Day: August 17, 2019

US, UK Hong Kong Hypocrisy

US, UK Hong Kong Hypocrisy

August 17, 2019 Opinion
Imagine the response if protesters were to smash up JFK or Heathrow airports, closing down international flight services. The US and British authorities would have culprits rounded up and jailed, or w…
Punishing the World With Sanctions

Punishing the World With Sanctions

August 17, 2019 Opinion
Sanctions are economic warfare, pure and simple. As an alternative to a direct military attack on a country that is deemed to be misbehaving they are certainly preferable, but no one should be under a…
‘Xenophobic’ Latin America?

‘Xenophobic’ Latin America?

August 17, 2019 Opinion
In this article, Megan Janetsky claims that “Venezuelans have faced increased xenophobic attacks and attitudes,” but doesn’t invoke a single example of such an attack. The fact that countries in …