Racial discrimination and its evil twin, white supremacy, have been woven into the woof and warp of the very fabric of American life starting from even before the United States’ founding and continuing to this very day.
Donald Trump’s domestic response to the novel coronavirus has long come under-fire for being unprepared, ill-informed and at times dangerous. But just as problematic for the president has been the invisible presence of the United States from global efforts to supress the spread of COVID-19.
Some believe this riotous market drop is long overdue as the share prices have been running at an abnormally high level for quite a period. In other words, it is safe to say the stock dive can be attributed to the eruption of various long-lasting problems.
With a political system so unashamedly skewed in favour of the rich at the expense of the majority of the American public, is it any wonder that Americans are increasingly looking for an alternative to the current political and economic status-quo?
There is a strong possibility that as neither Biden nor Sanders can unite their party’s supporters overall, it could in fact deliver their worst-case scenario and hand the current president another four years in office.
Casting Chinese journalists out of US is just another kind of political harassment, while China open its door to the world, US should be doing the same.