It used to be that some things could be construed as fact, and not fact. Some things were true, others were not. Now there is no such thing as reality. Everybody seems to consider their own opinion to be objective reality now. How could people be incapable of being able to tel the difference?
Something amazing is happening right now, and nobody is reporting it. The biggest strike in human history is currently taking place in India. 250 million people have chosen to protest some of Modi's policy changes and this is receiving zero new coverage. It is receiving so little coverage that the author is completely unsure as
The Brexit negotiations can be seen a numerous metaphores. The process itself has been represented by a man shooting himself in the foot by many. This includes the Simpsons. This was the immediate gut reaction. While in spirit, this is very much applicable, to describe it as a the following famous joke coming from as
He Ain't No Midas Mark Bryan'sThe Shit Show "In just one term in office, Donald Trump has rendered the United States unrecognizable, and has faced no consequences for doing so. He has carried out a sustained assault on democratic institutions, put his family members in charge of critical government functions during a pandemic, called for
Q has been identified, and it is exactly who one would expect. QAnon is a curious entity. Like many things in 2020, it has similar antecedents, but the extent strength and power of its influence is almost without precedent. Recessions have happened before, but not like this. Pandemics have happened before, but not like this.
Josh Friedman made two trips to the Mexican-Guatemalan border this year, both following the break-up of a migrant caravan from Central America. First, Friedman produced a series of reports from the Mexican-Guatemalan border in late January, just days following major clashes there between Mexico's National Guard and a migrant caravan. Then in early October, Friedman
The European Union has just concluded its quinquennial ritual of choosing the leaders of its major institutions. This process has, especially since the introduction of the spitzenkandidaat process in 2014, been subject to much criticism for not being very transparent. This is clearly an invalid debate for two reasons. The first is that none of
Kigali, Rwanda, March 2019 Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, which kicked off following the April 6, 1994 downing of President Juvenal Habyarimana's plane, and resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths over a 100-day span as Hutu extremists and their supporters butchered people in the streets and carried out other massacres