It was very reluctantly that I even went into the ballot station in Israel on January 28th.
It’s beginning to look a lot like the 1940s. This time it’s not liberalism but neo-liberalism, and instead of communists, Islamic terrorists are our new public enemy number one.
We are at the beginning of an era when the two supremes of the Sumo wrestling will be a Hawaiian-born and a Mongolian – there is not a Japanese wrestler within a belly’s width to match.
Multiculturalism and human rights go hand in hand.
If you want to see a culture describe itself at the most organic level, you should observe the design and not the art…
‘There is hardly such a thing as a pure Englishman in this island’
University campuses across the country were witness to hundreds of angry students, occupying buildings and shouting slogans
Judith Adams rails against patriarchy and asks whethwer we should respect any cultures at all.
Whenever the media describes someone as coming from a ‘community’, you know they are not white.
In reality, the AKP was not driven to power simply by frustration or even by the oft-cited conservatism of small businessmen. It was elected because it offers a progressive vision of the future.
We are at our best when we work together. New ideas in art, culture and politics are more likely to be forged in a collaborative environment.
The rush to war against Iraq is irresistible. Since the US first propounded the idea a few months ago – when it seemed a preposterous idea, it has gained increasing substance and accelerated momentum.
Two months ago I arrived in Vietnam, one of the four last strongholds of communism
‘If there is another attack, and they come from the same ethnic group that attacked the World Trade Center, you can forget about Civil Rights.’
Four weeks after graduating with an arts degree, in the early hours of a Sunday morning, I found myself righting the logos on pencils in the conference room of a hotel where I’d been employed as a night porter. Still heavily in debt and clueless as to my future career plans, I decided to escape the labotomizing effects of sleep deprivation and pencil straightening by signing up for a TEFL course.
As George Bush and Tony Blair look determined to take their ‘War On Terror’ to Iraq, Jacob Mukherjee reflects on the mixed messages on war and asylum coming from the British government.