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The People of France Want to Be Heard

The People of France Want to Be Heard

by    Sophie Hunter

By displaying a tin ear to the concerns of the gilets jaunes protests, President Emmanuel Macron remains fatefully out of touch. A new revolution is on its way in the country that invented the guillotine. A new emperor, more at home at the gilded palaces of Rothschild and the winding corridors of power, is now Read More

Back to El Salvador: The Fallout of “Shithole Countries” Diplomacy

Back to El Salvador: The Fallout of “Shithole Countries” Diplomacy

by    Sophia Boddenberg

El Salvador is among the nations that Donald Trump dubbed “shithole countries” and whose immigrants he seeks to deport as quickly as possible. Even during his election campaign, US President Donald Trump described immigration from El Salvador and other Central American countries as an “invasion” of criminals, murderers, rapists and drug dealers. The number of Read More

Mark Cuban Tells Us How to Get Rich

Mark Cuban Tells Us How to Get Rich

by    Peter Isackson

Mark Cuban, who may run for US president in 2020, believes poverty is the first step that everyone must go through before becoming rich. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains.  The worldviews of billionaires are often skewed by the compulsion to appeal to romantic notions about their own heroism and reinforce memes derived from a common repository Read More

The Trump Show’s Season 2 Cliffhanger

The Trump Show’s Season 2 Cliffhanger

by    John Feffer

Other than the episode on the midterm elections, Season 2 lacked that essential ingredient: content. Even popular series can hit rough spots in their second seasons. Take The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the Amazon breakout about a young Jewish housewife in the late 1950s who improbably establishes a connection with Lenny Bruce and becomes a hilarious, foul-mouthed Read More

Will India Listen to Its Protesting Farmers?

Will India Listen to Its Protesting Farmers?

by    Bestin Samuel

It is not just the vagaries of nature that push the farmers toward desperate measures — apathy from the government toward the agriculture sector had undermined its fragile economy. In June 2017, holding the skulls and bones of who he claims are farmers who had committed suicide, P. Ayyakannu, the 68-year-old president of the National Read More

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