Ilana Mercer: Boers need a Hannah Arendt to give voice to their genocide

April the 15th marked Holocaust Memorial Day. Nearly everyone knows about the industrial killing of 6 million Jews, for no other reason than that they were Jews. “Serious historiography” of the subject has ensured that The Shoah, Holocaust in Hebrew, … Read the rest

Strike shuts down Israeli embassies worldwide

strikeIsrael has closed its embassies around the world as about 1 200 foreign ministry employees declare a strike over low salaries.

The strike by Israeli diplomats has affected Israel’s 102 missions abroad.

Israeli diplomats launched an unprecedented strike on Sunday, … Read the rest

Putin topples Obama in Forbes power ranking

Top of the heap
Top of the heap

Having outfoxed him on Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has pipped Barack Obama to the title of the world’s most powerful leader as ranked by Forbes on Wednesday.

It was the first time in three years … Read the rest

Brazilians mob pope’s car in RIo

Pope Francis waving to supporters in the streets of Rio
Pope Francis waving to supporters in the streets of Rio

Pope Francis wants to ignite the passion of Roman Catholics for their faith while on his first international trip, and the boisterous, sometimes frenzied welcome he got on his first … Read the rest