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The 2020 youth uprising in Thailand

Note: From a pro-democracy stand-point, this article attempts to provide some basic background for people who might not know much about Thai politics and who may be confused or alarmed by the current wave of protest that is confronting the Thai government (junta) and also the Monarchy itself. The aim is thus to increase understanding around the world that, right[Read More...]

A Judicial Coup Against Democracy Is Underway In America

SHAKESPEARE’S JULIUS CAESAR & AMERICA’S POLITICAL SYSTEM; TWO PARALLEL UNIVERSES The proceedings now have been concluded by the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearings of President Trump’s nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Yet the indelible impression these hearings have left on this writer’s mind parallel those of William Shakespeare’s play[Read More...]

15 Artsakh War Myths Perpetuated By Mainstream Media

When geopolitical power, malignant governance, military might and petroleum wealth determine the political pecking order, being a landlocked country on the right side of history is a minor detail.  It is through this lens that global citizens may observe the tiny besieged Republic of Armenia fighting for its survival alone against neighboring aggressors, ISIS, civilian bombings, foreign actors provoking instability[Read More...]

WHO warns, World at critical juncture as Covid pandemic resurges in Europe

The WHO Director-General Tedros Adhahnom Ghebreyesus has warned: The northern hemisphere is at a critical juncture in the Covid pandemic, and some countries are on a dangerous track. “Too many countries are seeing an exponential increase in cases,” putting hospital capacities at risk, he said. He urged leaders to take quick action to contain the virus’s spread. Europe is again[Read More...]

Coronavirus Pandemic: With new wave of infections, U.S. cases reach record high

The U.S. Coronavirus (officially, Covid-19) cases have hit a record daily high as more than 83,000 new cases were reported in the U.S. on Friday. At the same time, scientists have warned that the U.S. approach to fight the Coronavirus pandemic  and the inconsistent use of masks to prevent virus spread could lead to the cumulative loss of more than[Read More...]

” The Same Hypocrisy”

In Francis Ford Coppola’s second Godfather film we see Michael Corleone, head of the most powerful Mafia family in the country, having a ‘ tete de tete’ with Nevada Senator Pat Geary. The Senator, as crooked as the Corleones, is attempting to shake down Don Corleone over a Las Vegas casino license. When Don Corleone balks, Senator Geary gives him[Read More...]