1. The Smelter

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    February 13, 2014 by Matthew Vickery

    The Smelter (Poem originally published by The Cadaverine Magazine)     Where drops are mined and mixed, verified for their …
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  2. ‘Every protest is crushed by the great brutality of Morocco’


    January 28, 2014 by Matthew Vickery

      Western Sahara is the forgotten region of the world, its people the forgotten inhabitants, and its refugee population the …
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  3. ‘O little town of Bethlehem’: A world of collective punishment


    January 3, 2014 by Matthew Vickery

      It is a city that many people know very little about in a modern context, yet as Christmas Day …
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  4. Men have a collective responsibility for ending misogyny, sexism, and violence against women in society


    December 20, 2013 by Matthew Vickery

    “Young men need to be socialized in such a way that rape is as unthinkable to them as cannibalism.” – …
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  5. ‘The olive tree is the foundation of the home’


    November 10, 2013 by Matthew Vickery

      (First published by New Internationalist on 06/11/2013)   I was first told this phrase by a farmer in Al-Walaja …
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  6. The Unsung Heroes of the Israel-Palestine Conflict


    October 8, 2013 by Matthew Vickery

      (Article originally published on Dissident Voice on 06/10/2013)   Only last month a military strike on Syria looked likely; …
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  7. Palestine


    October 5, 2013 by Matthew Vickery

    Having been inspired by recent photos I have come across on WordPress, I felt compelled to share my own. The …
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  8. When I feed the…


    September 25, 2013 by Matthew Vickery

    When I feed the poor, they call me a saint, but when I ask why the poor are hungry, they …
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  9. Men Must Challenge Sexism


    September 8, 2013 by Matthew Vickery

        (Originally published by National Collective on 06/09/2013) I am a feminist and a male. Thankfully there exists a …
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  10. Responsibility for Rape is a Male Issue


    September 6, 2013 by Matthew Vickery

    (First published by The New Internationalist on 27/08/13) I am a feminist – and male. Thankfully, a few of us …
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