Once the mother of our world departed, her ghost arrived, plunging me into the memory hole which grief opens up, where the past becomes its own present and the present morphs into a kind of phantom future.
The plight of the 63,000 refugees and migrants still marooned in Greece should give Europeans pause for thought.
Speaking foreign languages broadens our horizons and can act as an antidote against toxic xenophobia.
If you’re feeling dejected by the troubled times we live in, remember that human generosity lives on, even in the most wretched of places.
Leaving the EU could be catastrophic for disabled Britons, yet little attention has been given to their needs or their voices.
Despite Donald Trump and Ted Cruz’s aversion to Islam, their own beloved Bible contains troubling “Christian values” of war, misogyny and homophobia.
The Mogamma, that high temple of Egyptian bureaucracy, will be shut down. Welcome as it is, this will not solve the underlying problem of “el-routine”.
An Iranian engineer who is seeking asylum in Europe because he wants to pursue his passion, dancing, would probably be rejected. Should he be?
In the Middle East, there appears to be a link between autocracy and low taxes. Would higher taxation lead to greater representation or repression?
Kos is straining under the influx of Syrian refugees. Though locals are hospitable, the refugees are desperate to move on but where or how eludes them.