The Ordinariness of Violence and the Stories of Formers
The stories of those formerly involved in violent extremism must be told in order for us to understand and reverse the potential for brutality
A beautiful man, or a cold-blooded...
My Lent Experiment: Saying “No” to Sugar
Excessive consumption of sugar can be stopped, willfully
During February of last year, I found myself in the midst of positively unwelcome nutritional advice. The nation...
Uyghurs, Prisoners of the Absurd: The Absurd Resilience of Compassion
Filmmaker Patricio Henriquez constructs a crushing yet compassionate documentary on an oppression faced by an already persecuted and globally neglected community
It is perhaps...
Turkish Cypriots: The Ghosts of Europe
The status of Turkish Cypriots in Cyprus continues to be ignored both within the country and in Europe as a whole
It was while I was a teenager attending school in east...
Rubble and Ruin: Banksy’s New Concrete Canvas
The streets of Gaza provide a canvas for Banksy’s latest work which highlights the Palestinian struggle
Since first garnering mainstream attention, ‘guerrilla’ artist...
WOW: Women of the World at the Southbank Centre
An upcoming festival celebrates the all-encompassing influence and input generated by women worldwide over the last century
If called upon to nominate history’s few greatest...
Malcolm X: Stripping Away the Radical
While the legacy of Malcolm X is commemorated by the mainstream Muslim community, his apparently uncomfortable radical political tradition is overlooked
“We live in a world, we live...