I am white. As an academic, consultant and writer on white racial identity and race relations, I speak daily with other white people about the meaning of race in our lives. These conversations are critical because, by virtually every measure, racial inequality persists, and institutions continue to be overwhelmingly controlled by white people. While most of us see ourselves as “not racist”, we continue to reproduce racist outcomes and live segregated lives.
US national security advisor John Bolton is a Zionist Republican hawk who’s known for his harsh policies against Iran. Reports have now revealed that he requested the Pentagon to prepare “military options” against Iran last year. Bolton was one of the main architects of US invasion of Iraq in 2003.
US and UK completed joint drills on Wednesday in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. The drills lasted six days and marked the first US-UK joint operation in the area. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca has the details.