Far-right French presidential candidate found guilty of racist hate speech

Éric Zemmour drew widespread outrage in September 2020 after a tirade against child migrants A French court has found the far-right presidential candidate Éric Zemmour guilty of racist hate speech for a tirade against unaccompanied child migrants. Zemmour drew widespread outrage in September 2020 when he told the CNews channel that child migrants were “thieves,Continue reading “Far-right French presidential candidate found guilty of racist hate speech”

The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37

In which John Green teaches you about the Cold War, the decades long conflict between the USA and the USSR. The Cold War was called cold because of the lack of actual fighting, but this is inaccurate. There was plenty of fighting, from Korea to Viet Nam to Afghanistan, but we’ll get into that stuffContinue reading “The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37”

Manchin kills voting rights moments before Biden’s speech

Manchin talked about rule changes instead of getting rid of the filibuster Sen Joe Manchin effectively killed voting rights hours before President Joe Biden was set to give a speech in Atlanta pushing for voting rights, saying the filibuster was an important rule for the Senate. The West Virginia Democrat’s opposition to changing the filibusterContinue reading “Manchin kills voting rights moments before Biden’s speech”

Ten Minute History: The Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany – History Matters

This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers Germany from the end of the First World War to the end of the World War 2. The first half deals with the establishment of the Weimar Republic, its wider problems and the rise of the Nazis. The second half covers how theContinue reading “Ten Minute History: The Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany – History Matters”

Biden Says He’ll Run For Reelection In 2024

Asked if he’d run against Trump, Biden said: “Why would I not run against Donald Trump if he were the nominee? That’d increase the prospect of running.” President Joe Biden said that he plans to run for reelection in 2024, including against Donald Trump if he were to become the Republican nominee. In an interview Wednesday withContinue reading “Biden Says He’ll Run For Reelection In 2024”

Texas Trump supporter claims victory in state Senate race. The election hasn’t happened yet.

She says she has such a winning message that she has, in fact, already won despite opposition from “the establishment and the RNC itself.” Bianca Garcia, president of Latinos for Trump, is running for the state legislature and she’s declaring victory. One small sticking point remains, however. The election hasn’t happened yet. Garcia, a frequentContinue reading “Texas Trump supporter claims victory in state Senate race. The election hasn’t happened yet.”

Let’s talk about the Newsweek article and Trump – Beau of the Fifth Column

Steve Bannon Vows to Take Over Entire U.S. ‘Election Apparatus’

Former Trump official turned right-wing provocateur Steve Bannon took things a step further Monday morning, pledging to one day soon take over the entire “election apparatus” in the United States. “We are going to get it decertified,” Bannon said, referring to the 2020 presidential election, which the hotly contested MAGA character erroneously insists Trump won. “And hey, all theyContinue reading “Steve Bannon Vows to Take Over Entire U.S. ‘Election Apparatus’”

Let’s talk about BBB, the GDP, and Manchin – Beau of the Fifth Column

Leftist Gabriel Boric, a millennial president for a new Chile

Leftist lawmaker Gabriel Boric, 35, on Sunday became Chile’s youngest-ever president on promises of installing a “welfare state” in one of the world’s most unequal countries. The former student activist only just met the required minimum age to run in the presidential race, seven years after being elected to his first political job as aContinue reading “Leftist Gabriel Boric, a millennial president for a new Chile”

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