Posted in El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Mexico USA

Hypocrisy: in 2017, Kamala Harris said “everyone is welcome”, now she tells migrants “do not come to US”

[Twitter, BBC] “US Vice President Kamala Harris has urged would-be migrants in Guatemala not to try to enter the United…

Posted in Syria Turkey USA

Top US Diplomat: Working with terrorists in Syria would be “wise”, al-Jolani is “least bad option”

[PBS] “Abu Mohammad al-Jolani, a former leader of an Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, is one of the most wanted…

Posted in Denmark Syria

Danmark declares Syria safe, far-right poster campaign tells refugees to ‘go home to sunny Syria’

[The Telegraph] “Danish anti-immigration activists are being sharply criticised after they put up mock travel adverts in Copenhagen telling Syrian…

Posted in USA

Hypocrisy: NYT says “Biden Should Finish the Wall” that Trump started, construction may continue

[The Independent, The New York Times] “Construction on Donald Trump’s border wall may continue under Joe Biden’s administration, reports suggest.” “Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro…

Posted in Global Village Sweden USA

Bill Gates backs geoengineering efforts to counter climate change through “sun-dimming technology”

[Forbes] “Microsoft’s MSFT+1% billionaire founder Bill Gates is financially backing the development of sun-dimming technology that would potentially reflect sunlight out of Earth’s atmosphere,…

Posted in China Myanmar

China is building the ‘Southern Great Wall’, a 1,200-mile fence along its Myanmar border, in part to prevent dissidents from fleeing

[Newsweek] “China is in the process of building a barbed-wire wall along its 1,300-mile southern border with Myanmar to prevent illegal crossings, according…

Posted in Europe Hungary Israel

Absolutely True: ‘Netanyahu and Orban belong to same political family’

[The Times of Israel] “A senior Hungarian official and close ally of President Victor Orban said Monday that his premier…

Posted in Bulgaria Hungary Israel Romania USA

Two Jewish American consultants’ plot against George Soros incited anti-Semitism, but no regrets

[BuzzFeed News] “The demonization of Soros is one of the defining features of contemporary global politics, and it is, with…

Posted in Brazil Hungary Israel Italy Latin America Palestine Philippines

Israel cosies up to the World’s far right

[The Washington Post] “Under Netanyahu’s watch, Israel has amassed a conspicuous crop of illiberal allies. Some, like Salvini and Hungarian Prime…

Posted in Bangladesh Myanmar

Latest research: Rohingya death toll in Myanmar massacres up to 25,000

[The Daily Star] “An estimated 25,000 Rohingyas were murdered and 19,000 Rohingya women and adolescents raped during the military crackdown…

Posted in Hungary USA

The Federalist admits gerrymandering, cronyism and undemocratic illiberalism in Hungary, claims Left’s hypocrisy creates leaders like Orbán

[The Federalist] “If you get your news from the mainstream media, you might think that Hungary just suffered a fascist coup….

Posted in Europe Hungary Israel

Some of Orban’s anti-Soros posters still up before Netanyahu arrival

[The Times of Israel] “Billboards displaying messaging against Hungarian-born Jewish philanthropist George Soros remained up in Budapest, some with anti-Semitic…

Posted in Hungary North Macedonia Russia

Macedonia: Nikola Gruevski steps up attacks against NGOs, new ‘Stop Soros’ movement unveiled

[BalkanInsight] “A new movement dedicated to countering the influence of billionaire US philanthropist George Soros has been formed in Macedonia,…

Posted in Australia

Australia’s two-party system election campaigns: bashing Aborigines and refugees

[The Guardian] “The election campaign in Australia is being fought with the lives of men, women and children. Some drown, others…

Posted in Australia

Australia’s ‘stop the boats’ campaign, funded by public money, is targeting voters not asylum seekers

[Mumbrella] “Your average member of the public doesn’t know what a media agency does.” Agencies make careful calculations “about the most…

Posted in China Israel Jordan Qatar Russia Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey USA

US plans regime change in Syria; Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar supply arms assisted by CIA; RAND Corporation wants more

[The New York Times] “Even with fighting raging in Syria and President Bashar al-Assad digging in, the State Department and…