Henry Kincaid With roughly 90% of the Syrian city of Raqqa having been retaken by the nation’s military from Daesh control, the ‘capital’ of the militant group is no more. In an interview with the Associated Press, spokesman for the US-led coalition, Col. Ryan Dillon, has stated that; “This will take some time, to say that … Continue reading Islamic State ‘Capital’, Raqqa, Retaken By Syrian Forces
Originally published for The Attestor DIBIS, Iraq — More than a thousand Islamic State fighters have surrendered after losing one of their major strongholds, the city of Hawija. Prisoners, who had previously pledged to fight for the Islamic State, have surrendered en masse to the Iraqi army this Sunday. The men were taken to a military … Continue reading More Than 500 IS Soldiers Dead And 1000 Captured In Hawija Liberation
Originally published for The Attestor Henry Kincaid : 26/09/2017 As we now look onto the year 2020, in which the next president of the United States will be elected, we too must look at who is eligible for the role, as well as who deserves the honour of becoming what is arguably the most important human … Continue reading The Case For a Foreign Born President
Freedom has its ups & downs. It’s good decades & bad decades. It is what it is, which is to say the best system of governance ever conceived, however; this doesn’t negate the fact that this freedom must be used wisely, lest we forget to avoid becoming the monsters we detest. Our freedom comes at a … Continue reading On Freedom.
With Strong Cross-Party Support, Is It Only a Matter of Time Before Net Neutrality in Britain Comes To An End? [NOTICE: When the article mentions “Net Neutrality”, it is referring to the concept of free access to the act of uploading and downloading information and data, free from the control of any given government, not … Continue reading Is There a Future for Net Neutrality in Britain?
Originally published on altleftjournal.wordpress.com Aristotle once made the argument that common sense was the ability for an “animal minded” being to use the five senses in order to perceive the real world. In the context of this particular passage, Aristotle was not only talking about the human mind but also the minds of all animal life. … Continue reading Quick History: ‘Common Sense’
Photo: From Confrontier by Kai Wiedenhöfer published by Steidl. On January 25th, 2017, President Donald J Trump signed Executive Order 13767 mandating the construction of a physical wall to be built on the southern border between the US and Mexico. Trump also called for the wall to be directly funded by the Mexican government, resulting in a … Continue reading La Frontera: What We Know So Far
Originally published on The Rationalists (therationalists.org) “Revolutionary.” It’s a term thrown around a lot, revolutionary, it simply means “new or innovative, a complete, radical change, or outside of standard practice”; so when someone invents a new type of camera, lightbulb, or phone, and this invention is actually, genuinely new in process, function, and/or result, the product is actually … Continue reading A Revolutionary Idea
Originally published on The Rationalists (therationalists.org) People often say that a new year is a new beginning, but the shadow of 2016 appears to have been cast directly over a blissfully unaware 2017. The affairs of the year past will have long running consequences that will surely span decades, but 2017 will bear the brunt … Continue reading Coming Attractions
Back in April, the BBC unveiled its ‘Diversity and Inclusion Strategy’, an initiative designed to represent “everyone” and “all the cultures and diverse voices that make the UK what it is.”, according to Tony Hall, Director-General of the BBC. The policy came after the BBC was criticised for not doing enough to tackle the issue of diversity within the company; David … Continue reading Blind Contemplation