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the 5 star movement–an anti-elitism party founded by a comedian and the league–an anti immigrant party formerly known as the northern league look poised to form a government. the northern league for decades championed a separatist movement for northern italy. but last year changed its name to broaden its appeal.
according to german newspapers like tz and zines like der spiegel, zdf–one of the public tv channels in germany constantly talked about meghan markle (now windsor)’s black heritage and referred to the gospel choir as “the beautiful black singers.’ one commentator, according to taz, stated, previously markel could have only hoped to have been prince harry’s mistress. given that zdf, and the public channels in germany have a combined budget of around 8B euros, one would think they could find non-commoners as commentators for a royal wedding. given that kate middleton is from a family of commoners, one wonders if anyone noted that in a previous century kate could only had hoped to have been prince williams’ maid. deutsche welle’s english site gives a roundup of how the harry-meghan royal wedding has revealed the deep-seated racism in german media.
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with 250M bagged in north america and around 380M* for internation territoriesthe avengers infinitywar part 1 will most like cross 1B mark within weeks. *= numbers update. 600m not 900.
in the usa the h1b visa program is seen by many as a way to import cheap labor into white colour jobs that had great salaries before george hw bush signed off on the bill. hb1s are work visas for highly skilled people. but out of the 85K visas issued yearly via a lottery system at least 80% go to indian citizens. indian outsourcing companies run by indians push threw upwards of 14K applications each thereby legally gaming the systems. 9.7% of the visas tend to go to chinese nationals. so what about the rest of the world? the trump administration aims to change this. and some think country quotas are in order. and that java programmers can easily be found at your local community college in the usa. h4 spouse visas are apparently over.
it’s all in the headlines. but you can read the details here. some might call that a kind of privilege. now if most people stole a beamer straight out of the show room, the police would well, not only confiscate the car, but also the person. given that travis reinking is 29, he wasn’t a kid taking a joyride. and why are all the new wave of white supremacist terrorists nationalist from the US state of illinois?
the chinese dissident and human rights fighter ai wei wei was asked by alice weidel, the co-head of the far right party the afd, if she could take a photo with him. the afd is known for saying maybe refugees should be shot at the boarder to keep them out of germany and calling them scum and invaders. wei wei who lives in berlin obviously is living an expat life where he is clueless about domestic politics. or waybe he thinks no one is worse than mao zedong and xi jinping.
prime minister viktor orban’s party fidesz *sp?* dominated the countryside,according to this electoral map. while jobbik, the fascist party consistently took between 20 and 30% of the vote.
the open society foundation is relocating its budapest office to berlin, germany. presumably taking all those cushie (or shall we write cushy) jobs with it. what’s next? the open university? we at a blog about whatever call on all companies in western countries to boycott the illiberal authoritarianism of viktor orban. do you really want to invest in a country whereby you can’t even send your non-white employees? this is a very important questions.
yes, viktor the dictator orban was sort of democratically elected despite using federal funds for advertising. but when the palistinians were giving the opportunity to vote for their own government and hamas won the elections, the western world did not accept this. so what’s the difference? one by one viktor orban has stamped on freedom of expression. he’s re-written the hungarian constitution. this has enabled his part to take over 66% of the seats in parliament despite only winning 48% of the vote.