Category: Daily

Unity4J To Mark 9 Years Since Julian Assange Has Been Arbitrarily Detained Without Charge, As Ecuador Continues Trying To Force Him Out The Embassy

By Aaron Kesel Ecuador’s President, Lenín Moreno, is continuing to try and force WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of the embassy where he has stayed now for 9 years in arbitrary detention without charge despite two UN rulings stating he...

/ December 8, 2018

The French Revolt Against The New World Order?

By Catherine J. Frompovich “The man who lives under the servitude of laws takes, without being aware of it, the soul of a slave.”… Georges Ripert (April 22, 1880 – July 4, 1958) a lawyer in France Have the people...

/ December 7, 2018

Mueller lays out 5 ways ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort allegedly lied

Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed a court document on alleged lies told by Paul Manafort to Mueller's team in violation of the plea deal signed by the ex-Trump campaign chairman. Here are the key takeaways: The document laid out...

/ December 7, 2018

Indiana’s Republican governor is bucking his party to stand up for trans people

FILE-This March 26, 2015 file photo shows Eric Holcomb as he announces that he will run for the U.S. Senate. Holcomb dropped out of the race and replaced Mike Pence as the gubernatorial candidate when Pence became Trump's choice for...

/ December 7, 2018

Dolly Parton lost a drag lookalike contest. No one knew it was actually her.

Promotional image Dolly Parton talked about her look and her relationship with LGBTQ people in an interview with Nightline. She said that she once entered a drag look-alike contest, pretending to be a drag version of herself. “They had a...

/ December 7, 2018

Marine Veteran Alexander McCoy On Trump’s ‘Political Props’ | Op-Ed | NowThis

'[Trump] doesn’t actually care about us. What he cares about is using us.’ — Marine vet Alexander McCoy is sick of veterans being used as political props. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe 'I can't stand to be used as a...

/ December 7, 2018

Surprise! Two-thirds of U.S. residents would have been happy to have their city win Amazon’s HQ2

While it might seem from news coverage and social media that Amazon’s second headquarters decision angered the public, people were much more likely to favor the decision than to have a negative opinion of it, according to a survey conducted...

/ December 7, 2018

Mental Health Clinic Opens Up Inside Texas Walmart | NowThis

This mental health clinic just opened up inside a Walmart to make psychiatric care more accessible and normalized. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe A mental health clinical office has opened inside the Carrollton, Texas, Walmart location to make mental health...

/ December 7, 2018

Recode Daily: Lyft pulls ahead of rival Uber by filing for an IPO

Racing its ride-hailing rival Uber to an IPO, Lyft confidentially filed the paperwork to go public, putting it on pace for a listing in the first quarter of next year. Uber is not likely to arrive on a stock exchange...

/ December 7, 2018

Progressive International: Yanis Varoufakis & Bernie Sanders Launch New Global Mvt Against Far Right

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, as we end today’s show with the rise of the right in Europe. In Spain, the far-right Vox...

/ December 7, 2018

The Deadly Cost of Pipelines in Native Land: Winona LaDuke on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: I wanted to go to a different aspect of the building of these pipelines. According to a recent study, police in many U.S. cities fail...

/ December 7, 2018

Winona LaDuke Calls for Indigenous-Led “Green New Deal” as She Fights Minnesota Pipeline Expansion

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: The U.N. climate summit is underway in Katowice, Poland, with leaders calling for swift global action. U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said in his opening remarks...

/ December 7, 2018

What’s holding back the fight against gender-based violence?

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/ December 7, 2018

Axios’ Jonathan Swan explains what the press gets wrong about the Trump administration

Political journalists love to talk about President Trump’s mood. But Jonathan Swan from Axios and Maggie Haberman from the New York Times — two of the best-sourced reporters on the White House — say the “fumes beat” is often blown...

/ December 6, 2018

Huawei arrest: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Meng Wanzhou is the daughter of the company's founder Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government had no involvement in the arrest of a top executive from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. Meng Wanzhou was...

/ December 6, 2018

Recode has published 240 podcasts in 2018. Here are the 10 you really shouldn’t miss.

When you make your holiday travel plans this year, don’t forget about podcasts. They’re perfect for long car trips and plane rides, and the end of the year is a great time to catch up on the biggest and most...

/ December 6, 2018

Senator Sherrod Brown Responds to GM Job Cuts | Op-Ed | NowThis

Sen. Sherrod Brown just called out the Trump administration for abandoning workers affected by the GM layoffs. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH): 'The same week that General Motors announced the stopping of production where only 5,000...

/ December 6, 2018

Macron and the “yellow vests”: Shot

After the third weekend of increasingly violent demonstrations throughout France, and particularly in Paris, the French government caved in to the "yellow vests" spontaneous movement, and dumped the increase in fuel taxes that triggered their protest. French president Emmanuel Macron,...

/ December 6, 2018

While You Thank Me, Bin Laden Thanks You

With each subsequent Veterans Day after returning from Afghanistan in the summer of 2010, I am painfully reminded of the futility of the War on Terror and of the irrational desire of some to perpetuate and praise it. Listening to...

/ December 6, 2018

A door to the European open data portals

An introduction to the Data Search Engine, developed by the European Data Journalism Network to make it easier for journalists to find relevant material in the two European open data portals. [embedded content] Embed Code Thursday 06 December 2018 Subscribe...

/ December 6, 2018