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
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
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
Law of Parsimony noun, Philosophy. 1. A principle according to which an explanation of a thing or event is made with the fewest possible assumptions. Attempting to compose a political thesis in the amount of space it takes to write this entire sentence is a complete and utter waste of time. And yes, that was the exact number of characters you would be allotted to write up your thoughts and feelings if … Continue reading 140 Characters: Uncivil Discourse in the Online Space