PARIS | Friday night: Europe’s brightest city falls into terror’s darkness. More than 120 people unjustifiably lose their lives. They were out: watching a game, attending a concert, eating at their favourite restaurant, proposing to their future partner. They lost their lives at the hands of hateful religious extremists with warped ideas about the world. What happened? […]Read More Paris: Obscurity, Intricacy and Terror
As a Lebanese growing up watching Lebanon’s history unfold from the outside I can only ask myself this one question; how many times can my people make the same mistake? They complain all day, yet when it’s time to take matters into their own hands and elect the people who will hold their lives in their hands for the next 4 years, they resort to the same warlords and “people” who have run our country into the ground systematically for almost a century.Read More Fool me once shame on you, Fool me twice shame on me
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Have you ever wondered how the media chooses what to write about and what to cover? To answer that we have to go back and define what the media means to the world today, which is nothing. The […]Read More Ignorance in the Media Deriving directly from the ignorance within us.
Dear Friend, Yeah I’m talking to you. I hear you think of Brazil and think of beaches, girls in heels, football tricks, oversized asses and endless partying. Sorry to ruin your dream, but the party is over. It has probably been over for many years but you haven’t been told. Here we export, we do […]Read More A letter from Brazil
The first kind of democracy was the Athenian form of government created in city-state of Greece, Athens. Since then we’ve come a long way, democracy has spread almost all around the world and has paved a new way, away from the authoritarian ideologies of the past. Yet, there is a great disaffection with some of […]Read More Political Parties – Destroying Democracy?
Comedian Russel Brand has never voted, and he can definitely back up this position. Not much to say here, he covers it.Read More Comedian Russell Brand expresses his political beliefs in a must-watch video!
In these days of conflict and war in the Middle-East, it may be time to look at the situation by stepping back from the current events and distinguish the underlying trends affecting the region from the immense and continuous flow of information the media throw at our faces everyday on Syria, Egypt and Iran. One […]Read More Geopolitics of Islam, the current Shia-Sunni relations
The civil war in Syria has been a blight on the Middle East, with far-reaching consequences for the region, even without the 100,000+ death toll, and over 2 million refugees in the surrounding countries. The world stage seems to be returning to a Cold War-era of US versus Russia international relations. The US, led by […]Read More Is the Syria Conflict turning into International Good Cop/Bad Cop?