A hectic holiday season

I trust everyone had a good holiday season. December happens to be a particularly hectic month for me as the exact first half is my birthday, followed my parent’s wedding anniversary then the Iranian Christmas of Yalda and then the traditional Holiday Season. It’s interesting that Christmas has a remarkable effect in the UK of […]

Waiting in Bethlehem

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.                                                                    […]

Massacre of the Innocents: Death Comes Again to Peshawar

 ہے زلزلہ زمیں کو گہن میں ہے آفتاب / بارش ہے خون کی چشم فلک اشکبار ہے   ہے عنقریب پھونکے سرافیل صور کو / بس حکم کبریا کا فقط انتظار ہے The Earth is shaking, the sun eclipsed, the sky is raining blood The time is nigh when Israfeel will blow his trumpet (to end […]

Tariq Ali on the Afghan Resistance

Comrade Tariq Ali speaks about the Afghan resistance;  Based on this, I created a press release for him (save him the trouble). “A pre-revolutionary situation appears to be developing in Pakistan. The proletariat, long suffering under the yoke of neo-colonial exploitation, has begun to stir. Identifying the US as the head of international capital, the working […]