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Trump was right. The rest of the G7 were wrong | George Monbiot

In arguing for a sunset clause to the Nafta trade agreement, this odious man is exposing the corruption of liberal democracy<p>He gets almost everything wrong. But last weekend Donald Trump got something right. To the horror of the other leaders of the rich world, he defended democracy against its …

Donald Trump

You Can Model China’s Tiangong-1 Space Station Crash

At some point this week, the Chinese space station Tiangong-1 is going to crash down to Earth. When and where? We can't know for sure. And for that, …

Is Trump launching a new New World Order?

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Call it the Petro-Powers vs. the Greens<p>Michael T. Klare<p>June 18, 2017 12:29pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>That Donald Trump is a grand disruptor when it comes to international affairs is now a commonplace observation in the establishment media. By snubbing NATO …

Geopolitics

Introducing Mavo: Create Web Apps Entirely By Writing HTML!

Have you ever wanted to make a website that non-technical folks can edit right in the browser? Or have you ever wanted to make a website that …

GM says Venezuela has seized its car plant

General Motors says it will immediately halt operations in Venezuela after its plant in the country was unexpectedly seized by authorities.<p>GM (GM) described the takeover as an "illegal judicial seizure of its assets."<p>The automaker said the seizure showed a "total disregard" of its legal rights. It …

Venezuela

Trump Wants a Fleet of 12 Aircraft Carriers and the Biggest Navy in History

One promise is easy to keep. The other is pretty much impossible.<p>Speaking from America's newest aircraft carrier, President Donald Trump promised Americans he would bolster Navy by adding another aircraft carrier to the fleet. In addition he implicitly promised to increase the Navy by 6,419 ships, …

National Rifle Association employee shoots himself during firearms safety training

An employee with the National Rifle Association accidentally shot himself during a firearms training exercise.<p>According the Washington Post, the man’s pistol accidentally discharged itself as he holstered the weapon.<p>The incident took place at the NRA’s National firearms Museum in Fairfax, …

Republicans on Capitol Hill leave town with most of their agenda stuck in limbo

Congress limped into its spring break with little to demonstrate that much has changed from its previous dysfunctional gridlock — despite Republicans’ control of both Capitol Hill and the White House.<p>There were vows at the start of the year of a rapid-fire offense, but Republican leaders ended the …

In a consequential week, Trump leans on the Washington establishment he vowed to disrupt

After 10 weeks of pinballing through political and domestic fiascos largely of his own making, President Trump last week faced the kinds of wrenching external challenges no White House occupant can avoid for long.<p>"No child of God should ever suffer such horror," Trump said emotionally Thursday …

Donald Trump

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Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump meets his supporters on 'SNL'

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Saturday Night Live" returned after weeks away and opened with Alec Baldwin's President Donald Trump taking time to visit his supporters.<p>"We all love Trump, don't we? We do. We do," Baldwin's commander-in-chief said. "I just had an amazing week, folks. I met with leaders from China, Egypt, …

High Court Greenlights Impeachment Proceedings For Alabama Governor

The Alabama Supreme Court is allowing lawmakers to move forward with impeachment hearings against Gov. Robert Bentley, who has been fighting to stay in office after allegations that he inappropriately used his position to cover up an affair with a top aide.<p>Saturday's ruling reverses a day-old win …

Rand Paul: Trump's strikes on Syria were 'an inappropriate way to start a war'

Paul told CNN anchor Michael Smerconish that the move went against Trump's previous denunciations of American involvement in regime changes. Throughout his presidential campaign, Trump had vigorously criticized previous administrations' interventions in Iraq and Libya.<p>"Involving ourselves in civil …

Middle East

Here's how you'll know if Trump is making America's economy great again

Part of his promise was to revive the sleepy US economy, which has been experiencing its slowest post-recession recovery in decades.<p>So far, Trump has not delivered on many of his economic policy promises. We haven't seen a tax plan, an infrastructure investment plan, or any sense of additional …

Alec Baldwin does a double take as Bill O'Reilly and Donald Trump on 'SNL'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alec Baldwin apparently <i>can</i> do everything on "Saturday Night Live."<p>After opening Saturday night's show as President Donald Trump, Baldwin surprisingly returned later in the broadcast as Fox News host Bill O'Reilly to mock the anchor for his sexual harassment scandal that took place this week.<p>…

Sexual Harassment

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

The rise of the useless class

<i>Doug Chayka</i><p>Historian Yuval Noah Harari offers a bracing prediction: just as mass industrialization created the working class, the AI revolution will …

Five Things Old Programmers Should Remember

If you’ve been-there-done-that and you’re now building your dream home with your retirement fund, this post really isn’t for you. Congratulations are …

Russia and China pose largest security threats, says US military report

• ‘Low but growing’ chance of war with major power, report says<br>• Iran and North Korea also pose ‘serious security concerns’<p>America’s new military strategy singles out states like China and Russia as aggressive and threatening to US security interests, while warning of growing technological challenges …

Paris shooting: More than a million rally in 'unprecedented' historic Paris march of defiance

PARIS (REUTERS/AFP) - World leaders including Muslim and Jewish statesmen linked arms to lead an estimated million-plus French citizens through Paris …

Civil Liberties Watchdog Uncovers EU Plan to Remotely Stop Cars

Police car chases may become a thing of the past in the European Union from 2020 if a secret plan entitled “remote stopping vehicles” is enforced. …

Blogs Announcement

After much deliberation we have made the difficult decision to permanently close the FlightGlobal blogs.<p>We are very proud of what we achieved with …

U.S. to China: We Hacked Your Internet Gear We Told You Not to Hack

The headline news is that the NSA has surreptitiously "burrowed its way into nearly all the security architecture" sold by the world's largest …

Catalog Advertises NSA Toolbox

After years of speculation that electronics can be accessed by intelligence agencies through a back door, an internal NSA catalog reveals that such …

NSA Hackers Get the 'Ungettable' With Rich Catalog of Custom Tools

While most Americans spend their time shopping Amazon, Target and Apple.com, the National Security Agency's elite team of hackers spends its time …