Category: Viewpoints

Objective journalism is a farce. Every journalist allows personal opinion to influence their work. The Fifth Column’s journalist openly share their biases with the reader. The opinions are those of the author and do not reflect the opinions of The Fifth Column.

For the sake of the tiger

Bangladesh (NI) – Prioritizing animal conservation over human life is having repercussions for locals in the Sundarbans. From Kolkata to the bustling market town of Canning: an hour-long train journey in the women’s carriage. It is so cramped that no…

Trump reneges on 30 day ISIS plan promise


(TFC) – During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump made defeating ISIS a centerpiece of his foreign policy. Trump has long assured us that he has a very real — and very good — plan to defeat the Islamic State, but always…