Day: August 14, 2017

White supremacists heard what Trump did not say

After several hours of violence on Saturday, Trump finally stepped to the microphone to make a pathetically weak gesture in the vicinity of a statement condemning it, couched in the false equivalence of “both sides do it.” Josh Levin has it about right: image: “We’re closely following the terrible events […]

70 years since Partition, Pakistan still hasn’t been able to separate itself from India

Mid-August remains an annual reminder of the shared history and mutually assured destruction that binds India and Pakistan together Kunwar Khuldune Shahid in Lahore Pakistan came into being based on an idea, since dubbed the Two Nation Theory, that underlined, in no uncertain terms, that Hindus and Muslims were mutually antagonistic, different beings, […]