Could the Iranian Economy Sink Rouhani?

2017-05-18
Iran was suffering from 35% inflation, the national currency had depreciated by two-thirds in the previous year, and international sanctions ...

Leaked Records Show Shell’s Complicity in Massive Oil Corruption Scandal

2017-04-14
Subsequent conversation sheds light on Shell’s complicity in one of the largest corruption scandals in Big Oil’s history ...

The world economy is picking up

2017-03-20
Despite anxieties, the green shoots of global recovery are real ...

Will Rouhani dare free lawyers, journalists and dissenters?

2017-05-24
Facing an antagonistic Washington, there is still much Rouhani can do to heal Iran’s internal divisions ...

Trump Makes First Overseas Trip as President

2017-05-21
Trump is making his first visit to Saudi Arabia instead of Canada or Mexico, the traditional first trip for American ...

The Islamic Republic Is Heading for an Identity Crisis

2017-05-20
As Iranians go to the polls the divide between ayatollahs and its young population is wider than ever ...

The Rouhani Factor

2017-05-24
Election became a heated contest as the conservatives coalesced around a dark horse candidate Ebrahim Raisi ...

Why Trumponomics won’t make America great again

2017-05-12
The impulsiveness and shallowness of America’s president threaten the economy as well as the rule of law ...

Reprieve or Reform in Europe?

2017-05-04
The pro-EU Macron seemingly headed toward the Élysée Palace – the establishment candidates on the right and the left who ...

Made in Britain, tested on Yemenis: The reality of working for the bombmakers

2017-03-09
Saudi jets flown over Yemen begin life in Lancashire factories. Workers there ask how else can they earn a living ...

A World Without Borders

2017-03-04
Richer, Fairer, and More Free ...

Battle for Mosul: The forgotten refugees stranded on an Iraqi desert plain

2017-02-13
Islamic State drove them from their homes. Now these villages battle harsh weather, severe water shortages and limited fuel supplies ...

Ashura - A message beyond time and space, a universal call to liberation

2016-10-18
what is Ashura if not a universal call for Liberation from the shackles of Falsehood? ...

Abu Talib: The Guardian of Prophet Mohammad

2016-10-14
The greatest oppression and injustice against this great man was done to him after him death in many years ...

The Wisdom of Nokia's Dumbphone

2017-03-02
The smartphone’s ubiquity has made it boring and oppressive. A new, retro handset opens the door to a different future ...

Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People

2017-02-01
“In order to feel comfortable among educated people, to be at home and happy with them, one must be cultured ...

Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative

2017-01-18
Technological change demands stronger and more continuous connections between education and employment, says Andrew Palmer. The faint outlines of such ...
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