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  • Control the Gun

    Control the Gun

    Of paramount interest to the people of the country must now be the dire imperative of gun control, which has not attained fruition for decades and via several Presidents.

    March 27, 2021
  • Hope yet for ‘Dreamers’

    Hope yet for ‘Dreamers’

    There may be hope yet for farm workers as well. By a vote of 247 to 174, the Democrat-led House also passed the Farm Workforce Modernisation Act, which will grant legal status to hundreds of thousands of farmworkers living in the United States without authorization.

    March 23, 2021
  • Kremlin rattled

    Kremlin rattled

    The epithet has rattled the Kremlin, though it would be presumptuous to argue that the latest kerfuffle between Washington and Moscow could ignite a new Cold War.

    March 20, 2021
  • Chinese Propaganda

    Chinese Propaganda

    Any state that can lie about the death of its soldiers to defend its political regime is on very thin ice, as it may deflect and manage local opinions temporarily, but is doomed to implode under the weight of its own make-believe propaganda, eventually.

    February 27, 2021
  • Climate Day

    Climate Day

    In a message to the nation, Mr Biden said America “must lead” a global response to the climate change crisis.

    January 30, 2021
  • Democracy Denuded

    Democracy Denuded

    On closer reflection, both the charge and the comeuppance are epochal. And so it has been in the House of Representatives. Mr Trump has been charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the storming of Capitol Hill, home to Congress, on 6 January.

    January 17, 2021
  • Disunited America

    Disunited America

    When Congress was meeting on 6 January to certify Joe Biden’s victory, Trump and his advisers like Rudy Giuliani who considers it a “stolen election,” were inciting their supporters to march on Capitol Hill. Giuliani advised them to engage in ‘combat’.

    January 10, 2021
  • Trump’s martial law option

    Trump’s martial law option

    In a video posted on social media earlier this week, the outgoing President has sought the bill be revised to include the payment of $2000 to every American.

    December 26, 2020
  • US-China war headed for digital decoupling

    US-China war headed for digital decoupling

    For more than a decade, Huawei has been in the crosshairs of the US government and has been considered a threat to privacy and national security.

    September 9, 2020
  • Despair and triumph

    Despair and triumph

    As an immediate consequence, and to the envy of those who had fared worse, as well as the applause of epidemiologists, these territories took the lead in lifting some of the crippling restrictions placed by the disease on the conduct of lives and livelihoods. But now, with new outbreaks being reported in each of these areas, restrictions are back.

    August 25, 2020
  • US Covid-19 cases surpass 5.5 million

    US Covid-19 cases surpass 5.5 million

    The US case count rose to 5,505,074, with the national death toll reaching 172,418, according to the CSSE, Xinhua reported.

    August 20, 2020
  • Harris and the fruits of over-assimilation

    Harris and the fruits of over-assimilation

    Two mainstream cultures dominate American life, the white and the black. One is mainstream American if one belongs to one of them. All those Indian-Americans who hyphenate themselves are delusional. They are seen as simply Indian in the US, even if they were born in the country. Shyamala wanted to ensure that Harris conformed to one of the dominant cultures, the black one.

    August 19, 2020
  • Important visit

    Important visit

    The United States has sought to downplay Mr Azar’s visit saying it is not the first by an American official ~ the last such visit was in 2014 when the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Gina McCarthy had travelled to Taipei ~ and says it is aimed at gathering valuable inputs on how to tackle Covid-19.

    August 7, 2020
  • So, so inept

    So, so inept

    This is only partially explained by its federal structure; the greater blame must attach to the frequent U-turns in governmental response provoked by a President who has consistently viewed public health through the prism of his re-election bid.

    July 19, 2020
  • Crime, no Punishment

    Crime, no Punishment

    During the Mueller investigation, which exposed evidence that Trump himself may have obstructed justice, a crime for which he could still be charged after leaving office, the President announced a full pardon to Libby, seemingly with the objective of sending the message that he would forgive those ~ like Stone ~ who committed obstruction to protect him.

    July 15, 2020
  • US military strategist Edward Luttwak praises PM Modi; says China has only Pakistan at its side

    US military strategist Edward Luttwak praises PM Modi; says China has only Pakistan at its side

    'India has allies such as Japan, U.S and Israel but China only has a Pakistan!'

    July 6, 2020
  • Army’s election?

    Army’s election?

    In the main, Suu Kyi’s administration has come under pressure internationally over a military crackdown that drove hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh in 2017.

    July 4, 2020