Ideology

Restaurant receives one-star Yelp review for hanging LGBT pride flag on storefront

Patrons rallied around a restaurant owner in Massachusetts after he received a one-star Yelp review that focused on a small LGBT pride flag hanging in his storefront and barely mentioned anything else.<p>Nino Barbalace, the owner of Caffe Zia Gianna in Dorchester, always wanted his restaurant to be a …

Yelp

10 Comic Book Deaths That Haven’t Been Undone

As the old comic book fan phrase used to go, nobody stays dead in comics except Bucky, Jason Todd and Uncle Ben. But then, in 2005, the former two …

Comics

Mumbai: ATS squad disguised as beggars, hawkers, cobblers to nab 'Gau Rakshak' Vaibhav Raut

The ATS team had staked out Raut's home in Nalasopara for over a month before finally arresting him<p>Following this information, the ATS formed a …

Ideology

Bill Maher Asks Brutal Question Cakeshop Critics Can’t Answer: ‘Is There Only 1 Bakery in Colorado?’

Even a broken clock is right twice a day. HBO comedian and liberal pundit Bill Maher proved that adage correct in an episode of his "Real Time" on …

LGBTQI

From Mao to Xi, a peep into the minds of China’s great strategists

<b>Sulmaan Wasif Khan’s ‘Haunted by Chaos’ tells the story of how China’s leaders shaped its destiny through their distinct ideologies, traumatic pasts</b> …

India News

Trump's feuds all about win, not ideology: Costa

National Security on msnbc<p>Nada Bakos: Trump is applying political litmus test to security clearances<p>16:44<p>Who is Bruce Ohr & why is Trump suddenly …

Donald Trump

Sibal attacks BJP over ‘spurt in street violence’

Updated: August 19, 2018 00:53 IST<p>(From left) Congress leader Kapil Sibal, Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha and former Maharashtra advocate general …

India

Congress eyes first-time young voters in Chhattisgarh assembly polls

In Chattisgarh, there is going to be 1.18 lakh new voters in 18-19 year category who will be voting during the Assembly polls due later this year.

India News

Twitter CEO denies company censors content based on ideology

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that his social media platform doesn't discriminate against conservatives, which President Trump accused social media of …

Social Media

Early expectations prove unrealistic for even biggest managers

"Expectations can be a really big problem. It's like a backpack with 20 kilos more," Jurgen Klopp said in 2015.<p>Few are as familiar with that weight. …

Soccer

Chicago Mayor Faces More Heat After Linking Gun Violence to Minority Neighborhoods' Lack of Morals

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is dealing with heavy backlash after his recent comments, where he linked the recent spike in shootings to lack of morals …

Gun Control

‘Vajpayee a tireless warrior and guide’

Tributes poured in from various quarters in memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday.<p>Bharatiya Janata Party …

India

After Arnab Goswami, Congress now bans spokespersons from appearing on Aaj Tak TV's debate show alleging pro-BJP biases

The Congress has decided to boycott an Aaj Tak show presented by its anchor Rohit Sardana complaining blatant biases in favour of the BJP and its …

India

Why we volunteer

Benjamin Soskis’s Aug. 5 Outlook essay, “Any volunteers?,” ignored a very important — probably the most important — aspect of volunteerism. Volunteerism is far more than a flawed Republican concept that might replace portions of the welfare state. For many, I daresay most, who have actually worked …

Opinion

‘Far-Right’ Swedish Party Poised To Make Historic Dent In Country’s Socialist Government

5:10 PM 08/18/2018<p>The Sweden Democrats, a far-right party with an anti-socialist platform that seeks to limit immigration to the Scandinavian …

Conservative View

'GCSE resit students are no snowflakes'

There’s an amusing observational sequence in <i>Humanity</i>, the most-recent stand-up special from Ricky Gervais, mocking social media for creating a …

Mental Health

The crypto-political landscape has grown beyond its anarchist roots

While some say crypto is apolitical, others argue a technology that takes direct aim at central bank-driven monetary policy can't be anything …

Cryptocurrency

Trump melts down on Twitter after his military parade is canceled due to high costs

<b>(Getty/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The president’s desired military parade has been harshly criticized as quasi-fascist in nature<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>August 17, 2018 5:19pm (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump just canceled his much-ballyhooed military parade and is pointing the finger of blame at the local authorities in …

Donald Trump

Terrorism is surging in the US, fueled by right-wing ideologies

Terrorism is in retreat around the world. Attacks fell from about 17,000 in 2014 to about 11,000 in 2017, and dropped almost 40% in the Middle East. Yet not in the US.<p>The country is seeing a surge in terrorism. There were only six attacks in the US a decade ago, but 65 in 2017. The number of …

University of Maryland

When Advani Declared That Atal Would be PM, Here's What Vajpayee Had to Say

Maitreyan, he says, entered politics because of Vajpayee. Maitreyan was with the BJP for nine years before joining the AIADMK.<p><b>Chennai:</b> Before the …

India

A far-right party looks to topple a century of Swedish socialism

SÖLVESBORG, Sweden — Around 4,000 far-right supporters gathered on the grounds of a ruined castle last weekend to plot the downfall of the socialist ideas that have come to define their progressive country.<p>Their views — anti-immigration, anti-establishment and often anti-Muslim — are not new amid …

World News

John Brennan had no business retaining his security clearance

On Wednesday, the White House announced that President Trump was revoking former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance.<p>While most former …

National Security

Raj Thackeray pens touching tribute to Vajpayee

Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray penned a touching personal tribute on his social media network to former …

India

adidas’s New Micro R1 Is an Interpretative Fusion of the Micropacer & NMD R1

Old meets new. Again.<p>Similar in concept to the Futurepacer, it seems that adidas has fused the old-school Micropacer with yet another of its …

Shoes

Excerpt: Ten Ideologies by S Jaipal Reddy | books | excerpts

282pp, Rs 795; Orient BlackSwan<p>The concept of a nation, in its current connotation, is of modern origin. However, people all over the world have had …

India

Opposition leaders remember Vajpayee as statesman, great son of India

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Opposition leaders, including Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and chief ministers of …

India

'The Oath' Teaser: A Comedy About Those Terrible Political Conversations with Family at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday when families gather to feast and enjoy fellowship with each other. It’s also a time when you can’t help but get …

Tiffany Haddish

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, statesman without an ego

The late PM was one of the few right-wing politicians whose powerful persona was the cohesive bond that kept a coalition of differing ideologies …

India

Are 'most Americans are democratic socialists'?

It's the summer of democratic socialism. It's a political label that's gained prominence following the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders in …

Buffalo

Modernity and the Jews - The Chicago Blog

“Jews were good to think.”<p>Borrowing a phrase from Claude Levi-Strauss, that’s how Chad Alan Goldberg sums up the crucial role played by ideas and …

University of Chicago