Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: Kim Jong Un

Pyongyang on the Potomac

When Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un shook hands on June 30 at the line dividing the two Koreas, the pictures that...

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.

An unholy alliance: Trump, Putin, Kim Jung-Un, and Mohammed bin Salman

“An alliance which is perceived as unnatural, unusual, or simply undesirable, sometimes between seemingly antagonistic parties.”

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.

World to refugees: Go to hell

Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.

No, Not Nixon, Not China

“I will make only one prediction: the Nobel Peace Prize committee will emphatically not offer that to Trump nor Kim.”

Trump’s North Korea Summit reveals Democratic Party fault lines

In the United States, Democrats and Republicans should unite behind the peace movements that are driving this diplomatic opening.

Liberals are criticizing the Korea Summit from the Right. Here’s why...

With an end to the 68-year Korean War finally in sight, some U.S. “progressives” are pushing Trump to be more hardline – despite the fact that Koreans overwhelmingly want peace.

Trump’s relentless lies demand we make truth-telling great again

Not unlike Kim, Trump lies to hide the brutality of his cruel policies.

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.

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Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

‘Christian left’ is reviving in America, appalled by treatment of migrants

Religiously based moral outrage at Trump’s immigration policies seems to be spurring some long-overdue rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.

Bernie Sanders: ‘We will go to war with White Nationalism’

"When we combat white nationalism and when we combat racism."

2084: Orwell revisited in the Age of Trump

It’s obviously time to act on a global scale. Tell that to Big Brother.

America as a company town: Royal Dutch Shell workers in Penna. coerced to show...

There is a sense in which all colonialism is a form of company town writ large. Now, that’s America.