Daily Archives: August 31, 2018

Ecuador Declares A State Of Emergency Due To Mass Venezuelan Migration

Ecuador has declared a state of emergency in three provinces following a flood of Venezuelan migrants crossing into the country through neighbouring Colombia. This month, the number of refugees entering Ecuador jumped to 4,500 per day. The Ecuadorian government is struggling to cope with the influx of migrants, many of […]

How Trump Is Propagating The Myth Of “White Genocide” In South Africa

This week, U.S President Donald Trump tweeted in response to South Africa’s land reforms, reiterating the white supremacist myth of “white genocide” towards white South African land owners by black South Africans. He tweeted to U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asking for him to “closely study the South African […]

Trump Tweets South African Government Is Attacking White Farmers

Last Wednesday, Trump tweeted urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to “closely study the large scale killing of farmers” in South Africa, heightening the current debate over land seizures from South Africa’s white farmers. The tweet followed a late-night program in which Fox News host Tucker Carlson called South African […]

Betsy DeVos Considers Exploiting Federal Education Grants to Arm Teachers

Recent school shootings and concerns expressed from Texas school administrators have prompted US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to consider tapping into federal education grants to arm teachers, an action that would break with the U.S. Federal Government’s longstanding position not to outfit educators with weapons. This action would not […]