Mainstream Media

The MAGA Trolls Meet Their Match In Sacha Baron Cohen And "Who Is America?"

Sacha Baron Cohen — a consummate troll himself — is a perfect foil to the current political climate of grift and trolling.<p>While many journalists have risen to the occasion of the Trump era, the mainstream media as an institution has notoriously struggled to cover the message board misogynists, meme …

World Politics

NY Times: 'Trump Got From NATO Everything Obama Ever Asked For'

The mainstream media in the U.S. derided President Trump for taking a hard line against fellow NATO members (the ones who don't pay their fair …

Conservative View

Tommy Robinson supporter mocked over 'photograph of Saturday's London Pro-Trump rally' - actually shot in Cairo in 2011

A supporter of far-right activist Tommy Robinson has posted a Twitter picture she claims shows his fans marching at a Pro-Trump rally in London …

Tommy Robinson

Massachusetts Police Officer Killed After Being Attacked With Rock, Shot With Own Gun

A Massachusetts police officer was killed early Sunday when he was attacked with a rock and later shot to death with his own gun. The suspect fired …

Conservative View

"That is Definitely 'Good News' -- for Team Trump!"

—<p>You got to hand it to Donald Trump ‘Cheerleaders’ — when <i>Life gives them</i> <i>Lemons</i>, they sure know how to make Orange Marmalade:<p>x<p>The indictments Rod …

Donald Trump

Mark, My Words: want to save guitar music? Kick out boyband indie

The Bastilleification of guitar music must stop, for all our sakes, says NME columnist Mark Beaumont. Opinions all his own!<p>As the baby Trump blimp …

Music

Why Trump won’t cancel the Putin summit

Despite mainstream media denunciations, Trump’s base loves his taboo style of diplomacy — and is even warming up to the Russian president.<p>President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin has all the makings of a political disaster.<p>Millions of Americans believe Putin has some …

Donald Trump

Germany Just Agreed To Essentially Close Its Borders. How Did We Get Here?

The move transformed her into the poster child for opening up international borders. High-profile German politicians, mainstream media outlets, and …

Europe

Dave Rubin: So You Think You're Tolerant?

Are you tolerant? You probably think so. But who is tolerant in America today? Is it those on the left, or those on the right? In this Prager U …

Maxine Waters

Union exemption cases prove religion and politics really don't mix

A Christian teacher who objected to his union fighting a Chilliwack, B.C. school trustee over comments on transgender children has lost his bid for a …

Canadian News

Crypto Becomes Proper Alternative to Cash in Struggling Economies

The use of crypto donations by a Venezuelan citizen has shown cryptocurrencies are better than some fiat currencies even though they have been …

Bitcoin

A GOP Twitter account is helping spread the baseless internet conspiracy theory that is QAnon

An account that identifies itself as the “official Twitter account for the Hillsborough County Republican Executive Committee” spread the …

Liberal View

Dems Responsible For ‘Hatred and Dissension,’ But Trump Says U.S. ‘Will Heal’

President Donald Trump used a series of tweets Sunday to rebuke Democrats for creating “such hatred and dissension in our country” because “all” they …

Donald Trump

Cape hip-hop keeps alive tradition of rapping in the voices of the 'less thans'

The Cape region of South Africa has long had a vibrant tradition of protest hip-hop music. Cape hip-hop culture has had much to protest about: …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Journalism has been hit by new forces but is adapting

The media and communications industry is the sector most impacted by technology and the rapid speed with which technological changes are taking …

Journalism

Why I'm sick and tired of the mainstream media's complaints about "tribalism"

In her thoughtful and interesting essay in the Guardian, “The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump”, Michiko Kakutani, …

Political Science

Kilian Jornet outruns doubters from Everest to the Bob Graham Round

Kilian Jornet scaled Everest twice in the space of a week in 2017. Without oxygen.<p>In the same year, he also ran most of a 100-mile mountain race with …

Mountaineering

Yankees and Matt Harvey turning into the perfect fit

Yankees GM Brian Cashman is struggling in a thin market to acquire badly needed help to stabilize the clubs rotation. Matt Harvey is showing why he …

Baseball

Gohmert had to act as media

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Why is it that I had to find out from Rep. Louie Gohmert, Texas Republican — and not the media — about former FBI agent Peter …

U.S. Air Force

PD: Video Proves Suspect Was Armed in Police Shooting that Sparked Riot

Footage from body cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appears …

Conservative View

Who's Left?

I don't have children, but if I did, I imagine I'd <i>love</i> them all equally, but <i>like</i> some of them more than others.<p>In that respect, my posts are like my …

Markets

We, the Voters, Were Attacked by Russia: What are WE Going to do About it?

The more I watch this slow descent into fascism and the coverage of it in media, the more I am convinced that the November elections will be a …

Maxine Waters

FAIR

FAIR Studies<p>June 21, 2018<p>Korean Voices Missing From Major Papers’ Opinions on Singapore Summit<p>By Adam Johnson<p>In major-paper opinion coverage of the …

Bernie Sanders

The Helsinki Summit

For a good part of today I’ve been watching sometimes but mostly listening to MSNBC. The reports today, which are of course about Don the Con’s trip …

Donald Trump

The Left Wants To Delay Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation. Here’s Why That Makes No Sense

The Constitution grants the responsibility of nominating federal judges to the president. The process concludes with the “advice and consent” of the …

Conservative View

Starbucks Ditches Plastic Straws to Save Oceans, Ends Up Using Even More Plastic

Last week, Starbucks announced that it would be abandoning the use of plastic straws, an announcement greeted with gushing praise. The action was "an …

Conservative View

Report: Princes Charles and William Refused To Meet with Trump

Two top members of Britain's royal family refused to meet with President Donald Trump when Trump and first lady Melania Trump met with Queen …

Donald Trump

Union Skimming of Disability Funds Gains Focus of Trump Administration

The Trump administration is proposing a rule that could close off a pipeline that annually pours millions of dollars aimed at individuals into the …

Health Care

85-Year-Old Feinstein Snubbed as Cali Democrats Endorse Her Rival

California Democratic leaders have jettisoned long-time Senator Dianne Feinstein in favor of state legislator Kevin de León.<p>The California Democratic …

Conservative View

Deadly Wildfire Tramples Through Yosemite National Park, Shuts Down Key Route

A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended …

Conservative View