Despite Trump having said he will stop using the term "Chinese virus" or "Wuhan virus" a few days ago, the U.S. is still actively pushing the world to buy the idea that China covered up its coronavirus outbreak, a cover up which directly lead the world to suffer a pandemic. The G7 just failed to issue a joint statement because the U.S. kept pushing for a statement about a … [Read more...] about How China Covered up the Coronavirus Crisis
When Trump ran for the Presidency, I openly supported him. I did not support him because of politics per se. I actually disagreed with most of his policies. However, I did agree with him that the U.S. needs to put Americans first, start dismantling the U.S. Empire, and do what is best for the American people. I knew that Trump might end up doing many foolhardy things. I … [Read more...] about I Am Officially Off the Trump Bandwagon
Everywhere on the news, we hear about how the late Senator John McCain is a hero and a patriot, someone who rises above partisan bickering, an independent thinker, a maverick - someone who put country above politics. The embodiment of "decency" from a "bygone" era... It is truly amazing how I hear this from across the political spectrum, Republics, Democrats ... and from … [Read more...] about McCain a U.S. National Hero?
Joshua Oppenheimer is an Oscar-nominated American film director based in Denmark. He recently produced two award-winning documentaries on the genocide perpetrated by the Indonesian government against ethnic Chinese and others throughout Indonesia in 1965-69. This week marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning that atrocity. Joshua penned what I think is a great op-ed in … [Read more...] about Indonesia’s Hidden Holocaust
In the lead up to China's commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in WWII, I thought I'd do a little personal aside ... that might explain why Japan can be so delusional about so many things. Politics ... in many ways ... especially politics in the democratic sense (i.e. at the level of the people) ... is about caricatures ... about simplifying … [Read more...] about A short caricature on politics …