Syria: The Stinking Hypocrisy of Trump’s Attack

missile strike syriaYesterday the US Navy launched a series of missile attacks on the Al Shayrat airbase in the central governorate of Homs in Syria. Without any inquiry, and not even bothering to go get the backing of any international institution, in a complete reversal of his earlier stated position of not intervening in Syria, Trump has launched a unilateral strike against forces of the Syrian government.

The Meaning of Donald Trump

On Wednesday, November 9, the “free world” woke up to find it had a new leader. Donald J. Trump had been elected the 45th president of the United States of America. The shock waves immediately spread across the world at this news, which contradicted all the confident expectations of the polls.

The Ceasefire in Syria: What Does It Mean?

syria-the-good-old-cold-war-gameAs of sunset yesterday a new major ceasefire has been agreed in Syria. But what does it mean for Syria, the Middle East, and world relations? 

“Saint” Teresa of Calcutta: A Fanatical Stooge of the Ruling Class

saint theresaMother Teresa (1910–97) has been beatified by Pope Francis I, after a series of miracles (where the role of modern medicine was conveniently swept under the rug) were fished out from her lifelong record running clinics for the poor in India. These years of crisis and revolution have been a lean period for the Catholic Church, which is forced to churn out saints to maintain its appeal.