Longtime news anchor and television host Charlie Rose has been accused of sexual harassment by eight women, according to a new investigation by the Washington Post—the latest in a litany of sexual harassment allegations against men in the media and entertainment industries. The women had been employees at or had been interested in working on the Charlie Rose […]
Exclusive: The Russia-gate hysteria has witnessed a widespread collapse of journalistic standards as major U.S. news outlets ignore rules about how to treat evidence in dispute, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry A danger in both journalism and intelligence is…Read more ?
The Nebraska Public Service Commission removed a major regulatory roadblock to the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline on Monday. Though that might seem like the final judgement in the nine-year battle waged by the...Show More Summary
In Fort Bend County, Texas, the debate over free speech has come down to a now-infamous bumper sticker: “FUCK TRUMP AND FUCK YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.” Last week, Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls suggested in a Facebook post that the owner of the truck bearing the remark could be arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after the sheriff’s […]
Rex Tillerson isn't the only official who seems to think the president is a moron. Donald Trump’s top advisers seem to be in a competition for who can most lavishly insult his intelligence. Sure, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Trump a fcking moron, but check out national security adviser H.R. Show More Summary
The tens of thousands of American deaths from drug overdoses are a measure of the hopeless desperation left behind by the soul-starving socio-economic system of late-stage capitalism, writes poet Phil Rockstroh. By Phil Rockstroh According to a nationwide study conducted…Read more ?
Leigh Corfman, who alleged earlier this month that Roy Moore molested her when she was 14, sat down with the Today Show’s Savannah Guthrie on Monday to discuss how the former judge “seduced” her in his home in 1979. “I was a 14-year-old child trying to play in an adult’s world, and he was 32 […]
Thirty-three-year-old Lindsey Menz claims the Minnesota senator groped her at a state fair. A second woman has come forward to accuse Sen. Al Franken of inappropriately touching her. CNN reports that 33-year-old Lindsay Menz, now a resident...Show More Summary
Al Franken is probably toast...
Ican, the latest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, is wrong to think that the Italian MPs of the government majority had been committed to convince their Nato partners to give up nuclear weapons. The fact of the matter is that theShow More Summary
Whilst it appears that an agreement has been concluded between the White House and Aramco for Aramco to be floated on Wall Street rather than Riyadh, the United Kingdom has put another offer on the table. Theresa May has proposed a secured loan of 2 billion dollars to the oil giant if it floats in the City [of London]. Show More Summary
On 13 November, the non-recognized Republic of Somaliland is organizing a presidential election that the Western Press has presented as “exemplary”. A public debate between the three candidates was organized. Social networks have been interrupted during the election to prevent the broadcasting of fake news and the call to voting along tribal lines. Show More Summary
Since 8 November 2017, the Brexit negotiations have reached a stumbling block. The bone of contention: the Irish border. A solution was found to the Irish issue in 1998. This involved, notably, free movement between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland (a region in the United Kingdom). Show More Summary
Turkey has authorized the construction of an Assyrian church in Istanbul. This will be the first construction of a place for Christian worship since the fall of Ottoman Empire at the end of the First World War. Turkish law prohibits the construction of churches even though the country provides shelter to several Christian patriarchs. Show More Summary
His brand practically revolves around protecting predators. Fox News host Sean Hannity has become a reliable ally for powerful men accused of sexual assault and harassment, regularly using his platform to discredit women who report sexual misconduct and cast doubt on their complaints. Show More Summary
It's not a coincidence the president has gone after LaVar Ball and Marshawn Lynch. President Donald Trump is insulting another NFL player on Twitter, most likely due to the absurd influence of one Fox News program. Marshawn Lynch of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem. Show More Summary
A new report reveals the president has made a handful of families enormously powerful. Nepotism is alive and well and living in the White House. According to an investigation published by The Daily Beast Modnay, there are at least20Show More Summary
The entire focus group could only laugh uncomfortably. CNN continued it’s “pulse of the people” segment Monday with an interview with a group of six supporters of President Donald Trump. “He has no credibility for me as a president, there have been many reversals,” said former Trump supporter Sherri Underwood, who gave Trump an “F” grade. Show More Summary
The special investigator has requested a wide array of documents from the Justice Department. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office made a sweeping document request from the Justice Department regarding the investigation as to whether...Show More Summary
He reportedly died of natural causes at a California hospital. Charles Manson, the notorious leader of a racist cult serving a life sentence for ordering his followers to commit murder in 1969, died in a California hospital of natural causes on Sunday night at the age of 83, NBC confirms. Show More Summary