Thursday, January 20, 2022

Mueller wants the FBI to look at a scheme to discredit him

Intimidating opponents is classic authoritarian behavior.

A new authoritarian axis demands an international progressive front

by Bernie Sanders, The Guardian, September 2018 There is a global struggle taking place of enormous consequence. Nothing less than the future of the planet – economically, socially and environmentally –...

Yes, It’s (Still) OK To Call Ukraine’s C14 “Neo-Nazi”

by Bellingcat Anti-Equality Monitoring, August 2019 This week, a Ukrainian court ruled it’s not OK to call a neo-Nazi group a neo-Nazi group. In May 2018, a tweet from Ukrainian independent...

After American troop withdrawal, Trump shifts focus to Syria oil fields

By Aamer Madhani/Sarah El Deeb, The Associated Press, October 2019 As Russian and Turkish leaders divvy up security roles in northeast Syria following an abrupt U.S. troop withdrawal, President Donald Trump...

China warns U.S. criticism of Uighur detentions is not helpful for trade talks

By Reuters, October 2019 China’s U.N. envoy has sounded a warning note over trade talks with Washington after the U.S. joined 22 other countries at the U.N. in criticising Beijing...

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.