Category Archives: USA

US Presidents Lack Moral Center

In an interview with Al Jazeera on 12 January 2013, Noam Chomsky characterized then president Barack Obama as a man without “moral centre”. If you look at his policies I think that’s what they reveal. I mean there’s some nice … Continue reading

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Top Environmental Policy Adviser’s Nomination Withdrawn

It comes somewhat as a surprise that climate change denier Donald Trump has finally withdrawn the nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White as environmental policy advisor, a climate change sceptic. White has got her academic degrees in humanities and religion at … Continue reading

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So, Are You Going to Be Investing in the US?

Trump speaks with leaders from Adidas, Nokia and Volvo at Davos from CNBC. The above took place yesterday in Davos, Switzerland, on the verge of the World Economic Forum annual meeting. President Trump meets apparently his colleagues. His inquisitorial attitude … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad, Trump

A few days after then Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had made what was widely regarded anti-Semitic rants at the UN General Assembly in September 2008, he met, still in New York, with ultra-orthodox Jews. This is remarkable only on first … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Launches a Missile

Mighty Rocket Man Donald Trump follows suit today North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong-un. Well, in a way. His recognition of Jerusalem today as Israel’s (and Israel’s alone) capital is a provocation for hundreds of millions of Muslims and utterly foolish. … Continue reading

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