Ramasamy Baktharatchagan

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Extremism does not stop at the border

Amid violent far-right rallies in the United States, warning signs of similar sentiment can be seen among factions across Canada<p>It's a sunny day in Calgary, and Joey Deluca, the founder of a group called Worldwide Coalition Against Islam, seems pleased with the turnout at a rally he has helped …

A review of the recent conflict in Charlottesville

On Aug. 11, hundreds of protesters gathered for a preemptive <b>"Unite the Right"</b> rally in Charlottesville, Va. to protest the removal of a statue of</b> …

Apple mulls pricey early movie rentals right after theater debut

Apple and Comcast are the latest names in the seemingly never-ending struggle to bring movies home faster. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that the tech behemoth and telco, independently, are in talks with movie studios to offer $50 rentals roughly 17 days after their theatrical debut. Waiting four to six weeks …

Counter-protesters block neo-Nazi march in Berlin

More than 500 far-right extremists attempted to march to the site of the prison where Nazi officer Rudolf Hess died<p>Leftwing groups and Berlin residents have prevented more than 500 neo-Nazis from marching to the place where Rudolf Hess died 30 years ago.<p>Police in riot gear kept the far-right …

Rights & Freedoms

Lenovo sold 3 million Moto Z phones in the past year amidst continued growth outside of China

Under its Lenovo ownership, Motorola is a very different company than the one we all knew and loved a few years back. The company is now releasing more phone models than ever before, and while this is something I’ve previously been critical of, it does appear to be part of a bigger strategy that is …

Mobile

Thousands Protest White Supremacy In New Orleans

"We want all statues dedicated to white supremacists taken down," an organizer said.<p>NEW ORLEANS ― Chants of “No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA” echoed throughout the French Quarter on Saturday as thousands of people marched in a peaceful ― but loud ― protest against racism and white supremacy.<p>Under …

Rights & Freedoms

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Indian opposition calls for investigation into Adani over financial fraud allegations

The Guardian has published pages from a customs intelligence notice alleging the company has shifted huge sums of money into offshore bank accounts<p>India’s main opposition party has called for a fresh, supreme court-monitored probe into allegations mining giant the Adani Group fraudulently siphoned …

Corruption

The New Mercedes Maybach Concept Is a 20-Foot-Long Convertible

At a private estate on Pebble Beach Golf Course in Carmel, Calif., Mercedes-Benz unveiled its latest concept car: the Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 …