Month: September 2017

Holy Men – theirs and ours

Dr Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy INDIA and Pakistan have more influential holy men per square mile than anyone has ever counted. Some are just rich, others both powerful and rich. Once upon a time their followers were only the poor, superstitious and illiterate. But after the massive resurgence of religion in […]

Texas to Canada – send prayers no aid

Do Facebook prayers count? Texas Secretary of State rejects aid from Canada, asks for prayers instead. When the good people of Quebec offered blankets, beds, water, and other much needed relief effort to those devastated by Hurricane Harvey, Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos rejected the generous offer, and asked […]

THE WAGES OF TERROR

Source: Time BY JARED MALSIN/ISTANBUL | PHOTOGRAPHS BY EMIN OZMEN—MAGNUM FOR TIME Over the past few years, ISIS has repeatedly targeted tourist hot spots across Europe and the wider Mediterranean region. The slaughter […]