This year Georgia’s Independence Day, May 26, saw two competing visions for what “independence” means for the country. The major media discussed foreign messages of congratulations, broadcasting fighter jet flyovers and the usual festivities.
Chad A. Haag n recent days and weeks, the Netherlands saw its biggest riots and demonstrations ever since 1981 when half a million people rushed into Amsterdam to protest against nuclear weapons and the Reagan Administration's arms policies. Peak Oil Philosophy
As my readers know, I am a critic of police brutality and regard George Floyd’s murder as being as unacceptable as every other outrage committed by police.
On June 16, it became quite obvious that the wave of street protests in Hong Kong last week that swept through Hong Kong was not a local, but a large-scale and systemic phenomenon that will continue.
How many people in yellow vests will be ready to take to the streets of Paris and other French cities these days, until the end is not known. But the fact that there will be tens of thousands of them - undoubted.