The invasion last Wednesday of the US Capitol by swarms of Donald Trump’s supporters while Congress was confirming the election of Joe Biden to the presidency was the first attack by a mob of US citizens in the 244-year history of that deeply divided country.
The mob that mounted the January 6th assault on the Capitol, the home of the US legislature, was powered by three “gs,” grievance, gullibility and guns. Grievance begins with the feeling of abandonment by the US authorities, whether local,
It would be ironic if the candidate who led the chant of “Lock her up” about his opponent ended up in jail himself. One of the worst features of modern politics is what might be called the criminalisation of disagreement: the idea that your
The Americans have no doubt that the Chinese balloon was a spy balloon, especially after it changed its course from flying over Canadian territory to the north and crossed over into the United States, and passed over Nebraska and Idaho, where sensitive nuclear and missile bases are located. According to American intelligence
Is Liz Truss really having a “comeback”? Things move pretty fast these days but does a “comeback” not require the person coming back to have first gone away for a considerably longer time than Liz Truss has managed? Take That waited a full decade before their “comeback”, and they did so with a whole load of new material
A United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation report, highlighted by Mongabay-India, says that the Indigenous food system of the Khasi community in Nongtraw village in the north-eastern state of Meghalaya, India, offers lessons in climate resilience and sustainable food systems. The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation
The opinion article ‘The digital age is destroying the art of the letter’ published in Gulf Today website on Feb.5, is genuinely what exists in present-day life. I would more than agree that letter writing is a dying art. Right from birth, the digital invasion in life is tuning the human brain to a different angle to adjust to the new age syndrome,