Nadia Kabir Barb

Apocalypse now?

Have you ever felt as if you had woken up in an alternative reality? Or that you might be trapped in the twilight zone?

The violence within

If you saw your father hit your mother, how would you feel? Or if you knew that your sister or daughter was being abused by her

Free Speech: The murky waters of perspective

Whether we are idealists or realists, we have to accept that there are those who choose to abuse their right by spreading hate and others who choose to use their position of power to restrict and silence voices of dissent.

Using the 'F' word

Over the past decade, whether it is France, Denmark, Germany or the Netherlands, there has been a re-emergence and rise of right wing (and, to a lesser extent, far left) political parties in Europe and a rejection of the centrist globalising liberal “elite”.

Dhaka in Defiance

The queues in front of the immigration desks were long, practically filling the hall, and people waited impatiently to get through to the equally overcrowded baggage reclaim area. At any other time, this scene would have elicited a frown or had me groaning in dismay but on this occasion the buzz of activity and the sheer number of people provided a huge sense of relief.

The Business of War

There is a conspiracy theorist lurking inside most of us. Some have the unshakeable belief that Elvis Presley faked his own death or that a UFO landed in Roswell, New Mexico and the US government covered up the story.

Brexit's Pandora's Box

Now that the dust has settled on the EU referendum results, we can take stock of the full extent of the damage. Not only has

A HEAVY BURDEN

Over a week ago two men, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, known to be the ringleaders from the 'Bali Nine' were executed in Indonesia for their part in smuggling almost 18 lbs of heroin (valued at 3.1 million US dollars) from Indonesia to Australia.

December 21, 2017
December 21, 2017

Apocalypse now?

Have you ever felt as if you had woken up in an alternative reality? Or that you might be trapped in the twilight zone?

March 5, 2017
March 5, 2017

The violence within

If you saw your father hit your mother, how would you feel? Or if you knew that your sister or daughter was being abused by her

January 25, 2017
January 25, 2017

Free Speech: The murky waters of perspective

Whether we are idealists or realists, we have to accept that there are those who choose to abuse their right by spreading hate and others who choose to use their position of power to restrict and silence voices of dissent.

December 31, 2016
December 31, 2016

Using the 'F' word

Over the past decade, whether it is France, Denmark, Germany or the Netherlands, there has been a re-emergence and rise of right wing (and, to a lesser extent, far left) political parties in Europe and a rejection of the centrist globalising liberal “elite”.

December 11, 2016
December 11, 2016

Dhaka in Defiance

The queues in front of the immigration desks were long, practically filling the hall, and people waited impatiently to get through to the equally overcrowded baggage reclaim area. At any other time, this scene would have elicited a frown or had me groaning in dismay but on this occasion the buzz of activity and the sheer number of people provided a huge sense of relief.

October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016

The Business of War

There is a conspiracy theorist lurking inside most of us. Some have the unshakeable belief that Elvis Presley faked his own death or that a UFO landed in Roswell, New Mexico and the US government covered up the story.

September 11, 2016
September 11, 2016

Brexit's Pandora's Box

Now that the dust has settled on the EU referendum results, we can take stock of the full extent of the damage. Not only has

May 8, 2015
May 8, 2015

A HEAVY BURDEN

Over a week ago two men, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, known to be the ringleaders from the 'Bali Nine' were executed in Indonesia for their part in smuggling almost 18 lbs of heroin (valued at 3.1 million US dollars) from Indonesia to Australia.

April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015

IN DEFENCE OF CARBOHYDRATES

My name is Nadia Kabir Barb and I am a carboholic. There I said it, it's official.

March 13, 2015
March 13, 2015

TIME TO CHANGE

There is a saying that “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”, but another thing I think that we can be sure about is that change is inevitable. Given time, the weather, people, places, fashion, you name it – they all change.

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