Phillip Ferguson

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Why Trump wants to disempower institutions that protect the truth

The US president is attacking the very institutions that are meant to expose lies: universities, the media and the judiciary. Democracy is impossible without them<p>Donald Trump is hardly the first president to lie. But what distinguishes Trump from previous presidential fibsters are his meta-lies. …

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Here's what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak condition at an age at which most players have already retired

If you've ever wondered — from the couch, horizontally, picking at buffalo dip on a Sunday afternoon — what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak football shape at 40, now you can learn all about Brady's diet from his personal chef.<p>Boston.com ran an interview with Allen Campbell, the chef employed by …

War Escalates in Eastern Ukraine

The ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine with Russian-backed separatists has re-escalated in recent days with increased shelling, intense fighting and a potential humanitarian crisis forcing some to evacuate.<p>President Donald Trump, who has promised better relations with Moscow, has been relatively …

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Donald Trump is systematically attacking every institution which could hold him in check

So let's get this straight. If there’s a terrorist attack on America, the “so-called” judge who blocked Donald Trump’s travel ban will be to blame, along with the entire US “court system”.<p>It won’t be because demoralised security agencies struggling to adapt to unqualified new managers fail to …

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U.S. Preps for Infowar on Russia

While Trump is still defending Putin in public, American lawmakers are quietly pumping tens of millions of dollars into a counter-propaganda …

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Steve Bannon’s war with Islam: Trump may not even understand his adviser’s apocalyptic vision

Bannon has long yearned for a civilizational conflict between the West and the Muslim world. Now he may get it<p>There seems to be considerable urgency right now to enshrine Donald Trump’s Islamophobia into law. Talk of an immigration ban, a Muslim registry and even internment camps once sounded like …

Two-thirds of Britons believe Trump is 'threat to international stability'

Over half surveyed believe US president is untrustworthy and that UK state visit should be cancelled, new poll finds<p>Almost two-thirds of the British public believe Donald Trump is a threat to international stability and a clear majority believe he will be a bad president, according to an …

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It’s time to take America’s billionaire class head on

This is a time to expose, to educate and to resist<p>Combatting defeatism may be our single most important psychological objective in the wake of the election. We need to revive the spirit embodied in Barack Obama’s vague but hopeful campaign slogan in 2008, “Yes We Can.” At the federal level this is …

A Bunch Of European TV Shows Are Mocking Donald Trump With Spoof Tourism Ads

“Sixty percent of Americans think that Portugal is a province of Spain. They probably voted for you."<p>Satirical TV shows across Europe are trying to woo U.S. President Donald Trump. In a way.<p>They’re using hilarious spoof tourism ads to persuade him to put their nations “second” (because he has …

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Steve Bannon: 'We're going to war in the South China Sea ... no doubt'

Only months ago Donald Trump’s chief strategist predicted military involvement in east Asia and the Middle East in Breitbart radio shows<p>The United States and China will fight a war within the next 10 years over islands in the South China Sea, and “there’s no doubt about that”. At the same time, the …

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Steve Bannon’s Vision for a Holy War Is Coming into Focus

The acting president that Donald Trump blindly follows has scary plans for the country.<p>We've talked a lot about our 45th president, Steve Bannon, around here lately, and the reason is simple: He's basically a xenophobic war-monger who gives voice to neo-Nazis, and he happens to be running the …

Donald Trump Eyes Nukes to Eradicate Terror

The president’s shills say he’s keeping his campaign promises. Remember just how apocalyptic those promises were.<p>Let’s step back and take a calm look …

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Trump is sworn in, rockets fall on Ukraine

COULD IT have been just a coincidence that Russian-backed forces in Ukraine launched their biggest offensive in months the day after Vladi­mir Putin spoke by phone with President Trump? Somehow, we doubt it. Rather, the volleys of Grad rockets and heavy artillery that have been raining down on …

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James Cameron on the Trump Administration: ‘These People Are Insane’

The Oscar-winning filmmaker opens up about his new NatGeo doc ‘Atlantis Rising,’ premiering Jan. 29th, the Oscars’ blockbuster bias, and why our …

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A Clarifying Moment in American History

There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has done in his first week—but he has underestimated the resilience of Americans and their institutions.<p>I am not surprised by President Donald Trump’s antics this week. Not by the big splashy pronouncements such as announcing a wall that he …

Russians Suspected Of Aiding Foreign Investigations Into Trump And Hacking Are Being Arrested And Possibly Murdered

The fallout from the U.S.-Russian hacking scandal continues, as The Telegraph reports that an ex-KGB chief who is believed to have helped former British spy Christopher Steele compile the infamous “Golden Showers” dossier on Donald Trump, appears to have been have been murdered in Moscow. The …

Sudden changes at the EPA, USDA, and CDC under Trump, explained

Government scientists are being ordered not to talk about their research — and it’s only week one.<p>This is a tense moment for science in America, now that a president who is skeptical of proven ideas like climate change and vaccine safety is in office. Donald Trump once called the National …

To understand Trump, we should look to the tyrants of ancient Rome

His disdain for the norms of democracy makes it hard to understand the US president – but he has precedents in emperors such as Commodus, Nero and Tiberius<p>He looks like a strong man – the strongest. Holding a huge club to beat his enemies with, the Roman emperor Commodus wears a lion skin over his …

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George Orwell Explains How “Newspeak” Works, the Official Language of His Totalitarian Dystopia in 1984

As we noted yesterday, and you likely noticed elsewhere, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel <i>1984</i> shot to the top of the charts—or the Amazon …

The US has been downgraded to a 'flawed democracy'

Although the report's publication comes shortly after the election of President Donald Trump, the EIU analysts write that the US was not downgraded because of him. Rather, they argue, his surprise election was an <i>effect</i> of the underlying causes that led the EIU to downgrade the US.<p>According to the …

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China steps up as global leader while the U.S. steps away

As the Trump administration is disinclined to play a worldwide role, Beijing accepts opportunities to lead<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping’s appearance at last week’s World Economic Forum shows global leadership is shifting, not drifting, toward Beijing. The most vigorous defense of globalization and …

Republicans Introduce Bill Proposing Withdrawal From United Nations

House Republicans have introduced a bill that, if passed, would set in motion the United States’ withdrawal from the United Nations.<p>According to NBC, …

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Woody Harrelson Confirms He's Playing Han Solo's Mentor in New Star Wars Film

Speaking to <i>Variety</i> on Sunday, <i>Zombieland</i> star Woody Harrelson revealed that he will play the future smuggler’s mentor in Han Solo’s upcoming …

'Alternative Facts': The Needless Lies of the Trump Administration

If the president and his aides will tell easily disproven falsehoods about crowd sizes and speeches, what else will they be willing to dissemble about?<p>One of the many things that is remarkable about the Trump administration is its devotion, even in its first days, to a particular variety of …

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Congratulations, America — you did it! An actual fascist is now your official president

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong)</b><p>Yes, the word fits him, and it really happened. There is still time to fight back and save the best of America<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>January 21, 2017 2:00pm (UTC)<p>America's increasingly abnormal politics have now surrendered to dystopia.<p>Donald Trump, a serial liar, narcissist, failed …

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The Trump story media dare not utter: They sacrificed democracy for ratings

<b>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a town hall-style campaign event at the former Osram Sylvania light bulb factory, Thursday, June 30, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)</b><p>Democracy can’t survive when media have a sole commitment to profit with little …

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Trump risks 'war' with Beijing if US blocks access to South China Sea, state media warns

Threats by Rex Tillerson, would-be secretary of state, to stop access to islands are ‘mish-mash of naivety and shortsightedness’, says China Daily<p>The US risks a “large-scale war” with China if it attempts to blockade islands in the South China Sea, Chinese state media has said, adding that if …

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US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia's doorstep

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to …

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