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TRUMP'S PERFECT FOOT SOLDIER SENT DEMOCRATS A CLEAR MESSAGE

President Donald Trump makes no secret of his disrespect for the other two branches of government. He has taken to describing routine...

THE UNITED STATES' ROLE IN CHINA'S PERSECUTION OF THE UIGHURS

Kamaltürk Yalqun's father was sentenced to 15 years in a Chinese prison early last year. As a prominent Uighur scholar and writer,...

 
 
 

TRUMP'S ATTACK ON SOCIALISM IS A COLOSSAL BLUNDER

Donald Trump is perhaps the most unpopular president in recorded history, and he will soon face the most daunting re-election campaign...

How a Demon-Slaying Pentecostal Billionaire Is Ushering in a Post-Catholic Brazil

HOW A DEMON-SLAYING PENTECOSTAL BILLIONAIRE IS USHERING IN A POST-CATHOLIC BRAZIL

The headquarters of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God does not resemble your typical megachurch. Its eighteen stories dwarf...

 
 
 
The Battle for Silicon Valley's Soul

THE BATTLE FOR SILICON VALLEY'S SOUL

Last year, as Big Tech drew comparisons to Big Tobacco, and the industry's CEOs were hauled before Congress to explain why government...

Big Tech's Unholy Alliance With the Pentagon

BIG TECH'S UNHOLY ALLIANCE WITH THE PENTAGON

In September 2017, Google began work on Project Maven, a Pentagon program that provides artificial intelligence software for drone...

 
 
 
The Stark Political Divide Between Tech CEOs and Their Employees

THE STARK POLITICAL DIVIDE BETWEEN TECH CEOS AND THEIR EMPLOYEES

Two years ago, two Stanford professors teamed up with a journalist to survey more than 600 “elite technology company leaders and founders”...

IT WILL TAKE MORE THAN CONGRESS TO CURE AMERICA'S WAR ADDICTION

Is Congress finally asserting itself in foreign policy? In January, legislators reintroduced a resolution that directs President Trump...

 
 
 

THE STORY BEHIND THE GREEN NEW DEAL'S METEORIC RISE

On November 13, 2018, just days after Democrats reclaimed the House of Representatives, dozens of young activists filed silently into...

WHAT A WASTE

President Donald Trump, fresh off a humbling defeat in November's midterms and a humiliating retreat in the shutdown standoff with...

 
 
 

STOP LOOKING FOR MEANING IN BREXIT

In Alan Bennet's play The History Boys, a charismatic history teacher at a state school in 1980s northern England attempts to tutor...

EVERYBODY'S A SUSPECT IN EVERYBODY KNOWS

The camera accompanies a man down several stories in a rickety elevator. As he leaves the building, we stay inside, watching through...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK REMADE THE INTERNET IN ITS HIDEOUS IMAGE

Fifteen years ago today, Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook-then known as TheFacebook- out of his Harvard dorm room. It now has more...

RALPH NORTHAM'S TRUMPIAN LACK OF SHAME

Ralph Northam still has the lawful power to exercise his constitutional duties as governor of Virginia. Over the last four days, however,...

 
 
 
A Sadistic Master Storyteller

A SADISTIC MASTER STORYTELLER

In his 1881 masterpiece, Epitaph of a Small Winner, the Brazilian novelist Machado de Assis instructs his readers to memorize the phrase...

TRUMP IS NOT GOING TO BE TALKED OUT OF ATTACKING THE PRESS

President Donald Trump on Thursday sat down with two reporters from The New York Times and its publisher, Arthur Sulzberger, for one...

 
 
 

BUDWEISER'S SUPER BOWL B.S

The iconic American beer with the cherry-red label is going green. Since 2017, Budweiser has ditched its gas-powered delivery trucks...

Serbian Journalists Are Under Attack. The International Community Doesn't Care

SERBIAN JOURNALISTS ARE UNDER ATTACK. THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY DOESN'T CARE

Aleksandar Vucic is a busy president. The Serbian leader claims to work at least 15 hours a day, from early in the morning until at...

 
 
 
Stop Ignoring What Is Happening in Serbia

STOP IGNORING WHAT IS HAPPENING IN SERBIA

Aleksandar Vucic is a busy president. The Serbian leader claims to work at least 15 hours a day, from early in the morning until at...

THE FETID, RIGHT-WING ORIGINS OF “LEARN TO CODE”

Last Thursday, I received the news that the HuffPost Opinion section-where I'd been opining on a weekly basis for a few months-had...

 
 
 



Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a second run for president. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

Included with the tip was a message: “Enjoy your first, you will never forget it.” Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Investigators looking into the alleged hate crime against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are examining a threatening letter sent last month. A source told CBS Chicago, "when... Read more ...

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

One person is dead after a crash involving a car and an 18-wheeler carrying chickens which is hanging off a bridge in Anderson County, according to officials on scene. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, has died at age 85. Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Revenue collapsed at the end of the year at Europe's biggest bank, and it's being blamed on Trump's trade war. "Growth rates are certainly lower... Read more ...

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe... Read more ...