Book cover of Striking from the Margins (Saqi Books, 2021)

Book Review: ‘Striking from the Margins’ Avoids Trying to ‘Fix’ West Asia—or What Is Known As the ‘Middle East’

The value of "Striking From the Margins" is its subtle refusal to put forth a heavy-handed, neoliberal proposal on how to “reform” West Asia, or what is often referred to as the Middle East. Instead, it offers proper context for readers to take a step back, thoughtfully assess the situation and envision new ways to embark on such a difficult development process, writes Timothy Harun.

A demonstration in front of Sydney Town Hall in support of Julian Assange, held on December 10, 2010 / Wikipedia/Elekhh

A Day in the Death of British Justice

WikiLeaks has given us real news about those who govern us and take us to war, not the preordained, repetitive spin that fills newspapers and television screens. This is real journalism; and for the crime of real journalism, Julian Assange has spent most of the past decade in one form of incarceration or another, including Belmarsh prison, a horrific place.