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Iran: a paper tiger?
Multiculture Politiks World

Iran: a paper tiger?

This is the question that will  be addressed during a debate taking place in London on the 24th of February, hosted by the forum ‘Intelligence Squared’, about the country’s current Islamic regime, led by Ahmadinejad. On the one hand, because of its desire to acquire arms,  Israel and the US […]

The price of the Israeli occupation
Economy World

The price of the Israeli occupation

Since the 1967 occupation of the Palestinian territories of Gaza and the West Bank, there have been – and there continue to be – innumerable discussions and opinions about the Israel-Palestine conflict, but often without consideration of motives and economic consequences. With this in mind, in August 2010 the economic […]

Through the eyes of children
Visual Arts World

Through the eyes of children

When trying to capture the emotion of a people in a time of distress, often it is left up to the professionals: the photographers, the artists, the journalists and writers. However, it may well be that those less experienced can capture the same raw emotion just as well.  “Many people […]

The Tunisian Mirror
In Focus World

The Tunisian Mirror

The popular revolt which some weeks ago forced the flight of the Tunisian dictator Ben Ali still has some way to go, so the future of this North African country remains an unknown. Pablo Sapag M. What is as clear as daylight is that Tunisia and the Tunisians have held […]

U.S.A: The ‘Wild West’ culture
Globe World

U.S.A: The ‘Wild West’ culture

The massacre which took place a couple of weeks ago in Arizona has brought the debate over the carrying of firearms into the foreground in the United States, a question which divides the nation and is considered a political taboo in the country. The media believes that the recent shooting, […]