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Demanding Knowledge of English From Immigrants: A Form of Racial Engineering

Jim Acosta from CNN recently called out the Trump administration for proposing legislation aimed at prioritizing English speaking immigrants. “It just sounds like you’re trying to engineer the racial and ethnic flow of people into this country.” The accusation caused Trump’s political advisor, Stephen Miller, to completely lose his cool. “That is one of the most outrageous, insulting, ignorant, and …

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Chechnya: The LGBT Genocide Is Well Underway & The World Is Turning A Blind Eye

When a country begins to suffer problems internally, be they economic, political, civil unrest, disparities in income, its leaders employ a tried and true tactic for distraction and shift the blame from those in charge to the “others” in society. These “others” are quickly deemed misfits and enemies of the state, responsible for the woes and grievances present. In the …

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Journalism Lost A Giant On Saturday: A Tribute To Chez Pazienza

Sometimes life throws us curveballs out of left-field, completely catching us by surprise. It therefore came as a complete shock and with great sadness that I learned of the unexpected passing of a brilliant, acerbic, and absolutely witty and hilarious journalistic mind yesterday evening, that of Chez Pazienza, editor-at-large over at The Daily Banter and co-host and and founder of …

Facts And Truth Are A Stubborn Thing For RT To Accept

Never one to let journalistic standards and integrity or the truth get in the way, RT has once again proven itself to be the propaganda machine that it is, churning out more “reporting” that is completely fact free. A Bulgarian “polling organization” which brazenly operates as Gallup, the name of the real polling and research firm was taken to court …

Russian Opposition Leader In Critical Condition After Organ Failure

A vocal, anti-Putin activist and opposition leader was taken to the hospital and put on a medically induced coma in order to stabilize his condition after suddenly falling ill and suffering from possible multi-organ failure. Mr. Vladimir Kara-Murza, who is part of the pro-democracy group “Open Russia” has had a near-brush with death before. Back in 2015, he also became ill …

The Holodomor: A Genocide Targeting Ukraine’s Own People

The 20th century is one where history books recorded some of the greatest atrocities and evils committed by mankind. The Holocaust; The Armenian Massacre; Japanese human experimentation in Manchuria. But there is another story of untold suffering and genocide that seems to not get the same amount of mention or scrutiny. This is that of The Holomodor, or “Death by …

How Vladimir Putin Lives Like a Czar Off The Backs of His Fellow Russians

When Boris Yeltsin helped Vladimir Putin ascend to become the President of Russia on the eve of the new millennium, it marked the beginning of what was to be the imperial — Czarist — rule over all of Russia, an uninterrupted length of governance which has seen censorship tighten, pro-Kremlin/anti-American propaganda increase dramatically, and an ever growing iron grip over every …

The Inevitable Decline Of Great Powers: The United States Should Take a Cue From The Once Mighty Roman Empire

Civilizations come and go. This is a pattern seen all throughout recorded human history. They all have their humble beginnings, growing beyond their boundaries, and projecting Hard and Soft power across great swaths of of the globe before hitting a plateau and then waning. Just ask the Mesopotamians; the Persians; the Greeks, and finally the last superpower from where we derive …

The Melania Trump Speech That Broke The Internet

The saying goes that “there’s no such thing as bad publicity”. After Monday night, however, Melania Trump and the Trump campaign largely would take issue with this old adage. Every single political campaign, Democrat or Republican has more than its fair share of controversies, unflattering stories and leaks. Following Monday night’s speech at the Republican National Convention — which was …