Archive for August 30th, 2017

30/08/2017

The Great Fear — The Myth of Whiteness

Human Wrongs Watch

By Martha R. Bireda*

30 August 2017 – Wall Street International — The intensity of individuals whose identity, esteem, and sense of self is built upon the “myth of whiteness” is reaching psychotic levels in the United States.
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White and black identities
White and black identities | Image reproduced  from Wall Street International

 

Recently two European-American men were slaughtered for protecting two Muslims girls on a train in Seattle, and now a candidate for public office in Tennessee has raised a billboard proclaiming, “Make America White Again.”

What is the great fear in the hearts and minds of whites?

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30/08/2017

UN Chief Urges All Countries to Join Legally-Binding Treaty against Nuclear Tests

Human Wrongs Watch

29 August 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged all countries to sign and ratify a global treaty that bans nuclear explosions on the Earth’s surface, in the atmosphere, underwater and underground.

An atmospheric nuclear test conducted by the United States at Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands, on 1 November 1952. Photo: US Government | Source: UN News Centre

“More than 2,000 nuclear tests have been conducted over the past seven decades – from the South Pacific to North America, from Central Asia to North Africa. They have harmed some of the world’s most vulnerable peoples and pristine ecosystems,” the Secretary-General said in his message for the International Day against Nuclear Tests.

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