Press Freedom

Sun 17/10/2021

Press freedom preserves the freedom of expression, while it underpins other freedoms. It’s the watchdog that, when done right, drags into the open the dirty secrets of the rich, corrupt and and the powerful – the Panama papers and the latest Pandora papers bear witness to the skill of the rich and powerful to cover their tracks, but also of investigative journalists to follow their tracks and expose their crimes. […]

Nobel Peace Prize 2021

Sat 16/10/2021

“Free, independent and fact-based journalism serves to protect against abuse of power, lies and war propaganda” The Nobel Committee

Muslim Voters and the European Left | Foreign Affairs

Fri 09/03/2018

The refugee crisis has highlighted a strategic problem for Europe’s left: how to approach immigration and immigrant voters without driving away their working-class base. … The central problem for the European left is this: the […]

The Economist | Helios’s crystal

Sat 03/02/2018

Age of Ignorance | by Charles Simic

Wed 10/01/2018

Widespread ignorance bordering on idiocy is our new national goal. It’s no use pretending otherwise and telling us, as Thomas Friedman did in the Times a few days ago, that educated people are the nation’s […]

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