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March 14th, 2019 - 9:30 pm § in Politics, Religion

NEW ZEALAND HORROR

White supremacist slaughters dozens in mosques A self-described “Trump supporter” with virulent white supremacist, anti-Muslim, and anti-immigrant views attacked two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Thursday. Within minutes, he killed 49 people and injured 48 more. Police said th[...]

January 11th, 2019 - 10:25 pm § in Politics

A Cuban View of America

The United States is an oligarchy, not a democracy The country that presents itself as a universal model of democracy does not meet the basic standards of a system in which the majority makes decisions[...]

July 4th, 2018 - 1:47 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Trumpism Under Putin

JULY 4: Russians say Putin, military power & unique spirit make them glorious nation Victory Day celebrations on the Red Square in Moscow © Moskva news agency Almost half of all Russians consider their country a great world power, naming the president, the military forces and the spirit of the [...]

May 13th, 2018 - 10:26 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

ISUS EMERGES

A new alliance is emerging to replace ISIS .. ISUS.  ISRAEL SAUDI US alliance. ISUS is a right wing alignment between Israel and the authoritarian Arab nations against Iran. The US and European media are blind to this because Iran is demeaned as Shiite by the Arab states and by Israel.  Iran is ca[...]

April 29th, 2018 - 12:21 pm § in Misc.

The Caravan Arrives at The Border

Just before Passover this Spring, a caravan of refugees began their exodus from Honduras and Guatemala, headed to the US border, their promised land. On Sunday morning, migrants in the caravan gathered at Friendship Park in Tijuana and prepared to march to the border and then ask for asylum in the[...]

November 17th, 2017 - 1:28 pm § in Foreign Affairs

Ignoring the Muslim Fight Against ISIS

While Trump demonizes all Islam, befriends the Saudis, and demonizes Shiite Iraq,  just before America’s Inauguration Day  tens of millions of Shia Muslims made an incredibly heartening statement, by risking their lives to travel through war-stricken areas to openly defy ISIS. Shia women, me[...]

October 11th, 2017 - 12:38 pm § in Politics

A picture worth 100,000 words

From England comes this iconic photo of a Muslim woman standing up to white nationalists causing trouble at Birmingham’s Central Mosque. No words necessary; the picture says it all.  (EDL stands for “English Defense League,” a far-right group.)[...]

September 19th, 2017 - 6:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics

What the world thinks of America now

Trump has drastically improved America’s favorability ratings in one country. The rest of the world thinks we suck. (Click on image to enlarge; click here for source.)  [...]

June 20th, 2017 - 9:01 am § in Foreign Affairs

Nollywood goes Hollywood

NOLLYWOOD IS FALLING APART In a country where you can stumble upon crates of currency valued at about $1 billion at the airport, unattended, yet there are only 14 cinemas and the big attraction is not Nollywood. It’s Hollywood in Nigeria’s Nollywood turf. Because in Nigeria, if you want [...]

May 30th, 2017 - 10:13 am § in Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics

An Abrahamic Answer to Israel=Palestine

The Abrahamic Union: a Confederate solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Yakov Nagen Yakov Nagen is a Rabbi at the Yeshiva of Otniel, located near Hebron. On the day of Shimon Peres’s death, my neighbor Natan Meir stood before 100 Jewish and Arab interfaith activists and spoke of Peres’s[...]