What's more troubling: That the grotesque liar and right-wing narcissist Donald Trump was elected by the American people to be President of the United States in 2016? Or that there is now apparently a secret cabal of unelected right-wing officials inside his White House—at least according to a New York Times op-ed
Japan’s citizens are enraged by the nationalism gripping the former imperialist power. Inflammatory public displays by right-wing lawmakers along with a precipitous increase in the purchase of US weaponry have sparked massive protests.
TOKYO -- Massive protests took place across Japan on Thursday to mark 71st Constitution Memorial Day as tens of thousands of people rallied against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s continued attempts to scrap the pacifist aspects of the 1947 U.S.-penned Constitution. The protests drew up to 60,000 participants in Tokyo alone, where Japanese people of
Within the first months of his administration, Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno was meeting predominantly with sector’s aligned with the popular opposition – including banking and big media
Lenin Moreno was narrowly elected president on Feb. 19, 2017 with a central campaign promise to further the Citizen's Revolution political program and changing what needed improvement through a process of open dialogue. Moreno, the former Vice President under President Rafael Correa's first (2007-2013), became known for his
Bills immunizing drivers from liability if they hit protesters are part of a raft of anti-protesting legislation that Republicans have advanced in 2017.
A number of state legislatures have considered bills that shield drivers from liability if they run over protesters, who are “obstructing” traffic. These anti-protest bills from Republican lawmakers reflect a political climate in which far-right activists increasingly find it permissible to mow down Black Lives Matter protesters
Though rising tensions between the Trump administration and North Korea had dominated headlines for much of the past week, the chaotic events in Charlottesville swiftly replaced concerns about imminent nuclear war with concerns about the white nationalist movement and other associated groups. On Saturday, white nationalists and