Appeals to alleviate the suffering of the poor and disenfranchised – that is the crux of leftism. Class conflict, civil liberties but also post-colonialism and critical race theory come into play here. The rise of Bernie Sanders, a self-proclaimed socialist, marked the first time in US history that a candidate with such an ideology gatheredContinue reading “The End of Populism? Fate of the Americas”
I am a proud Syrian American who has lived here since 1996. Despite my struggles with immigration, and the reluctance of the US to recognize me as American as any other, I still do love this country. I love it and its imperfections. I know, deep down, the heart of America is pure. It hasContinue reading “Thoughts from a Syrian-American on the refugee crisis, Palestine & US foreign policy”
The Trials of an Immigrant Disenfranchised & a Struggle Against American Fascism In America there is this sense of entitlement and self-righteousness. This attitude is based on the idea that the ordinary American needs no one but himself in achieving the American dream or even just to establish a sense of financial independence and security. But whatContinue reading “American Fascism”
AIPAC’s grip on US – tightening or loosening?
My friend told me he believed in Hell the other day. He said he thinks everyone will spend some time there, but I am not so sure. I like to believe God is benevolent and loving and that we are destined to be as happy as we wish, long as we refrain from lies. Continue reading “Benevolent Monarch”
is publishing articles about what you want to be true versus what is true.