Citizens International

January 23, 2018

The Ethics of Warning the Public About a Dangerous President

IN SPITE of widespread concern regarding Donald Trump’s ability to execute his office, the psychiatric establishment continues to enforce silence on its members, depriving the public of their expertise. Hampering the profession’s ability to warn about danger needs reconsideration. A sense of this critical need gave rise to “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump,” a […]

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Netanyahu embraces racist rabbis as EU lavishes support on Israel

A day after meeting Zionist rabbis – who form the religious backbone of Israel’s West Bank colonization – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu awarded another big dollop of cash for settlements on occupied Palestinian land. According to the newspaper Haaretz, Netanyahu had sought the rabbis’ support in the face of mounting corruption probes. Netanyahu’s office denies

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The Guardian view on returning the Rohingya: a bad deal, worsened by haste

Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate the 650,000 refugees who have fled violence in Rakhine state within two years. Many are concerned – and rightly so The 650,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled what the UN human rights chiefhas called “a textbook case of ethnic cleansing” must have the right to return to

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UAE-backed group vows to ‘overthrow’ Yemen’s government

A group of separatists in southern Yemen, backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has declared a state of emergency in the port city of Aden and vowed to overthrow the country’s internationally recognised government within the next week. Aidarous al-Zubaidi, the leader of the Southern Transitional Council (STC), said Yemen’s parliament would be barred

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World’s richest get 82 percent of global wealth: Oxfam

Half of the world’s population received no share of all wealth created globally last year, while 82 percent went to the richest one percent, a report by Oxfam International revealed. Billionaires in 2017 increased their wealth by $762bn, enough to end “global extreme poverty seven times over”, the UK-based charity’s annual inequality report, published on

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A Currency War Will Escalate as China’s ‘Petro-Yuan’ Is Set to Challenge the U.S. Military-Backed ‘Petro-Dollar’

One quote that always crosses my mind regarding the decline of the U.S. dollar and the state of geopolitics associated with it, is by Gerald Celente, founder of the Trends Research Institute who said that “When all else fails, they take you to war.”  As the U.S. dollar continues to lose its status as the world’s premiere reserve

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HRW: BJP leaders publicly promoting Hindu supremacy

Members of India’s ruling party have publicly promoted Hindu supremacy, which has led to attacks against Muslims and other minorities, Human Rights Watch claims. Meanwhile, the government failed to prevent or promptly investigate attacks against victims, the group said on Thursday in its report on human rights in 2017. “The government failed to promptly or

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