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Countdown started

Countdown started

21 Mar, '0753 Comments

We deserve the parliament we vote for. Here’s to hoping, against all odds, that the people who voted for these dark-ages jokers would learn from their lesson and don’t assume – for a third time – that religiosity = political ability or wisdom for that matter, as this parliament has amply proven. Welcome to the […]

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MPs with Religious Police mentality

14 Mar, '0736 Comments

I am quite convinced that this parliament doesn’t know why it was actually voted in. Apart from the sectarian overtones in almost every thing they do, they cannot distinguish between parliamentary work from that of the pulpit. Let me aid them in understanding the simple difference: the first is legislative and the other is advisory. […]

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Al-Watan is at it again

13 Mar, '0714 Comments

Sectarianism in this country continues to increase, alhamdullillah, propagated by newspapers and writers specifically created and well funded for the purpose, as exposed in that report which we are not allowed to mention. Since its publication it seems the paper that carries the illustrious name of “The Nation” has increased the spread of its poison; […]

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Turning Tail

4 Mar, '078 Comments

Al-Wefaq’s abrogation of pre-elections promises is complete. They can no longer be called “opposition”, they are just another flavour of a docile quasi-political society, just like the others. The only real opposition which insures the government is watched in its performance then are those powers outside the parliamentary game. What a shame. Such promise and […]

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Bahrain to introduce personal and corporate taxation

Bahrain to introduce personal and corporate taxation

30 Jan, '0724 Comments

MP Ibrahim Busandal, the Asalah MP, wants to introduce mandatory Islamic taxation (zakat). Here are his justifications for doing so:

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