THE NEW REPUBLIC, IN DEFENSE OF DISINVITING ‘HATEFUL’ SPEAKERS. At Hot Air, John Sexton writes: It has been a banner day for progressives who want to redefine our notions of free speech. Earlier today Allahpundit wrote about Howard Dean’s dubious argument that free speech doesn’t protect “hate speech.” Then Jazz Shaw wrote about a piece […]
"No-platforming may look like censorship from certain angles..." The post New Republic: In defense of disinviting ‘hateful’ speakers appeared first on Hot Air.
Matty O’Reilly will take over the old Como Park Grill spot. Matty O’Reilly, owner of Republic, Red River Kitchen, Red River Kitchen at City House and the brand new Bar Brigade, has signed a lease on the former Java Train/Como Park Grill space in St. Show More Summary
The New York Times Editorial Board urges the United States to take more stringent action toward Chechnya. The southern Russian republic’s president Ramzan Kadyrov has reportedly stated his intentions to exterminate the country’s gay peopl… Read The post ‘New York Times’ Warns Trump Administration: ‘Time is Not on the Side of Gay People’ in Chechnya appeared first on Towleroad.
A new white cube museum space, designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, was inaugurated. With its solemn inauguration dubbed ?The Repatriation of the White Cube,? the new museum functions as the cornerstone of the Lusanga...Show More Summary
To Esquire’s Pierce, the Clintons’ image as scandal-plagued is in large part attributable to the Times, which since the early ’90s has reported extensively on stories that “were, by and large, complete bullshit, inflated by Republicans...Show More Summary
Health Republic Insurance of New York lost $500 million from operations in 2015, according to an audit recently posted online as part of the defunct insurer's liquidation. It shut down Nov. 30,... To view the full story, click the title link.
DAKAR (Reuters) - U.N. investigators have discovered 17 new mass grave sites in central Democratic Republic of Congo, bringing the total to 40 documented in an area where the army has clashed with a local militia, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
For the first time in its history, a big circuit event will be played in the DR
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton apologized to former President Barack Obama for her election loss. She made the apology after election results from the key swing states showed that she had lost to the Republican candidate Donald Trump. Show More Summary
In northwestern New Hampshire in a small town called Pittsburg, there lies a historical marker dedicated to the “Republic of Indian Stream,” an unrecognized country that declared itself independent from 1829 to 1835. Spanning hundreds...Show More Summary
The Brno regional court issued the ban after a legal complaint by a taxi company with support from Brno City Hall. In a statement issued Tuesday, Brno City Hall said it is not against mobile applications and new taxi services but they have to be provided in line with the law.
A frustrated, seething liberal author, Kevin Baker, recently wrote an essay for The New Republic in which he engaged in an elaborate political fantasy in which Blue States in the Trump era would withdraw from the federal system as much as possible to create their own separate American states. Baker called it a “virtual secession,” [...]Show More Summary
How many kitties does it take to constitute a whole country full of cats? Enough to fill Neco Republic’s planned new country. Yes, you read that right. A whole country of cats! Originally […] The post There Could Soon Be a Whole Nation of Cats out There appeared first on Geek.com.
DAKAR (Reuters) - Top opposition leaders in Democratic Republic of Congo called on the new prime minister on Monday to investigate revelations by Reuters last week that most of the money paid by Congolese citizens for new passports goes overseas.
(Scott Johnson) In a nearby post John notes our coming VIP Live event via Google Hangout this coming Wednesday evening with Norman Podhoretz. We invited Mr. Podhoretz to join us to celebrate the republication of Making It by New York Review Books in what is essentially a fiftieth anniversary edition as a NYRB Classic earlier this month. Show More Summary
At the New Republic, Brian Beutler writes— Trump’s Chaos Is Causing Lasting Damage— The terrifying impact of the president's permanent uncertainty: The consolidation of Republican power in Washington was supposed to create huge dividends...Show More Summary
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has launched their new “Game On Everywhere” with Xbox Singapore, a campaign to bring the best of Windows 10 PC and Xbox gaming together via ASUS ROG Gaming PCs. The duo together launched three exclusive ROG & Xbox One S bundles which are the Pro Pack, Ultimate Pack, and the […]
Petr Ln?ni?ka was working as filmmaker when aerial footage became a hot commodity. “In 2011 it was something pretty new and unusual and we actually had to have it,” recalls Petr. “But at that time in Czech Republic, there was basically no one to supply us with quality footage.” So he started filming himself. With
Emily Atkin at The New Republic writes—Why the U.S. Government Is Crucial to Saving the Planet: Since his election, I’ve heard experienced climate activists utter questions that a year ago would have been unthinkable: Have we lost? Should we give up? Absolutely not, Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope argue in their new book, Climate of Hope. Show More Summary