Islam

The origins of Islamic Terrorism

By Menendj (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5) via Wikimedia Commons
06.04.2017

According to the results of the police investigation there are no doubts that the last terrorist act in St. Petersburg was organized by Islamic terrorists.
However, the term "Islamic terrorism" causes an acute allergy, especially among Muslims. Critics argue that Islam is a religion of peace and love, that terrorism cannot be associated with a particular religion or nationality, because terrorists are nothing more than criminals. Of course, we can look at this problem from this angle. Many Muslims, liberals and leftists usually do so. Some of them sincerely, and some of them not.

Bosnian Potential for Radical Jihadism

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07.03.2017

If we go back to the1990's, the CIA and the US Special Forces created the war in Yugoslavia to break the country up.  At the same time, they were breaking up the Soviet Union into different republics and the Russian Federation

Neoliberalism: The Ideology That has no Future

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28.02.2017

You are not alone in asking that question: How is it possible that we can be so antagonistic towards conservative traditional Christianity and yet so accepting Islam?

I think we have to understand that there has been a revolution in the US and the West in general. An ideological revolution for neoliberalism.

Neoliberalism is dedicated to scientific rationalism, that's neoliberal conception of life: science, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, that’s it. Everything else is the matter of your own personal opinion. When that began to make its way into our culture and policy, in the 1960-s in particular, it gave rights to something called "emancipatory politics". The emancipation has to be freedom or liberation.