Author Archive for World

Is the principle “One Country Two Systems” tenable?

Monday, July 6th, 2020

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia China’s centralized authoritarianism and Hong Kong’s European traditions do not match and there are also geopolitical factors which force China to tighten its hold over Hong Kong When the British returned Hong Kong to China in 1997, at the end of a 99 year lease, China agreed to implement the concept […]

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A Little Known Reality.

Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Source: Michael Snyder, Guest Post  Are you starting to get the picture? China is on the rise. If you doubt this, just read the following:  # When you total up all imports and exports, China is now the number one trading nation on the entire planet.            # Overall, the U.S. has run a trade deficit […]

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How US, EU & OAS lied & meddled in Bolivia (Full show)

Saturday, June 13th, 2020

Courtesy RT The New York Times has admitted that the allegations of election fraud that led to Evo Morales’ ousting from the Bolivian presidency were “flawed.” These allegations caused Morales’ exile from the country in what critics say was tantamount to a Washington-backed coup. RT America’s John Huddy reports. Then RT producer and Latin America […]

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Why successive US governments haven’t been able to ensure racial equality

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Express Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Reasons are ineffective implementation, absence of a holistic approach and entrenched biases against the Blacks Although America is recognized as the oldest democracy, its record in ensuring racial equality has been embarrassingly poor. Though governments had legislated in the right direction since 1862, the efforts had been half-hearted and piecemeal. […]

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Dozens protest in Jerusalem against police violence

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Courtesy PBS News JERUSALEM (AP) — Several dozen people protested against police violence in Jerusalem on Tuesday following the deadly shooting of a Palestinian man last month. Police said they arrested six people for blocking the city’s light rail line during the demonstration. Protesters chanted: A violent cop needs to be in jail,” and held […]

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WITH HIS LATEST LUNACY, TRUMP HAS MOVED INTO NIXON TERRITORY — AND PERHAPS BEYOND.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Jon Schwarz courtesy theintercept.com IT’S TOUGH TO determine the most bizarre thing President Donald Trump has ever said. But what he tweeted on Tuesday morning is definitely in the running: Donald J. Trump✔@realDonaldTrump Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur. 75 year old Martin Gugino was pushed away after appearing to scan police […]

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Donald Trump’s ‘Horrific’ Response to the Central Park Five Case

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Courtesy NowThis News ‘It was horrific then. It’s horrific to hear it now.’ — Ken Burns wants all of us to remember Donald Trump’s extreme response to the Central Park Five case. In US news, Ken Burns sat down with NowThis News to talk about the Central Park 5 case and how Donald Trump reacted […]

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The people’s voice against the brutal murder of George Floyd clearly shows that the Blacks in United States are a great deal ahead in Equality before the law…!

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Aruna Laksiri Unawatuna (Attorney-at-Law) The ruling power of the British Crown in the United States was brought to an end when the Declaration of Independence was pronounced in 1776 with the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). It was recognized as a free state by the Treaty of Paris in 1783. The racial laws for the weak and […]

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Does the races power still have a place in the Australian constitution?

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

By Jane Lee for The History Listen Courtesy ABC Radio National Share Two retired judges say a section of the constitution which allows federal laws to be made for a particular race of people should be changed, because it is a relic of Australia’s past and is potentially dangerous. The races power, in section 51(xxvi) […]

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Modern-day “Eight-Nation Alliance” reflects West’s anxiety about China’s rise

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

By Li Qingqing Source:Global Times  US Republican Senator Marco Rubio File Photo: VCG US Senator Marco Rubio, known for his extreme anti-China stance, announced the launch of the so-called Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC), a new coalition comprised of some 20 anti-China legislators from different countries to counter the “global challenge” by China’s rise on […]

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America’s racial inequality in numbers

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

By Nellie Peyton and Anastasia Moloney Protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in Police custody in Minneapolis last week, have spread to dozens of cities in the United States and other world cities. Floyd’s death, at the hands of a white Police officer who knelt on his […]

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‘Police in America Are Looting Black Bodies:’ Emotional Trevor Noah Speech Goes Viral

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Courtesy haaretz.com In a heartfelt monologue following the killing of George Floyd, the South African comedian says the social contract between black Americans and society has been broken time and time again South African comedian Trevor Noah said “police in American are looting black bodies” as unrest throughout the U.S. continues in the wake of […]

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Dallas rioters savagely beat man to a pulp after he confronts them with a SWORD.

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

RT As looting and mayhem gripped the streets of Dallas, Texas, a mob descended on a man allegedly defending his neighborhood with a long blade. Punched, kicked and pelted with rocks, the man was left mangled and bloody. Lawlessness continued to reign supreme in Dallas on Saturday night, five days after the death of George […]

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Shocking video shows violent protesters drag Chicago police officers through street

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Courtesy the Blaze Two Chicago police officers were surrounded by protesters on Saturday — and then briefly dragged through the street.Ditch the fake news ==> Click here to get news you can trust sent right to your inbox. It’s free! Video footage of the incident shows two Chicago police officers attempting to arrest a protester. […]

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WATCH: Young Black couple Tasered and pulled from car by mob of Atlanta police for reportedly breaking curfew

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

By Tom Boggioni Courtesy rawstory.com https://twitter.com/i/status/1266941939502456833 In a video captured by CBS46, a young Black couple can be seen being pulled over by Atlanta law enforcement officers because they were reportedly out after curfew, only to be shot with Tasers, then pulled from the car and put in restraints after being yanked out of their car. […]

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Thousands march in London as the world is left shaken by violence in US

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Courtesy 9news.com.au Nations around the world have watched in horror at the five days of civil unrest in the United States following the death of a black man being detained by police. But they have not been surprised.Racism-tinged events no longer startle even America’s closest allies, though many have watched coverage of the often-violent protests with growing unease. Burning cars […]

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The Newsroom – America is not the greatest country in the world anymore…(Restricted language)

Monday, May 25th, 2020

tpratt441 Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) hits the nail straight on the head in the opening minutes on HBO’s new series ‘The Newsroom’. He is asked by a college student a simple question during a campus debate. ‘What makes America the greatest country in the world?’. Daniels initially goes the politically correct route then at the […]

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Change your channel | Mallence Bart-Williams |

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

TEDxBerlinSalon This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Mallence Bart-Williams introduced her second home Sierra Leone and its talented people, who are part of her project FOLORUNSHO. Find out more via http://www.tedxberlin.de Mallence Bart-Williams was born in Cologne, Germany. She is a Sierra Leonean writer and filmmaker […]

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Fired government scientist finally speaks out, rips Trump for response to outbreak

Sunday, May 10th, 2020

Washington Press BREAKING: YES!! The famously fired government scientist finally spoke out and ripped Trump over his response to the outbreak.

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US notified Israel about coronavirus in mid-November

Sunday, April 26th, 2020

Courtesy PressTV US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) attend a press conference in the East Room of the White House, in Washington DC, the US, on January 28, 2020. (Photo by AFP) An Israeli TV network claims that US intelligence agencies knew of an emerging coronavirus outbreak in China and […]

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Trump tweets ‘happy Good Friday’, faces Twitterati wrath

Saturday, April 11th, 2020

By PTI in Washington Courtesy The Telegraph In April last year, he erroneously wrote that ‘138 million people’ instead of 138 were killed in a string of blasts in Sri Lanka US President Donald Trump was at his blooper best when he mistook Good Friday for Easter and wished the world “Happy Good Friday”, triggering an avalanche […]

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Hague court orders Dutch state to pay out over colonial massacres

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Daniel Boffey in Brussels Courtesy The Guardian (UK) Indonesian man forced to watch his father’s execution is among those who will get compensation An Indonesian man forced to watch his father’s summary execution by a Dutch soldier when he was 10 years old has spoken of his gratitude after a court in The Hague ordered […]

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US Threatens Families Of Int’l Criminal Court Staff If They Try Americans For War Crimes

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

by Tyler Durden Courtesy zerohedge.com Authored by Ben Norton via TheGrayZone.com, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has threatened the family members of International Criminal Court staff, vowing that Washington will take punitive action against them if the court tries American soldiers for war crimes. Pompeo also announced an intensification of unilateral US sanctions on Iran and Syria, which […]

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Coronavirus: UK schools, colleges and nurseries to close from Friday

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Courtesy BBC Schools in the UK are to shut from Friday until further notice as a response to the coronavirus pandemic. Schools will close except for looking after the children of keyworkers and vulnerable children, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said. This academic year’s exams will not go ahead in England and Wales; decisions are […]

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Racism, finger-pointing, politicizing is the American way

Monday, March 16th, 2020

By Wang Wenwen Source:Global Times Published: The novel coronavirus epidemic has exposed the deep-seated bigotry and substandard manner of some American elites. While China has made enormous sacrifices to contain the spread of the epidemic, and when China’s successful practice has gained other countries sufficient time to be alerted and prepared, some Americans just seek […]

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European colonial powers still loth to admit historical evils

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Courtesy The Guardian Netherlands, Germany and Belgium are still coming to terms with their overseas legacies The Netherlands Visiting Indonesia this week, King Willem-Alexander apologised for his country’s excessive violence” in its former colony, saying the past could not be erased but must be acknowledged. But while the Dutch view of their colonial history is shifting, the […]

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Jacqueline Fernandez says she was asked to get a nose job, change her name to Muskaan when she entered Bollywood

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Courtesy Hindustan Times, New Delhi Jacqueline Fernandez opened up about all kinds of ridiculous advice she received when she started out in Bollywood. When Sri Lankan beauty queen Jacqueline Fernandez decided to pursue a career in Bollywood, she got all kinds of advice on how to fit in. In an interview with Pinkvilla, she revealed that a lot of […]

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Populism and nationalism bedevil India-US relations

Monday, February 24th, 2020

By P.K.Balachandran/Ceylon Today Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Trade relations have hit the rocks but India will buy US weapons India and the US frequently trumpet goodwill for each other describing each other as democracies” and as strategic partners” against a common rival, China. But India and the US are not on the same page in several substantive […]

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Indians Rule the World

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

World News Trump, Putin and Xi were arguing on Who’s in charge of the world?… US, Russia or China? Without any conclusion, they turned to Modi and asked him Who’s in charge of the world?… Modi’s replied ‘All I know is’:- 1. Google CEO is an Indian 2. Microsoft CEO is an Indian 3. Citigroup […]

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‘Halt Nipah project with Indian lab’: Govt tells US health agency

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Sudhi Ranjan Sen Hindustan Times, New Delhi CDC, America’s front line public health agency, has partnered with Manipal Centre for Virus Research (MCVR) to carry out illness surveillance across India.Hindustan Times, New Delhi India has asked the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to stop funding research in India without government approval […]

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