China’s Escalating Repression of the Uyghurs

In recent months, China’s crackdown on the Uyghurs of northwest China’s Xinjiang province has ramped up, with Uyghur people being detained en masse. China’s heavy-handed rule over the Muslim minority Uyghurs of the Xinjiang Province in northwest China has taken a further authoritarian turn of late. In recent months, thousands of Uyghurs in the region […] Read more

Mohamed Hisham, A Public Atheist In Egypt | Troy Garnaut

Mohamed Hisham, an Egyptian atheist incurred the wrath of Egypt’s conservative Muslim population when he spoke publicly about his atheism on live TV. by Troy Garnaut “I am Mohamed Hisham, and I am a public atheist in Egypt.” The weary but determined eyes of a young man look into the camera as the asylum plea […] Read more

The Problem of Technological Stagnation | Taylor James Blake

Under what conditions does technological stagnation occur? As we battle various challenges what can history teach us about who poses a threat to progress? When does technological stagnation begin? Is it the day after new technology is created? I believe it to be defined by the point at which every problem begins to look more […] Read more

The Walled Cities of Academia Damage Young Academics

The world of academia is supposed to provide the tools through which academics enlighten, develop, and improve the world. However, is that always the case? By Kyrie Mason In a discussion with psychologist Jordan Peterson, art critic Camille Paglia briefly mentions a woman who wrote to her describing how she had been scoffed out of […] Read more

Africa: Making the Case for a Sea Change in Thinking

To overcome African malaise, there must be a reexamination of existing institutions, and widespread adoption of critical, creative and productive modes of thinking. There is a problem in Africa and is a problem of the mind – a problem of how mental faculties are exercised. The issue is not that Africans do not think. They […] Read more