Politics

12.11.2016

Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans demand president’s resignation

Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans demand president’s resignation

Hundreds of of thousands of protesters in South Korea have taken to the streets of the capital Seoul to demand the ouster of President Park Geun-hye, who is embroiled in a power-peddling scandal.  Organizers expected as many as a million people to attend the rally on Saturday on the main street… »

12.11.2016

Sanders Statement on Trump

Sanders Statement on Trump

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Wednesday after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States: “Donald Trump tapped into the anger of a declining middle class that is sick and tired of establishment economics, establishment politics and the establishment media.  People… »

11.11.2016

Trump – The Symptom

Trump – The Symptom

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* ROME, Nov 11 2016 (IPS) – The electoral victory of U.S. Republican Donald Trump — many have said — is an alarming signal that heralds new, difficult times. Maybe. Anyway,… »

11.11.2016

Nationwide Protests Continue for 2nd Night After Trump Election

Nationwide Protests Continue for 2nd Night After Trump Election

Protests continued across the country for a second night, following the election of Donald Trump for president. In Portland, Oregon, where thousands of people gathered to denounce the president-elect, police in riot gear attacked protesters with pepper spray and rubber bullets, while some demonstrators sprayed graffiti and broke store windows. »

10.11.2016

Trump’s election provides opportunity to re-assess the fundamentals of Australia’s defence policies

Trump’s election provides opportunity to re-assess  the fundamentals of Australia’s defence policies

IPAN – Independent and Peaceful Australia Network US President-elect, Donald Trump, has served notice of a US withdrawal from a “protective” military role for allies in South East Asia and the Pacific. He has urged these allies to take responsibility for their own defences. »

10.11.2016

“Not My President”: Tens of Thousands Nationwide Protest Trump’s Election

“Not My President”: Tens of Thousands Nationwide Protest Trump’s Election

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across the United States Wednesday to protest the election of Donald Trump, who surged to victory over Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election. In California, at least 13 people were arrested as hundreds blocked traffic on both the 101 and the… »

09.11.2016

If Bernie won Democratic Primary, would we now be looking at a Sanders presidency?

If Bernie won Democratic Primary, would we now be looking at a Sanders presidency?

On election night, Republican Donald Trump claimed victories in battleground states where Democrat Bernie Sanders’s campaign found enthusiastic support during the primary. We speak with The Intercept’s Lee Fang and Linda Sarsour, Muslim Democratic activist and former Bernie Sanders campaign surrogate, on the outcome of Tuesday’s election if… »

09.11.2016

Trump: Who Really Knows?

Trump: Who Really Knows?

It was a late night at our house.  It would be an understatement to say I was surprised that Trump pulled off a massive victory in the election.  I surely didn’t see this coming. I figured that with the mainstream media support for Clinton and the support from the banksters,… »

09.11.2016

Trump’s victory is the triumph of anti-humanism, but not the end of history

Trump’s victory is the triumph of anti-humanism, but not the end of history

Without doubt, Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential elections represents the triumph of anti-humanism in its most racist, xenophobic, fanatical, misogynist and neo-fascist form, compared to Hillary Clinton’s “lite-” version which is respectful of the rights of women and gays but still warmongering and neoliberal nevertheless. After the initial… »

09.11.2016

US Elections: A day of victory for the politics of fear, loathing and division

US Elections: A day of victory for the politics of fear, loathing and division

By Yanis Varoufakis. Donald Trump’s victory marks the end of an era when a self-confident Establishment preached the end of history, the end of passion and the supremacy of a technocracy working on behalf of the 1%. But the era it ushers in is not new. It is a new… »

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