Pompeo Defied All Standards of Decency by Comparing China to Nazi Germany
Opinion

Pompeo Defied All Standards of Decency by Comparing China to Nazi Germany

Many Westerners are ignorant of the fact that the Empire of Japan started World War II with its invasion of China in 1937 and was the first of the eventual Axis Powers to carry out racist attacks, ethnic cleansing, and even genocide of the occupied people that it regarded as “sub-humans”. Either Pompeo doesn’t know…

Why Muhammad Ali Is Still Right About American Violence
Opinion

Why Muhammad Ali Is Still Right About American Violence

Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxing champion, could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. But the greatest boxer also cut deep with razor-sharp wit. Taunting his opponents with his rhymes and gifted one-liners, he both endeared himself to, and angered, America.  In 1967, when the Vietnam war was still popular with Americans, his decision…

The Sun Never Sets: Why Modi’s Green BRI Doppelganger Is Doomed to Fail
Opinion

The Sun Never Sets: Why Modi’s Green BRI Doppelganger Is Doomed to Fail

India was once known as the Crown jewel of the British Empire before gaining independence in 1946. Sadly, like most of the post WWII history, that leap to independence was tainted by a fair dose of propaganda. Of course many great patriots arose to powerful positions in India during the past seven decades bearing such…

Venezuela, Minneapolis, Iran, Europe – Trump’s Last Gasps of Collapsing World Control. Or Is It?
Opinion

Venezuela, Minneapolis, Iran, Europe – Trump’s Last Gasps of Collapsing World Control. Or Is It?

There comes a time when shooting around in circles just hits walls, bullets splinter off sidewalks, and shatter a window here and there. But people are in safety. They watch from a distance and with self-assurance. Venezuela has received five tankers from Iran loaded with hydrocarbons – petrol gas, additives – shipped through a totally…

Palestinian Christians
Opinion

Palestinian Christians

It was inevitable that when the coronavirus pandemic reached the occupied Palestinian territories, as it did in early March, it would find its first purchase in Bethlehem, a few miles south-east of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. Staff at the Angel Hotel in Beit Jala, one of Bethlehem’s satellite towns, tested positive after they…