Thousand’s die every day from cholera in Yemen in an epidemic provoked by bombings by Saudi-led coalition with arms provided by the United Sates. Just another of those ‘success’ of the American president who was proud of signing such an enormous arms deal with the Saudi’s. Enough of profit at the expense of human lives and wide-spread misery and suffering. #NotMyPresident.
Democracy Now! | “A Forgotten Crisis”: Yemen’s Aid Workers Speak Out About the World’s Worst Humanitarian Disaster.
Ivan Illich famously said that the bicycle was faster than the car, all considered. Of course, there are some preconditions to be fulfilled before that can be true which have more to do with society than bicycles or cars.
In a supposed drive to stamp out terrorism, the systematic blockade of the Gaza Strip has led to intolerable living conditions for the Palestinian population. How can a nation that was a victim of the Holocaust afflict such suffering on fellow human beings?
UNOCHA (UN Office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs) | Gaza Blocade
The White House admits Trump hung out with Putin at the end of an official dinner with heads of state at G19+1. According to a report in the Guardian, they sat apart and out of earshot and had an animated conversation assisted only by Putin’s translator. #NotMyPresident. Meanwhile Senate Republications continue waging an unsuccessful ideological war against Obama’s Health Care Act and beyond it, the poor and marginalised.