David Gilbert

bubonic plague

China Is Warning About a Possible Bubonic Plague Outbreak Because That's How 2020 Is Going

Cool, cool, it's not like we had enough to worry about already.
David Gilbert
2 hours ago
Coronavirus

Scientists Say Coronavirus Is Airborne and Bars Should Stay Closed

Hundreds of scientists are urging the World Health Organization to take airborne transmission seriously, saying tiny particles can spread coronavirus, not just big droplets.
David Gilbert
3 hours ago
RACISM

A White Couple Was Arrested After Pointing a Gun at a Black Family In a Chipotle Parking Lot

Viral video footage of the incident showed a white woman pulling her gun after telling the family that "white people aren't racist".
David Gilbert
3 hours ago
Jeffrey Epstein

Prince Andrew Is 'Bewildered' That the FBI Wants to Question Him About Jeffrey Epstein

Now that Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested and charged, the FBI is turning its attention to Epstein's royal friend.
David Gilbert
4 days ago
Coronavirus

Trump Says the Coronavirus Will Soon 'Just Disappear' as US Breaks New Infection Record

Yesterday, the number of new cases in the US topped 50,000 for the first time.
David Gilbert
5 days ago
china

China Thinks It Can Arrest Basically Anyone on the Planet for Criticising Communism

"This law is flexible and can be used against a variety of people and in a variety of situations. That's why the chilling effect is so powerful.”
David Gilbert
7.2.20
Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Groups Are Disbanding Hours After Beijing Passed New National Security Law

Social media posts were erased, protest art was removed from buildings and a pro-China lawmaker offered huge rewards to anyone willing to snitch on protesters who fled the city.
David Gilbert
7.1.20
Facebook

Facebook’s Ad Problem Just Turned Into a Full-Blown Crisis

Mark Zuckerberg is scrambling to appease Facebook's critics as big and small brands pull their ad money, but it doesn't seem to be working this time.
David Gilbert
6.29.20
Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Out of Control in the US

The country just recorded its worst day of coronavirus cases yet.
David Gilbert
6.26.20
Sports

Someone Hung a Noose in the Garage of NASCAR's Only Black Driver

“This will not break me. I will not give in nor will I back down," Bubba Wallace said in response. "I will continue to proudly stand for what I believe in.”
David Gilbert
6.23.20
China censorship

Hong Kong Residents Are Erasing Their Own Internet Histories Before China's Big Crackdown

“Draconian laws and barricades cannot stop our spirit of resistance,” said a young engineer who expects to be targeted by Beijing.
David Gilbert
6.21.20
Coronavirus

People in Myanmar Don't Know About Coronavirus Because the Government Blocked the Internet

The government of Aung San Suu Kyi ordered telecoms companies to shut down mobile internet coverage in two states. That was a year ago.
David Gilbert
6.19.20
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