Atomic Shadows

November 11, 2015 10:12 am0 comments
Atomic Shadows

A burst of white plasma blinds innocent young eyes, incandescent… iridescent… until all humour melts away to a bone-white socket. Flesh flayed to the bone then sutured from the heat. People vanished into nothing; their shadows left behind. Permanent depressions, burned into wood, etched onto stone. Pale apparitions tread scorched […]

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Red, Right and Blue

October 26, 2015 1:49 pm0 comments
picture by Raiomond Mirza

Canada has invited Prime Minister Stephen Harper to let the door hit him on the backside on his way out of Parliament. After years of being Tory blue has the country gone Liberal red in the face? On the surface the recent Canadian election may suggest that we’ve just witnessed […]

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Russian military op in Syria focuses on bringing peace, security back to region

October 19, 2015 3:03 pm1 comment
Russian military op in Syria focuses on bringing peace, security back to region

Over the first 7 days of the military operation in Syria that started on September 30, 2015, after request for help from President Bashar Assad, Russian Air Force dealt more damage to the Islamic State terrorist group than the United States did over the past year, report German journalists as […]

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Junior Doctor’s new contract: deeply unsafe, financially unviable, very unfair

October 13, 2015 9:03 am0 comments
Junior Doctor’s new contract: deeply unsafe, financially unviable, very unfair

It’s not just middle class twenty-somethings venting frustration at a pay cut, the new junior doctor contract is a damning, toxic and divisive imposition which is the biggest single threat to the NHS in a generation. What on earth is it all about I hear you cry? Is using the […]

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Contemporary Islam – Religious abuse against women

October 12, 2015 6:01 pm1 comment
Contemporary Islam – Religious abuse against women

Every day millions of Muslim women suffer from men’s abuse and violence in their private lives or even in public circumstances in the worst of the cases. Whoever has heard about the terrible murder of Farkhunda who was beaten to death in a frenzied attack sparked by a false accusation […]

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Women in Iran after June 15, 2013

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Women in Iran after June 15, 2013

A Promising Start On June 15, 2013 Hassan Rouhani was elected as President Of Iran succeeding Mahmoud Ahmadinejad presenting himself as a moderate and pragmatic politician. During his campaign preceding his electoral victory, Rouhani presented and promised a well-structured plan that included a “Civil Rights Charter”. The Charter prioritised personal freedom and free access […]

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Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

September 29, 2015 11:43 am0 comments
Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

The leaders of the European Union will discuss the migration crisis during an extraordinary meeting summoned by the European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday, September 23. On September 17, he announced the plans to visit the refugee camps in Egypt and Jordan this week before the meeting. The idea […]

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The Grand Old Problem: Why the Republicans will not win the 2016 presidential election

September 17, 2015 9:10 am0 comments
The Grand Old Problem: Why the Republicans will not win the 2016 presidential election

Who would have ever thought that Donald Trump would be the leading candidate in the 2016 Republican primaries? His meteoric rise in the race for the Republican nomination epitomises the GOP’s main problem; they are too extreme. Whereas the Democrats’ five candidates are fairly balanced, with Bernie Sanders the only […]

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