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Super Mario and the Crisis of Democracy in Europe

In a popular children’s computer game, the Mario Brothers are heroes who save the day. In recent newspaper headlines, the new Italian Prime Minister, Mario Monti and the new head of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi are now […]

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The fruits of nationalism – racism and the tram lady

Racism is something that simmers under the surface in British society A YouTube video which shows a white woman openly abusing Blacks, Poles and Asians on a


Who will rescue the Syrian people from Assad’s bloody regime?

“You can’t make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can’t make peace without Syria” Henry Kissinger After spending months observing the callous slaughter and atrocious carnage


Pictures : Hizb ut-Tahrir activists in Cairo’s Tahrir Square

Hizb ut-Tahrir’s activists interacting with the protesters in Tahrir Square and outlining how the Islamic Khilafah system offers true independence from foreign powers and solutions to the many


Video: Muslim Voices at Occupy London

Taji Mustafa visits the UK's biggest tent protest - Occupy London at St Paul's - and explores how Islamic economic principles offer solutions to capitalism's global economic


Occupy movements epitomise the rise of anti-capitalism in the heart of capitalist states

The failure of the west to solve human problems is all too obvious and no amount of compromise will provide a lasting solution The Occupy movement gets its name


Cricket’s corruption is symptomatic of a failed value system

Rooting out corruption in Cricket cannot hide a failing justice system As Mohammad Asif, Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir awoke today their world would have changed drastically to the

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Greece is a another victim of capitalism

Capitalism exploits the weak and vulnerable – and that’s true for states as it is for people The European Union was conceived after WW2 as Europe was ravaged from


Release the prisoners: Dr Aafia, Babar Ahmad, Mohiuddin Ahmed…

Taji Mustafa calls for the release of Muslims illegally detained as part of the 'war on


The Capitalist System – Taking the ‘Care’ out of the ‘Healthcare Service’

Report found 'truly appalling and shocking' levels of care for the elderly

A recent report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published on October 13th found 'truly appalling