The Olympic charter claims that "The practice of sport is a human right." As is using your own country's name. Once again, Macedonian athletes were forced to walk in behind the letter "F" for "Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" (or its equivalent) at the Olympic opening ceremonies. In ...
Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party's misguided foreign policy www.thehill.com When did Democrats become Republicans? Thankfully, they are still socially liberal (or "progressive” as Americans say, because God forbid they use the L word) but their foreign policy is, unfortunately, very Republican.
It's bad enough to have to hear a US presidential candidate claim to know everything there is to know about…everything, and how to make it all great again. But it's unbearable to listen to the claims of such a vast array of knowledge, and the touting of such experience and success that if one dares support the other candidate, they must be a complete idiot.
In a leaked phone call, Assistant US Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland, was notoriously caught saying, "Fuck the EU” when referring to the Ukraine crisis in 2014. Ms. Nuland, how should Macedonians react after hearing you refer to your visit to "this country” and ...
The IOC will follow the UN and USA's directives and continue to violate the most basic of Macedonia's rights, and that is the right to use our own name. Yet again, Macedonian athletes will be forced to walk in behind the letter "F” for "Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” at the Rio Olympics opening ceremonies.
Facebook claims that anti-Macedonian hate speech "does not violate their Community Standards”. What kind of community with no standards does Facebook think we live in? This sounds a lot like the "freedom of speech” excuse for doing nothing about lesser-known examples of racism. Well, freedom of speech (and related excuses) do not include hate.
Since declaring independence in 1991, Macedonia has had to endure a countless number of obstacles just to ensure its survival. The Greek embargo, Albanian unrest, the fight for our very name and identity, among many others. But nobody expected a wiretapping scandal to tear our country apart.
Bill Nicholov, President Macedonian Human Rights Movement International The world is the United States' puppet. But how has the US become the puppet master? Because we allow it. One of the US' playthings for the past 25 years has been Macedonia, which plays along because it fears that it has no choice, just like many other countries in the world do.
Re: Boris Johnson: Americans would never accept EU restrictions - so why should we? www.telegraph.co.uk In anticipation of Barack Obama's upcoming visit to the United Kingdom, in which he will implore the UK to stay in the European Union, London mayor, Boris Johnson, said that "...coming from Uncle Sam, it is a piece of outrageous and exorbitant hypocrisy." True.
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