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How to expose the corrupt | Peter Eigen

https://download.ted.com/talks/PeterEigen_2009X-64k.mp4Some of the world's most baffling social problems, says Peter Eigen, can be traced to …

Corruption

We’re on our way to a solar-powered future. Hawaii is already living there.

When people ask Luke Evslin why he decided to live off the grid, he starts with the time he almost died.<p>Evslin grew up on Kauai, a nub of a former …

Renewable Energy

Weapons Money Intended For Economic Development Being Secretly Diverted to Lobbying

The United Arab Emirates created a “slush fund” using money meant for domestic economic development projects and funneled it to a high-profile think …

United States

Barry S. Castiglione — Central Intelligence Agency

<i>This is part of our series about CIA employees who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Here we will look at the lives of the men and women who have</i> …

CIA

New Media and the Messy Nature of Reporting on the Alt-Right

President Trump stunned the nation, members of his own party, the press, and, apparently, his staff on Tuesday with his candid remarks regarding last …

Racism

Trump Cribbed His Charlottesville Press Conference Straight From Fox News

The schedule for Donald Trump's first full day back in New York since the start of his presidency entailed walking into the Trump Tower lobby, …

Donald Trump

The race moment Trump seemed to relish

<b>(CNN) —</b> It took President Donald Trump two days to condemn by name neo-Nazis, the Klu Klux Klan and white supremacist groups involved in this weekend's bloody clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>It took him about half that time to reverse course.<p>"I think there's blame on both sides. And I have no …

Another Reversal: Trump Now Says Counterprotesters Also To Blame For Charlottesville

<b>Updated at 7:26 p.m. ET</b><p>In a stunning reversal from comments he made just one day prior, President Trump said on Tuesday "there's blame on both sides" for the violence in Charlottesville, Va.<p>On Monday, Trump specifically called out the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists in a choreographed …

Donald Trump

CBS touts Iceland’s leap forward in medical progress: Abortion

<i>**Written by Doug Powers</i>Ok, I realize this will be the second time I’ve singled out CBS News in the past day, but they’re asking for it as if they’re …

Down Syndrome

Why white supremacy is an oxymoron:

Share and Enjoy:<br>The post Why white supremacy is an oxymoron: appeared first on Indexed.

White Supremacism

Donald Trump Blasts Reporters at Trump Tower For One-Sided Charlottesville Reporting

President Donald Trump blasted establishment and left-wing media on Tuesday afternoon for failing to report the facts on violent left-wing protesters …

Donald Trump

Stunning Pics From White Supremacíst Gathering In Charlottesville

Charlottesville

There’s never been a hotter time to see Hawaii’s legendary lava

If you’re planning a trip to Hawaii, there’s a good chance its sun-soaked beaches and lush jungles are what’s taking you there. While those are …

Hawaii

North Korea’s Missile Success Is Linked to Ukrainian Plant, Investigators Say

North Korea’s success in testing an intercontinental ballistic missile that appears able to reach the United States was made possible by black-market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably from a Ukrainian factory with historical ties to Russia’s missile program, according to an expert …

North Korea

North Korea Standoff Renews Push to Rethink Guam's Government

North Korea

North Korea Backs Off Guam Missile-Attack Threat

Kim Jong Un warns he could change his mind if the U.S. persists in ‘extremely dangerous reckless actions’<p>SEOUL—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has decided not to launch a threatened missile attack on Guam, Pyongyang’s state media reported on Tuesday, but warned that he could change his mind “if the …

North Korea

Mattis says war could escalate 'very quickly' if N. Korea fires at US

Defense Secretary James Mattis said Monday that the United States will attempt to shoot down any North Korean missile launched at the country or its …

North Korea

North Korea Moving Missiles Into Position, Mattis Warns Of High Alert

North Korea has been observed moving a missile into position for a possible launch, with the US saying its forces are on high alert.<p>Officials have …

This NFL star turned Hawaiian mayor is tackling climate change

Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.The Garden Island, Dennis Fujimoto/AP<p><i>This story was originally published by</i> Grist a<i>nd appears here as part of the</i> …

Hawaii

Syrian grandma at center of travel ban lawsuit arrives in Hawaii

The Syrian grandmother at the center of Hawaii’s lawsuit challenging President Trump’s travel ban arrived in Honolulu late Saturday, according to a …

Travel Ban

Donald Trump team 'have dossier on African American journalists'

Conflict and controversy seem to follow Omarosa Manigault, who stirred up plenty of both as a reality-TV star and a longtime associate of President …

Donald Trump

China Will Defend North Korea Against America if the US Attacks First

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>—</i> Allegiances are solidifying in the Asia-Pacific.<p><b>We're revolutionizing the news industry, but we need your help! Click here to get</b> …

South China Sea

What if the president ordering a nuclear attack isn’t sane? An Air Force major lost his job for asking.

Like any good student with a sensitive question, Harold Hering approached his teacher after class, out of earshot from his classmates.<p>“How can I know,” he asked, “that an order I receive to launch my missiles came from a sane president?”<p>It was 1973. President Richard M. Nixon was seriously …

North Korea

What War Between North Korea and the U.S. Might Look Like

<i>Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter.</i><p>With the window closing fast for the U.S. to stop …

North Korea

How Hawaii is preparing for a nuclear strike

North Korea

A Psychology of Conspiracy Theory

Conspiracy theories used to be kooky inventions homemade in somebody’s mental garage. Now they’re tools in mainstream contests for power.

Conspiracies

There’s a little-known ‘Illuminati of cheese’ that's persuading you to eat more dairy

In the past decade, Taco Bell has come out with some of its cheesiest products ever: the Quesalupa, the Doritos Locos Taco, the Cheesy Gordita Crunch.<p>As writer Clint Rainey points out in a new Bloomberg feature, this is no coincidence.<p>Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), a little-known government-sponsored …

Taco Bell

Trump Keeps Sticking It to McConnell

To truly turn things around, Trump needs to regain command of the West Wing and put some legislative wins on the board. There’s no sign yet he’ll help his party do the latter.<p>Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has a tough job, and I’m not even talking about crafting and passing legislation.<p>He …

U.S. Congress