Pessimism amid progress

Jan 10,2022 – JORDAN TIMES ‘ J. Bradford DeLong BERKELEY — Humanity as a whole is wealthier today than at any time in its history. And yet, from the short-term challenge of the pandemic to the existential threat of global warming, there is a widespread sense that things are going […]

Recovering humanitarian law

May 21, 2016       JORDAN TIMES – JAVIER SOLANA Even amid the chaos and catastrophes caused by war, there are internationally recognised limits on combatants’ behaviour. And yet, recent deliberate attacks on refugee camps and hospitals, in Syria and elsewhere, demonstrate an absolute disdain for basic humanitarian norms. Indeed, […]

Allah enjoins us to be kind on earth

Abdulrahman Al-Sheha | Published — Friday 6 May 2016 ALLAH, the Almighty, says: “Allah commands justice, the doing of good, and liberality to kith and kin, and He forbids all shameful deeds, and injustice and rebellion: He instructs you that ye may receive admonition.” (Qur’an, 16:90) Justice and […]

Why Millennials Don’t Want To Buy Stuff

Source: Fast Company BY JOSH ALLAN DYKSTRA Compared to previous generations, Millennials seem to have some very different habits that have taken both established companies and small businesses by surprise. One of these is that Generation Y doesn’t seem to enjoy purchasing things. The Atlantic’s article “Why Don’t Young Americans Buy […]