The discredited Labour Friends of Israel group has once again called on Labour’s Chris Williamson to resign from the party after the MP liked a Tweet that claimed Israel offered … Continue Reading Labour Friends of Israel Again Call for Chris Williamson to Resign: Here’s Why
Jenny Alexander, University of Warwick Many great churches and cathedrals have suffered catastrophic fires over their long histories and medieval chronicles are full of stories of devastation and ruin as … Continue Reading Notre Dame: A History of Medieval Cathedrals and Fire
Joseph McQuade, University of Toronto We are currently experiencing the worst environmental crisis in human history, including a “biological annihilation” of wildlife and dire risks for the future of human … Continue Reading Earth Day: Colonialism’s Role in the Overexploitation of Natural Resources
Roger Wotton, UCL Fantastic creatures have fascinated humans for thousands of years. When a new skeleton of the extinct horned mammal Elasmotherium sibiricum was discovered recently, its common name –the … Continue Reading When Myth Meets Reality: Fabled Beasts and Real-Life Creatures
Helder Ferreira do Vale, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was elected last year on a wave of popular anger at the country’s stagnant economy and political … Continue Reading Bolsonaro’s approval rating is worse than any past Brazilian president at the 100-day mark
William M. LeoGrande, American University School of Public Affairs The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic embargo … Continue Reading Trump Declares Economic War on Cuba
The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for Middle Eastern unity in the face of continuing aggression by the United States and Israel.
Julian Matthews, Monash University Although the term itself is not new, fake news presents a growing threat for societies across the world. Only a small amount of fake news is … Continue Reading How Fake News Gets Into Our Minds, and What You Can Do to Resist It
The purge of anti-Zionist activists from the Labour Party has claimed another scalp, the actor John Davies aka Johnny Beggs being suspended as part of the ongoing false antisemitism scare.
The Notre-Dame de Paris had been damaged and changed many times since it was begun in the mid-12th century. But the fire on April 15 might have been its most catastrophic event.
Despite recent claims from American President Donald Trump that he knows “nothing about WikiLeaks“, it has been made quite clear that this is far from the truth, having stating that he … Continue Reading Donald Trump Once Threatened Wikileaks and Julian Assange With the Death Penalty
Steven Ashby, University of York The connections between technology, urban trading, and international economics which have come to define modern living are nothing new. Back in the first millennium AD, … Continue Reading Vikings Were Pioneers of Craft and International Trade, Not Just Pillaging
As the international community becomes increasingly concerned about misinformation and data breaches, the Russian government has announced plans to test its own, sweeping solution to the problem: disconnecting Russia from the global internet.
Spain’s third general election in four years is fast approaching. Voters will take to the polls on April 28 in a climate of unprecedented parliamentary polarisation and fragmentation. And while this is a national election, the question of Catalan independence looms large.
Hispanics oppose Trump’s immigration policies in larger numbers than the rest of the population. But their opinions are divided sharply across partisan lines.
Facing an increasing storm from anti-Corbyn centrists and the pro-Israeli far-right, Shadow justice assistant Richard Burgon has apologised for remarks made in 2016 saying “Zionism is the enemy of peace”.