The fault in our government: The need for a political revolution

I HATE TO BREAK IT TO YOU ‘MURICANS: BUT WE DON’T LIVE IN A DEMOCRACY. The reality is that most Americans are not surprised by this statement, they know that there is a grave problem in Washington, Money in Politics: The issue that affects every other issue. The United States has transformed from a Representative Democracy to a plutocracy. There is no debate about that, … Continue reading The fault in our government: The need for a political revolution

Revolutions Don’t Happen Overnight, or in One Election Cycle…

It has been nearly a year since the victory of Donald Trump in the 2016 Presidential election, and ever since November 9th, the thought of who will be our next president has crossed all of our minds. Pollsters made their polls, pundits jumped into the news, correspondents toyed with potential 2020 contenders. I was one of those people who already began to shut out what … Continue reading Revolutions Don’t Happen Overnight, or in One Election Cycle…

US Could Become Single-Party State by 2024

Many of us would like to agree that the Democratic and Republican Party are two sides of the same coin. They are old political institutions that have dominated local, state, and federal politics for decades, and we can never seem to get a third party into the fray. We’ve managed to elect and nominate progressives in the Democratic Party, mainly in local and state levels, … Continue reading US Could Become Single-Party State by 2024

150 wildfires burn down Galicia

Around 150 wildfires have been recorded this past week in Galicia, an autonomous region in the north-west of Spain. Thousands of hectares of woodlands have been completely destroyed, and at least four deaths have been recorded. The fires, which originated in country fields and pushed through forests, even managed to make their way to the outskirts of important population centers like Vigo (300,000 inhabitants) or … Continue reading 150 wildfires burn down Galicia

Official defends Trump’s comments to war widow

United States General John Kelly stood up to condemn a Congresswomen’s accusations that President Donald Trump made a soldier’s widow cry at Thursday’s White House press briefing. US Congresswoman Frederica Wilson claimed earlier this week that Mr Trump told the bereaved wife of Sgt. La. David Johnson that “he knew what he was signing up for, but I guess it hurts anyway.” Mr Kelly, who is … Continue reading Official defends Trump’s comments to war widow

Spain to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy

The Spanish government said on Thursday it will suspend Catalonia’s autonomy after the region’s president Carles Puigdemont did not drop intentions to succeed from Madrid. Catalonia’s president Mr Puigdemont confirmed that a move for independence was still suspended in a letter sent to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy just hours before a central government deadline passed for the region to drop independence aspirations by 10 am local time. Government … Continue reading Spain to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy

United States, Canada and Mexico halt NAFTA

Canada, the United States, and Mexico have halted the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations, and extended the discussion into mid 2018. All three nations have criticized their North American neighbors, and called their proposals counterproductive, with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, saying the US conducted a “series of unconventional proposals,” and the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer saying, “I am surprised and … Continue reading United States, Canada and Mexico halt NAFTA

Studios head Roy Price steps down amid harassment claims

This announcement comes five days after he was suspended for sexual harassment allegations. This all started last week when Isa Hackett the Producer of ‘The Man in A High Castle’, accused Price of coming onto her in 2015, also telling her that she would ‘love my “d***”. Roy Price comes after the newest scandal involving Harvey Wein Stein, who has been accused of multiple sexual … Continue reading Studios head Roy Price steps down amid harassment claims

Islamic State push Kurdish forces back, taking two villages

The Islamic State has taken the villages of Taweeli’ah and al-Maliha. The villages were taken when the Kurdish forces were forced to withdraw from Kirkuk, which allowed for them to take advantage of a security vacuum. Not much is know about what is to happen next in these two villages. Also in the news, Kurdish forces have begun to withdraw from Makhmur district southeast of … Continue reading Islamic State push Kurdish forces back, taking two villages