The raft of cuts affecting the women's
sector, and election promises made by Labour and the Conservatives not
to increase public spending, represent the biggest threat to domestic
violence services and to women’s lives.
Much speculation has surrounded the new Saudi Arabian king Salman’s policies with respect to the powerful religious establishment: the Wahhabi clerics. Are Saudi-Wahhabi relations a problem worth worrying about?
In the Arab World, elites are acutely aware of their condition of inferiority in the eyes of the west, and at the same time feel a sense of contempt for themselves, their culture and their own countrymen.
El objetivo principal de Podemos es aglutinar una amplia
mayoría, lo que en la práctica significa poner en pie un partido de clases
medias que deje atrás el eje Derecha/Izquierda y ocupe la centralidad política. English.
A los asesores de Obama no se les debió haber pasado por alto las enseñanzas del pasado: al castrismo, debieron razonar, no se lo derrota con la CIA sino con la SEARS, la famosa cadena comercial. English
goal of Podemos is to marshal an ample majority, which means in practice to build
a middle-class party, and to give up the traditional Left/Right axis for a
position of centrality. Español.
China, nearly all the states in Asia make use of the trappings of democracy,
such as elections, parliaments, and the separation of powers. A new report examines
the future of democracy in Asia in the next 15 years.
Most of the products of our growth-addicted economy
are useless, obsolete and unnecessary junk that do not contribute to our human purpose;
on the contrary they impoverish, deplete and contaminate our eco-livelihood.
Essebsi should take this crucial moment in Tunisian
history as an opportunity to reinvent himself, to rise to the many challenges
he faces—greatest of which is to unite Tunisians and support the democratic transition.
It is important to stop
perpetuating misconceptions about the current crisis (i.e., that it’s a
sectarian conflict or proxy war among Iran and Saudi Arabia) that make for a
good – albeit largely unfounded – story.