Donald Trump’s hate speech mirrors that of Slobodan Milošević prior to and during the violent breakup of the former Yugoslavia.
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Not Just a Wife, But a Slave; Not Just a Slave, But an Advertisement Because Naghma, whose name means melody, was not chosen by the groom, she will most likely be treated […]
Rwanda Diary: Hutu and Tutsi – what's in a name?
by Hannah Frantz Before I came to Rwanda, I spent a week following The New Times, Rwanda’s online newspaper, to get a sense for where the country is today. The impression that I reached […]
Rwanda Diary: never again?
by Hannah Frantz So far I haven’t mentioned the events of 1994, but I feel like I need to bring it up sometime, and now is as good a time as any. […]
Nota Bene #104: Large Marge Sent Me
“Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #102: Dancing Limbaughs
“What they really want to see is, they want you to chop your fucking arm off, hold up your arm, wave it around spewing blood, and believe me, if you did that, […]
Neither climate change deniers nor activists are Nazis or genocidal maniacs
I get seriously annoyed when I read that James Hansen and others are comparing climate disruption deniers and skeptics to Nazis and war criminals – it’s too extreme and it leads to […]
Does Obama advisor Power know a monster when she sees one?
Regrettably, by declaring that Hillary Clinton is a “monster” in a London interview with the Scotsman, Samantha Power has become a liability for the Obama campaign. It doesn’t matter how much those […]
You have 4 seconds to accuse the president of genocide … go!
The South African President, Thabo Mbeki’s, long war against his own people has just plumbed new depths. Loyalty to the party line is the only thing that matters to him. Everything and […]