Cash to crash

The Economist—- Why getting paid can kill you GETTING paid is generally good for the health. Those who are earning can buy better food and live in greater comfort; joblessness is associated with a host of ills, from heart disease to depression. But a new paper* finds that the consequences […]

The telegenically dead

Aljazeera: by Sarah Kendzior Why Israel and its supporters fear Gaza’s dead. In the beginning, they were the “telegenically killed”. That is what Charles Krauthammer, in his July 17 article in Washington Post stated. To Krauthammer, Palestinians are not people but production values. War does not destroy families: It “produces […]

Controlling Muslim husband who forced wife to convert to Islam and wear a hijab before he killed her while she was pregnant is jailed for 17 years

A husband who strangled to death his pregnant wife two weeks after police arrested him for threatening to kill her with a hammer was sentenced to life imprisonment today. Mohammed Badiuzzaman, 34, pleaded guilty to murdering mother-of-three Sabeen Thandi at the Old Bailey earlier this month. Before the killing he […]