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Bangladesh is not a 'climate shithole'

Dystopic climate narratives about Bangladesh are exacerbating the threats faced by coastal communities in the country.

Black and Latino Immigrants Sue Trump For Racism Over Ending of TPS Program

President Donald Trump's "shithole countries" comment during last month's immigration meetings with Congress plays a key role in the lawsuit.

Can social psychologists explain why Trump is ruining my friendship?

You know a friendship is in trouble when you consult a social psychologist to help figure it out. Two days after President Trump reportedly made his remarks about immigrants from “shithole countries,” and one day after we learned that one of his lawyers paid a porn star $130,000 in hush money to...

Shithole’ Nations Aren’t Born, They’re Made

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Guyana is a reminder of how imperialists, scoundrels and profiteers have wrecked entire countries.

Open Thread - The President [Show] Says Thanks

You might think some of the "jokes" in this skit from The President Show are in poor taste. But this is just how portraying Trump accurately and with an edge, is. It's "shithole country" humor. (Don't miss the so-called presidential 'sponsors' scrolling at the bottom of your screen. Because the actual Donald Trump didn't.) Open thread below...


NEW YORK LEFTIES: TRUMP IS A RACIST FOR CALLING THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES SHITHOLES. Also New York Lefties: “Wealthy New Yorkers are furious that Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to open a homeless shelter in their ritzy Manhattan neighborhood.” As Michael Walsh writes in response, “Yeah, well, maybe you should have thought of that in the […]

Trump Plans New Project In Dominican Republic

“For President Trump, Haiti may be a ‘shithole.’ But on the other side of the island is a country that he clearly thinks could be a goldmine — and a potential windfall for his family’s business empire. The Trump Organization [...]

Shithole Playlist: David Byrne's favorite music from Donald Trump's least-favorite countries

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Beautiful Shitholes is David Byrne's Spotify playlist of music from the countries Donald Trump infamously condemned as "shitholes." (more…)

Walter Williams: "Immigration Lies And Hypocrisy"

Authored by Walter Williams via The Strategic Culture Foundation, President Donald Trump reportedly asked why the U.S. is "having all these people from shithole countries come here." I think he could have used better language, but it's...Show More Summary

There’s been a mysterious change in Trump's demeanor — and no one knows why

President Donald Trump has been much more subdued since the "shithole countries" news cycle. He has delivered six speeches in the past couple of weeks without stepping on his intended message. On Twitter, he's been much more restrained. President...Show More Summary

David Byrne champions African & Caribbean music w/ "Beautiful Shitholes" playlist

"Here’s a playlist that gives just the smallest sample of the depth and range of creativity that continues to pour out of the countries in Africa and the Caribbean. It is undeniable. Can music help us empathize with its makers?" - David Byrne. Continue reading…

David Byrne Fires Back at ‘Racist’ Trump with ‘Beautiful Shitholes’ Playlist

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Ian Gavan/Getty The political mediasphere may have moved on from “shithole”-gate, but David Byrne hasn’t. Three weeks after President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and the continent of Africa as “shithole countries,” the...Show More Summary

David Byrne Shares “Beautiful Shitholes” Playlist: Listen

Highlighting “the depth and range of creativity that continues to pour out of the countries in Africa and the Caribbean”

African Tourism Groups Hilariously Mock Trump’s 'Shthole Countries' Comment

They've repurposed Trump's racism as a marketing tactic, and it's brilliant. Donald Trump’s comment at a meeting on immigration earlier in January during which he allegedly used the phrase "shithole countries" to refer to El Salvador, Haiti, and countries in Africa sparked international condemnation and debate. Show More Summary

Letter from Trump prompts African leaders to refrain from criticizing him

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - African leaders say they have decided to refrain from issuing a resolution to criticize Donald Trump's alleged reference to their nations as "shithole countries" because the U.S. president sent them a letter expressing respect for the continent.

Trump Says He Stands With Hurricane Victims He’s Ignored For Months

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

"You have to conclude he just doesn’t care and probably thinks of Puerto Rico as just another shithole country.”

Washington State Is Getting a New Poet Laureate Tomorrow

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tomorrow night will be a big night for literature in Washington. by Rich Smith Claudia Castro Luna hails from El Salvador, and she's recently been trying to repair the damage done by Trump's "shithole" countries comments. Timothy Aguero Tomorrow...Show More Summary

U2 Calls Out Trump In Grammy Performance: ‘Blessed Are The Shithole Countries

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

U2 took on President Donald Trump on Sunday in a “resistance”-themed Grammy performance that took place on a barge with the Statue of Liberty serving as a dramatic backdrop.

Zimbabwe's new leader wants Trump golf courses

Despite Donald Trump reportedly dismissing African nations as "shitholes", Zimbabwe's new president said Wednesday he would welcome the US president to build a golf course in his country. "If President Trump came here today when I am still around I would... Show More Summary

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