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Avijit Roy: A collection of responses remembering his life and legacy

“It is as though a human mind was extinguished for performing its noblest function”. A sobering collation of thoughts, feelings and wishes in the wake of a chilling and brutal murder of a philosopher, advocate, blogger, free-thinker and US national – Dr. Avijit Roy. Alochonaa.com condemns such attacks and advocates free speech, tolerance and inclusion in all its forms.

18C and Religious Offenses

Australia’s Human Rights Commission recently weighed into the debate about censorship and images of the Prophet Muhammad. It’s position is deeply troubling, hypocritical, completely arbitrary and legitimizes radical positions whilst normalizing obedience to randomly chosen religious edicts.

Do We Know Why They Hate Us?

With the latest outbreak of terrorist attacks around the world, especially the violent assault on Charlie Hebdo in France, it is both timely and important to revisit a broader set of intellectual debates sparked by al-Qaeda’s attack on America on September 11, 2001, our Editor for American Foreign Policy, Dr. Danny Cooper explains….

Cyber-Eco Bourgeoisie”- Part I

The development of new technologies and modes of production have always facilitated changes in political systems. Today, on the back of developments in cyberspace, a new class of global citizenship is emerging which will help reshape the present political system across the developed and developing world. This is the first of the four-part series written by Dr. Jon Kofas.