Posted by Stand up to Trump · March 21, 2018 6:12 PM
By Carol Turner, London CND.
The Winter Olympics initiative by South Korean President Moon Jae-in has brought an easing of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, and a temporary let-up in the nuclear confrontation between the US and North Korea which dominated 2017. Does this mean Trump is stepping back from threatening nuclear war? Not according to the Pentagon’s Nuclear Posture Review Report published on 2 February.
Posted by Stand up to Trump · February 01, 2018 5:36 PM
By Usama Anas, Muslim Association of Britain (MAB)
As we cross the one year anniversary of Trumps inauguration into theOval Office, the amount of racist, bigoted, and Islamophobic rhetoric spewed from himself and his office has become too much to count. Through the controversial Twitter account, to official press releases, there is no platform safe from the ramblings of the US President.
Posted by Sondoss Zaouali · April 29, 2017 5:41 PM
Donald Trump widely spread his racist words during his campaign to be elected US President, but it wasn’t only a campaign strategy. After his election he didn’t stop in words or actions - he seems to really think that some people are “lazy” or “criminal” or “rapist” due to their skin colour or their background.
A leader of the Virginia KKK even admitted that “The reason a lot of Klan members like Donald Trump is because a lot of what he believes, we believe in.”
It is terrifying to see how he keeps openly targeting people because of their skin colour and their genetic heritage.
Posted by Stand up to Trump · April 29, 2017 5:37 PM
Donald Trump’s provocative actions and bombastic, militaristic statements have created concern around the globe as a frightening stand-off with nuclear-armed North Korea continues. This is not an isolated incident of gung-ho behaviour from the US President, who seems to be using an aggressive foreign policy to distract from political problems at home.
His actions are in contrast with spirit seen during his presidential campaign, when he often seemed to be promising to embrace an isolationist foreign policy. Now he is in the White House, US intervention seems to be increasing across nearly all of the globe.
We have seen: warships sent to the seas around the Korean peninsula; missile attacks on Syria, plus the deployment of troops there; the use in Afghanistan of a weapon of mass destruction (the distastefully termed “mother of all bombs”); an increase in air strikes on Yemen and Iraq; the expansion of US warzones in Somalia and a spike in US drone strikes.
Trump has declared he is making it easier for the Pentagon to launch counterterrorism strikes anywhere in the world and has loosened restrictions on preventing civilian deaths that were put in place by the Obama Administration.
Posted by Stand up to Trump · April 27, 2017 12:40 PM
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It is deeply regrettable that Theresa May is determined to press ahead with according US President Donald Trump a state visit, ignoring the views of millions of British people.
Racism, Islamophobia, antisemitism, sexism, misogyny, homophobia, war mongering, climate change denial, attacks on human rights or policies that will deepen poverty and inequality should not be rewarded or celebrated by our government.
Most people in Britain want no part of it. We will continue to oppose this state visit – it is not in our name.
Diane Abbott MP, David Anderson MP, Kelvin Hopkins MP, David Lammy MP,, Dennis Skinner MP, Cat Smith MP, Lucy Anderson MEP, Neil Findlay MSP, Baroness Glenys Kinnock and Lord Martin O’Neill.