When an outside group announced it would spend $400,000 in ads pressuring Republicans who voted last week against the three-week continuing resolution for the Department of Homeland Security, it created a problem for House Speaker John...Show More Summary
Former Gotham Mayor and current outrage-clickbaiter Rudy Giuliani told Fox & Friends Wednesday morning that he plans to meet with an Iranian dissident group that seeks to oust Iran's current regime.
It would take remedying the massive damage inflicted on Iraq in order to deal with the turmoil in the region. We air the second part of our two-day interview with Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author. Show More Summary
San Francisco -- Ai Weiwei, once China's most internationally famous prisoner, is occupying Alcatraz -- or at least his art installations are. Banned from traveling outside his home country, Ai has remotely produced a series of politically...Show More Summary
A Tiananmen Square activist who became a well known figure in the Chinese Christian community has stepped down from his pastoral duties and ministries following accusations that he'd raped fellow Chinese dissident and Christian convert Chai Ling. [ more › ]
In an amazing, long, in-depth investigative piece, Wired's Andy Greenberg recounts the story of North Korean dissidents who have escaped, but who mastermind ambitious smuggling efforts that send thousands of USB sticks and SD cards over...Show More Summary
“I am under ‘investigation,'” professor Roger Pielke Jr. of the University of Colorado Boulder posted on his blog Wednesday. The top Democrat on the House Committee on Natural Resources, Rep.
As Iranian and Western negotiators try to nail down a deal over Tehran’s nuclear program by a Nov. 24 deadline, many in Iran’s long-suffering dissident community find themselves in an ironic position: They support a deal even though...Show More Summary
Boris Nemtsov, 55, was gunned down below the Kremlin walls Friday night doing something no prominent Russian politician has done in nearly 20 years: He was walking through Moscow as a free man. Nemtsov had refused to join the clan of privilege and power. Show More Summary
Here's an excellent article from the BBC's web site which tells a sorry tale of what it's like to be a critic of President Vladimir Putin - in modern day Russia. Political opponents and dissidents may no longer be sent of the salt mines...Show More Summary
“How miraculous that amid all that suffocating tulle, a ballet flame-thrower named Leonid Yakobson emerged. … Dancers hungry for a challenge loved the odd body shapes, sexiness and wit of his choreography. Among his disciples were the young Natalia Makarova and Mikhail Baryshnikov” as well as Maya Plisetskaya. Even Richard Nixon was a fan.
An Iranian dissident group known for exposing key aspects of Iran’s secret nuclear work claims it now has evidence of “an active and secret parallel nuclear program” operated by Tehran. Click here to read the story.
by Isabel Slone In high school, I desperately wanted to be a punk because it seemed akin to being dangerous. I was convinced one cold stare from a blue Mohawk-ed dissident could send a jock running away in terror; that was the kind of social power I was interested in. Show More Summary
On Saturday, The Washington Post published what can only be read as a Nancy Pelosi press release on the back page of the front section. The former speaker was in Havana with a bunch of other liberals “heaping praise” on Obama for softening up on the Castro dictatorship. There was nothing resembling a critic of Obama, Pelosi, or the Castros.
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for a Saudi man accused by U.S. prosecutors of acting as Osama bin Laden’s lieutenant argued at the close of his trial on Thursday that he was a peaceful dissident who found the al Qaeda leader's violent ideology abhorrent. Show More Summary
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From The Forward... Several weeks ago, a group of pro-Israel, pro-peace Danish Jews and non-Jews and Iranian dissidents had to be driven away in buses from their rally because the police couldn’t guarantee their security, due to increasing...Show More Summary
Dissident Iranian film director Jafar Panahi has won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin Film Festival with his covertly filmed Taxi (2015). Iranian authorities have banned him from making movies and from travelling abroad. So his award was accepted by his young niece Hana Saeidi. Show More Summary
Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi won the Golden Bear top prize at the 65th Berlin film festival Saturday for "Taxi", his third movie made in defiance of an official ban. Panahi, who is outlawed from travelling abroad and was absent...Show More Summary