Editor's Choice, World
Safety and security is a commodity that is highly valued in society, you’re often surrounded by large groups of strangers, travelling in large numbers in small machines, like aeroplanes, trains and buses. But are the safety measures in place keeping you safe? Or is it just showmanship, better known as security theater?
Asia-Pacific, Opinion, Pakistan, World
Every 23 seconds, somebody in the world is diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s a fairly common disease, but so are diabetes and heart diseases. What makes breast cancer different from the rest is the curious culture that surrounds it – awareness campaigns, pink products, monument lighting and fundraising events of extreme proportions.
Editor's Choice, Opinion, World
It was a delightful day. No stress at work, pleasant weather and then my favourite team even won the final game, what else would you need to make it a perfect day in Pakistan, right?
Editor's Choice, Europe, Italy, World
Do you guys remember the infamous “skittles” comparison? The retweet from the Trump twitter that said: “if you had a bowl of skittles and realized that 1-2 were poisoned, would you eat them?” You guessed it – those two Skittles are Islamic Radicals.
Americas, Editor's Choice, Human Rights, Politics, USA, World
“If we don’t know how to look after money, which you can see, how can we look after the souls of the faithful, which you can’t see?”
Not too long ago, the Pentagon was caught paying the controversial PR Firm Bell Pottinger $540 million to create fake videos against Iraqi terrorism. The point behind these videos was to create an anti-terrorism bias in people’s heads and to track terrorist sympathizers. The ways that the fake videos were used is a bit more insidious.
Human Rights, Politics, USA, World
A few of the reasons why the education system has failed many of us.
Americas, Human Rights, Politics, USA
Immigration has always been a hot topic in politics, not only in the USA but pretty much everywhere else around the world, too.
Americas, Human Rights, Opinion, Politics, Science & Tech, USA
When the United States was first founded, it was created to be a capitalist, free market society, where entrepreneurs could make a living without fearing government interference.
The story of Aaron Swartz provokes strong feelings inside me: great sadness and intense anger. Nowadays, sacrifice is rare, and when it is made by such a young and intelligent person as Aaron, it gives you hope that maybe we are not going down the wrong path… or who knows?