President Donald Trump’s abdication of moral leadership

by Rashmee

Posted on August 20, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


There’s only one thing to say when an American president equates anti-racism activists with neo-Nazis and white supremacists: It’s Don­ald Trump. In the end, with the Trump presidency as with any other, it’s all about statements and silences. Both speak volumes. Remember Trump’s election campaign, full of bigotry, racism and Islamophobia? Remember his outrageous call … Continue reading “President Donald Trump’s abdication of moral leadership”

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Trump’s moral equivalence between Nazis & anti-Nazis? Read this 30-year-old essay

by Rashmee

Posted on August 17, 2017


Donald Trump sees a moral equivalence between neo-Nazis and those who protest againt them. Thirty-one years ago, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Ronald Reagan’s ambassador to the United Nations, explained the myth of moral equivalence. It’s worth reading, click here to do so. Or carry on below for the high points. But a key point to note is … Continue reading “Trump’s moral equivalence between Nazis & anti-Nazis? Read this 30-year-old essay”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK