The West Has Two Liberalism Problems, And Burning The Quran Is Just One of Them
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The West Has Two Liberalism Problems, And Burning The Quran Is Just One of Them

The disgusting burning of a Quran in Norway last week was a rabidly Islamophobic act of hatred that highlighted one of the West’s two liberalism problems, with the first being that the aforementioned stunt is supposedly protected by the principle of “free speech” while the other is that many Western governments are reluctant to encourage…

Trump Claims that Nicaragua Is a “National Security Threat” to Legitimize U.S. Economic Aggression
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Trump Claims that Nicaragua Is a “National Security Threat” to Legitimize U.S. Economic Aggression

Nicaragua has been experiencing a political crisis since mid-April 2018 when a reform of the Social Security system was used as a pretext to unleash pro-U.S. violent protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega.  The ruling party detected and denounced the violent acts by rioters whose sole purpose was to destabilize the country, in conjunction with Washington escalating…

The Antisemitic Card
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The Antisemitic Card

It is a ludicrous situation when anyone criticizing Israeli state violations against Palestinians or neighbouring countries is then instantly discredited as being “antisemitic”. We see this in Britain and the United States all the time. Congresswomen like Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have been denounced for being “anti-Jewish”, including by President Trump, simply because they…

The Hong Kong Local Elections Were a Monumental Defeat for Fake News, Not China
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The Hong Kong Local Elections Were a Monumental Defeat for Fake News, Not China

Marsha Blackburn, a Republican Senator from Tennessee, burnished her anti-China hawk credentials by ridiculously tweeting that the Hong Kong local elections were a “monumental defeat” for “pro-China lawmakers”. The politician has been on a hostile anti-Chinese spree all this month alleging that the popular Tik-Tok app is secretly spying on American children and warning about how the Chinese…