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26 Jun 2017
Dear Britain, Congratulations on your independence. Here’s what happens next. –The Global South.
On the first anniversary of the Brexit vote, many in Britain are celebrating their ‘Independence Day’. We in the Global South have been t...
6 Dec 2016
We interviewed Karl Marx about Trump and Brexit
This week we had the privilege of interviewing the great revolutionary and philosopher Karl Marx about the phenomena of Trump, Brexit and...
29 Jun 2016
A plan to rescue western democracy from the ignorant masses
I was fascinated by this article in Foreign Policy arguing that it’s time for the elites to rise up against the ignorant masses . I though...
22 Jun 2016
How would we report the EU referendum if it were happening in the Middle East?
London, Britain. June 2016. You can learn everything you need to know about the EU referendum in the United Kingdom by talking to just...
24 Nov 2015
The Torn Identity: A Tale of Hollywood and Beirut
From Roger Moore in The Man with the Golden Gun encountering a belly dancer in an ‘exotic’ Orientalist nightclub to Chuck Norris storming ...
18 May 2015
Meet Haifa Wehbe, Lebanon’s Foremost Conceptual Art Group
For outsiders, Lebanon is known for its excellent food and lively night scene and, less fortunately, for its recent turbulent history. Muc...
13 May 2015
A Valuable Guide to British Values
The newly-elected British government has announced plans to combat extremism by promoting British values. In the words of Home Secretary T...
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