South Bend,indiana: Political hit job

South Bend,indiana: Political hit job

A recent college graduate said two conservative hoaxsters manipulating him into falsely accusing Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg of rape. Right-wing social media antagonists Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman reportedly spent a week searching for young gay Republicans who would level an accusation against Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Continue Reading

Uprising against Venezuela’s Maduro falters

Uprising against Venezuela’s Maduro falters

The Trump administration warned this week that it was prepared to use military force in support of an uprising against the country’s authoritarian president, Nicolás Maduro. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Caracas and clashed with pro-government forces after opposition leader Juan Guaidó appeared at an air base Continue Reading

Attacked for being black

Attacked for being black

The Czech Republic’s first black lawmaker just got beaten up, said Martin Fendrych, yet nobody wants to call it an act of racism. Dominik Feri, 22, was at a wine-tasting event in the small eastern town of Borsice when a man came up to him and asked, “You’re Feri?” As Continue Reading

London: Prison for Assange

London: Prison for Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to nearly a year in prison this week for jumping bail. Assange, an Australian citizen, broke his bail in 2012 when he fled to the Ecuadoran Embassy in London after Sweden requested his extradition in a rape case. Assange said he feared Sweden would Continue Reading