When I worked for a Republican US Senator, a lifetime ago, the most effective way for a constituent to get the boss’s attention was to yell at him in public. It drove him crazy. ...
The use of force is only necessary when the consent of the governed is breached.
The big loser in Ukraine is Russia, though the US isn’t far behind.
Some are calling these stories “clickbait,” suggesting that it’s somehow wrong to find a way to make people care.
“Freedom is on the march in the Ukraine as rebels arm themselves with catapults and kitchen gear.”
These are the same protesters who held the “From Russia with Love” events earlier this week.
“We send our friends abroad our deepest gratitude – this is the least we can do now.”
Russian government appears to make being openly gay at the Olympics an act of terror.
Modern journalism is info-tainment, which breeds a culture of “taught helplessness.” Here’s how to defeat it.
This is a neat time-lapse of a 12 hour period, condensed into 30 seconds.
Turkey is a part of NATO and borders Iran, Iraq and Syria. It’s a hugely import, and strategic, US ally.
France’s UMP opposition party, much like America’s GOP, has now allied itself with the hate of the far right.
France’s conservative parties, with the Catholic Church and “family values” advocates, are fueling the violence.