What Can Americans Learn from New York’s Shrewd Governor, Andrew Cuomo?

What Can Americans Learn from New York’s Shrewd Governor, Andrew Cuomo?

By Barbara Nimri Aziz, October 28, 2020             Day 240 of the Covid-19 pandemic in the US; anxious New Yorkers are again invited to hear about changing conditions in their state and what the governor’s doing to protect them. Monday’s press…

Who Will Come to America’s Aid?

Who Will Come to America’s Aid?

JULY 21, 2020, By Barbara Nimri Aziz USA needs help. Let’s face it: our democratic institutions aren’t working well; our president is behaving like a depraved, spiteful monarch; our police, with almost 19,000 independent units nationwide, are unmanageable; our unprecedented…

“Soft Power”: Americans in Its Grip at Home Must Face the Mischief It Wields

“Soft Power”: Americans in Its Grip at Home Must Face the Mischief It Wields

JULY 13, 2020, Global Research I suspect most Americans would approve of what they understand to be this nation’s global cultural reach as expressed through its ‘soft power’. A term coined by an American political scientist, soft power “involves shaping…

Eight minutes, Forty-six Seconds

Eight minutes, Forty-six Seconds

JUNE 5, 2020, By Barbara Nimri Aziz. Eight minutes, forty-six seconds is a long time: a long time when you are meditating; a long time while waiting for a protest march to pass; a long time with your finger on…

A Risky Referendum for Kurdistan Underway in Iraq

A Risky Referendum for Kurdistan Underway in Iraq

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017, Globalresearch.ca. The referendum is opposed by neighboring powers, but most significantly by the central government in Baghdad. It is a far more serious move that the well publicized Catalonian vote in Spain scheduled for October 1st, also…

Women as Pawns in the Political War Game

Women as Pawns in the Political War Game

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017, Globalresearch.ca. The referendum is opposed by neighboring powers, but most significantly by the central government in Baghdad. It is a far more serious move that the well publicized Catalonian vote in Spain scheduled for October 1st, also…