dying

Odds of Dying: Terrorists & Serial Killers Shouldn’t Concern You

Death is perhaps the most certain part of everyone’s life. It’s a given constant, while the only variable is the time of its occurrence. Thanks to mass media and the internet, news about death and dying seems to travel quickly these days, spreading hysteria and fear.
Read more

War on terror in Pakistan

Pakistan and the War on Terror

Pakistan’s role in the war on terror, which had been recognised by the world until the last US government, has suddenly turned into a question mark in President Trump’s era. The power shift in the United States has certainly brought a policy shift in Afghanistan in general and towards Pakistan in particular.
Read more

Terror

The Terror of Ignorance: How White Do You Have to Be?

It’s never wrong to be white. Don’t misunderstand me, it can never be wrong to be anything, but if you want to succeed in life being white is the way to go. Want money and fame without having to become a crime lord? Go white! Want anything at all without working too hard? White’s the way to go! The color of innocence? White of course. Want any one to care about your untimely death? You guessed it.
Read more

Terrorism

Introducing Terrorism: A History of War and Suffering

Terrorism is one of the major keywords that define our 21st century. Whether we turn on the TV, listen to the radio, browse the internet, or even check out social media platforms, terror seems always to be the center of discussion. It has sadly become a normal sight to see or hear about terrorism victims all over the world on a daily basis, so normal, that we count our dead by numbers, and we are seldom not sensitive to the numbers displayed.
Read more

Mainstream media and terrorism

Politics, Terrorism and the Mainstream Media

The concentration of media ownership, causing significant leverage to a handful of media houses, has raised grave concerns about the future of press and information homogenization. All things considered, the mainstream media has put blindfolds on news reporting, a fact we need to change to step forward.
Read more