Monthly Archives: September 2014

ISIS: Then, There and Now (By Edward Randolph)

Originally posted on neweasternpolitics:
                                                            ISIS: Then, There and Now The Islamic…

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Egypt’s Zombie society

From YourMiddleEast.com by Reham M. Omar “The Arab world’s most populous nation has reached a critical ethnographic juncture: the stigma of spinsterhood (women who are unmarried beyond the “usual” age of marrying) is haunting the country’s female population. Reham Omar … Continue reading

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An Unconventional Hero: The President of Uruguay

Originally posted on The Wandering Nomads:
“A poor person is not someone who has little but one who needs infinitely more, and more and more. I don’t live in poverty, I live in simplicity. There’s very little that I need…

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A Night Out In London

Now that I moved to London, it was of course also time to explore the nightlife. With one of my favourite dancing partners, my beautiful friend Marion, I went to the “Verve” close to Leicester Square. On the way we … Continue reading

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There is a better way – a story of choice!

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Hidden Camera Shows Haunting Stares Women Face on Egypt’s Street

From Egyptianstreets By Mohamed Khairat “While once upon a time Egyptian men and women could walk carefree along the Nile River and on the bustling streets of Egypt, today women walking along the same paths often feel objectified: from the heavy … Continue reading

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I Understand Why Westerners Are Joining Jihadi Movements Like ISIS. I Was Almost One of Them

Regarding the news about ISIS in which its members are represented as non-human, I think it’s important to look on the other side and try to understand why Westerners are joining them in fact. From Alternet By Michael Muhammad Knight … Continue reading

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