Aye and G’day, Ready to Break Away?
From Syria to Tunisia to Scotland, people seem to be taking political processes into their own hands. Are we shifting from a heavy reliance on those who once ruled and held complete power to building governance from the bottom-up? If given the opportunity to do the same, would Australia take […]
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The War on Cancer and the Cancer of War
Every single day, people die of epidemics and diseases. Every single day, people kill each other over differences in beliefs and cultures. Every single day, souls leave our planet, heading towards their unknown fate, and leaving our own souls in pain. Working in the media, especially in the critical period […]
Music and Medicine: A global NGO fundraiser to save lives in Egypt.
Let’s face it- healthcare is not the top priority of many of our governments. At least in the Middle East, it certainly isn’t. Many patients in Egypt resort to private healthcare facilities for the abysmal state of public hospitals– that’s not to say that the private healthcare organization is not […]
United Against Violence
On 1-3 November I participated in the International Conference on Non-Violence in Tunis, where activists, academics and journalists from the north and the south of the Mediterranean met to discuss regional strategies to support non-violent activism and democratic transition. The conference aimed to strengthen solidarity and partnership between non-violent civil […]
Syria has all the ingredients of a global crisis
I have been looking to write on Syria for months now but have never found the right way to put everything I had in mind. Yet recently Robert Fisk wrote about questions asked him by a Syrian friend and it was there that I found the missing link – […]