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Organ traffickers lock up people to harvest their kidneys. Here are the politics behind the organ trade.

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. […]

Edgar M. Welch came to Comet Ping Pong to "self-investigate" Pizzagate.

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

Turns out you play as Edith Finch in What Remains of Edith Finch rather than finding her rotting body or whatever

“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 […]

How The Internet Gave Birth To 'Troll Politics' And President-Elect Trump

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Of Course British Black Friday Is Incredibly Polite

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

FRAUD AND HOKUM'S JOURNAL: Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin Says Of Mayor Kasim Reed (The Mayor Who Fights Discrimination But Who Lacks Discernment) "He's A Bully Like Donald Trump". The Georgia NAACP Says "He Is No Racist Like Trump Is A Racist"

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

The Charles Schumer Dilemma

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

Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro on War and Politics

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

Exclusive Interview: How Jared Kushner Won Trump The White House

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.

Will Rogue One Be Impacted By Its Writers' Anti-Trump Tweets?

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?

Inside Christie’s Fall from Grace

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 [...]

De Blasio's re-election bid picks up momentum

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.

Trump's national security adviser pick says Islam is a 'political ideology'

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 »

Eastern Europe’s Duplicitous Tango with Moscow and Brussels

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.

ICA, YoungArts Collaborate to Bring Dance Master Michael Clark to Miami

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.

Inside the climate movement’s Trump-fighting strategy

It will take a combination of political, legal, and social pressure to reduce his damage to climate action and environmental protection.

Extra, Extra: Clinton Now Leads Trump By Over One Million Votes

Because popularity never gets you anywhere, check out today's end-of-day links: political Thanksgiving fights, mansplaining hotline, President The Rock, post-truthiness, inside Project X, and kitten hula-hoops. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary

Democrats Should Finally Bury Their Tradition of the Message-Less Candidate

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

Inside College Basketball’s Most Political Locker Room

Three University of Wisconsin basketball players discuss the challenges and opportunities of athletes agitating for change.

Redefining Political Correctness to Include Criticism of Appointments of Wall Street, Banking and Fossil Fuel Insiders to Regulatory Bodies. And Extreme Pro-Corporate Lawyers and Judges to the Supreme Court and the Lower Federal Courts. Seriously.

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 […]

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