Media Watch

'18May
14

Gearing up for the third Gulf war

With Donald Trump’s decision to shred the Iran nuclear agreement, announced last Tuesday, it’s time for the rest of us to start thinking about what a Third Gulf War would mean. The answer, based on the last 16...
'18May
14

Gaza: Avoiding a Greater Blood Bath

Civil Society, Democracy, Featured, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, Human Rights, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, TerraViva United Nations | Opinion By Jason Cone...
'18May
12

What do AI and blockchain mean for the rule of law?

Digital services have frequently been in collision — if not out-and-out conflict — with the rule of law. But what happens when technologies such as deep learning software and self-executing code are in the driving...
'18May
11

Besieged Syrians forced into displacement camp 'simply want to have their lives back'

As the brutal seven-year-old war in Syria rages on, hundreds of thousands of people have died and millions have been forced from their homes. Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's military forces continue to fight to...
'18May
11

‘Of home and heartbreak’: how comedian Hari Kondabolu went mainstream

When Indian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu steps on stage at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, where his Netflix special Warn Your Relatives is being filmed, he looks at the packed audience in amazement and says, “...
'18May
11

‘Of home and heartbreak’: how comedian Hari Kondabolu went mainstream

When Indian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu steps on stage at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, where his Netflix special Warn Your Relatives is being filmed, he looks at the packed audience in amazement and says, “...
'18May
11

Bafta TV awards 2018: who will win – and who deserves to

The Crown (Netflix) The End of the F***ing World (Channel 4/Netflix)Line of Duty (BBC One) Peaky Blinders (BBC Two) This one feels like a photo-finish between The Crown and Line of Duty, in which perceived wrongs...
'18May
11

Bafta TV awards 2018: who will win – and who deserves to

The Crown (Netflix) The End of the F***ing World (Channel 4/Netflix)Line of Duty (BBC One) Peaky Blinders (BBC Two) This one feels like a photo-finish between The Crown and Line of Duty, in which perceived wrongs...
'18May
10

World watches nervously amid fears that strikes could boil over into regional conflict

Some of those strikes are reported to have killed several Iranian fighters. Yet until this point there had been no Iranian retaliation.The sudden surge in the exchange of rockets Wednesday night -- on the heels of...
'18May
10

A Muslim Among Israeli Settlers

A Muslim Among Israeli Settlers What happens when a Pakistani American writer goes deep into the West Bank...
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