My Not-Life-Changing Trip to Israel and Palestine

I came back from my trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories exactly one week before writing this. During this week I did many other things, but none of them would have prevented me from starting to put my thoughts…

Australian Government Chickens Out on Gay Marriage

I’m not sure quite how to say this. The Australian Government has decided that the ability of same-sex couples to marry will be determined by a nationwide survey. Forms will shortly be sent to registered voters and on Wednesday 15…

Blasphemy Laws: a Liberal’s Point of View

I assume many of the world’s liberals originate from secular countries, where Blasphemy laws have become a thing of the past. However in countries like Pakistan, these laws still exist to date. People can give their judgement about these laws,…