Isn’t it ironic how the architects and supporters of the illegal US invasion of Iraq are screaming the loudest against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine? One of the most laughable denunciations came from David Frum, the neoconservative Bush speechwriter who coined the phrase “Axis of Evil” and till this day remains confident in the rightness of […]
Tag / double standards
I’m loving this map from the Atlas of Prejudice. It’s US foreign policy in a nutshell.
UPDATE: The reporter who asked the question is Amina Ismail, a journalist at McClatchy. I urge you to thank her for asking it (her twitter handle is @AminaIsmail) because I can’t imagine it was easy given how extremely rare and frowned upon it is to challenge the dominant “war on terror” narrative, especially as a female reporter with […]
January 19 has been declared “Gun Appreciation Day” by a coalition of right-wing groups who adore the second amendment (and apparently loathe all the others). The group’s press release calls on America’s gun lovers to “show their support for gun ownership by turning out en masse at gun stores, ranges, and shows from coast to coast” […]
The public gang rape of a college student in India has rightly sparked global outrage about violence against women, forcing rape to become a topic of discussion for even US media outlets. For the first time that I can recall, mainstream publications are using the phrase “rape culture” to describe the environment that fosters and […]