Pakistani police recently raided an apartment near the capital Islamabad and released 24 people who were locked inside. Brought and held there through deception and threats, the terrified men and women were waiting to be taken to a clinic to have a kidney removed — unwilling participants in a global phenomenon known as organ trafficking. […]
He fired a rifle...People inside the restaurant fled, and the police locked down the area, ordering patrons of a nearby bookstore and cafe called Politics and Prose to remain locked inside. Officers with rifles and protective gear surrounded the restaurant and apprehended Mr. Show More Summary
“What Remains of Edith Finch” sounded like corpses to me, but I’m always happy to be politely corrected. What Remains of Edith Finch is the second game from Giant Sparrow, an indie incubated inside Sony Santa Monica, where it produced a wonderful debut in The Unfinished Swan. As reported late last week, What Remains of […]
The internet is often hailed as a place where marginalized communities can have a platform and circumvent traditional media gatekeepers to make their voices heard. But according to author Caitlin Moran, the web also has a more insidious...Show More Summary
Black Friday in the U.S. is often characterized as a chaotic and sometimes sadly violent rush to bag as many bargains from inside a store as possible. Similar scenes of frenzied shoppers fighting over limited discounted items played out in the United Kingdom when its stores latched onto the trend in 2014. Show More Summary
SOURCE: ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION POLITICAL OPINIONS Dear Mayor Shirley Franklin:YOU ARE CORRECT. I listen to a lot of people who have inside knowledge into the city politics and 'Civil Rights Pharisees Operations'. THEY AGREE WITH YOU:Kasim Reed practices a 'Smashed Face' style of politics is ARROGANT and THIN SKINNED. Show More Summary
Daniel R. DePetris Politics, Is a civil war about to go down in the Democratic Party? Senator Charles Schumer is the commensurate Washington insider, the guy who has been involved in politics for most of his life. After graduating from Harvard Law School in 1974 he was elected to the New York State Assembly, and then elected to the U.S. Show More Summary
By Michael Goldfien In a political climate disdainful of the Washington establishment, retired Major General Arnold Punaro wears his insider status as a badge of honor. Following his military service in Vietnam, Punaro joined the staff...Show More Summary
The secret weapon of the Trump campaign: his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who created a stealth data machine that leveraged social media and ran like a Silicon Valley startup. The inside story of the biggest upset in modern political history.
Hollywood insiders rarely rock the boat when they have a major tentpole blockbuster heading towards theaters. Why stir any pot when a statement -- particularly a political one -- could potentially alienate a section of potential paying customers?
Politico: “In a phone call last week, the president-elect told Christie that he had become a political liability.” “Trump and his top aides were most concerned about two issues, according to nearly a dozen people briefed on the process: Christie’s [...]
Earlier this week, I wrote that most political insiders expect Mayor Bill de Blasio to cruise to re-election without substantial opposition. This week certainly bolstered the mayor’s... To view the full story, click the title link.
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped close campaign adviser retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn to be the national security adviser in his new administration. Business Insider interviewed Flynn in July and asked about his insistence on using the term "radical Islamism." Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
Far from having strong ideological persuasions one way or the other, Eastern Europe’s leaders exploit cultural divides inside their countries for short-term political gain. The post Eastern Europe’s Duplicitous Tango with Moscow and Brussels appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
Around the nation tonight, Americans will continue to grapple with political division and unrest. But inside the Jewel Box at the National YoungArts Foundation, dancers and audiences will celebrate a unique collaboration of creative forces, with local and international arts groups coming together to create a uniquely Miamian masterpiece.
It will take a combination of political, legal, and social pressure to reduce his damage to climate action and environmental protection.
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Read the "big takeaways" sections of the political news aggregators in the days following the elections. They're focused on how campaign insiders missed this voter sentiment or that election dynamic. But they're nearly silent on theShow More Summary
Three University of Wisconsin basketball players discuss the challenges and opportunities of athletes agitating for change.
So far, the Trump transition team does not seem particularly concerned, for instance, about a transition team staffed heavily with lobbyists from energy, agriculture, transportation, and banking. “Frankly, one of the refreshing parts of it about the whole Trump style is that he does not care about political correctness. From a practical standpoint, I have […]