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Trump Slip Ups in The Oval Office
by Dr Binoy Kampmark
It has the air of a hunting party, and the quarry, on this occasion, was a lumbering US President with a loose tongue. The individual aiming the rifle in this case was The Washington Post, assisted by the murmurings and breathless whispers of various concerned officials as to what Donald Trump did in his meeting with Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov
by Professor Francis A Boyle
Government of the blowjobs, by the blowjobs, and for the blowjobs
Government of the warmongers, by the warmongers, and for the warmongers
Is not war the ultimate blowjob?
Jewish Nation-State Bill: Israel’s Precarious Identity Is Palestine’s Nightmare
by Dr Ramzy Baroud
The Israeli Knesset (parliament) has hurriedly passed a new bill that defines Israel as the “national home of the Jewish people.” Although the association between Jewishness and Israel goes back to the foundation of the state, the new law also carries clear discriminatory elements that target the country’s Arab communities, numbering nearly two million people.
Trumpist-Populism, Neo-Liberalism And Anti-Semitism
by Jon Kofas
Nearly three decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the reintegration of the former Communist countries into the capitalist world economy, rightwing populism with authoritarian if not Fascist aspects, is thriving not just in Eastern and Western Europe but most notably in the US that presents itself to the world as a democratic society.
Intervention: Inter-Parliamentary Union’s No To The imperialist Procedure [Part I]
by Farooque Chowdhury
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) recently adopted a resolution opposing intervention. The reality of intervention and the IPU’s resolution is a show of power-equation in the current geopolitics: there are the mighty imperialist powers juxtaposed to the shaky majority. The reality shows: A gulf of difference between desires of the shaky and thrashings by the powerful.
Comic Faith, Wonder And Activism
Co-written by Valleria Ruselli and Annapurna Tosca Sriramarcel
At the very end of Joyce Cary’s The Horse’s Mouth, the artist Gulley Jimson is dying, but he tells the nun attending him he feels like laughing. “How don’t you enjoy life, mother. I should laugh all round my neck this minute if my shirt wasn’t a bit on the tight side.” “It would be better for you to pray,” responds the nun. “Same thing, mother.”
Ballad of People
by Sheshu Babu
Fifty springs have passed
Number of people martyred
But, till democratic equality is not attained
Future torch – bearer is Naxalbari
Bahubali And The Propagation Of Gender Stereotypes
by Nivedita Dwivedi
With the path-breaking commercial success of the Bahubali series, it has become imperative to highlight certain other noteworthy achievements of the movie. While focusing on grossing billions and establishing landmarks in the world of commercial cinema, the makers of the movie did-not even attempt to window-dress the glaring prejudices and biases that the movie series conveys. The most blatantly and clearly visible stereotypes throughout the narrative were the gender stereotypes