David Gilbert

china

China's Mysterious and Deadly Coronavirus Is Spreading Faster Than Previously Thought

The number of confirmed cases tripled over the weekend, and it's now clear that the virus is spread by human-to-human contact.
David Gilbert
a day ago
climate change

YouTube’s Algorithm Keeps Suggesting Users Watch Climate Change Misinformation

And it's monetizing that misinformation with ads for the World Wildlife Fund and Greenpeace.
David Gilbert
5 days ago
china

China Tried to Block This Report About its 'Attacks' on Human Rights

Human Rights Watch's report details how Beijing has exported its "Orwellian" system all over the world.
David Gilbert
1.16.20
iran

What You Need to Know About Iran’s Attacks on U.S. Bases in Iraq

Iran said it had dealt the U.S. a "slap in the face" but that the missile attacks were not sufficient revenge for the killing of Qassem Soleimani.
David Gilbert
1.9.20
iran

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Situation in Iran Right Now

Massive crowds mourned Qassem Soleimani, as Iran vows "severe" revenge against the U.S. and the Iraqi Parliament votes to kick out American troops.
David Gilbert
1.7.20
iran

Tehran Promises 'Forceful Revenge' After Trump Orders the Assassination of Top Iranian Commander

Iran's Supreme Leader warned of "harsh retaliation" after a U.S. airstrike killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds Force.
David Gilbert
1.3.20
climate change

Australians Trying to Flee Wildfires Are Getting Stuck in Massive Traffic Jams

People were stranded on highways for hours after evacuation orders prompted a mass relocation of people from Australia's south coast.
David Gilbert
1.2.20
climate change

Australia Keeps Smashing Heat Records as Fires Rage

On Wednesday, Australia recorded the highest temperature ever recorded in December anywhere on the planet.
David Gilbert
12.20.19
INDIA

Indian Police Banned Protests Against the New Anti-Muslim Citizenship Law. Thousands Protested Anyway.

Hundreds of protesters have been arrested, and disturbing footage shows some being beaten and dragged away by police.
David Gilbert
12.20.19
Facebook

Facebook Is Literally Hiring People to Just Google Stuff

No previous fact-checking or journalism experience required.
David Gilbert
12.19.19
climate change

A ‘Heat Dome’ Is About to Make Australia’s Summer From Hell Even Hotter

Australia just experienced its hottest day on record, and meteorologists say it's about to get worse.
David Gilbert
12.19.19
NEW ZEALAND

A New Zealand Rescue Team Will Risk Their Lives to Bring Back Volcano Victims' Bodies

Experts are warning there's a significant chance the volcano could erupt again, but victims' families have been outraged by the government's slow response.
David Gilbert
12.13.19
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