Implications for the Deepening Political Crises in the United States

Implications for the Deepening Political Crises in the United States

Note: These remarks were delivered by Abayomi Azikiwe at the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) Virtual Forum held on November 12, 2020. The event was entitled: “What Now? A Post-Election Town Hall Meeting.” The program featured Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire and former Chairperson of the MCHR Board of Directors, now…

Israel Wins U.S. Election

Israel Wins U.S. Election

The U.S. election will end today, more or less, and we Americans will suffer another four years of putting up with serial nonsense out of a White House and Congress that could care less about us no matter who is elected. Whether the party where everything changes or the party where everything remains the same…

Biden’s Attempt to Unite Democrat and Republican Foreign Policy Hawks Is Intriguing

Biden’s Attempt to Unite Democrat and Republican Foreign Policy Hawks Is Intriguing

Biden’s description of Russia as “the biggest threat to America” and China as its “biggest competitor” is an intriguing attempt to unite the anti-Russian and anti-Chinese factions of America’s permanent military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies (“deep state”) even if it’s ultimately insincere (to say nothing of being unsuccessful in the event that he tries) and…

Austerity at Home and War Abroad: What a Joe Biden Win Could Mean for America

Austerity at Home and War Abroad: What a Joe Biden Win Could Mean for America

As is patently obvious, the U.S. is in trouble. Climate-driven heat waves and fires grip the nation. An already faltering economy with deep contradictions can only tank given the shock of a pandemic that has necessitated varying degrees of sequestering. In fact, the downturn had already started before COVID-19 hit. An already largely privatized healthcare system…

Trump’s International Malevolence Is Entirely Counterproductive

Trump’s International Malevolence Is Entirely Counterproductive

Trump Washington continues its selective aggression against other governments that fail to toe the line of deference and economic submissiveness to what Trump calls “the Greatest Country in the world.” Its relentless hostility and commercial sanctions are intended to exert pressure on the citizens of these countries and cause so much deprivation, discomfort and distress…