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Editorial: March 2015

Editorial: March 2015 Reforming the Curriculum Dr.Rasheed Hasan Khan There is no doubt that the quality of education imparted by an institution is preponderantly dependent on the quality of the curriculum adopted by the institution. It is the general opinion of the clear headed and objective minded intelligentsia in Pakistan that over the last few … Continue reading

For Suffering Palestinians,Obama-Netanyahu “Rift” is a Side Show

For Suffering Palestinians, the Obama-Netanyahu “Rift” Is a Side Show Published on Friday, February 27, 2015 by Huffington Post by Ali Abunimah Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech to Congress next week has led to much talk of a rift between the Israeli prime minister and the US president, and even between their two countries. Tuesday, national … Continue reading

Colonialism and Foreign Intervention

Colonialism and Foreign Intervention: Coups, Conflict and Sectarian Violence in the Central African Republic By Devon DB Global Research, February 06, 2015 The Central African Republic is currently awash in media coverage regarding the ongoing sectarian violence and general upheaval in the country. While many outlets have discussed the situation in the CAR, there have … Continue reading

The Importance of the “Economic”

The Importance of the “Economic” by Prabhat Patnaik The world today is witnessing a rather novel phenomenon, namely a pervasive tendency towards political uprisings by the urban middle class. Not just the leaders, but even the bulk of the participants in such uprisings are educated, are reasonably well-off, and make extensive use of social media … Continue reading

Netanyahu Admits Sabotage of Iran talks his primary Mission

Netanyahu Admits Sabotage of Iran Talks His Primary Mission Published on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Common Dreams ‘It is my obligation,’ says Israeli prime minister, ‘to do everything that I can to prevent this agreement.’ by Sarah Lazare, staff writer Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged on Tuesday that the purpose of his upcoming … Continue reading

India’s Daughter

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’ Leslee Udwin spent two years making a documentary on the horrific rape and killing of young medical student Jyoti Singh. And it asks, has the attack really spurred a sea change for gender equality in India? Yvonne Roberts Sunday … Continue reading

The Mystery Behind Falling Oil Prices Solved

Mystery Behind Dropping Oil Prices Solved: Concerted Market Manipulation By Ulson Gunnar Global Research, February 08, 2015 Who’s surprised? Various stories had been invented by media houses across the Western world in an attempt to explain why oil prices have conveniently fallen, just in time to pressure Russia, Venezuela and Iran, and all while covert … Continue reading

Barbarians are Made, not Born

Barbarians Are Made, Not Born Published on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by Al-Araby The Islamic State group is composed of the detritus of wars in Afghanistan, Libya, Chechnya, Yemen. It was fuelled by the destruction of Iraq. Can deliverance be really found in the violence that forged it? by Vijay Prashad Genuine terrorists require little … Continue reading

Biggest Banking Leak in History

‘Biggest Banking Leak in History’ Details Nefarious Tactics of Global Tax-Dodgers Published on Monday, February 09, 2015 by Common Dreams Whether revelations result in crackdown on shadow banking system and tax avoidance by the wealthy and by multinational companies remains to be seen by Jon Queally, staff writer A global investigation based on leaked banking … Continue reading

Capitalist Punishment: How Tata Steel Killed a City

Capitalist Punishment: How Tata Steel killed a city Despite litigation, Tata Steel has kept Jamshedpur deprived of basic civic amenities by denying it the right to have an elected municipal body. Mathew Samuel and Shalini Rai report Mathew Samuel Shalini Rai 2015-02-28 , Issue 9 Volume 12 Jamshedpur is a city of long, uncomfortable silences. … Continue reading