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If You Can Change Your Sex, Why Not Your Race?

If You Can Change Your Sex, Why Not Your Race?

by    Ellis Cashmore

As long as people deny others the right to choose when it comes to race, they continue to dance to a tune composed by those who had a vested interest in demarcating by skin color. Anthony Ekundayo Lennon is a rarity — a man who is publicly denounced for saying he’s black. Last year, he Read More

From Sandinista to Contra: The Transformation of Daniel Ortega

From Sandinista to Contra: The Transformation of Daniel Ortega

by    Glenn Ojeda Vega and German Peinado Delgado

Ortega’s critics, which include former allies and comrades-in-arms, see him as a corrupt authoritarian who turned his back on his revolutionary ideals. At 73, Nicaragua’s president, Daniel Ortega, is one of Latin America’s most emblematic and controversial figures of the last several decades. Adding up his first presidential terms — between 1985 and 1990, and Read More

Macron and Trump Clash over NATO

Macron and Trump Clash over NATO

by    Peter Isackson

Can Europe declare military independence from the US? Trump has provided good reasons for doing so. French President Emmanuel Macron made a classic mistake and has had to pay for it. He invited US President Donald Trump to France for the centennial of the 1918 Armistice that ended World War I and dared to use Read More

Anti-Semitism Is a Growing Problem in America

Anti-Semitism Is a Growing Problem in America

by    Kourosh Ziabari and John C. Dorhauer

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Reverend John C. Dorhauer, the president of the United Church of Christ. On October 27, a gunman entered the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and opened fire on worshippers attending the Shabbat morning services. Although police were called Read More

Remembrance Day Must Include Britain’s Colonial Legacy

Remembrance Day Must Include Britain’s Colonial Legacy

by    Anu Shukla

The small English town of Smethwick took one giant leap by honoring South Asian soldiers who fought for the British Empire. On November 4, a statue of an Indian soldier clad in British Army attire was unveiled outside a Sikh temple in the UK town of Smethwick ahead of the Armistice Centenary. The Lions of the Read More

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