The Limits of Identity Politics on Race

A black British woman said a visit to El Nido, Palawan, was the “worst four days” of her life. Elayne Peddy said she was ridiculed mercilessly by Filipino people. They said things like: “I was called a fat, ugly monkey, big fat black girl. One woman in a shop just grabbed my stomach and said…

US Treasury imposes new sanctions on Iran

The US Treasury has announced a new round of sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran. In a continuing effort to punish the country for not being a compliant puppet for US capital, the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has placed further unjust restrictions on trade. The move was announced earlier today. (link) It seems the…