Mubashar Hasan explains the reasons behind BREXIT which includes (a) dysfunctional British democracy, (b) a rising gap between rich and poor, and (c) the rise of neo-liberal economic policymakers who downplay the interests of common British people.
Jon Kofas argues that Apple’s rejection of a court order to provide a code to unlock its phones is a cynical ploy to maintain its technological secrets and market share. It is not about privacy. Apple is well-known for its data mining and has been working with governments to intercept private communications for a long time, but this is the first time that the government’s request will potentially affect Apple’s market share.
Are our politicians, leaders of hope, or are they just hope-less? Sean Barry argues the election of Justin Trudeau is an example of the election of a government promising hope, rather than fear and divisiveness.
Mohammed Ansar explains how Donald Trump and Ben Carson have failed ‘The Islamophobia Test’ and how American history and John Locke’s influence on the Founding Fathers and US constitution, is inextricably and undeniably, linked to Islam.
Despite all it has contributed to civilisation, science is still viewed with skepticism by a significant amount of the public. In this thoughtful piece, Chris Elcombe explores the factors which shape and influence this often tumultuous relationship.
‘The interface between religion and politics’, an Indian perspective by Ms. Eman Ali, NALSAR law student, and G20 Interfaith Young Scholar.
Using theories of mediation studies Osiur Rahman examines the prospect of a series of recent initiative taken by Bangladeshi civil society who are trying to resolve a deadly stand off between Bangladesh’s two major political parties. Osiur argues that there is little hope for Bangladeshi civil society as these civil society members do not have necessary instruments to resolve the crisis.