 11:56 am | Redress Information

US president Donald J. Trump’s fuelling of Islamophobia with his newly imposed travel ban as well as his war on the mainstream media feed an increasing trend towards supremacism and intolerance as well as restrictions on freedom of expression, media ... More >>

 

 

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