Daily Archive: April 5, 2019

Pakistani Liberals Should be Ashamed at Being on the Same Side as Foreign Fascists

There are two groups among whom a pathological hatred of Pakistan is becoming ever more pronounced and vicious. The first group are Pakistani liberals themselves, whether those living in Pakistan or those living abroad. The second group are white westerners who identify as neo-Nazis/fascists and/or white supremacists. While modern western fascists and Pakistani liberals would most likely not make common...

The IN-US Plot Against the RF-PK Partnership Got Facebook to Ban Pakistani Pages

Facebook’s decision to ban 103 Pakistani pages earlier this week might have been done in order to comply with India’s new domestic legislation prohibiting “unlawful” content on social media such as the “inconvenient” information that would have presumably been shared on those pages debunking the country’s Bollywood-like lies about the latest conflict and raising awareness about India’s state-sponsored terrorism in...

How Brzezinski’s Chessboard Degenerated Into Brennan’s Russophobia

“Russia is an inalienable and organic part of Greater Europe and European civilization. Our citizens think of themselves as European. That’s why Russia proposes moving towards the creation of a common economic space from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, a community referred to by Russian experts as ‘the Union of Europe’ which will strengthen Russia’s potential in its economic...

Don’t be Surprised by the Latest Outbreak of Xenophobic Violence in South Africa

Rioters destroyed several migrant-owned businesses in the South African port city of Durban last weekend and drove some of them from their homes in an outbreak of xenophobic violence that many feared might portend a return to the infamous events of 2008. President Ramaphosa railed against the rioters and demanded that they be brought to justice, pointing out how their heinous acts...

Politics and the English Language

George Orwell, the world-renowned author of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, wrote the following essay in 1946. In it, he sets out how language can be corrupted, leading to unclear, sloppy thinking. He is especially concerned with how the powerful use vague writing to cover up their own misdeeds. Despite being published over 70 years ago, this essay is as relevant and thought-provoking as ever. Most people...