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Views on the News 12/01/2022

Headlines: Hollow Nuclear Pledges Pakistan Mini Budget to ‘Increase Malnutrition’ US-Russia Talks Begin Hollow Nuclear Pledges The five permanent members of the UN Security Council – the US, Russia, China, France and the UK – signed a joint pledge to reduce the risk of nuclear war. The pledge stated that: “We affirm that a nuclear war cannot be […]

Capitalism Cannot Balance the Individual and Societal Needs

An article by an Observer columnist, Will Hutton titled: “Which philosophy helps us confront the crises that beset us… ‘we first’ or ‘me first’?” (Source: The Guardian) Comment: The existential crisis for the secular capitalist ideology gets deeper every day, as its proponents continue to talk up its benefits, while becoming increasingly aware that its […]

Views on the News 22/12/2021

Headlines: Pakistan Running out of Gas Trouble in the Balkans Libya’s Elections Postponed? Pakistan Running out of Gas Pakistan faces a severe shortage of gas this coming winter and the government is already rolling out its excuses. Chaudary Fawad Hussain, Pakistan’s erstwhile information minister bleats that Pakistan is fast depleting its gas reserves which are […]

Two Different Erdogans

At the 16th Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, President Erdoğan said at the opening session: “The Palestinian issue is one of the significant pillars of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Defending Quds means defending the humanity. The unjust and heartless blockade of Gaza continues. We have never made a segregation between griefs […]

Years of Propaganda and Fearmongering by European Governments have Distorted the View of Muslims among European Citizens

The Danish population’s view of integration is distorted and distant from reality. This is the conclusion from a recent study that was made in a collaboration between the Danish newspaper Mandag Morgen, the Danish Knowledge Center for Integration and two researchers from Aalborg University. The survey is based on interviews with 2,015 people and was […]

Views on the News 15/12/2021

Headlines: Tunisian President Extends Suspension Ann San Sui Kui Given Sentence Virtual Conference to Save Democracy Tunisian President Extends Suspension Tunisian President Kais has revealed the extension of the suspension of the country’s parliament, announcing that a referendum on constitutional reform will be held in July 2022, followed by parliamentary elections in December. In a speech […]

Vaccination in the MODERN sense of the word was used widely within the Ottoman Caliphate long before Edward Jenner was born – Setting the Historical Record Straight!

The Turkish Ministry of Health has published a “Brief History of Vaccines in Turkey” on its Covid-19 vaccination information platform (https://covid19asi.saglik.gov.tr/EN-80228/brief-history-of-vaccines-in-turkey.html), which says that “vaccination (in fact, variolation) then in practice among the people of Istanbul” was described by the wife of a British ambassador, which was about 80 years before Edwards Jenner’s development of […]

UK Nation Shocked at the Torture of Six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

The horrific abuse of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes at the hands of his father and stepmother has lifted the lid on Britain’s child abuse problem. Arthur was physically assaulted, poisoned and dehumanised over a number of months during lockdown. By the time he died, with more than 130 injuries on his body, experts said his condition […]

Views on the News: 08/12/2021

 Headlines: • Harvard Poll Shows Young Americans See US Democracy as Failing them • Biden-Putin Summit Harvard Poll Shows Young Americans See US Democracy as Failing them A majority of young Americans are worried about the state of democracy in the US according to a new poll of Americans (age 18-29) conducted by Harvard’s Kennedy […]

International News Review 04/12/2021

EU Announces Funding for Global Gateway to Rival China BRI This week, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced €300 billion funding for the Global Gateway programme that is the EU’s response to China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The EC President said, “We will support smart investments in quality infrastructure, respecting the highest social […]

The Usual Costs of Capitalism

In Sweden, alcohol sales rose by a quarter in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest research, two months after sanitary restrictions and regulations to work remotely were lifted in the kingdom, one in five workers abuses alcohol. Swedish employers are forced to seek help from counselors in the fight against […]

“Religious Freedoms” is a Tool of the West to Achieve its Political Goals

On November 18, news agency Radio Liberty, with reference to the US Department of State, published the news: “Kazakhstan has avoided being included in the US “watchlist” for religious freedom. The State Department did not comply with the recommendation of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) to add Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and […]

Liberal Democratic Laws Allow People to Freeze at the Borders of “Civilized” Nations

Thousands of people, mostly from Iraq, Syria and Yemen are at the Belarus border with Poland, enduring freezing conditions in the hope of crossing into the EU. Currently there are approximately 2000 people in makeshift camps where women and children are at risk of dying of exposure. The Belarus government is accused of facilitating illegal […]

No Country can Win against Covid-19; but it is Possible to Choose How Badly to Lose!

“The Netherlands will become the first western European country to impose a partial lockdown since the summer, introducing strict new measures from Saturday in the face of record numbers of new Covid-19 infections” according to the Guardian on the 12th of November, 2021. So today, the 13th of November, marks the start of fresh Covid-19 […]