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10.8.19

The Kremlin’s War On American Democracy Only Got Bigger After 2016

The Senate Intelligence Committee said the campaign ramped up after 2016 and largely targeted African Americans.

10.5.19

Hong Kong's Face Mask Ban Is Just Pissing People Off

An off-duty Hong Kong cop shot a man in the thigh and was surrounded by angry protesters.

10.3.19

China Thinks It's ‘Totally Appropriate’ for Police to Shoot an 18-Year-Old Schoolboy in the Chest

Chinese state media called the level of violence in Hong Kong "crazy."

10.2.19

Here’s All You Need to Know About Singapore’s 'Fake News' Law

The government started implementing the law today.

9.25.19

Student Protests Erupt Across Indonesia in Response to Controversial Amendments to Criminal Code

They're rallying against changes that would criminalise extramarital sex and a law that would weaken the country's anti-corruption agency.

8.12.19

Hong Kong Police Are Using Brutal Tactics Against Protesters: "We Are so Angry"

Police disguised as protesters are making arrests.

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5.13.19

People Are Calling for the Disbandment of Indonesia’s Radical Islamist Group

The online petition demanding the government to refuse the Islamic Defenders Front's permit renewal is gaining traction. But is it enough?

4.23.19

'Ban Alcohol or We Won't Vote': Rural Women in South India Warn Political Leaders

Reeling from the consequences of rampant alcoholism among men in rural areas, many women in the south Indian state of Karnataka are protesting using their vote.

4.2.19

Who Should the UK Blame for the Whole Brexit Thing?

We list the most culpable people and things.

9.13.18

The Bailouts for the Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now

Did they prevent a full-scale collapse? Yes. Was it necessary to do it the way we did? Not at all.

12.13.17

Trump Messed Up His Own Birthday on His NYC Mayoral Ballot

Plus, Melania forgot to sign her envelope, Ivanka sent in her ballot too late for it to count, and Jared Kushner never even mailed the thing.

5.29.17

This Short, Terrifying Book Explains How the West Could Collapse

I asked the author if elites could do anything about it.

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