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News list for hypocrisy without borders the pomposity of ivanka trump’s trip to africa arwa mahdawi opinion

News list for hypocrisy without borders the pomposity of ivanka trump’s trip to africa arwa mahdawi opinion


/The first daughter is visiting Ethiopia and Ivory Coast to promote women’s rights – yet she stays silent while her father’s administration stifles female empowermentWe don’t deserve Saint Ivanka, we really don’t. Nobody asked Donald Trump’s favourite child to devote her life to empowering women, she just knew it had to be done. Nobody elected her to serve in the US government, but she took a senior role in her father’s administration anyway. And not content with simply empowering the women of th...
/America’s first family are outraged by an art work that presumes to shows her vacuumingIn a singular achievement for US conceptual art, an installation by Jennifer Rubell has prompted three – to date – of Donald Trump’s children to disclose their horror of sexism.The piece in question, Ivanka Vacuuming, recently opened in Washington DC. A video shows a woman in the Trump-preferred genre – young, high-heeled, blond – impassively pushing a vacuum cleaner around a pink carpet, on to which visitors ...
/Sheriff’s spokeswoman does not know who paid debtSinger charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuseR Kelly is set to be released from a Chicago jail. Related: R Kelly and the art of the male meltdown | Arwa Mahdawi Continue reading... R Kelly is set to be released from a Chicago jail. Read more Cook county sheriff’s spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said on Saturday Kelly would be released after someone paid $161,000 in back-dated child support for him. She did not know who made the payment. The...
/Tape appears to feature R&B singer sexually abusing girlsSinger is facing 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse The attorney Gloria Allred says a client has turned a tape over to law enforcement that appears to feature R&B singer R Kelly sexually abusing girls. Related: R Kelly and the art of the male meltdown | Arwa Mahdawi Continue reading... The attorney Gloria Allred says a client has turned a tape over to law enforcement that appears to feature R&B singer R Kelly sexually abusin...
/The young congresswoman has turned the tables on the Wall Street Journal after it accused her of taking ‘pride in ignorance’Large swaths of America appear to be suffering from a debilitating condition known as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Derangement Syndrome (AOCDS). Symptoms include bouts of extreme condescension, an inability to stop sputtering the word “socialist”, and overwhelming anger that a young woman of colour is unapologetically succeeding. Continue reading... AOC is ignorant, ungrateful ...
/Trump’s gutting of clean power plan should put the ‘in Ivanka we trust’ narrative to bed once and for allNo sooner had Donald Trump been elected president than talk of his daughter Ivanka as the great liberal hope began. In recent months this kind of thinly veiled desperation, has spanned any number of areas, from women’s health and gay rights, to climate change. With Ivanka formally joining the White House as an official government employee, it’s time we saw the Ivanka-as-mitigator narrative fo...
/Vice-president tells European and Asian allies they should follow the US in quitting the Iran deal and recognizing Juan GuaidoMike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday, in a renewed attack on traditional US allies, rejecting a call by Germany’s chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts. Related: Trump's emergency declaration is unconstitutional – ask his lawyers | Lloyd Green Continue reading... Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venez...
/Revealed: Donald Trump’s son-in-law challenged by Rex Tillerson and Gary Cohn for mixing personal interests with US foreign policyDonald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, was confronted by two of the most senior US government officials for mixing his personal interests with US foreign policy, according to a new book.Kushner, an envoy to the Middle East for his father-in-law, is said to have been robustly challenged by both Rex Tillerson, then secretary of state, and Gary Cohn, formerly Trump’s ...
/Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was right to criticize the first daughter’s ill-informed comments on guaranteed jobsResponding to a question about Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed Green New Deal and its call for a federal job guarantee, Ivanka Trump this week offered sage wisdom: “I’ve spent a lot of time traveling around this country over the last four years,” she said. “People want to work for what they get. So, I think that this idea of a guaranteed minimum is not something most pe...
/The president’s daughter’s fashion line has being sold with an ‘Adrienne Vittadini Studio’ label in the US discount chain Stein Mart. Sad …Name: Adrienne VittadiniAge: 72. Continue reading...Name: Adrienne VittadiniAge: 72.Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary.Occupation: Fashion designer.Appearance: Exactly like Ivanka Trump.Seriously? That’s quite impressive for a woman of 72. Sorry. To be clear, it’s Vittadini’s clothes that look exactly like Ivanka Trump’s.This Vittadini character had better be care...
/Felix Tshisekedi is thought to have lost to another opposition leader, Martin Fayulu, but the U.S. and others have accepted the outcome in the name of stability. Officials deny the vote was rigged, and insist that it was the country’s best ever.The Catholic Church, an influential and widely respected body that sent 40,000 election observers across the country, backed Mr. Fayulu’s claims to victory. Credible opinion polls before the vote had also shown him to be the winner. Suspicions over the re...Late-night hosts checked in on the special interests in America’s soaring drug costs and Ivanka Trump’s claims on workLate-night hosts discussed prescription drug costs, Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony and Ivanka Trump’s claim that she knows what ordinary Americans want. Continue reading... Late-night hosts discussed prescription drug costs, Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony and Ivanka Trump’s claim that she knows what ordinary Americans want.Seth MeyersOn Tuesday’s Late Night, Set...
/Despite what Donald Trump’s eldest daughter told CBS, her progressive image is just an illusion. She’s in the White House to further her own brandThe main criticism leveraged against the President Trump’s oldest daughter has been that she and her husband, Jared Kushner – now a senior Trump adviser – are complicit in what her father and his advisers are doing in the Oval Office. By virtue of being young, photogenic and not visibly unhinged, Ivanka and Jared have been painted as the great moderato...
/The evangelical fortress around the president can look like a problem, but progressives can use that heresy to fight opponentsThe annual anachronism known as the National Prayer Breakfast attracted its usual array of clergy, military, and political leaders in Washington on 7 February. Most prominent of all, of course, was Donald Trump, who used the de facto pulpit to call for outlawing abortion, among other positions dear to the Religious Right.Yet the presidential comment that most typified all...
/If there is a silver lining to Russiagate’s anticlimactic conclusion, it should be to free up some attention for the real fleecing that’s going onIt’s a fortunate thing for Donald Trump that the Democrats, and much of the media, spent the past two years focused on the narrow question of whether his 2016 campaign actively colluded with Russian agents to hack his opponents’ emails. Were it not for this singular obsession, we might have come to appreciate the full scope of graft, influence peddling...

News list for hypocrisy without borders the pomposity of ivanka trump’s trip to africa arwa mahdawi opinion