Archive | October, 2014

Help stop Harper’s thought police. Write a letter to your local media

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Harper has announced that he will fast-track new anti-terrorism laws that will give yet more draconian powers to police forces and spy agencies – including expanding their power of so-called “preventive” arrest. If you want to stop Harper from creating a national “thought police,” please write to your local media. We need to let people […]

How not to understand ISIS

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The view that one particular religious doctrine is uniquely extremist will not help us understand the cycles of brutality that have fed on years of circulating narratives and images of torture, violent murder, and desecration.