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Tacky, Mr. Bolton

As customary another ex-politician, Trump’s former National Security Advisor John Bolton, has written a book. Little surprisingly, too, he takes a good swipe at the man he once considered a great president – at least publicly. But why has he held his tongue for so long? This information would have greatly fuelled Trump’s impeachment. If […]

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Notes from a strange country

–      A white policeman in Buffalo, New York fiercely pushes a peaceful old man, because he feels harassed. Or did he fear for his life behind his visor, with his gun and his 60-cm baton? Or did he just give vent to his frustration over citizens being allowed to protest? Or did he simply have […]

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Dawn

My, my, something’s happening in democratic slumberland. Black protests, that far too often are bludgeoned down, with the participation of the occasional white – that’s nothing really new. But at least at present you can get the impression that this time the movement is broader, that it is also borne by a larger and growing […]

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The Wind You Sow

Is anybody really surprised about what is happening in the States at present? I rather wondered for quite a while, why this had not happened earlier, because, Obama or not, nothing ever really changed regarding the structural racism in the USA (https://www.myview-wolfgangmebs.de/the-times-they-are-achanging/). But George Floyd seems to be the straw that broke the camel’s back. […]

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THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING ?

THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING ? America’s not-so-surprising development Wolfgang Mebs, 15.12.2019 America’s policies today raise many an eye-brow the world over, in particular in Europe. What is happening to and in this country? Is it still our ally? How could a man like Trump become President? How could this happen? In America! This place […]