Category: World News

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Gods Flee First  – Taslima Nasreen

Found in ‘ThePrint’, 20/3/2020/: Mecca to Vatican: COVID-19 proves  when human beings are in peril, gods flee first Taslima Nasreen.  The author is a celebrated writer and commentator. In the pic: Saudi Arabia Reopens Mecca, Medina Holy Sites After Coronavirus  Note: What is...

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Europe at a crossroads: will the EU survive 2018?

World in utter turmoil of a nuclear ‘Dooms Day’? –   In The Week,Jan 5, 2018                  In Depth: as euroscepticism gathers pace and Merkel        struggles to form a government, Macron is seeking to take the lead Emmanuel Macron is...

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Migrants: Fortress Europe – Colleen Dulle,

After 33,000 migrant deaths in 24 years, will ‘Fortress Europe’ keep building walls? November 13, 2017, in America, the Jessuit weekly In the pic: Migrants reach out from a boat during rescue operations Oct. 20 in the Mediterranean Sea. The number...

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Marching orders – Sorry state of US military transgenders

Editorial, in the Indian Express, July 28, 2017 Historically, the armed forces have been the world’s most heavily gendered institutions. (Note: CCV already published two reports on problems transgenders face in US the oldest and India the largest democracies. In  US President...

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The Observer view on Donald Trump’s unfitness for office

  Observer  Editorial in  the Guardian  Saturday 29 July 2017 The incompetence and infighting at the White House dismay America’s allies and encourage its enemies                   (Note: The Observer is the world’s oldest Sunday newspaper, founded in 1791. It...