A man watches a TV screen showing an image of the Sohae Satellite Launching Station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, recently. Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press
There’s a dangerous tendency in liberal circles to believe that Donald Trump is some sort of absurd aberration, a weird orange outcrop of extremism, isolated and friendless, a pain in the ass soon to pass.
Reparations for black Americans are essential and implausible — a moral imperative inextricably tied to a political disaster.
With the world attention focused on other issues, the international community has largely ignored the despair inflicted on vulnerable Palestinians by the Israeli occupation forces. This is a dangerous signal, as it would only encourage Israel to continue with its rampant violations of international and humanitarian law.