Posts Tagged: US

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The use and spread of torture has been a key component of US foreign policy

Why is it that when the US media speaks of the use of torture, they near-always refer to post 9/11. It is wrong because it gives the impression that the systematic use of torture happened during George W. Bush’s administration (2001-2009) watch. The CIA and the US were not only promoters in spreading torture in

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The US media should stop whining about Gina Haspel’s nomination to lead the CIA

The nomination and confirmation of Gina Haspel, Donald Trump’s pick to lead the CIA, by a senate panel would confirm what many have known for a long time: The US is a country that has for decades condoned and spread torture expertise to other countries. Just like racism, torture is shrouded in denial.

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Thank US President Donald Trump for being the best far-right, populist and conservative political repellent in Europe

US President Donald Trump has been an eerie blessing to the world. Thanks to his erratic and unstable leadership style, everything that Trump touches he breaks. He has proven to be the best political repellent against far right, populist-conservative forces breathing down Europe’s neck.

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US president-elect Trump’s racism and insults towards minorities ensure that he’ll fail as the so-called leader of the “free world”

One of the things about racists and bigots is that they underestimate those that they insult and/or oppress. US President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign, and his latest announcement that he will deport 3 million undocumented “criminal” migrants is a good example of how the president-elect belittles.

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