Politics

Terry Goldsworthy

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) was embroiled in political controversy this week, with raids being conducted on offices of the Australian Workers Union (AWU). The raids were

Many say North Korea is a godless, communist nation. But that's not true... their god is alive and well in the Juche philosophy.
Reuters/Mike Hutchings

Chris Jones, Stellenbosch University

As one of the iconic leaders of the 20th century, Nelson Mandela fought for democracy, justice, peace and reconciliation. He showed the

Daniel Salisbury, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

North Korea’s successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), allegedly with the capability to hit Alaska,

SACP’s Blade Nzimande, left, with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. GCIS

Ongama Mtimka, Nelson Mandela University

The South African Communist Party (SACP) resolved at its recent 14th Congress to

Presidents of Kenya, Guinea, US and Nigeria’s Vice President at the G7 Summit. Angelo Carconi/EPA

Peter Vale, University of Johannesburg

Anti-terrorism and transactional relationships are likely be

In the 1995 film “Batman Forever,” the Riddler used 3-D television to secretly access viewers’ most personal thoughts in his hunt for Batman’s true identity. By 2011, the metrics company Nielsen had acquired Neurofocus and had created a “consumer neuroscience” division that uses integrated conscious and unconscious data to track customer decision-making habits. What was once a nefarious scheme in a Hollywood blockbuster seems poised to become a reality.

David Crockett, University of South Carolina

On the eve of the NBA Finals, superstar LeBron James found the “N-word” spray painted on his home. Not even James, with all his wealth, fame and success,