Juan Cole; and an Interview with Joey Lawrence
Turkey’s incursion into Syria has roiled the Middle East and NATO countries, demonstrating one key polarizing divide on both sides of the Mediterranean. As far as I can tell, that divide is between supporters of political Islam and its opponents.
Three Reports From UK * La Via Campesina on the Amazon Fire * Solidarity with Kurds in Turkey * German Unions and Climate Action * West Bengal Postmortem * Opposing Xenophobia in South Africa * Immanuel Wallerstein 1930-2019
The state, the extremists, and their enablers in political society have pushed Pakistan to the brink of collapse. Progressives need to overcome doubts and timidity to organize for a better alternative/
The tragic massacre in Paris will undoubtedly give fuel to the traditional xenophobic far-Right and the danger is an increase in racism, marginalization and exclusion of people of Muslim descent in Europe and further. We do not want to witness "anti-Muslim witch hunts". One way to commemorate this terrible event and memorialize its victims is to unequivocally defend universal human rights, including the right to freedom of expression, and they apply to all.
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