18 Art Institutes Across the US Will Close by Year’s End Due to Declining Enrollment

Art students around the country are reeling in the face of recent news that their schools, part of the Art Institute system, will close by year’s end. Altogether, 18 schools are no longer accepting new students, including campuses in Chicago,...

/ July 13, 2018

Trump calls his own statements to a British tabloid ‘fake news’

President Donald Trump faced the press along with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday, after giving a bombshell of an interview to The Sun the day before, which he now calls “fake news.” Trump tried to walk back virtually...

/ July 13, 2018

Everything You Missed In The Strzok Hearing

By WeAreChange In this video, Jason Bermas tries to condense a grueling 8-hour hearing into the most pertinent information including everything you missed in the Peter Strozk hearing on Capitol Hill. With Trey Gowdy and others grilling the FBI agent...

/ July 13, 2018

Microsoft Calls For Federal Regulation of Facial Recognition

Over the past year, Silicon Valley has been grappling with the way it handles our data, our elections, and our speech. Now it's got a new concern: our faces. In just the past few weeks, critics assailed Amazon for selling...

/ July 13, 2018

Greece: Pola Roupa sentenced to life plus 25 years imprisonment

Pola Roupa, a member of Greek urban guerrila group Revolutionary Struggle, has been sentenced to life and 25 years imprisonment over the bomb attack on the Greek National Bank and the offices of the IMF in Athens in April 2014....

/ July 13, 2018

See Highlights From the Wildly Ambitious, Just-Opened FRONT International Triennial in Cleveland

The FRONT International is nothing if not ambitious. Fred Bidwell, the Cleveland-based collector, philanthropist, and initial engine of the new exhibition, remarked at Thursday’s opening press conference that he envisions the new multi-venue triennial as both an alternative to the...

/ July 13, 2018

10-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Becca Salmins Started a Bracelet Business | Young Hustle | NowThis

This 10-year-old cancer survivor started a bracelet business from her hospital room. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » For more info visit: http://www.knotsandarrows.com This 10-year-old cancer survivor is doing more than running an inspiring business — she is changing people’s...

/ July 13, 2018

Camping Space At Festivals Now World’s Most In-Demand Real Estate

Camping space at festivals is now the world’s most in-demand real estate according to one of Portugal’s leading auctioneers. Miguel Acosta, best known for looking like a slightly melted version of his father, has sold approximately two thousand four hundred...

/ July 13, 2018

“The way people talk about the work of journalists has changed”

Investigative journalist and European Young Leader (EYL40) Bastian Obermayer won the Pulitzer for his extraordinary work uncovering the Panama Papers scandal. His take on fake news and the role that politicians across the world are playing in creating a more...

/ July 13, 2018

The Visual Arts Arm of the Talent Agency UTA Moves Into a New Ai Weiwei-Designed Space in Beverly Hills

Just two years ago, the visual arts arm of United Talent Agency, UTA Fine Arts, opened its first exhibition space in Los Angeles’s Boyle Heights neighborhood. They staged a handful of exhibitions there—from a mini Larry Clark retrospective to a...

/ July 13, 2018

The importance of being uncivil

SOME YEARS ago when the top administrator at my university passed me in a hallway and, smiling, said hello, I replied, “Don’t expect civility from me.” My breach of academic decorum was as startling to me in that moment as...

/ July 13, 2018

Court Gives Clearance for TSA to Molest and Falsely Arrest Air Travelers

By MassPrivateI Yesterday a Philadelphia Appeals Court ruled that TSA agents can not be sued for molesting or falsely arresting air travelers. According to an article in Yahoo News the government has granted DHS employees immunity from lawsuits. In a...

/ July 13, 2018

Mitesh Patel Works to Save Texas Death Row Inmate Chris Young from Execution | NowThis

Mitesh Patel is pleading for the life of the man who murdered his father — now he has just days left to convince Texas not to execute Chris Young. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In 2006, Chris Young was convicted...

/ July 13, 2018

California Shopping Centers Are Spying for an ICE Contractor

By Dave Maas Update 10:45 a.m., July 11, 2018: The Irvine Company has disclosed the three shopping centers are Irvine Spectrum Center, Fashion Island, and The Marketplace.  The local police departments are the Irvine, Newport Beach, and Tustin police departments. ...

/ July 12, 2018

Two Toddlers In Samoa Die Almost Immediately After MMR Vaccine Injections

By Catherine J. Frompovich “The public was officially informed by authorities yesterday, when Samoa’s Ministry of Health chief, Dr Leausa Toleafoa Take Naseri, announced that all MMR vaccines in the country were to be seized after the deaths.” [CJF emphasis]...

/ July 12, 2018

Woman Claims Fitbit Alerted Her to Medical Issues. Decades of Research Confirms WiFi From The Fitbit Could Have Caused Her Medical Issues.

By B.N. Frank Many publications have already reported about Fitbit wearers experiencing a variety of health issues including Activist Post, Daily Mail UK, and Natural Blaze.  Regardless, they continue to be manufactured, marketed, and lauded – even for saving  lives. ...

/ July 12, 2018

Elon Musk’s Flint Water Plan Misses the Point

Wednesday afternoon, on the heels of his belated effort to rescue a youth soccer team from a Thai cave with a tiny submarine, Elon Musk promised to fix another seemingly intractable problem. “Please consider this a commitment that I will...

/ July 12, 2018

How the Far-Right Is Dividing Americans With Social Media | Op-Ed | NowThis

Here's how the far right is exploiting social media to divide Americans. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Melissa Ryan, editor of Ctrl Alt-Right Delete thinks the internet is broken. “If social media seems less fun, and less useful, that’s by...

/ July 12, 2018

It Just Got Easier for the FCC to Ignore Your Complaints

It may soon be harder to get the Federal Communications Commission to listen to your complaints about billing, privacy, or other issues with telecommunications carriers like AT&T and Verizon. Today, the agency approved changes to its complaint system that critics...

/ July 12, 2018

Artist Mel Chin Floods Times Square With Virtual Reality Art to Sound the Alarm on Climate Change

Visitors to New York’s Times Square can sink deep beneath the ocean waves this summer with Wake and Unmoored, a two-part mixed reality art installation from conceptual artist Mel Chin. The work presents a hauntingly prophetic vision of a city overrun by...

/ July 12, 2018