Donald Trump’s campaign has highlighted a division between “America A” and “America B,” but a much more ominous political force could emerge in 2020.
Far-right nationalists and neoliberal capitalists will survive the demise of institutions like the EU. What about the rest of us?
The death of Muhammad Ali brought forth the usual media avalanche of tributes, most of which concentrated on his sporting record. Ali however was much more than that, as the following extracts from the tribute in the journal Foreign Policy In Focus by Phyllis Bennis show. Ms Bennis is director of the New Internationalism Project at […]
While Muslims prayed for Orlando, the GOP nominee urged his followers to reach for their guns.
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando, but it may ultimately be counterproductive. “Mass hate crime” may be more accurate.
G4S, where Omar Mateen worked as a security guard, profits from both U.S. border militarization and the Israeli occupation.
And he called them out fearlessly.
There’s still hope for the “pink tide” that swept aside Latin America’s right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs.
Donald Trump should lose in November. But when you add a joker to the game, it throws off the odds.
Obama’s mixed record on nukes leaves us wondering if we’re in any less danger of a nuclear war than we were during the Cold War.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
North Korea has had a relatively short and somewhat complicated relationship with the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In the period after the Korean War, when North and South Korea were engaged in a bout of diplomatic one-upmanship to see which could gain the most embassies around the world, Pyongyang largely steered clear […]
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
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The victory of Sadiq Khan has “normalized” Muslims in UK politics in much the same way that JFK normalized Catholics in American politics. But American Muslims are still waiting for their JFK moment.