UK & Europe

Trump Russia

Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, but spits at it

M K Bhadrakumar | There is a long history of Russia being kicked around as a political football in the United States. The circumstances leading to the latest Russia sanctions bill passed by the US Congress has a striking similarity with the so-called Jackson-Vanik Amendment  of...
Immigration

Immigration hypocrisy, left and right

Jacob G. Hornberger | One of the best examples of the deep hypocrisy that pervades the liberal and conservative movements is immigration. It is here that one finds liberal-conservative hypocrisy in its purest form. Consider liberals, who are currently crying crocodile tears over the deportation of...
big crash

Next economic crash is around the corner

Jacob G. Hornberger | American statists are convinced that the modern-day United States is immune from an economic catastrophe arising from its welfare-state, regulated-economy way of life. They say that out-of-control federal spending and debt is nothing to be concerned about. There is no need...
Ronaldo

Ronaldo follows in the footsteps of Messi

News analysis | Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are said to be the best footballers of this generation, in fact, many argue they are the best the world has produced. The healthy rivalry between the two has always seen them produce magnificence on the...
Nawaz

Nawaz Sharif disqualified by Court: UK must act on Sharif’s assets

News Desk | The disqualification over corruption allegations of Pakistan’s Prime Minister must instigate immediate action by UK authorities to act on his UK based assets, according to Transparency International UK. Nawaz Sharif was found to be “no longer eligible to be an honest member of...
justify

The lie we tell ourselves to justify British rule

M. Usama Khawar | There's a popular narrative that floats around the subcontinent, like a safety net we revert to in times of need, that justifies the years of servitude our ancestors spent under British rule. Looking at the results of our independence movements, the...
immigration

Immigration, socialism produces more death and sufferings

Jacob G. Hornberger | Everywhere you look, socialism is in crisis. Not just in Venezuela, North Korea, and Cuba, but also right here in the United States. Just consider three of America’s core socialist programs: Social Security, health care, and public schooling. They are all...

Teenage Saudi girl lauded for introducing Hijabi Emoji

News Analysis | A Saudi born teenager living in Austria has come up with an Emoji for the millions of the Hijabis like her, around the world. The girl named, Alhumedhi’s started her campaign last year when she couldn't find her representation in the Emojis. According...

Bollywood celebrities hailed Indian Women team despite defeat

News Desk | The Indian women team ended up as the second best team in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. The former Champion, England, sustained its position at the top after a nail biting match. After the sudden collapse of the Indian team for 28...

How the western media constructs false narratives?

Nauman Sadiq | What bothers me is not that we are unable to find the solution to our problems, what bothers me more is the fact that neoliberals are so utterly unaware of real structural issues that their attempts to sort out tangential issues will...

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