As the last remaining superpower, in a unipolar world, the US will do anything to maintain its hegemony and feels any action it conducts is legitimate, legal and moral due to its superpower status. This flagrant disregard for the rule of law and unparalleled hypocrisy has never been more present. Read the rest of this entry »
Category Archives: North America
Malala Yousafzai a wonderful young girl, who rose to fame through her fearless and courage’s activism, of educational and women rights and was cowardly shot in the head and neck by the Taliban in 2012, recently made an appeal at the United Nations for world leaders to provide “free, compulsory education” for every child. Read the rest of this entry »
US courts fond of stringently protecting US trademarks have ironically ruled that General Cigar Co. Inc. may continue to use the trademark name for their cigars Cohiba in the United States, named after the Cuban brand.
The federal commissions ruling, is the most recent ruling in an ongoing legal battle which has gone on between General Cigar and Cuba’s national company Cubatabaco. Read the rest of this entry »
There are currently 120 prisoners at the extra-legal concentration camp at Guantanamo Bay.
106 of these prisoners are on hunger-strike, 44 of them are being force-fed against their will, in contravention of international human rights law.
As the hunger-strike passes the 150 days mark and the Muslim holy day of Ramadan approaches, US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), experiences the procedure of force-feeding. Read the rest of this entry »
Nicolas Maduro former bus driver-turned-foreign minister and chosen successor of the late Hugo Chavez was sworn as president on the 19th of April 2013. With Maduro winning the contested election by a narrow margin of 1.49 percentage points, or fewer than 225,000 votes the election has resulted in the opposition to call foul play. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, leader of the right wing Justice First Party, with support of the U.S and other Western countries, has accused the Maduro government of electoral fraud and demanded a recount.