The Japanese candidate’s nude photo is totally legal. In contrast with the ubiquitous portrait shots preferred by most candidates, the campaign poster for Teruki Goto, an independent running for the Chiyoda Ward Assembly in Tokyo, went viral after it showed him posing nude against a Rising Sun flag motif while raising a katana over the [...]
It may be possible to earn $252,000 a year on Uber, but a high income is far from the rule in among people who work through platforms for independent workers, according to newly released data from by MBO Partners, a firm in Herndon, Va., that studies the independent economy. According to the research: 56% [...]
James Bloodworth pulls no punches in this article for The Independent exposes the extent to which religion and the accusation of 'Islamophobia' was used deliberately by Lutfur Rahman, the former Mayor of Tower Hamlets, as a campaign tactic to demonise his political opponents. Show More Summary
I'd never heard of Left Futures before James Bloodworth drew it to my attention via a recent opinion piece in The Independent, but I can see four myself now that it's one of these idiot 'leftist' publications which here describes the disgraced former Mayor of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur Rahman, as "more Labour than many in Labour". Show More Summary
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget:...Show More Summary
A Maryland group that backs “free range” parenting is asking families to show their support for independent outdoor play by taking their children to a downtown Silver Spring park and letting them walk home by themselves.Read full article >>
A substitute teacher at the Spring Branch Elementary school in Independence, Missouri has been accused of hitting and choking at least eight children under his care. The incident was reported after a 9-year-old boy ran and told another teacher about the abuse. Show More Summary
Wonk Wire: The irrelevance of independents
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The largest Serb party in Bosnia said on Saturday it would push for a referendum on independence for the country's autonomous Serb Republic in 2018, setting it on a collision course with the West, unless the region is granted greater powers.
More than a century before the Declaration of Independence was drafted and about 175 years before California became a state, inhabitants of this southern Chinese village erected an elaborate drum tower.
John Rentoul also sticks the boot into Ed Miliband's foreign policy speech with these comments in The Independent which re-brand Labour as the Platitude Party. 2. Miliband’s response this morning is to deliver a speech about foreign policy. Show More Summary
The Energy Information Administration looks ahead to 2040.
As the members of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee toured the half-finished VA medical center in Aurora, Colo., Friday, one of them called for an independent investigation of the $1 billion in cost overruns at the $1.7 billion hospital. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (R-Conn.) suggested the U.S. Department of Justice conduct the investigation instead of the U.S. […]
Independent green energy supplier Ecotricity is hoping to roll out a networked energy storage device that it reckons could reduce the UK’s energy demand by up to 15 per cent if every home in the country had one. Speaking to BusinessGreen, Ecotricity founder and chief executive Dale Vince said the company has been developing a […]
A pro-Sanders PAC put up the billboard as the independent Vermont senator reportedly closes in on a decision about a 2016 presidential bid.
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., in a farewell speech on his last day at the Justice Department, said that the department’s political independence had been restored and that the argument over trying terrorists in civilian courts had been won.
-Copywriter Eugene Gao launched this spot for Lantern, a “beacon-based project that aims to help the blind to independently navigate the subway” (video above). -AdAge shares “Six Things You Didn’t Know About J. Walter Thompson NY’s Adam...Show More Summary
To paraphrase a famous song, could Video-on-Demand kill the Indie Movie Star? According to comments fromÂ Julianne Moore, she seems to think this will quickly become the case. A longtime proponent of independent films, Moore believes...Show More Summary
United Kingdom Independence Party leader Nigel Farage said that the coalition of UKIP and the Conservatives is the best post-election scenario.