Voting for #TheTrashies has opened!

If you suggested an article and it isn’t here, that might be for one (or more) of the following reasons: *#TheTrashies were open to articles published in the last decade, so suggestions from before 2005 weren’t eligible. *It didn’t fit with our mission to foreground the voices and experiences of people of colour. We received… Read More

‘Defining’ Terror, and Why ISIS Suits the West

by Chimene Suleyman ISIS have never shocked the West. Not really. They are an al-Qaeda template with a Twitter handle. There are only so many ways you can torture and kill someone, and it’s nothing Abu Ghraib hasn’t seen before. But is there anything that suits the West’s understanding of the Middle East more than… Read More