Joe Biden Is of an Older Generation. Does It Matter?

Joe Biden Is of an Older Generation. Does It Matter?

Times readers debate how the former vice president has interacted with women.ImageCreditCreditChang W. Lee/The New York TimesThis week, hundreds of Times readers shared their reactions to the unfolding accusations against Joseph R. Biden Jr. by women who said he had kissed or touched them in ways that made them uncomfortable.Many readers defended the former vice…

Politics this week

Politics this week

After 20 years in power and weeks of mass protests, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria’s ailing president, resigned. The announcement sparked celebrations in the capital, Algiers. Some fear that the old guard will try to hang on to power. Abdelkader Bensalah, the Speaker of the Senate (and a Bouteflika loyalist), is next in line as president, according…

Wisconsin, Ground Zero for 2020 Politics, Appears Savor a Tossup Again

Wisconsin, Ground Zero for 2020 Politics, Appears Savor a Tossup Again

ImageDemocrats selected Milwaukee as the site of their party’s 2020 national convention last month. President Trump won the state in 2016.CreditCreditKamil Krzaczynski/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesMILWAUKEE — With their recent selection of Milwaukee for their party’s 2020 convention, Democrats left little doubt that they believe their path to the White House runs through the Midwest…

How To Intention Jimmy Dean ‘Eggwiches’

Photo: Ian LangAs a nation, we’re good at doing things not necessarily well, but doing them a lot. This manifests in our politics, and also in the way we eat, as evidenced by our collectively expanding waistlines. It follows then that our attempts to trim those waistlines are also incredibly extra, just absolutely insane things…

Lori Lightfoot, Chicago’s Incoming Mayor, Ran on Outsider Enchantment

Lori Lightfoot, Chicago’s Incoming Mayor, Ran on Outsider Enchantment

VideoMs. Lightfoot, a 56-year-old former federal prosecutor who has never held elected office, made history in Chicago.CreditCreditMichelle V. Agins/The New York TimesCHICAGO — After Rahm Emanuel announced he would not seek another term as Chicago’s mayor, the field of would-be replacements seemed to grow by the day. Lori Lightfoot, a former federal prosecutor who had…

Biden’s Tactile Politics Threaten His Return in the #MeToo Skills

Biden’s Tactile Politics Threaten His Return in the #MeToo Skills

ImageVice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. during a campaign stop in Seaman, Ohio, in 2012. The accusations against Mr. Biden feed into a narrative that he is a relic of the past, unsuited to represent his party in the modern era.CreditCreditCarolyn Kaster/Associated PressWASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. came up in politics as an old-school…

Lok Sabha poll tracker LIVE: YS Jaganmohan Reddy played soiled politics, says Chandrababu Naidu – Moneycontrol.com

Lok Sabha poll tracker LIVE: YS Jaganmohan Reddy played soiled politics, says Chandrababu Naidu – Moneycontrol.com

Get App Select Language English हिंदी गुजराती Apr 01, 2019 01:24 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com Keep track of latest developments in the run-up to the 2019 general elections. Top Update: Mulayam Singh Yadav has filed his nomination from Mainpuri constituency in Uttar Pradesh. It is good that fear of Modi ji has made opposition God-fearing.…

Joe Biden Says He Did No longer Act Inappropriately With Lucy Flores

Joe Biden Says He Did No longer Act Inappropriately With Lucy Flores

ImageLucy Flores and Joseph R. Biden Jr., then the vice president, at a Las Vegas rally in 2014. Ms. Flores has accused Mr. Biden of touching and kissing her without her consent in a recently published essay.CreditCreditEthan Miller/Getty ImagesFormer Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., under pressure to respond to allegations that he touched and…

The us’s Govt Scientists Are Eyeing a Future in Politics

The us’s Govt Scientists Are Eyeing a Future in Politics

EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.Photo: GettyPHILADELPHIA—As the Trump administration continues to attack science, scientists continue to push back, whether by joining rallies and strikes or running for office. In the next election cycle, the ranks of those choosing the latter route may include more federal government scientists, a group that has traditionally preferred to remain…

Politics this week

Politics this week

After almost two years investigating Russian interference in America’s presidential election of 2016, Robert Mueller presented his report to William Barr, the attorney-general, who released a summary. The special counsel found no collusion between anyone on Donald Trump’s campaign and the Russians who had meddled in the election. Questions about whether the president tried to…

Psychology, Politics, and Science

Psychology, Politics, and Science

You might not like hearing these things. I sure don’t, but maybe it’s high time that we faced reality. Liberals’ intuitions about us have been confirmed, scientifically. Or have they? These “findings” sound an awful lot like left-wing wish fulfillment masquerading as science. Just how scientific is psychology? At the dawn of the twentieth century,…

The Unlovable Theresa Could possibly well

The Unlovable Theresa Could possibly well

Britain’s prime minister was never suited for politics. Now the country is dealing with the consequences. By Jenni RussellContributing Opinion WriterMarch 29, 2019ImagePrime Minister Theresa May of Britain leaving 10 Downing Street on Wednesday.CreditCreditAlkis Konstantinidis/ReutersLONDON — My first attempt to charm Theresa May was eight years ago, in the grand surroundings of the State Dining…

Senators to press Trump officials on air security following Boeing 737 Max eight crashes in another country

Senators to press Trump officials on air security following Boeing 737 Max eight crashes in another country

CLOSE Daniel Elwell, acting administer of the Federal Aviation Administration, vigorously defended the safety of airplanes used in the United States. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – The head of the agency charged with safeguarding the nation’s aviation system vigorously defended the system used to certify the safety of Boeing’s 737 Max 8 airplanes, now grounded worldwide after two of the…

Will The Results Of The Mueller Investigation Matter In 2020?

Will The Results Of The Mueller Investigation Matter In 2020?

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarahf (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election is at long last over. After nearly two years, we have a summary of Mueller’s report from Attorney General William Barr, and that summary, in…

Noura Bendali: The Muslim Dane combating towards Islamophobia

Noura Bendali: The Muslim Dane combating towards Islamophobia

28/03/19: A previous version of this article suggested that local laws prevented the construction of mosques. This was incorrect. There was a proposal to prohibit religious bodies from receiving funds from international governments, which have in the past been used towards building mosques.Noura Bendali was leaving her workplace one evening when she saw the Danish…

Jamie Dimon, spare us your crocodile tears about inequality

Jamie Dimon, spare us your crocodile tears about inequality

If I may be so bold as to try to lure your attention away from Trump and Mueller for a moment, consider Jamie Dimon’s lament, delivered a few days before Mueller delivered his report.Related: Trump looks good for 2020, experts say, because ‘economy is so damn strong’Dimon is the chief executive of JP Morgan Chase,…

‘Cry for human rights’: Punks, monks and politics in Myanmar

‘Cry for human rights’: Punks, monks and politics in Myanmar

Rebel Riot, a punk band from Yangon, is among a growing number of musicians rallying for human rights and democracy in Myanmar. They use their music to combat oppression and speak out against Buddhist monks instigating hate and violence against Myanmar’s mostly Muslim Rohingya minority. The Ma Ba Tha, a nationalist Buddhist monks organisation formed in 2012, spearheaded most of the…

Cringeworthy politics: Trump sparks ’embarrassment’ spikes on Twitter

Cringeworthy politics: Trump sparks ’embarrassment’ spikes on Twitter

Home Other Sciences Political Science March 27, 2019 March 27, 2019, Michigan State University Credit: CC0 Public Domain A piece of not-fake-news: there has been a 45-percent increase in people tweeting about embarrassment since Donald Trump took office. In an analysis of Twitter traffic between June 2015 and June 2017, researchers revealed how the platform’s…

Compare the Swamp!

Compare the Swamp!

The many serious crimes that Mueller uncovered, almost by accident, show us that we have to prioritize official corruption.By Tim WuMr. Wu is a law professor who has worked in federal and state government.March 25, 2019ImageThe U.S. District Courthouse in Alexandria, Va.CreditCreditChris Wattie/ReutersWe are at risk of missing the most important lesson taught by the…

From Fortnite to Alt-Fair correct

From Fortnite to Alt-Fair correct

There’s a reason video games are such fertile ground for white nationalist recruitment.By Megan CondisMs. Condis is an assistant professor of game studies and a gamer.March 27, 2019ImageCreditCreditJulianna BrionLet’s get one thing out of the way: No, the shooter who live-streamed himself killing 50 worshipers in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, this month was…

Ukraine election: Will comedian outsider beat 38 others?

Ukraine election: Will comedian outsider beat 38 others?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Voters have 39 candidates to consider on a very long ballot paper Could Ukraine be the next big country to see an anti-establishment “outsider” candidate sweep to victory? The world is getting used to such stunning triumphs, in a time of volatile politics and general insecurity. We’ve seen it in…

Did Xi Jinping Triumph over Italy or Correct Steal a Lot of Blood Oranges?

Did Xi Jinping Triumph over Italy or Correct Steal a Lot of Blood Oranges?

The government in Rome is a very unreliable partner, even for China.By Ilaria Maria SalaMs. Sala is an Italian journalist.March 26, 2019ImagePresident Xi Jinping of China, left, was in Rome last week and met with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of Italy, right.CreditCreditAlberto Pizzoli/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesChina, a country the size of a small continent,…

Mueller and the Conspiracy Across the Corner

Mueller and the Conspiracy Across the Corner

We get more agitated by the anticipation of political revelations than by the actual findings. March 25, 2019ImageThe zipper outside Fox News in New York on Friday.CreditCreditDamon Winter/The New York TimesOver the weekend, Washington and much of America participated in a spectacle that’s become familiar during the current administration: waiting breathlessly to be proven right…

Trump to Meet Benjamin Netanyahu at the White Home, Reinforcing End Ties

Trump to Meet Benjamin Netanyahu at the White Home, Reinforcing End Ties

VideoDuring a meeting at the White House, President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel reinforced the close ties between their nations after a rocket launched from Gaza struck a house in central Israel.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York TimesWASHINGTON — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu compared President Trump to Cyrus the Great, Lord Balfour and Harry…

It’s Bigger Than Mueller and Trump

It’s Bigger Than Mueller and Trump

Trumpism follows a historical pattern: Whenever black people make progress, white people respond forcefully.March 24, 2019ImageThe very symbols of Trumpism — the MAGA hats, the wall — are more than physical objects. They are now the new iconography of white supremacy.CreditCreditAl Drago for The New York TimesThe Mueller Report has landed … with a thud.…

News Prognosis: Mueller Account Places Force on 2020 Candidates to Emphasize Components

News Prognosis: Mueller Account Places Force on 2020 Candidates to Emphasize Components

Politics|Mueller Report Puts Pressure on 2020 Candidates to Emphasize IssuesNews AnalysisImageMany Democratic presidential candidates had sidestepped questions about impeaching President Trump by pointing to the inquiry by Robert S. Mueller III. Now they are likely to focus even more on defeating Mr. Trump at the ballot box.CreditCreditCliff Owen/Associated PressThe conclusion by the special counsel that…

Supreme Courtroom Score 22 situation to Once more Weigh Vote casting Maps Warped by Politics

Supreme Courtroom Score 22 situation to Once more Weigh Vote casting Maps Warped by Politics

ImageLast year, the Supreme Court sidestepped the question of whether partisan gerrymandering ever violate the Constitution.CreditCreditJ. Scott Applewhite/Associated PressWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court returned to the subject of partisan gerrymandering on Tuesday, appearing largely divided along ideological lines as it considered for a second time in two years whether drawing election maps to help the…

Supreme Court Site to Again Weigh Voting Maps Warped by Politics

Supreme Court Site to Again Weigh Voting Maps Warped by Politics

ImageLast year, the Supreme Court sidestepped the question of whether partisan gerrymandering ever violate the Constitution.CreditCreditJ. Scott Applewhite/Associated PressWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court returned to the subject of partisan gerrymandering on Tuesday, appearing largely divided along ideological lines as it considered for a second time in two years whether drawing election maps to help the…

We’ve All Factual Made Fools of Ourselves — Again

We’ve All Factual Made Fools of Ourselves — Again

Opinion|We’ve All Just Made Fools of Ourselves — AgainThe awful corruption of scandal politics.March 25, 2019ImageRepresentative Adam Schiff speaking in 2017 about the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into possible ties between the Trump administration and Russia.CreditCreditGabriella Demczuk for The New York Times“You have a president who, in my opinion, beyond a shadow of a doubt,…

Vows: And You Concept Your Household Became Popular

Vows: And You Concept Your Household Became Popular

VowsImageToby Russell, the couple’s friend and officiant, looped the newlyweds hands together with a long white ribbon on which the couple’s family and friends had written wishes and hopes for their future.CreditCreditJason Henry for The New York TimesWhile George Arison relentlessly drove the start of his second technology company, his boyfriend, Dr. Robert Luo, was…

The Impress: Robert Mueller punts to politics

The Impress: Robert Mueller punts to politics

The TAKE with Rick Klein No collusion, no obstruction and no prosecution — that’s true to a point, and a significant point at that. But despite what President Donald Trump says, there is no exoneration. There is certainly no conclusion to the issues that have consumed much of the Trump presidency, either. The questions probed…

How Anderson Cooper, Rachel Maddow, and Sean Hannity covered the Mueller File perfectly illustrates how divisive American politics possess turn out to be

How Anderson Cooper, Rachel Maddow, and Sean Hannity covered the Mueller File perfectly illustrates how divisive American politics possess turn out to be

The special counsel Robert Mueller delivered his Russia investigation report to US Attorney General William Barr on Friday, and Anderson Cooper of CNN, Rachel Maddow of MSNBC, and Sean Hannity of Fox News each covered the news. In the report, Mueller said there was no conspiracy between Trump and Russia, but he did not exonerate…

The Politics of Healing

The Politics of Healing

— I hear so many of us proclaim that this is the most difficult time for relating with each other in modern history; that people have never been meaner, that communication has never been worse and that we are more divided than ever. What if there is more to that than just “people are mean?”…

Propaganda, Politics, And The Environment

Propaganda, Politics, And The Environment

Air Quality Published on March 22nd, 2019 | by Robert Dee March 22nd, 2019 by Robert Dee  Democracy in America, a “Rule Utilitarianism” system (rules made to benefit the majority) is failing. Fundamentally, systems fail because those in the position of making and maintaining laws, the politicians, put their personal ends before the society that…

The 2020 authenticity major

The 2020 authenticity major

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke arrives at a meet and greet at Tuckerman Brewing on March 20, 2019 in Conway, New Hampshire.Scott Eisen/Getty Images A diverse slate of Democratic presidential candidates challenge what we see as “authentic.” Beto O’Rourke quite literally drips with authenticity; he’s the cool punk rocker dad on the campaign trail. Joe…

Mueller is completed, however DOJ probe of alleged bias on Mueller and FBI teams is now not

Mueller is completed, however DOJ probe of alleged bias on Mueller and FBI teams is now not

The White House says President Donald Trump is “completely vindicated” by special counsel Robert Mueller’s conclusions as relayed by Attorney General William Barr. But that doesn’t mean Trump is vindicated in his unrelenting attacks on the Mueller and FBI probes as biased and corrupt. Allegations of misconduct in the federal government’s Russia-related probe are still…

Religion, Politics, and Elizabeth Warren

Religion, Politics, and Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H., February 23, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) ‘There is value in every single human being.’ ‘What role does faith play in your life, your public life and your private life?” This was a question Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was asked recently at CNN town hall.…

Don’t politicise air strikes in opposition to Pak: Gadkari

Don’t politicise air strikes in opposition to Pak: Gadkari

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the Indian Air Force strikes against terrorists in Pakistan’s Balakot should not be linked to the general elections and no one should either politicise or take credit for it. In an interview to IANS, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development…

Mueller picture: Conclusions of investigation into Russia, Trump campaign to be delivered Sunday to Congress

Mueller picture: Conclusions of investigation into Russia, Trump campaign to be delivered Sunday to Congress

CLOSE Special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia, according to attorney general William Barr. Wochit, USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump or members of his campaign conspired with Russia’s efforts to sway the 2016 election, delivering a…

‘Exonerated’: Arkansans rejoice Mueller chronicle’s findings

‘Exonerated’: Arkansans rejoice Mueller chronicle’s findings

Image caption Trump won 70% of the vote in Pope County, where Russellville is located People in Arkansas thought that the Mueller report was a “witch hunt” and feel vindicated by its findings. Their affection for President Donald Trump is deep – and so is their scepticism towards the special counsel and Washington.Joyce Smith, a…

Otherness to togetherness

Otherness to togetherness

Our seers and savants did not preside over religious structures and establishments. (Illustration by Suvajit Dey) So long as man is in a mere state of nature, his god is a mere nature-God — a personification of some natural force. Where man inhabits houses, he also encloses his Gods in temples. The temple is only…

The Wilbur Ross I know

The Wilbur Ross I know

In his distinctive sing-song voice, my new boss admonished me on the night of our first holiday party. What had I done? My office hadn’t given explicit instructions to him and other guests which floor in the Park Avenue Armory the party was being held. The year was 1995 and Wilbur Ross, then the multi-millionaire…

The Politics of Anxiety

The Politics of Anxiety

Mourners at the Tree of Life Synagogue in 2018 and the Linwood Mosque in 2019. Source: AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Reuters/Edgar Su The cruel murder of 50 people in New Zealand was another tragic reminder of how humans are capable of heartlessly killing their own kind just based on what they believe, how they worship, and what race…

How money lubricates politics on this planet’s most racy democracy

How money lubricates politics on this planet’s most racy democracy

Most political parties, including the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), are united in opposing the demand for greater transparency in political funding. Nobody with any clout in politics seems to want to regulate the deluge of money into politics. Simultaneously, data shows that MLAs and MPs become richer with every stint in power.On…

SNC-Lavalin affair: 5 quotes that sum up the Trudeau disaster

SNC-Lavalin affair: 5 quotes that sum up the Trudeau disaster

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been struggling to contain a political crisis Over the past few weeks, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been struggling to contain the biggest political challenge of his tenure. Fallout from the so-called SNC-Lavalin affair has cost the prime minister two top ministers,…

Trudeau could possibly well perhaps find substitute—and risk—in a Kenney victory in Alberta – The Globe and Mail

Trudeau could possibly well perhaps find substitute—and risk—in a Kenney victory in Alberta – The Globe and Mail

United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney speaks during a news conference at the Lethbridge Iron Works in Lethbridge, Alta., on March 20, 2019. David Rossiter/The Canadian Press Four years ago, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals watched Alberta’s election with a thrilling sense that a frontier was opening up to them. Like everyone, they were surprised by Rachel…

Rajat: Prosecutor keep politics over truth

Rajat: Prosecutor keep politics over truth

As the first (and still only) Indian to head consultancy firm McKinsey & Company globally, Rajat Gupta was a role model for the diaspora. He counted statesmen, tycoons and international celebrities as friends, served on the boards of corporations like Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble, was an advisor to non-profits such as the Bill…

Mueller investigation timeline: From James Comey to the file, every essential step of the probe into Donald Trump

Mueller investigation timeline: From James Comey to the file, every essential step of the probe into Donald Trump

After nearly two years, special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has finished the much-anticipated report on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election that could lay bare the truth behind the foreign nation’s efforts to impact American democracy, and those who helped along the way.The conclusion of Mr Mueller’s probe comes amid a particularly polarising period in…

The Case for Aipac

The Case for Aipac

Critics say that the pro-Israel group is too powerful and too far to the right. Neither is true.By Mark HorowitzMr. Horowitz is a contributing writer at Tablet magazine.March 22, 2019ImageHoward Kohr, executive director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, addressing the annual Aipac Policy Conference in Washington last March.CreditCreditSipa, via Associated PressUntil recently, if…

She Raps and Sweden Listens

She Raps and Sweden Listens

ImageThe Swedish rapper Silvana Imam at Annexet, a concert venue in Stockholm. She has become a symbol of resistance against right-wing populism.CreditCreditErika Gerdemark for The New York TimesSTOCKHOLM — On a recent Friday night, the Swedish rapper Silvana Imam appeared on stage at Annexet, a concert venue in the south side of Stockholm, dressed like…

How Lift out I Block My Neighbor’s Wifi?

How Lift out I Block My Neighbor’s Wifi?

Like Michael Myers from those Halloween movies, some things in life are (seemingly) inescapable. Taxes. Politics. Your neighbor’s wifi networks that are strong enough to give you an unusable signal in your home or apartment, no matter where you are.I’ve talked a lot about wifi in Tech 911 lately, and I’ll keep offering advice as…

Why Sandra Day O’Connor Saved Affirmative Circulate

Why Sandra Day O’Connor Saved Affirmative Circulate

Her struggle with the issue suggests that it won’t be easy to stop the consideration of race in admissions. Mar 19, 2019 Author of First: Sandra Day O’Connor, An Intimate Portrait Kevin Lamarque / Reuters In December 1996, Sandra Day O’Connor came to the University of Michigan to receive an honorary degree. Walking through the…

Politics of Fashion: The Making of a Mardi Gras Queen

Politics of Fashion: The Making of a Mardi Gras Queen

Welcome to Politics of Style — a column wherein I will consider all manner of presentation in popular culture through the lens of identity politics. With each installment, I’ll seek to contextualize the media we consume by connecting the dots between aesthetics, cultural production and social/cultural/political significance with levity… or not. Happy Mardi Gras my little…

Bernie Sanders’ 2020 advertising and marketing campaign has been quietly getting advice from journalist David Sirota for months, even as he relentlessly attacked other Democratic candidates, and now he’s the senator’s speechwriter

Bernie Sanders’ 2020 advertising and marketing campaign has been quietly getting advice from journalist David Sirota for months, even as he relentlessly attacked other Democratic candidates, and now he’s the senator’s speechwriter

David Sirota, a journalist who’s been tapped as Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 speechwriter, was working for the campaign in an unofficial capacity for months as he simultaneously attacked other Democratic candidates on Twitter. According to The Atlantic, Sirota deleted roughly 20,000 tweets on Monday, a day before it was announced he’s on Sanders’ campaign. Faiz…

Pete Buttigieg’s husband Chasten is the Twitter movie monumental title we deserve

Pete Buttigieg’s husband Chasten is the Twitter movie monumental title we deserve

Chasten Buttigieg (left) with his husband, “Mayor Pete” ButtigiegImage: getty imagesBy Heather Dockray2019-03-21 18:52:43 UTC Historically, politician spouse Twitter is one of the most insipid parts of Twitter. With the exception of that one time Melania psychoanalyzed a dolphin, politician spouse Twitter is the place where you’ll find the internet’s most useless political statements and…

Does A Biden-Abrams Rate Designate Sense For Biden Or Abrams?

Does A Biden-Abrams Rate Designate Sense For Biden Or Abrams?

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarahf (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): On Thursday, political Twitter was abuzz with the news that former Vice President Joe Biden (a still undecided 2020 Democratic contender) was considering launching his campaign with Stacey Abrams, a rising star in the Democratic Party who…

The Artwork of Navigating a Family Political Discussion, Peacefully

The Artwork of Navigating a Family Political Discussion, Peacefully

Adam Gault / Getty Lots of American families fight, but most are unlikely to fight about politics: In a study released last month on the extent to which Americans live in “bubbles,” 39 percent of respondents said they see political diversity within their families, as my colleague Emma Green reported. Meanwhile, “roughly three-quarters of Americans’…

Indie Wrestler David Starr’s Ring Of Honor Promo Trashes Sinclair, Pisses Off All The Honest Other folks

Indie Wrestler David Starr’s Ring Of Honor Promo Trashes Sinclair, Pisses Off All The Honest Other folks

David Starr in the now-infamous promo video for his ROH World Heavyweight Championship shot in Israel.Screenshot: @TheProductDS on TwitterThe local television behemoth Sinclair Broadcast Group is infamous for its extreme right-wing politics and dedication to seeding those beliefs into its local news broadcasts. Ring of Honor, the wrestling promotion that Sinclair owns, has somehow avoided…

A data to Thailand’s post-coup election

A data to Thailand’s post-coup election

Image copyright Reuters Thailand is heading to the polls on Sunday in its first general election since a military coup in 2014.The country has long been politically split between populists largely tapping into the rural and poorer sections of the population, and their opponents who tend to support the military and win votes from the…

Editorial Observer: The Outspoken Females of the Dwelling

Editorial Observer: The Outspoken Females of the Dwelling

Three freshman lawmakers shatter stereotypes as they make waves.By Michelle CottleMs. Cottle is a member of the editorial board.March 21, 2019ImageWhile the new Democratic majority is sprawling and diverse, a coterie of outspoken, progressive women has seized center stage, including, from left, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib.CreditCreditJim Lo Scalzo/EPA, via Shutterstock (Omar); Michael…

Neglected No More: Elizabeth Peratrovich, Rights Recommend for Alaskan Natives

Neglected No More: Elizabeth Peratrovich, Rights Recommend for Alaskan Natives

Peratrovich and her husband rallied Natives to ensure the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act, the first anti-discrimination law in the United States.ImageElizabeth Peratrovich’s fight for equal treatment of Alaskan Natives became a success with the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act.CreditCreditAlaska State ArchivesOverlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning…

Easy Continue to exist the 2020 Presidential Advertising and marketing campaign With out Dropping Your Ideas

Easy  Continue to exist the 2020 Presidential Advertising and marketing campaign With out Dropping Your Ideas

From the makers of Campaign Season 2016, get ready for the not-that-new-and-definitely not improved Campaign Season 2020! This bad boy’s got all the things you hated about the last season, juiced up with even more features scientifically designed to drive you mad, from bad-faith arguments to anti-intellectualism. Plus we’ve got so many brand-new features designed…

Kentucky Brings a Diverse Form of One-and-Done to the Match

Kentucky Brings a Diverse Form of One-and-Done to the Match

ImageKentucky forward Reid Travis, who already has a degree from Stanford, celebrated a 3-pointer last weekend against Tennessee.CreditCreditMark Humphrey/Associated PressLEXINGTON, Ky. — Reid Travis needed to play one more year of college basketball.A Stanford senior, Travis had been working out privately last spring in anticipation of the N.B.A. draft. But an invitation to the combine…

For Clues to Howard Schultz’s Leadership, Belief Past Starbucks

For Clues to Howard Schultz’s Leadership, Belief Past Starbucks

ImageHoward Schultz, the former chief executive of Starbucks, in Seattle. He is considering running as an independent candidate in the 2020 presidential election.CreditCreditRuth Fremson/The New York TimesSEATTLE — Howard Schultz faced a full-court press of troubles as 2006 began. That the Seattle SuperSonics were lousy, having their worst season in 20 years, was only the…

Politics this week

Politics this week

A gunman killed 50 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, streaming part of the atrocity live on Facebook. The attacker, an Australian who had been living in New Zealand for two years, was motivated by fears that immigration was threatening “white” culture. The government vowed to tighten gun-control laws and monitor right-wing extremists more carefully.…