In Britain’s Premier League, kneeling to Black Lives Matter (BLM) before a match is now a widespread practice. The UK’s ‘rainbow alliance’ adding gesture politics to their repertoire claim it is meant to express their opposition to racism and show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. The BLM claims to be an anti-racist organization but is notorious for provoking division and being responsible for mass riots and murders following the death of George Floyd during his arrest.
The Suez Canal has provided a link as important as the jugular vein to the world of commerce since 1858. Its importance has dramatically diminished since a container carrying vessel buried its bows in the canal’s banks and constipated the seaway’s traffic.