America Bullied a Bully into the White House

We did it. We elected Donald Trump as President of the United States. We let a misogynist and a bigot win on a platform fueled by racism and hate. We jeopardized our environment, our economy and most importantly our basic human rights, and we did so by failing to cover the issues that truly matter most….

After 50 Years US and Cuba Have Restored Diplomatic Relations

Last night, at the stroke of midnight, crowds gathered as Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez presided over the flag-raising ceremony hours after full diplomatic relations with the United States were restored after an agreement to resume ties went into effect today, July 20, 2015. It marks the start of a new post-Cold War era, ending…

Nepal Struck by Another Powerful Quake

Another major earthquake has struck in Nepal, just two weeks after a devastating quake took more than 8,000 lives in the same region. The latest has a magnitude of 7.3, just slightly less damaging than the 7.8 on April 25th. A spokesman for Nepal’s government told the BBC that 31 of the country’s 75 districts…