Editorial: The upheaval in the United States is shaking the world

THE greatest wave of protest to rock the United States since 1968 has prompted President Donald Trump to threaten his own people with the army.

Trump’s attitude from the start of marches demanding justice for George Floyd, murdered on camera by police, has been calculated to inflame anger.

He has revived a 1960s segregationist battle cry (“when the looting starts, the shooting starts”) and consciously used the word “war” to describe the confrontation between the rising...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-06-02 22:32
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