Tag archive for ‘America’
By admin On Monday, February 1st, 2021

Know Your Enemy: Panic! In America, with the Podcast

A discussion on how moral panics fueled America’s right turn, with Sarah Marshall and Michael Hobbes. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021

‘Highly contagious’ Brazilian Covid variant detected in UK, says leading virologist, as South America travel ban comes into force

A leading virologist has warned that a mutant strain of Covid-19 from Brazil has been detected in the UK amid fears the virus’ mutations could have an impact on the effectiveness of vaccines. Speaking on Friday, More...

By admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2021

UK bans all arrivals from Portugal and South America after discovery of Brazil Covid-19 variant

The UK will ban all travel from South America and Portugal from 4am GMT on Friday after the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant in Brazil, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Thursday. UK-bound travellers from More...

By admin On Thursday, January 7th, 2021

‘Our house’: Inside the Maga riot that rocked America

‘Our house’: Inside the Maga riot that rocked America As thousands of Trump supporters gathered in Washington, many said their votes were stolen and refused to recognise Biden’s victory  More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

The Queen’s Gambit: a riposte to Cold War America

The Queen’s Gambit offers an engaging critique of official Cold War narratives and Western individualism, finds Nathan Street Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

America forced Tokyo to give up Kuril Islands, yet now it labels its Russian residents as Japanese, ex-diplomat tells RT

The US’ decision to label residents of the disputed Kuril Islands as Japanese is a “very strange and irregular” move, former Australian diplomat Gregory Clark has told RT, adding it shows “rampant revisionism” More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Britain likely to follow US and cut troops in Afghanistan, but America not completely pulling out yet – UK defence minister

The UK will likely follow the United States in reducing troop numbers in Afghanistan, Britain’s defence secretary said on Thursday, but adding that the Americans were not totally pulling out at this stage. “I More...

By admin On Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Central America Dismantles Democracy

In Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, authoritarian and corrupt politicians have found fertile ground. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Saturday, November 28th, 2020

BoJo’s new chief of staff Rosenfield is a former Treasury official, ex-Bank of America manager & Jewish World Relief chairman

Dan Rosenfield, an official with the UK Treasury for over a decade, who also occupied top banking jobs and chairs a humanitarian Jewish community group, will soon be stepping in as PM Boris Johnson’s new chief More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

America is a Gerontocracy – and Until That Changes, Its Problems Will Only Get Worse

In 2018 Bill Pascrell, an 83-year-old congressman for New Jersey, posted a photo on Instagram showing US legislators, including himself, meeting a trade delegation from China. This photo is notable for one reason: More...