Ever wondered what an inclusive global political community would look like? Alochonaa.com editor, Samuel Glen, offers a perspective on the ethical viability of cosmopolitanism that adequately provides for cultural diversity on a global scale.
What are the factors and conditions that attract religious adherents to radical causes? Dr Brian Adams analyses the role and policy conditions of interfaith dialogue in assuaging intercultural and religious conflict. Read more…
For the Human Rights movement to be sufficiently internationalised, it needs to scale the bridge of diversity and provide equitable outcomes for all people. The Director of the Open Society Human Rights Initiative, Emily Martinez, argues that it goes deeper than just traditional North-South relations.
Written against the backdrop of the Arab Spring, Sean O’Keefe argues, people shouldn’t divide Arabic rappers into pro- and anti-revolution camps and castigate one side – the Arabic hip-hip scene is too nuanced and complex for that. But if unity only comes at the expense of social justice, the Arab world will be even worse off than before.
Dr. Rene Wadlow, is highlighting for alochonaa.com individuals who have enriched culture and built trans-frontier bridges of understanding. In this wonderful piece, Dr Wadlow looks into the life of Gary Snyder, one of the writers of America’s Beat Generation- a group of liberal writers and poets who changed the American literary landscape forever. In this piece Dr. Wadlow argues that Snyder was influenced by Zen philosophy.