Categoria: English SocialNews

Elections in France: The Candidate of the Islamic State

We are on the eve of the French presidential election double turn round-ups. Many have now realized that this is just another popular passage where there will be an attempt to destroy the European Union. But few do actually realize…

Today, We Are All Europeans

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‘April is the cruelest month’ is the first line of T S Eliot’s 1922 poem The Waste Land – his searing indictment of the global desolation that followed the end of World War I. April 2017 shows every sign of…

The New Ottoman Empire

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the current president of Turkey, began his political career in the ’70s. He founded the Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (AKP) party, of Sunni Islamic inspiration, and held the position of mayor of Istanbul. Conservative since the very…

History Class: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Charlie Wilson’s War is a 2008 film loosely based on the true story of a Texas congressman. Wilson is best known for leading the US Congress into supporting Operation Cyclone, the largest-ever Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) covert operation which, under…

Why has Trump attacked Syria?

Trump has decided to launch 59 Tomahawk missiles from two US aircraft carriers off the coast of the Mediterranean to strike the Syrian military base of Al Shayrat. The reason for this is the reaction to the massacre of Khan…

Children killed by gassing in Syria: the testimony of Auxilia

This morning, according to several testimonies, an attack with chemical weapons was carried out against the civilian population in northern Syria. The attack has caused at least 58 dead, including – according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights –…

Brexit could lead to Scoxit: Look at the value of Europe

In the aftermath of the latest attack in London, the Italian capital city is commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, which gave birth to the European Union. On this occasion it is perhaps timely to explain to…

Yemen, chronicles of an humanitarian catastrophe

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Let’s think again about Arab Springs, that series of anti-governmental protests affecting Arab countries of North Africa and the Middle East originated in Tunisia in late 2010. The uprisings moved from one Arab country to another until they reached Yemen…

Maher Shawamreh: Through dance we communicate all cultures of the world

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  Let’s talk about Palestine, giving the podium to an artist who lives in occupied Palestine. He’s Maher Shawamreh, a dance teacher and director of the school of art in Ramallah. In the interview with us he explains how dance…

Cyber Cold War 2.0. Europe is under attack

I have decided to write an open letter. I am speaking to the peoples of Europe, to the people of the European Union and, in particular, to the Eurosceptics. It will impress you, perhaps, but I feel the need to…