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A Look Ahead to a Likely Wintry Mix Sunday




Polish Battle With Anti-Semitism

Poland is perceived by many as anti-Semitic country. There are however steps taken, by authorities and individuals, to change that image. Many believe that through promotion of Jewish culture in Poland the relations between the Jews and Poles will change.

Iraq’s Twisted Version of Equal Rights For Women

In Iraqi society, since the first Gulf War, women have enjoyed far fewer freedoms than their American counterparts. They are increasingly the victims of “honor” killings which go largely unreported and unpunished. Their mobility is restricted. Islamic law dictates a lower status for women.

Menace of Brain Drain

Brain drain is a hard nut to crack for the developing countries because it generates intellectual dearth by depriving the country of its brilliant people.This one way flow of prowess has nurtured the fat countries by making the intellectual field of the emergent nations bleak and barren.

Mexico City – Global Water Crisis and Assessing Non-Revenue Water Challenges (Case Study)

Water infrastructure must be approved in the largest urban cities in the World, and yet, no one knows where all the money is coming from. Each year the demand gets bigger and the supply gets closer to crisis. Worse in many of the largest urban areas, the governments are losing revenues needed to improve those infrastructures.

Change is a Process, Not a Word

This article tries to spark a new set of ideas for creating a change that we Iranians need. Change has to come from within and we are already in the process of change. We just have to see it, admit it, and cope with it. We have a duty to shift our thoughts and start a healthy discussion about the ways in which our Iranian Life is challenged. Mental health issues are outside of our doors once we do not talk and stay in our lonely world.

Lost in the Sands of Time

In spite of all the pomp and grandeur, Dubai has its darker sides too. Human trafficking and illegal migration of sex workers and children from Eastern Europe, Indonesia, and other Asian countries still prevails and the UAE administration at times looks helpless to clean up this place.

Fighting Terrorism With Education

Problem: In many undeveloped Muslim countries education is not widely available to all citizens. Many of the boys and young men in these countries get their education in small religious schools called madrasas that teach a strict fundamentalist interpretation of Islamic law to their students. Militant Islamic extremists use these schools as a vehicle for recruiting potential terrorists.

I Am a Billionaire and I Did Not Know It

Imagine 2.2 million percent inflation. It is kind of hard to conceive of. I would have a hard time believing that my annual raise would be able to keep up with that type of inflation.

Embarrassed Barack Obama Angry Over Americans on Foreign Travel

Recently, Barack Obama got angry over Americans for embarrassing him as he could not speak foreign languages while traveled abroad and moreover for the reason that we force Europeans to speak English when they come here. It is not easy to understand why he says so. Does he have any political interest or it is quite difficult for him to accept the fact? No matter how humiliating he finds Americans’ monolingual ways, but there are plenty of reasons that it is perfectly alright for Americans not to speak any language other than English. So, we should not feel ashamed for the same. Let us have a look at certain facts.

The Future of China

There’s little doubt in the minds of experts that China is well on its way to becoming a formidable world power. Since they launched basic market reforms in the late 1970s, their economy has quadrupled in size. They have quickly become a major center for manufacturing, industry and technology.