It is late in the day when the president of the US has become the symbol for white nationalism globally and serves to inspire the slaughter of people in places of worship. Of course he is not the cause of the racial hatred that has been simmering under the surface for various reasons, but he became an all-too-willing flag-bearer for white supremacy with his clear track record over the years as a private citizen, amplified during his election campaign and finally as US president. No wonder far-right parties in Europe were jubilant after his election. Populists over the years, including Adolf Hitler, were not the cause of conditions that led to discontent, but were masters in exploiting it to stir racial hatred and division. Seldom, if ever, in the history of mankind has there been a leader wielding so much power globally, who has actively and by default used his position to sow hatred and division, not only in his own country, but across the globe. It is time to call a spade a spade:...

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