Category Archives: International politics

Trump and the rise of populism – A threat to democracy?

The wave of right-wing populism that is currently sweeping over the Western democratic world, has now reached its peak as a true, full-fledged populist finally has gained power in the most powerful nation in the world. This article enlightens the … Continue reading

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THE DEFECTIVE POLITICS OF DONALD TRUMP

US president Donald Trump’s inauguration speech was, not surprisingly, an explosive carnival of populist hard talk, i.e. of vastly worrisome errors and contradictions. Was it the worst inauguration speech in the history of the United States?  TRUMP EXCLAIMED that power … Continue reading

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Sweden, NATO and the new threat

ONCE AGAIN SWEDISH JAS Gripen fighter jets have been escorting an American B52 bomber over Swedish territory during NATO’s yearly Baltops exercise. One has to admit that there is some beauty in the picture, and as such it was merely a … Continue reading

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Remembering FannyAnn Eddy

According to Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FannyAnn_Eddy), gay and human rights activist FannyAnn Eddy, brutally murdered in Freetown in September of 2004, addressed the United Nations. At a meeting in Freetown in the spring of 2004, she was addressing me. I ignored her. … Continue reading

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The Paris terror attacks – Analysis

Once again a large-scale terror attack hits France and it’s currently determined that the disreputable Iraqi- Syrian, Islamic terror organization Isil was behind the attacks. Despite France’s large efforts to build a strong security apparatus, it has not been able … Continue reading

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Michael Moore fails to analyse Africa

I read Michael Moore’s controversial Stupid white men during my vacation in Brazil, of all places, and had some unpleasant flashbacks from the 2000 election debacle when I was a student at the university in Uppsala, Sweden. The stupidity of George Bush … Continue reading

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20 years have passed – Genocide in Rwanda & the world’s guilt

How our elected leaders let 1 million people get hacked to death On April 7th 2014 it will be 20 years ago that the government and military of Rwanda started a total campaign of extinction, genocide, against the country’s Tutsi … Continue reading

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