Posts By: Mehran Khalili

Less shock and more strategy needed after Geert Wilders victory

Opinion

29.11.2023

Whenever a disruption candidate does well on the right, the reaction from the mainstream and the left is anything but analytical

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Israel-Palestine: Notes on an information war

Opinion

23.10.2023

The only thing needed right now is de-escalation and a ceasefire but, observing the information war that sits atop the real one, some ...

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The Russell Brand divide

Opinion

26.09.2023

Brand faces allegations of rape and sexual assault, yet this should not descend into a trial by media. Perhaps we should wait for due process ...

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Advancing trans rights: A radically strategic approach

Opinion

21.06.2023

Trans rights are under attack across the world but there are differences in the progressive sphere on this issue which hold back advances on ...

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Greece’s political shift could spark a grassroots reawakening

Opinion

9.06.2023

Greece, for years, has neglected ground-level activism. As we move into a period of greater authoritarianism, social conservativism, and ...

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The underrated power of media literacy

Opinion

7.04.2023

Boosting our digital immunity is the only lasting cure for internet lies

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The subversive power of laughter

Opinion

3.02.2023

Looking at the activist practices of 50 years ago, it is clear that those of today may have lost something vital - the ability to laugh at the ...

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The mania over Musk

Opinion

15.11.2022

Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter has divided opinion but is the uproar really justified given the long-standing issues of the platform?

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The five-minute lobbyist

Opinion

29.08.2022

Mehran Khalili provides some vital tricks of the trade from the lobbying world that will help any activist more efficiently reach their aim

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