Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Trump campaign boasts president is ‘no Mr Nice Guy’ in new ad

By David Smith, The Guardian, November 2019 Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is well under way with a dark advert featuring dramatic music and a brutally simple message: “He’s No Mr...

Georgia doesn’t need another voter suppressor running its elections

by Carol Anderson, The Guardian, December 2018 Donald Trump wants Brad Raffensperger to be secretary of state overseeing elections in Georgia. That, alone, should give any self-respecting American pause. What the state needs...

The strange tale of the FBIs fictional “black identity extremism” movement

By Alice Speri, The Intercept, March 2019 Hours after police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on a quiet suburban street in Ferguson, Missouri, Olajuwon Ali Davis...

Inside Trump’s plan to scale back U.N. resolutions on sexual health, violence against women

Assuming strict control over language and instituting hyper conservative policy is classic authoritarian behavior.

Data leak reveals how China ‘brainwashes’ Uighurs in prison camps

By BBC Staff, BBC News, November 2019 The Chinese government has consistently claimed the camps in the far western Xinjiang region offer voluntary education...

Democracy activist who called for Chinese president’s resignation dies in police custody

By Wong Sui-san/Sing Man/Geo Feng/Gu Jirou, Radio Free Asia, September 2019 A rights activist who called publicly for the resignation of Chinese president Xi Jinping has died in a police-run...