Muslim princely power has been used by Hindu nationalists to transform the conduct of some Muslim rulers... into a larger anti-Muslim political narrative.
With Trump, this strategy is very simple: He makes you forget one controversy by creating another.
Slavery is at the heart of the situation facing Black people in America - the basis of both poverty and segregation.
<i>The New York Times, one of the world’s leading newspapers and one which has carried a torch for freedom of speech, has risked sending a dangerous message to its readers: that it’s preferable to bury opinions which are unpopular at the newspaper’s headquarters.</i>
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Trump’s dysfunctional presidency, which is reaching a climax along with this pandemic, is forcing Americans to ask themselves what they are becoming.
[W]hile the coronavirus death toll has recently exceeded that of the Vietnam War, [Trump] has once again demonstrated his encyclopedic ignorance, pathological boastfulness and unfathomable contempt for anything possibly resembling rational thought.
A few months ago, who would have thought an invisible virus would turn the political agenda of President Donald Trump and the Republicans on its head so completely.
In a geopolitical context that is increasingly favoring a clash between China and the West, the WHO is navigating in rough waters.
[M]illennials appear to ignore a fundamental aspect of “real socialism,” that it’s linked to social control and repression.
People are not merely economic beings. Sanders understands this very well ... This seems to me to be a model worth emulating.