The war drums are beating again. Yesterday, The Telegraph ‘reported‘ that Iran is “strenghtening ties with al-Qaeda”, according to “intelligence chiefs” in yet another among hundreds of ‘reports’ of sudden discoveries of Iran’s secret ambitions. This is all too familiar for us Arabs. 10 years ago, Brian Whitaker wrote in The Guardian that “One of the […]

By Joey Ayoub Today we celebrate Darwin’s 203rd birthday and in his honor I will try and explain why I do not tolerate creationism. I received quite a few attacks – and even threats – in recent times by creationists who ask me to be more ‘open’ to the idea that their view might have […]

HummusForThought.com supports The Animal Welfare Law Dear Joey, You certainly featured the work of Animals Lebanon on your website, and I am writing to see if there is a possibility for Hummusforthought.com to support our campaign to enact animal welfare laws. November 24 was an extremely significant day for animals and Animals Lebanon. We formally […]

From Migrant-Rights.org Lebanese news website Elnashra.com reported last Sunday evening that, according to Lebanese security sources, a Nepalese domestic worker hung herself in her employer’s house in Ashrafieh, a Christian suburb of Beirut. Her employers discovered the body hanging on the kitchen balcony. The Lebanese Red Cross and security forces headed to the location to […]

by Joey Ayoub I sent an e-mail to Prof. Noam Chomsky almost a year ago on the 28th of March, 2011 and received a reply less than 2 hours later. Dear Prof. Chomsky, First of all, I’d like to thank you for everything you’ve done, you’ve really been an eye-opener for many of us. I […]