Tag: america

The rise of Republican rage

By Rebekah Crawford The Republicans have become the party of anger and grievance. Their rage is amplified by the conservative media and gun rights associations. This is bad news for society. Proud Boys. Image: Anthony Crider, Flickr. Creative Commons. Tuesday…

How not to fight extremism in America

By Khaled Diab A sudden lurch from ignoring or underplaying the threat of right-wing extremism in America to treating white crusaders like jihadis and QAnon like al-Qaeda will set off the insurgency timebomb rather than defuse it. New Jersey National…

Ancient Egypt: A pyramid scheme that worked

By Khaled Diab Spanning some three millennia of recorded history, Ancient Egyptians built a state to last. What was behind this success and what can we learn from it? Quite a few surprising lessons, in fact. Image: Gaurav D Lathiya,…

Good riddance to Trump

With Biden elected, I am, like much of America, waking up from being in an abusive relationship, writes Rebekah Crawford. Sadly, millions of Americans did not mind Trump’s racism, corruption and abuse of power. Monday 16 November 2020 Image source:…

Billionaires and the welfare of nations

By Khaled Diab The super rich are leaving only the scraps for everyone else to fight over, which is fuelling a mounting wave of intolerance as minorities and migrants are scapegoated for falling wellbeing. For the welfare of all, we…