Friday, September 17, 2021

Tag: diplomacy

Biden promised diplomacy. So why is he still listening to ‘the...

Unforced errors have set back the Biden administration’s diplomacy with Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, and China.

What’s behind Bolton’s attacks on the ‘troika of tyranny’?

With all eyes focused these days on Trump and his myriad crimes, John Bolton’s speeches are a reminder that even worse options are waiting in the wings.

Trump’s investment in North Korea

What’s important is that Trump is invested in the success of his venture. Because if it fails, he fails. And Donald Trump doesn’t like to fail.

Trump’s Korean shell game

The U.S. and North Korean leaders are both playing a long con designed to maintain their own short-term political survival.

Beyond golden shower diplomacy

Are we trying preserving the positive legacy of an empire in decline?

The dangers of diplomacy, Trump-style

There is a total absence of rational planning and knowledgeable staff.

London mayor urges Britain to disinvite Trump

It is hard to see how Trump’s drunk uncle night time Twitter rants are not hurting the United States and its soft power in diplomacy.

Danger ahead: Trump, Pompeo, the Kochs and the end of diplomacy

Trump says he will rely on his advisors. He has to as he knows nothing about policy, the world, the working class he always goes on about, or government in general.

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6 gentle and respectful ways to help decrease vaccine hesitancy in a friend

It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.
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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

New bill to prevent Wall Street from continuing to finance fossil fuel industry

“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”
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As wealthy nations debate giving booster vaccine shots, calls grow for global vaccine equity

“This is an emergency that affects all of us because variants are coming from areas where there are large numbers of unvaccinated people.”

Whatever happened to the Republican Party that stood for limited government?

Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.