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Dissident Voice: Pro-Israel and Ukraine Groups Use Identity Politics to Attack Free Speech

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Yves Engler. Questioning Canada’s contribution to NATO’s proxy war is “hate” that must be shut down according to some Ukrainian groups mimicking Zionist organizations by promoting an identity politics laced cancel culture. A Ukrainian student group sought to cancel my talk at Kings College in London, Ontario, on…

Struggles with democracy

In the U.S.A. democracy has come into danger by white right-wing Christians demanding that their idea of mankind shall be followed by law and that their religion has to be taken to construct or determine the legal rules to be implemented.

American abortion debate is certainly about bodily autonomy

The American’s are so proud, saying they live in the country of the free. What we might see is that for white supremacists weapons may be carried and black people killed without hesitation. Strangely enough, lots of people shouting against abortion have nothing against the killing of youngsters and adult people, and cry for havingContinue reading “American abortion debate is certainly about bodily autonomy”

Conscientious objection and Ukraine

Originally posted on Quakers and Mutual Aid:
Amid the horrifying situation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, I was concerned every time I heard that Ukrainian men aged 18 – 60 were banned from leaving the country. I studied war resistance and conscientious objection extensively while a student at Scattergood Friends School. All males in…

Declining commitment to democracy : What’s going on around the world ?

The European Parliamentary Research Service organised a roundtable on the global state of democracy as seen by citizens on 7 March 2018. We should carefully look at those politicians who recruit so called fighters for human rights who want the freedom of religion and freedom of clothing limited as well as the right of parentsContinue reading “Declining commitment to democracy : What’s going on around the world ?”

Is the practice of religious freedom in danger in the United States of America

U.S Postage Stamp, 1957 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Islamophobia in many democratic countries makes it a danger for the religious freedom. Even the country that always says it is so proud to be the ‘Country of the free’ and where they shout carrying weapons is part of the freedom, they seem to be willing toContinue reading “Is the practice of religious freedom in danger in the United States of America”

Religious Freedom in a Multicultural World

In what way are people really wanting to have and to give others real Religious Freedom in a Multicultural World? In Australia the organisation Freedom4Faith has been founded and presents hopeful texts, though when I questioned them several things about their openness to non-trinitarian Christians and to other believers I did not receive any reply.Continue reading “Religious Freedom in a Multicultural World”

Pope Francis says Catholics must become evangelisers

Pope Francis I who becomes more and more popular because of his own simple attitude has issued his first apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel), following the synod of bishops on the new evangelisation in October 2012. The Gospel in itself is a bringer of Good News and tells us the storyContinue reading “Pope Francis says Catholics must become evangelisers”