19th Century Reforms: Crash Course US History #15

In which John Green teaches you about various reform movements in the 19th century United States. From Utopian societies to the Second Great Awakening to the Abolition movement, American society was undergoing great changes in the first half of the 19th century. Attempts at idealized societies popped up (and universally failed) at Utopia, OH, NewContinue reading “19th Century Reforms: Crash Course US History #15”

The rich, the poor and the trash – DW Documentary (2018)

Inequality is growing. The rich consume much more than the poor and produce much more waste. Trash has become a symbol of our times. But what some people throw away, means money to others and a chance to survive. The amount of waste we generate and the way we deal with it speak volumes aboutContinue reading “The rich, the poor and the trash – DW Documentary (2018)”

AOC Challenger Tina Forte Promoted and Attended Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

In this special investigation, Snopes found that the apparent QAnon believer livestreamed to Facebook Live the day of the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Republican Tina Forte is running in 2022 to claim the New York seat in Congress currently held by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Ocasio-Cortez, better known as AOC, is a Democrat. During a recent investigation intoContinue reading “AOC Challenger Tina Forte Promoted and Attended Jan. 6 Capitol Riot”

New York’s new governor reveals more than 12,000 people added to state’s Covid death toll than Cuomo admitted

Kathy Hochul has pledged transparency as incoming administration reviews data from nursing home deaths that drew state and federal scrutiny under predecessor Days after being sworn into office following the resignation of Andrew Cuomo, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has revealed that the state’s Covid-19 death toll includes 12,000 more lives lost to the disease than had previously been reportedContinue reading “New York’s new governor reveals more than 12,000 people added to state’s Covid death toll than Cuomo admitted”

Proud Boys fanatic pleads guilty to threatening Sen. Raphael Warnock on social media

A Queens, NY man pled guilty to threatening Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock on social media. The man also made threats on Jan. 6 urging people at the Capitol riot to “unleash some violence.” An FBI search found the man illegally possessed over 1,000 rounds of ammunition in his Queens home. A man from Queens, NewContinue reading “Proud Boys fanatic pleads guilty to threatening Sen. Raphael Warnock on social media”

The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course US History #4

In which John Green teaches you about some of the colonies that were not in Virginia or Massachussetts. Old New York was once New Amsterdam. Why they changed it, I can say; ENGLISH people just liked it better that way, and when the English took New Amsterdam in 1643, that’s just what they did. BeforeContinue reading “The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course US History #4”

Federal judge says Trump’s accountants must turn over tax records to House panel

The judge approved a subpoena for Trump’s records covering 2017 and 2018, but turned down most of the panel’s request for similar information dating back to 2011. A federal judge has ruled that former President Donald Trump’s accountants must turn over two years’ worth of his tax and financial records to a House committee investigatingContinue reading “Federal judge says Trump’s accountants must turn over tax records to House panel”

Canada reopens its border for vaccinated U.S. visitors

Canada lifted its prohibition on Americans crossing the border to shop, vacation or visit on Monday while the United States is maintaining similar restrictions for Canadians, part of a bumpy return to normalcy from COVID-19 travel bans. U.S. citizens and legal residents must be both fully vaccinated and test negative for COVID-19 within three daysContinue reading “Canada reopens its border for vaccinated U.S. visitors”

Cuomo resigns after probe finds he sexually harassed 11 women

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned from office Tuesday, one week after an investigation concluded that he had sexually harassed 11 women and retaliated against his accusers. At a press conference Tuesday, Cuomo announced that he would step down from the office. His resignation will be effective in 14 days. “The best way I canContinue reading “Cuomo resigns after probe finds he sexually harassed 11 women”

Biden Tells Andrew Cuomo to Quit Already as Scandal Spirals

Biden told ABC News months ago that he would support calls for Governor Cuomo’s resignation if investigators could substantiate the allegations against him. President Joe Biden has called on longtime friend and ally Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York to resign, hours after the release of an independent investigation that found the governor had sexually harassed nearlyContinue reading “Biden Tells Andrew Cuomo to Quit Already as Scandal Spirals”

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