ISIS doesn’t care if your name is Tom, Fleur or Mohammed

by Raf  Please don’t let this act of terrorism be ISIS related, please don’t let the perpetrators turn out to be Muslim. I hope my visibly Muslim mother is okay using public transport in London today. Should I tell her to forego work? She can’t not go though, vulnerable people rely on her to provide… Read More

Bombings, Bereavement and the Avoidance of Blame

Why does the West care when it does? by Nandini In 1992 Francis Fukuyama’s The End of History and the Last Man was published, in which he claimed that history had reached its endpoint with the demise of the Cold War: Western liberal democracy had won the Grand Final of ideological battles on the path… Read More

White Men Dancing: Disability and other ‘Lifestyle’ Choices

by Kiri Kankhwende  Ahead of this week’s Brussels summit between EU leaders and Turkey, the UNHCR published a six-point plan to address the refugee crisis in Europe, which he UN High Commissioner for Refugees said was “as much a crisis of European solidarity as it is a refugee crisis.” He pointed out that Europe had… Read More