Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Anti-Rape Activists

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has gone to anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege. As Brett Kavanaugh’s bitter nomination fight monopolizes all conversations of sexual violence, the work of Murad— a Yazidi rape survivor—and Mukweg— a Congolese gynecologist—urges everyone to look beyond partisan squabbling in the U.S. and recognizes the sheer brutality faced byRead More

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Hundreds Arrested at Anti-Kavanaugh Protest

Comedian Amy Schumer and model Emily Ratajkowski, along with 300 anti-Kavanaugh protestors, were arrested and detained in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, as thousands of demonstrators marched down the Senate Office Building where the confirmation vote of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is set to occur. Among the massive crowd, Schumer was spotted holding a “WeRead More

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Appearing on Fox News by mistake, a senator criticized Trump on air

Fox News, which is known for often attempting to defend the Trump administration’s policies, accidentally gave an outlet to the voice they so viciously attempt to silence. On Monday, the news channel was set to interview a Democratic candidate for Congress Ann Kirkpatrick, who had recently caused controversy for supporting actions from the U.S. Immigration andRead More

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration services increase their requisites for asylum requests

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration services have recently drastically changed the requisites for asylum-seekers. From now on, they will ask for more direct and specific proof that immigrants are escaping violence from their countries and that their government is indifferent towards their situation and supporting the abuse. This will create large complications for immigrants from Honduras,Read More

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Trump Administration Halts Payments to Health Insurers in Attempt to End Obamacare

Moving forward with their near-constant attempts to end Obamacare, the Trump Administration has withheld several payments to the many of the system’s health insurers just as they preparing their premiums for the next health care season. The administration froze the funds through a system called risk adjustment payment, which distributes some revenue of the healthRead More

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Trump Tweets Confirmation That North Korea Will Denuclearize

President Donald Trump has once again restated his confidence that North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un will follow through with his promise to denuclearize his nation. Trump blamed China for indicators that Kim will proceed otherwise. Trump’s tweet came as a response to the general doubt regarding the future of North Korea’s nuclear plan, whichRead More

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Democrats Create Legislation to Abolish ICE

New legislation has been proposed by Democrats to abolish Immigrations and Custom enforcement. Abolishing ICE has been a strong message from activists and protestors for months. Recently prominent political figures such as Alexa Ocasio-Cortez, Mark Pocan, and Kirsten Gillibrand have also been on board to end the corrupted agency. The new bill has been createdRead More

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EU Parliament Votes Against Controversial Copyright Laws

The EU recently voted against a copyright law which would increase websites’ control over copyright infringement and would apply a fee to news sites for linking content. A debate regarding the law has raged for weeks between content creators and distributors. Some have stated that artists have been exploited by websites, and others have saidRead More

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Injured Woman Asks Bystanders Not to Call Ambulance Because She Can’t Afford It

On Friday, June 29th, a heartbreaking story was released regarding a woman whose leg was dangerously injured after she slipped between a train and its platform. Her limb was twisted and bleeding heavily. However, after she saw that people nearby were grabbing their cell phones to call for an ambulance, the woman pleaded with forRead More

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Foxconn to build 10$ billion factory complex, Harley-Davidson to move production outside the U.S.

The start of construction for a 10$ billion Foxconn factory complex in Wisconsin was planned to be used by the Trump administration as proof of the beginning of the “America First” policy, which has been promoted and teased by the president himself since his 2016 campaign. However, this was contrasted with an announcement by Harley-DavidsonRead More

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