Category: Politics

Poland illegally logged in ancient forest

Poland’s rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe’s last primeval forests, the legal advisor to the EU’s top court said Tuesday, setting up a new clash between Brussels and Warsaw. Logging in the Bialowieza Forest began in May 2016 but the European …

Should the U.S. ban AR-15 rifles?

AR-15-style rifles have increasingly appeared in American mass shootings, including the deadliest high school shooting in United States’ modern history. The National Rifle Association has called the AR-15 the “most popular rifle in America.” It is estimated that Americans own more than 8 million of the …

Right-wing Blames Soros for Teen Anti-Gun Activism

Liberal billionaire philanthropist George Soros is paying to mobilize 17-year-olds against gun violence, conservative political commentator and former Republican congressman Jack Kingston claimed in an interview with CNN Tuesday morning. Kingston was on the program to discuss a controversial tweet in which he claimed it is …

Fake News May Have Won The Election For Trump

A new report by the Comparative National Elections Project at Ohio State University says that “fake news” shared by bots, Republicans, and even some Democrats may have helped propel Donald Trump into the White House. While the issue of fake news is very serious, it really …

No Wall, No Deal

Sen. Lindsey Graham has unveiled key details of the immigration legislation drafted by bipartisan Senate lawmakers. But the deal could prove to be meaningless, as President Donald Trump has indicated a refusal to budge on an immigration deal, and he’s already eager to point the finger …