» As Brexit nears, Honda says it plans to close English factory by 2022
18/02/19 15:51 from Top Stories

» Juncker: Brexit delay beyond EU election is possible
18/02/19 15:39 from Top Stories

» Opinion: Honda closure may not be about Brexit, but it is about Brexports
18/02/19 15:17 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Politicians knew Japanese carmakers were in talks to make tariff-free EU trade possible Opinion

» rss: Walter Jones and the Vote to End US War on Yemen
18/02/19 15:16 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Ending senseless US wars is an idea whose time has come. We can thank Walter Jones for his role in making it so. rss

» Opinions: U.S.-European relations are on the rocks. They won’t get better anytime soon.
18/02/19 14:46 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Even a Democratic president would have a difficult time managing our diverging interests. Opinions

» rss: Illegal Aliens — Including Dangerous Criminals — Continue Flooding the Country
18/02/19 14:32 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The arrest and deportation of dangerous illegal-alien criminals continues apace this month, once again proving that President Trump is right. Our open southern border is a crisis not just because a tidal wave of jobless, future welfare r...

» Forgotten challenge to Mueller lingers at appeals court
18/02/19 14:24 from Top Stories

» NYT > Opinion: letters: Progressives and Day Care for All
18/02/19 14:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Readers offer support, with a dissent. NYT > Opinion

» Roger Cohen: Europe to Mike Pence: No, Thank You
18/02/19 13:53 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The Trump administration manages to turn Germans into Gaullists, ready to flirt with Russia and contemplate strategic independence. Roger Cohen

» NYT > Opinion: Europe to Mike Pence: No, Thank You
18/02/19 13:53 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The Trump administration manages to turn Germans into Gaullists, ready to flirt with Russia and contemplate strategic independence. NYT > Opinion

» Opinion: Reckitt Benckiser: a rock and a hard place
18/02/19 13:39 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Rakesh Kapoor’s legacy includes a restructuring that looks rather like a time-delayed break-up Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: letter: Trump’s Nuclear Reversal
18/02/19 13:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The president of Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles says the New Cold War has officially begun. NYT > Opinion

» Opinion: Labour split reflects dislocation of UK politics
18/02/19 13:27 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Seven MPs have said what needed saying about the opposition party’s direction Opinion

» FOX News: Andrew McCarthy: McCabe and ‘60 Minutes’ avoid discussing WHY Russia factored in Comey’s firing
18/02/19 13:16 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Andrew McCabe is a good witness and he made a favorable impression, at least on me, in his '60 Minutes' interview with Scott Pelley. Pelley and his editors did a great job highlighting McCabe’s down-to-earth likability. FOX News

» Opinion: Ineos/UK tax: Jim’ll switch it
18/02/19 13:14 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The chemicals entrepreneur is reportedly planning to relocate to Monaco Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: letters: Rocking Myself to Sleep
18/02/19 13:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Readers describe how the motion helps them drift off. NYT > Opinion

» Opinions: How Republicans bought their own tax cut snake oil
18/02/19 12:48 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Why won't those rubes realize what a favor we did them? Opinions

» Opinions: It’s not a happy Presidents Day
18/02/19 12:43 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The Trump presidency is a disaster. Opinions

» FOX News: As Democrats and Republicans barrel toward 2020, they must beware of this big political peril
18/02/19 12:42 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Public weariness, combined with hyperventilating politicians and amped up activists, put Republicans and Democrats alike at risk of political overreach FOX News

» Opinion: Brexit/derivatives trading: walk this way
18/02/19 12:28 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
EU regulators say the UK can function as an equivalent European market — but that could change Opinion

» Opinion: Wirecard/short selling: the naked civil servant
18/02/19 11:53 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
If the payments services group requires protection, why not others? Opinion

» Opinion: Labour splitters could wreck the Corbyn project
18/02/19 11:40 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The leader allowed his allies to hound out moderates. Now he must face the consequences Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Jazz on the Edge of Change
18/02/19 11:39 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Before 1919, the music was considered more novelty than art. Then a military band changed everything. NYT > Opinion

» rss: McCabe: Deputy AG Was “Counting Votes” To Remove Trump With 25th Amendment
18/02/19 11:37 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
If what Andrew McCabe confessed in his 60 Minutes interview is true, he was aware of sub-rosa discussions in the Justice Department to remove Trump from office with a bogus application of the 25th Amendment. rss

» Trump calls out McCabe for 'deranged' story after '60 Minutes' interview
18/02/19 11:33 from Top Stories

» Project Syndicate: Pakistan’s Quest for Inclusive Growth
18/02/19 11:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Pakistan’s new government is understandably preoccupied with short-term economic problems, but it must also lay the foundations for a more inclusive long-term growth model. If it succeeds, the Pakistani economy might finally start to mee...

» Opinions: Here’s how you run for president
18/02/19 11:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Sen. Sherrod Brown understands something others do not. Opinions

» Opinions: Here’s how you run for president
18/02/19 11:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Sen. Sherrod Brown understands something others do not. Opinions

» NYT > Opinion: The Stone: Athens in Pieces: In Aristotle’s Garden
18/02/19 11:21 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
It is unclear whether the Lyceum charged fees but, given its vast wealth, it probably didn’t need to. Sounds a little like Harvard, doesn’t it? NYT > Opinion

» Simon Tisdall | The Guardian: Hunt and Fox's Japanese fumble is a sign of UK's weakness
18/02/19 11:20 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Attempt to hustle Japan into a trade deal highlights the problems facing ‘global Britain’ It takes a lot to anger the unfailingly polite, anglophile Japanese. But Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, and Jeremy Hunt, the foreign ...

» Opinion: We need to talk about Bunds
18/02/19 11:13 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A shortage of safe assets in the eurozone is creating market distortions Opinion

» Opinions: Branding 2020 Democrats as ‘socialist’ could be harder than Republicans think
18/02/19 11:04 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Democratic hopefuls are thinking big now. They’ll sweat the policy details later. Opinions

» FOX News: 4 ways to overcome trauma and tragedy (always begin with a prayer)
18/02/19 10:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
In order to move past tragedies, we must allow God to penetrate these unhealed spaces. As we allow God into that space, we discover more about who He is and who we are in Him - even (or especially) in light of the unexpected tragedy that...

» Opinions: Lessons from the Recovery Act on its 10-year anniversary
18/02/19 10:42 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Ten years ago, the president and Congress quickly passed a Keynesian stimulus that helped offset the impact of the Great Recession. What are the odds that this Congress and president could do so again, if needed? Opinions

» Opinions: Climate deniers finally change their tune
18/02/19 10:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
We knew they'd get here eventually. Opinions

» Editorials | The Guardian: The Guardian view on the Labour split: a mistake but also a warning | Editorial
18/02/19 10:14 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The party has always been a broad church, and it must remain one if it is to form an effective opposition and government Monday morning’s resignations by seven Labour MPs are a mistake, but they are also a warning. Like it or not, and a ...

» Opinions: The feeble Republicans will not fulfill their oaths
18/02/19 10:01 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
They fail to live up to their oaths of office. Opinions

» Opinions: The feeble Republicans will not fulfill their oaths
18/02/19 10:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
They fail to live up to their oaths of office. Opinions

» Opinion: Why the seven Labour MPs chose to defect
18/02/19 09:53 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The FT's Sebastian Payne on the reasons behind the pro-EU moderates' split Opinion

» Project Syndicate: West Africa’s Democratic Tipping Point?
18/02/19 09:40 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
This year and next, Nigeria, Senegal, and Côte d’Ivoire will hold general elections. Whether the votes reinforce or undermine progress toward democratic consolidation will depend not just on the commitment of national governments and the...

» POLITICO Playbook: Spotted at the president’s golf club
18/02/19 09:34 from Top Stories
And happy Presidents Day.

» Opinion: Kashmir attack revives India-China tensions
18/02/19 09:32 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Beijing accused of protecting man allegedly behind latest suicide bomb and previous lethal acts Opinion

» Opinion: What does it mean to have a child deliver a serious message?
18/02/19 09:29 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Teenage activist Greta Thunberg used fear as a motivator to spur action on climate change Opinion

» Opinion: Fears of party influence on Chinese groups are overblown
18/02/19 09:22 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The political leadership in Beijing exerts little control over market forces Opinion

» Opinions: President Trump is dragging Republicans down with him
18/02/19 09:17 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
They're "concerned." But not enough to actually stand up to him. Opinions

» Opinion: Poverty, inequity and Brazil’s public schools
18/02/19 09:16 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A proper education for all is key to the country’s development Opinion

» Opinion: EM investors should make hay while the sun shines
18/02/19 09:14 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Risks cannot be discounted but, for now, EMs are in a sweet spot Opinion

» Opinions: Ups and downs: Republicans will buy anything Trump does
18/02/19 09:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Who is gaining steam? Opinions

» Opinions: Ups and downs: Republicans will buy anything Trump does
18/02/19 09:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Who is gaining steam? Opinions

» Opinion: Islamophobia and the new clash of civilisations
18/02/19 08:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The Muslim and non-Muslim worlds are becoming increasingly intolerant of each other Opinion

» Project Syndicate: The Birthplace of America’s New Progressive Era
18/02/19 08:39 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
At a time of rising inequality, White House tweet storms, and deepening political gridlock in Washington, DC, it is easy to think that the decline of American democracy is inexorable. And yet, as in the early twentieth century, states li...

» NYT > Opinion: Thank You, New York
18/02/19 08:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Graffiti on a sidewalk opposing Amazon's choice of Queens as one of the sites for its second headquarters. The company pulled out of the deal last week. NYT > Opinion

» FOX News: Michael Goodwin: Amazon's New York debacle opens yet another front in Democratic Party's raging civil war
18/02/19 08:16 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Amazon’s decision last week to scrap plans for an HQ2 campus in New York sent the circular firing squad into action. The blue-on-blue attacks pit the far left against the far, far left in yet another front of the party’s civil war. FOX News

» Opinion: CRRC/trade war: Chinese bogie man
18/02/19 08:09 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
US tariffs will hit earnings of train maker but only modestly Opinion

» Trump can’t run the Mueller playbook on New York feds
18/02/19 08:05 from Top Stories
For starters, they have jurisdiction over the president’s political operation and businesses — subjects that executive privilege doesn't cover.

» Election board to decide fate of disputed North Carolina congressional race
18/02/19 08:04 from Top Stories
The multi-day evidentiary hearing starting Monday could end with a call for a new election.

» Biden’s polling lead shaky ahead of 2020 decision
18/02/19 08:02 from Top Stories
New surveys question whether the former vice president is a real front-runner or just has big name-recognition.

» New problem for legal weed: Exploding pot factories
18/02/19 08:01 from Top Stories
Legalization of marijuana at the state level has resulted in at least 10 recorded instances of fires or explosions at facilities that extract hash oil.

» Opinions: Morning Bits: Pushing back on a presidential power grab
18/02/19 07:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Must-read links to start the day. Opinions

» Opinions: Morning Bits: Pushing back on a presidential power grab
18/02/19 07:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Must-read links to start the day. Opinions

» Opinion: Fintech firms cannot be allowed to play unsupervised
18/02/19 07:44 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
‘Sandboxes’ that offer regulation-free zones put consumers at risk Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Revolution 60: Cuba Must Not Return to the Dark Years of Censorship
18/02/19 06:06 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A controversial new decree imposing limits on artistic practice threatens to derail a thriving cultural scene in Havana. NYT > Opinion

» Opinions: How Democrats can woo disaffected conservatives — without sacrificing their principles
18/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The common ground between the left and libertarians. Opinions

» NYT > Opinion: How Mitch McConnell Enables Trump
18/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
He’s not an institutionalist. He’s the man who surrendered the Senate to the president. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: In Nashville, ‘Beauty Herself Is Black’
18/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The ballet ‘Attitude: Lucy Negro Redux’ is a forceful claiming of female desire and sexual self-determination. NYT > Opinion

» Opinions: The perils of Big Data: How crunching numbers can lead to moral blunders
18/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
As history shows, efficiency without ethics can be catastrophic Opinions

» Opinion: Do we need a global technology regulator for financial services?
18/02/19 05:38 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Why fintech doesn't work without a set of global regulatory standards. Opinion

» Project Syndicate: Ending America’s World Bank Monopoly
18/02/19 05:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
David Malpass, US President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the flagship development bank, appears distinctly unsuited to the job. To protect the World Bank 's work– and the interests of the world's poor – it may be time to end the tradit...

» Project Syndicate: Why a US-China Trade Deal Is Not Enough
18/02/19 05:03 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
If the US and China fail to reach a comprehensive trade agreement, bilateral trade will plummet, and the unraveling of the US-China economic relationship would accelerate. But even if an agreement is reached, that unraveling will continu...

» Opinion: Angry words in Munich speak to fraying Atlanticism
18/02/19 04:59 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Europe cannot simply take a wait-and-see approach to the Trump administration Opinion

» FOX News: No President’s Day car sales for me: What I learned from John Wayne, C.S. Lewis and an old truck
18/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
While John Wayne might have eschewed backup cameras, it’s an even greater hero, C.S. Lewis, who keeps me on the car-buying sideline this weekend. FOX News

» FOX News: Democrats ignore Bernie Sanders’ 2020 announcement while embracing his socialist policies
18/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The political world barely raised its eyebrows when news broke that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders had recorded a video announcing his 2020 presidential campaign. FOX News

» FOX News: On President's Day, honor those who have served in that role, but remember they are temporary caretakers
18/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
On President’s Day, perhaps it would be helpful to consider the presidency through the lens of history, rather than the current lens of hysteria. FOX News

» FOX News: Jason Chaffetz: FBI’s Andrew McCabe should be on trial, not a book tour
18/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Andrew McCabe lied multiple times to federal investigators.   FOX News

» FOX News: Don't put flyover country in a corner. It's leading America’s urban boom.
18/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Ask any college senior where the best jobs are, and you'll probably hear a list of coastal metropolises: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and the like. FOX News

» FOX News: Newt Gingrich: On Presidents’ Day, remembering the importance of George Washington
18/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
FOX News

» Opinion: Chinese investment leaves Serbia in a bind
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Blocking foreign funding could undermine the stability of the western Balkans Opinion

» Opinion: Austerity, by Alberto Alesina, Carlo Favero and Francesco Giavazzi
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A timely defence of unpopular spending cuts as economists ditch previously held positions Opinion

» Opinion: Why Europe’s longest standing bank boss is on borrowed time
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
France’s Société Générale has underperformed since Frédéric Oudéa took charge in 2008 Opinion

» Opinion: A Qatar-US partnership on gas makes sense
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The logic of two major suppliers working in tandem is unanswerable Opinion

» Opinion: Investors and their managers climb the steep ESG learning curve
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
There are parallels with the dawn of stock markets when data were sparse and weak Opinion

» Opinion: Further reading
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Fedspeak; dating start-ups; dollar stores; and more. Opinion

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Two hundred thousand protest in Barcelona against show trial of Catalan separatists
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
There is broad opposition, centered above all in the working class, to EU-backed attempts to establish a police state in Spain based on anti-Catalan propaganda. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Signs of rising levels of workers’ struggles in China
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
China Labour Bulletin last year recorded more than 1,700 protests and strikes, up by 36 percent from 1,250 in 2017—a small fraction of the actual number of struggles. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): After months of courtship, Amazon calls New York HQ2 deal off
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The decision to pull out over opposition from workers locally comes amid news that Amazon paid no taxes last year. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Oakland, California teachers set to strike this week
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Oakland educators are faced with a struggle against the Democratic Party and the teachers’ union, which have collaborated in decades of budget cutting in Oakland and across California. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Anger grows among Denver teachers, as union gloats about closed-door negotiations
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The tentative agreement reached by the union cuts compensation for some school employees and deepens union-management collaboration in merit pay. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Connections exposed between far-right group and police in Portland, Oregon
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Local journalists released hundreds of friendly and detailed texts between Portland Police Bureau Lieutenant Jeff Niiya and Joey Gibson, leader of Patriot Prayer, a local fascist group. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): UK school pupils and students protest climate change
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Up to 15,000 young people demonstrated throughout the UK on Friday, protesting in every main town and city. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Veteran Trotskyist Barbara Slaughter addresses Leeds climate change demo
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Slaughter was warmly welcomed, especially when she described the global character of the crisis and the necessity for global action to address it. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): New attacks on pensions imposed by UK Tory government
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A BBC analysis finds that millions of workers in Britain will see pay cuts in the coming weeks, as the amount they have to pay in pension contributions increases. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Nigeria election commission abruptly postpones presidential poll
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The contest between incumbent Muhammadu Buhari and chief rival Atiku Abubakar is in a virtual dead heat, with each candidate expected to take an even number of votes. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa government clamps down on popular opposition
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The ZANU-PF regime has responded to rising social discontent by unleashing the military. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Imperialist conflicts dominate Munich Security Conference
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The Munich Security Conference, which ended yesterday, laid bare a capitalist world order rapidly breaking apart and heading for disaster. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): New York Times places songwriter Ryan Adams in the crosshairs of its #MeToo witch hunt
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Within hours, the music industry began erasing Adams’ nearly 30-year footprint as a pioneer of popular Americana music. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Prazdnik (Holiday): Film about social inequality in Russia attracts mass audience
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The film is a poignant indictment of social inequality and has been subject to a campaign of Russian government censorship. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): This week in history: February 18-24
18/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
25 years ago: Worldwide unemployment smashes record set in Great DepressionThe International Labor Organization (ILO), an agency of the United Nations, released a report on February 19, 1994, detailing historically unprecedented high une...

» Opinion: A Japanese remedy for the UK’s ailing town centres
17/02/19 23:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
British high streets need to rebuild their lost sense of community Opinion

» Theresa May sets course for Brexit disaster
17/02/19 22:37 from Top Stories

» A transatlantic (atomic) blast from the past
17/02/19 22:26 from Top Stories

» McCabe: 'I was fired because I opened a case against the president'
17/02/19 21:12 from Top Stories

» NYT > Opinion: What’s the Plan for Brexit? There Is No Plan
17/02/19 21:07 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
It may be time to stop the doomsday clock and start over. NYT > Opinion

» Opinions: Congress must reach across the aisle and protect the Grand Canyon
17/02/19 20:06 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The clock is ticking on a 20-year ban on new mining claims on about 1 million acres of public land surrounding the national park. Opinions

» RenewAmerica columns: Breaking leftists' deception of black Americans
17/02/19 19:51 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(Lloyd Marcus) - With earbuds in my ears and wired to my phone, I listen to national Christian broadcasts during my daily walk. Back to back, I heard two black pastors with large congregations. It was stunning hearing how clueless both m...

» RenewAmerica columns: The Democrat Socialist Party of Dhimmis
17/02/19 19:48 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(Victor Sharpe) - Let me first explain what a dhimmi is. It is an Arabic noun referring to a non-Muslim who becomes subject to Islamic servitude. Dhimmitude is the condition that dhimmis endure under such Islamic power and influence. ......

» RenewAmerica columns: Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been defrocked
17/02/19 19:43 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(Michael Gaynor) - Had McCarrick been more comfortable with following canon law and not uncomfortable with enforcing it, he would not be disgraced and pro-abortion Catholic politicians like Pelosi would not have cover and sow confusion. ...

» NYT > Opinion: New York Did Us All a Favor by Standing Up to Amazon
17/02/19 19:28 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Yes, Amazon’s departure will modestly hurt the city’s economy. But it’s also a victory against bad economic policy. NYT > Opinion

» Opinions: The real national emergency is the triviality of our politics
17/02/19 19:17 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The president overreaching his authority is really the true cause for concern. Opinions

» Opinions: American affluence: The past isn’t prologue
17/02/19 19:16 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
John Kenneth Galbraith expected more prosperity than was delivered. Opinions

» Opinions: The Democrats’ Israel problem is not Ilhan Omar. It’s Netanyahu.
17/02/19 19:15 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The Israeli prime minister has openly embraced the Republican Party and has helped create a partisan divide in the U.S. Opinions

» FOX News: Judge Jeanine Pirro: Trump’s border emergency shows being a leader means making the tough decisions
17/02/19 19:12 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
This week, we watched a leader declare a national emergency where one was unequivocally and undoubtedly needed. FOX News

» NYT > Opinion: Xi and a Trumpian Time Bomb
17/02/19 19:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Trade negotiations could come down to the wire. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Why Are We Still Dismissing Girls’ Pain?
17/02/19 19:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
People continue to struggle with the idea that women are the authorities on their own bodies. NYT > Opinion

» editorial | New York Post: Cuomo’s to blame for Westchester’s gas crisis
17/02/19 18:56 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
State officials held hearings last week into Con Ed’s ban on new natural-gas customers in much of Westchester, but it’s the state itself that blocked new gas pipelines. What’d anyone expect? Now, it turns out, the county’s nightmare may ...

» editorial | New York Post: Washington: a founder for all Americans
17/02/19 18:51 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
One of the most compelling moments in the musical “Hamilton” is the entry of Gen. George Washington as the American rebels suddenly face 32,000 British troops in New York Harbor. It’s not just his dramatic, staccato lines (“We’re outgunn...

» FOX News: Democrats aren’t done wasting your money on the Russia investigation
17/02/19 18:50 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Of course, the whole Russia witch hunt was never really about finding evidence of collusion to begin with. FOX News

» Opinions: A crafty plan to bring the perennial debt-ceiling debate down to earth
17/02/19 18:26 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The debt now stands at a record-breaking $22 trillion; the debt ceiling needs to reflect the way the U.S. is spending now. Opinions

» Opinions: The sweeping new conservation bill shows Congress is not completely broken after all
17/02/19 18:25 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Good news: Bipartisanship isn’t dead. Opinions

» rss: U.S. Sends Aid to Venezuela While Cuba Keeps Maduro in Power
17/02/19 17:56 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
While the United States has sent aid to Venezuelans, Maduro threatens to block the aid from entering his country. Meanwhile, Cuba is helping to keep Maduro in power. rss

» rss: Dems Call Trump’s Emergency Wall Declaration “Unlawful” — Invasion Continues
17/02/19 17:34 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
After years of GOP dithering and Democrat obstructionism, President Trump signed an emergency declaration Friday to allow the government to build a border wall using already allocated funds. In response, Democrat leaders vowed to use con...

» Opinions: Amazon jobs don’t have to come at the expense of a community. Newark can be proof.
17/02/19 17:04 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
In my city of Newark, we came up with a framework for equitable development. Opinions

» FOX News: New Yorkers fleeing to Florida need to leave their terrible blue state policies behind as well
17/02/19 16:44 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
In a recent press conference, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo blamed a $2.3 billion budget deficit in New York on the compounding effect of federal tax reform on the state’s sky-high taxes. FOX News

» rss: Graham: McCabe, Rosenstein Will Answer to Judiciary Committee
17/02/19 16:39 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Senator Lindsey Graham, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says the committee will investigate what retired Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz called an attempted coup d’etat to overthrow President Trump. rss

» FOX News: Trump should ‘just say no’ to China trade deal
17/02/19 16:32 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
There is still ample reason to be skeptical that China is serious about reform. FOX News

» Anthony Weiner released from prison
17/02/19 16:29 from Top Stories

» FOX News: On President’s Day let’s reflect on the role faith played in our founders' vision for America
17/02/19 15:01 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
This Presidents Day take a moment to reflect on how our nation’s leaders have exercised their faith while serving and let their example encourage everyday citizens like you and me to let our faith impact our nation, too. FOX News

» Opinions: An off-key Pence sings from the Trump hymnal to a stony European reception
17/02/19 14:36 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
European leaders have learned that there is no point in seeking agreement with Trump, which is why Pence's speech sounded so off. Opinions

» Anne Applebaum: An off-key Pence sings from the Trump hymnal to a stony European reception
17/02/19 14:36 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
European leaders have learned that there is no point in seeking agreement with Trump, which is why Pence's speech sounded so off. Anne Applebaum

» NYT > Opinion: letters: Do Women in Politics Face a Double Standard?
17/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Readers discuss if and how gender bias and stereotypes play a role in politics, citing past presidential races. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: letter: Trump and Arms Control
17/02/19 14:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Strobe Talbot, a former deputy secretary of state, takes issue with the president’s withdrawal from a nuclear weapons treaty. NYT > Opinion

» Opinion: Utilitywise is a sorry tale that might yet serve a purpose
17/02/19 13:48 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Energy broker is parable of fast-growing company that struggled to make its numbers add up Opinion

» Iran’s man grabs European spotlight
17/02/19 13:39 from Top Stories
The Iranian foreign minister lashes out at the United States and demands Europe do more to save the nuclear deal.

» Editorials | The Guardian: The Guardian view on vaccination: a duty of public health | Editorial
17/02/19 13:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The anti-vaxx movement arises from mistrust but threatens the physical health of society The latest World Health Organization report on measles epidemics shows that cases jumped by 50% last year. In one of the poorest and least connected...

» NYT > Opinion: letter: When Republicans Favored Taxes
17/02/19 13:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A Williams College professor recalls the thinking of President Theodore Roosevelt. NYT > Opinion

» Opinion | The Guardian: The Guardian view on Thailand’s election: staving off the real reckoning | Editorial
17/02/19 13:25 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The political soap opera around a princess’s brief candidacy has further exposed the dangerous rifts within the country. Until they are addressed, the cycle of elections, unrest and coups is likely to continue Thailand is due to go to th...

» NYT > Opinion: letter: In Praise of German Drivers
17/02/19 13:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A reader who has lived in both Germany and the U.S. prefers the autobahns with no speed limits but with careful drivers over the riskier behavior of Americans at the wheel. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: letter: Regulating Payday Loans
17/02/19 13:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A reader says a well-intentioned regulation could actually harm those of limited means for whom these loans are a last resort. NYT > Opinion

» Amazon ‘couldn’t handle the heat,’ NYC’s de Blasio says
17/02/19 12:57 from Top Stories

» Opinion: China’s new trade offer is better than a tariff war
17/02/19 12:50 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Xi Jinping’s plan would turn the country into a deficit economy Opinion

» Limbaugh denies influence over Trump: 'I don’t make policy'
17/02/19 12:30 from Top Stories

» FOX News: Trump's artificial intelligence executive order will ensure America doesn't lose the AI race to China
17/02/19 12:21 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
China wants to become the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030, and President Donald Trump is taking the necessary steps to ensure that won’t happen. FOX News

» DNC chair chides Republicans for Trump ‘calisthenics’
17/02/19 12:03 from Top Stories

» Opinions: How to screw up an emergency declaration in 10 easy steps
17/02/19 12:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
President Trump wrecked his own, already dismal case for a border wall. Opinions

» Opinions: How to screw up an emergency declaration in 10 easy steps
17/02/19 12:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
President Trump wrecked his own, already dismal case for a border wall. Opinions

» Opinion: Donald Trump’s ill-timed rift with Europe
17/02/19 11:59 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
There is an opportunity for a new transatlantic alliance to benefit both US and EU Opinion

» Opinion: What Britain should do after a no-deal Brexit
17/02/19 11:24 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The UK must draw up a post-industrial economic strategy for the long term Opinion

» FOX News: Trump’s North Korea summit will be a success if this happens -- and it’s not what you think
17/02/19 11:10 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
As Trump prepares for his second meeting with Kim, he would be well advised to block out the noise coming from Washington. FOX News

» Trump threatens to release ISIS fighters if EU doesn’t take them
17/02/19 10:55 from Top Stories

» ‘Evidence in plain sight’ of Trump collusion with Russia, Schiff says
17/02/19 10:55 from Top Stories

» POLITICO Playbook: Battle rages on over Trump’s emergency declaration
17/02/19 10:44 from Top Stories

» Patrick Caddell, noted Democratic pollster, dies at 68
17/02/19 10:31 from Top Stories

» Opinions: Trump trade talks with N. Korea find him a repeat customer
17/02/19 10:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Sold! Sold! Sold! Sold! Opinions

» Miller goes to bat for Trump over emergency declaration
17/02/19 10:22 from Top Stories

» editorial | New York Post: De Blasio’s latest ridiculous NYC schools report
17/02/19 09:27 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Mayor de Blasio’s School Diversity Advisory Group last week released a report calling for racial engineering as a magic cure for the ills of the city’s schools. It’s one giant red herring — a distraction from the failure of city schools ...

» editorial | New York Post: Don’t back Cuomo’s flawed congestion pricing plan
17/02/19 09:23 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Mayor de Blasio hinted Monday that he might back Gov. Cuomo’s congestion pricing scheme if it included certain exceptions. Yet no amount of tweaking can save a plan that would rob the city yet again. Cuomo wants to charge motorists for d...

» Opinion: Trust in auditors elusive without overhaul of priorities
17/02/19 09:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
To fulfil duties to investors, firms need to apply the law — not just box-ticking rules Opinion

» Airbus warns of ‘catastrophic’ no-deal Brexit
17/02/19 08:47 from Top Stories

» Iran to European Union: Give us more to preserve nuclear deal
17/02/19 08:22 from Top Stories

» Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse at Yellow Jackets protest
17/02/19 08:10 from Top Stories

» Opinions: Distinguished pol of the week: A Trump challenger
17/02/19 07:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Who stood tall? Opinions

» Opinions: Distinguished pol of the week: A Trump challenger
17/02/19 07:45 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Who stood tall? Opinions

» How Does a Straight White Male Democrat Run for President?
17/02/19 07:06 from Top Stories
Very carefully.

» Opinion: The war on plastic will dent oil demand
17/02/19 07:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Companies are underestimating the importance of changed consumer attitudes Opinion

» Democrats don’t bite on Booker vegan flap
17/02/19 07:00 from Top Stories
‘If you’re voting for somebody based on what’s on their dinner table, then you’ve got bigger problems,’ said one Iowa official.

» 2020 hopefuls hunt for viral moments
17/02/19 06:55 from Top Stories
Campaigns are courting social-first online video outlets and taping their candidates constantly after watching big moments pay off in 2018.

» Opinion: ABN Amro: Dutch modesty master
17/02/19 06:54 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Bank blamed regulations and European worries for caution, but it could live a little more Opinion

» Trump bets on North Korea to break his losing streak
17/02/19 06:53 from Top Stories
The president is quickly turning his sights toward a second nuclear summit with North Korea that could reset a political narrative of domestic frustration.

» Opinion: Populists have a point, the system has to change
17/02/19 06:40 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The economic insecurity and fears about identity that they exploit must be addressed Opinion

» Opinions: Withdrawing from the INF Treaty would cripple arms control efforts for decades
17/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
With the Western alliance already under strain, opportunities for new arms-control talks are few and far between. Opinions

» Opinion: The chastening fallout of Amazon’s hunt for HQ2
17/02/19 05:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Companies and politicians can learn from the ill-fated New York deal Opinion

» FOX News: The simple thing you can do to brighten someone's day
17/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Congregation Beth Emet (House of Truth), with its 20 Jewish families hunkered down just south of the Oklahoma border in Sherman, Texas was my rabbinical boot camp.  FOX News

» FOX News: I used to feel self-conscious about talking about my faith until THIS amazing thing happened
17/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Have you ever felt uncomfortable talking about your faith with other people? Maybe you tell yourself your religious beliefs are too heavy to discuss with friends or perhaps you feel you’ve been too much of a “sinner” to talk about your f...

» FOX News: The nun who changed my life and helped me lose 80 pounds by stressing this one word
17/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Nearly a century-old, St. Christopher's grammar school on Long Island remains the quintessential parochial institution, a campus of three connected buildings adjacent to its flagship church on a busy main street in the middle of a classi...

» FOX News: Green New Deal would destroy American Dream, create American Nightmare
17/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The nonbinding Green New Deal resolution supported by socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez of New York and many fellow Democrats in Congress – including some running for president – makes absolutely no sense. It is a fantasy based on ...

» FOX News: Media freak out about fixing border emergency, downplay attempted coup
17/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The past week was all about emergencies and which one the media considered important enough to cover. Journalists paid far too little attention when CBS reported that the Deep State had attempted to overthrow President Trump. But they su...

» Simon Tisdall | The Guardian: The collapse of Isis will inflame the regional power struggle
17/02/19 01:59 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
From Russia to Turkey and Iraq, the rout of the caliphate brings new political considerations and shifting alliances The collapse of the Isis caliphate’s last stronghold in Syria is sending shockwaves across the region, changing the calc...

» Editorials | The Guardian: The Observer view on Shamima Begum | Observer editorial
17/02/19 01:02 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Whatever the risk this young Isis supporter may pose, she is Britain’s responsibility and we cannot afford to shirk it Exploited victim or unrepentant villain? It’s impossible to determine the truth about Shamima Begum, the 19-year-old w...

» Opinion: A bit of rudeness in the office is often no bad thing
17/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Our tendency to confuse blunt words with unacceptable behaviour does us no favours Opinion

» editorial | New York Post: Will Jussie Smollett’s supporters admit they were wrong?
16/02/19 23:57 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Will Jussie’s backers admit they were wrong? Police sources believe that, as many had suspected, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett perpetrated an enormous hoax on the American public by staging a phony hate crime. Now we’re waiting for apol...

» FOX News: Andrew McCarthy: Collusion and the criminalization of policy disputes
16/02/19 22:34 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The media comment on whether there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential race, but only a conspiracy would be a reasonable basis for prosecution or impeachment. FOX News

» Global Opinions: Heather Nauert nomination sunk by nanny issues
16/02/19 22:11 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The prospective U.S. ambassador to the United Nations withdrew herself from consideration Saturday. Global Opinions

» Josh Rogin: Heather Nauert nomination sunk by nanny issues
16/02/19 22:11 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The prospective U.S. ambassador to the United Nations withdrew herself from consideration Saturday. Josh Rogin

» FOX News: Rep. Adam Schiff shouldn’t investigate Trump – Dem should answer questions about his own conduct
16/02/19 20:34 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., who is planning unmerited and aggressive partisan investigations of President Trump, has plenty of questions he should be answering about his own activities. FOX News

» Nauert withdraws from consideration to become UN ambassador
16/02/19 19:55 from Top Stories

» Graham: I 'support' Trump emergency declaration
16/02/19 19:47 from Top Stories

» Opinions: There’s no federal standard on facial recognition. Congress should step in.
16/02/19 19:06 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Regulators are right to pay attention to emerging technologies. Opinions

» Opinions: Pompeo and Pence send a poor message with their bumbling tour of Europe
16/02/19 19:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Top U.S. officials, visiting Europe, fortify the belief that President Trump doesn’t care. Opinions

» Opinions: How many more young Americans have to die for gun laws to change?
16/02/19 18:59 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
How many more victims will there be before sensible firearms laws are passed? Opinions

» Global Opinions: You want to see a real emergency, Mr. President? Visit me in Honduras.
16/02/19 18:52 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The president’s phony calamity obscures a catastrophe. Global Opinions

» NYT > Opinion: Bill de Blasio: The Path Amazon Rejected
16/02/19 18:28 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
As part of its move to Long Island City, Amazon was going to lease space in the Citibank building. NYT > Opinion

» RenewAmerica columns: The fifth dimension
16/02/19 17:43 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(Ronald R. Cherry) - As human beings we are able to directly perceive our Universe in four dimensions. The physical volume of the Universe, with all its galaxies, stars, planets and objects therein observable, is expressed in the first t...

» RenewAmerica columns: If I were a killer...
16/02/19 17:38 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(A.J. Castellitto) - "Trump leaned in close to Coons, who calls himself "a practicing Christian and a devout Presbyterian," and laced into the Democratic senator...."He was in his face about it," said one person familiar with the exchang...

» RenewAmerica columns: Wars we were never meant to win
16/02/19 17:29 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(Linda Goudsmit) - It has been over 17 years since George Bush announced the war on terrorism and 47 years since Richard Nixon announced the war on drugs. Does anyone wonder why the most powerful nation on earth has not won either? I do....

» RenewAmerica columns: At last-a pastor who mans his pulpit!
16/02/19 17:24 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(Rev. Austin Miles) - Pastors who preach the truth these days are rare. Preachers today are more concerned with not offending anyone than they are about preaching the pure Gospel. After all they might lose customers if they offend anyone...

» RenewAmerica columns: Pennsylvania's Down Syndrome Protection Act - PLEASE SHARE!
16/02/19 17:18 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(Kurt Kondrich) - Greetings, Here is a great National Article about Pennsylvania's Down Syndrome Protection Act, and if you live in PA PLEASE contact your State Senator and ask them to support this priceless legislation. We will end this...

» RenewAmerica columns: States do NOT have to supply Muslim chaplains for condemned Muslims
16/02/19 17:10 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(Bryan Fischer) - Domineque Ray raped and murdered a 15-year old girl in 1995. For that crime, he was rightly sentenced to die, and he was executed on Feb. 7. (He was also serving a life sentence for the murder of two teenage boys in 199...

» RenewAmerica columns: Snowflake U; The Academaniac and the lady on the MTA
16/02/19 17:07 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
(Curtis Dahlgren) - DID SHE EVER COME BACK? DID SHE EVER GET OFF? Two women got on the metro transit at different stops but ended up sitting side by side. One was a traditionalist and one was a progressive. The former tried to have a fri...

» Senate Homeland chief weighs Trump rebuke on emergency declaration
16/02/19 16:05 from Top Stories

» NYT > Opinion: news analysis: Do American Women Still Need an Equal Rights Amendment?
16/02/19 15:32 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Phyllis Schlafly, here in 1976, predicted terrible things if the Equal Rights Amendment was ratified, including same-sex marriage and unisex toilets. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Our Secret City
16/02/19 15:10 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Some blocks make me nostalgic for old love and some make me grateful that time doesn’t stand still. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Time to Panic
16/02/19 14:31 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Trump Is Driving Out Precious Republican Voters
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The young in particular are slipping away. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: How Much Will Americans Sacrifice for Good Health Care?
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A battle is looming over universal health care. Politicians and voters will have to decide whether the trade-offs are worth it. NYT > Opinion

» Nicholas Kristof: ‘The Trump-Russia Story’: Cue the Stage Lights
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
In this drama, the stakes are enormous. Nicholas Kristof

» NYT > Opinion: What Is Death?
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
It’s not a simple biological fact. It’s a complex social choice. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: When Queens Was Lame
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
How could I have once been embarrassed by the borough that took on Amazon? A new day has dawned over the Throgs Neck Bridge. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: ‘The Trump-Russia Story’: Cue the Stage Lights
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Two of the actors in the Trump-Russia drama: Donald Trump and his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: The Limp Caudillo
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
President Donald Trump declares a national emergency during his remarks about immigration and building a wall on the souther border, in the Rose Garden Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Everything I Know About Feminism I Learned From Nuns
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
What it meant to be surrounded by educated women who were not wives or mothers. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Op-Ed Columnist: The King of Pop — and Perversion
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A haunting new documentary lays bare Michael Jackson’s predations and forces us to wonder: Why does celebrity continually excuse perversion? NYT > Opinion

» Maureen Dowd: The King of Pop — and Perversion
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A haunting new documentary lays bare Michael Jackson’s predations and forces us to wonder: Why does celebrity continually excuse perversion? Maureen Dowd

» NYT > Opinion: The Joy of Standards
16/02/19 14:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Life is a lot easier when you can plug in to any socket. NYT > Opinion

» Week 91: Mueller’s Case for Collusion Comes Into View
16/02/19 14:20 from Top Stories
The special counsel has begun to draw sharper lines between Russia, Wikileaks, Roger Stone and the Trump campaign.

» The Munich Insecurity Conference
16/02/19 14:05 from Top Stories

» NYT > Opinion: Don’t Let Sex Distract You From the Revolution
16/02/19 14:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Protesting pornography in Times Square in New York City in 1979. Such protesters made similar arguments to Second Wave celibates about men getting in the way of women's power. NYT > Opinion

» Bernie Sanders records video announcing 2020 campaign
16/02/19 13:38 from Top Stories

» Opinion: The next three acts of the Brexit drama
16/02/19 13:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The challenge will be welding a political reconciliation from our fractured parties Opinion

» Opinion | The Guardian: The Observer view on Gavin Williamson’s Pacific blunder | Observer editorial
16/02/19 12:40 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Talking tough to China is typical of Mrs May’s gaffe-prone defence secretary Gavin Williamson is a loose cannon. That would not matter so much if, as was the case until a couple of years ago, he was a government whip whose views were of ...

» Opinions: Theodore McCarrick has been defrocked. Why did it take so long?
16/02/19 12:39 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
There was always a paradox to McCarrick, and something of a mystery. Opinions

» NYT > Opinion: letters: Ideal Ways to Raise a Child
16/02/19 12:30 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Readers discuss helicopter parenting and the value of boredom. NYT > Opinion

» Lawsuit targets Trump’s emergency declaration to build border wall
16/02/19 12:16 from Top Stories

» 'I didn’t need to do this': Dems pounce on Trump's national emergency admission
16/02/19 11:48 from Top Stories

» NYT > Opinion: A Better Way to Attract Amazon’s Jobs
16/02/19 11:12 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Northern Virginia was also selected as a site for Amazon's new headquarters and 25,000 jobs, and it's keeping them. NYT > Opinion

» NYT > Opinion: Esquire’s Cover Boy and Our Culture of Shame
16/02/19 10:54 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
I’m a trans woman living in Brooklyn. And I have tremendous empathy for the conservative teen in Wisconsin. NYT > Opinion

» rss: AUMF Repeal Bill Named for Walter Jones Introduced
16/02/19 10:20 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
A congressman has introduced a bill to repeal the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force, naming it after the late Representative Walter Jones. rss

» POLITICO Playbook: Emergency declaration fallout
16/02/19 09:47 from Top Stories

» Vatican defrocks former Washington cardinal over sex abuse
16/02/19 09:30 from Top Stories

» NYT > Opinion: Forget the All-Star Game. Start Watching Italian Basketball.
16/02/19 09:28 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The real hoops drama is in Europe. NYT > Opinion

» Opinion | The Guardian: Calls to ban the Saudi 'wife-tracking' app could be counterproductive | Arwa Mahdawi
16/02/19 09:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
While Absher is awful, having it removed will further restrict women. Let’s not let politicians off the hook for their complicity in how Saudi women are treated Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy , a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism se...

» Munich Security Conference: Live blog
16/02/19 07:45 from Top Stories
Rolling news and reaction from global gathering of leaders, ministers and policymakers.

» Angela Merkel questions who's fueling student climate movement
16/02/19 07:45 from Top Stories

» Opinion: Trump’s national emergency is a dangerous precedent
16/02/19 06:56 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
US judiciary must uphold Congress’s right to make the law Opinion

» The One Trait That Predicts Trump Fever
16/02/19 06:54 from Top Stories
Oostburg and Chevy Chase couldn’t be more different. But in the 2016 primary, they both rejected Trump. They have something else in common, too.

» Blue states’ $15 minimum wage push gets a jump-start
16/02/19 06:53 from Top Stories
New Jersey’s minimum wage hike is leading other states to follow.

» Dems prepare to force Trump to reveal private talks with Putin
16/02/19 06:51 from Top Stories
Key chairmen met with the House general counsel in a bid to put any subpoena fight on firm legal ground.

» Harris hustles to lock down California en route to the nomination
16/02/19 06:49 from Top Stories
‘Our strategy runs straight through California,’ says a top adviser. But a subpar performance in her home state could also sink Harris’ candidacy.

» Opinion | The Guardian: We ignored the evidence linking cigarettes to cancer, let's not do that with vaping
16/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Since 2011, e-cigarettes and vaping has increased in teens since 2011, and we still don’t know the long-term health effects Today, it seems so inherently obvious. Cigarettes and tobacco cause lung cancer. It is remarkable however, that t...

» Opinion | The Guardian: Why is the media showering Howard Schultz with free airtime? | Robert Reich
16/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Becoming a Serious Presidential Candidate used to require political support, now, for the right price, the media can do the anointing America is the only place in the world where any citizen over the age of 35 can run for president. No e...

» Opinion | The Guardian: Democratic party elites silence Ilhan Omar at their peril | Trita Parsi and Stephen Wertheim
16/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The congresswoman’s foreign policy views are far more in line with voters than the disconnected party establishment This week Democrats plunged into two controversies that portend danger for the party as the 2020 election season begins. ...

» Opinion | The Guardian: It's not enough to beat back Amazon from New York. We must do more | Matt Stoller
16/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Simply saying ‘no’ to its headquarters isn’t enough – Amazon should be investigated for abusing monopoly power This week, Amazon abandoned a plan to open a second “headquarters” in New York City, after citizens rebelled against the idea ...

» Opinions: Trump’s emergency declaration doesn’t show his power. It shows his weakness.
16/02/19 06:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Trump does have authoritarian impulses, but he lacks the political strength to act on them. Opinions

» FOX News: Meghan Markle and her difficult dad -- What lesson does this royal mess have for the rest of us?
16/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
What to do about a parent who is difficult to understand, get along with, or even coexist with? I’d like to offer a few suggestions based on my own hard-won experience in life, the details of which would only matter to the world if I had...

» FOX News: If you've ever told a big lie (like I did) and feel ashamed — know this
16/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
When I was 18, I told the most elaborate lie of my life and I did it because I was lazy. FOX News

» FOX News: We were married for 10 years and lonelier than ever – then THIS happened and changed everything
16/02/19 04:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Sometimes it can creep into our lives with an unwelcome stealth. I would never have conceived that I could be surrounded by a husband, kids, and friends, and yet still feel its clutches suffocating my heart. But there I was, married 10 y...

» Opinion | The Guardian: Trump's emergency declaration is unconstitutional – ask his lawyers | Lloyd Green
16/02/19 01:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
When Obama used executive powers on immigration, Jay Sekulow and Noel Francisco cried tyranny A shutdown averted, a constitutional crisis born. On Friday, Donald Trump declared a national emergency to gain additional funds for his much p...

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Indian government seizes on Kashmir attack to ratchet up tensions with Pakistan
16/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
New Delhi’s denunciations and blood-curdling threats are all but an announcement of an impending Indian military strike on Pakistan. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Spanish government falls amid Catalan crisis
16/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
The major parties are set to run the most right-wing election campaign in Spain since the 1978 Transition to parliamentary rule, under cover of opposing Catalan separatism. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Germany: Public transport strike paralyzes Berlin
16/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
For much of Friday, all subways and trams in the capital stood still and most buses remained in their depots. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Nationwide public sector strike hits Portugal
16/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Leading union officials have issued warnings to the government that its actions could trigger “uncontrollable” struggles by workers that they cannot prevent. World Socialist Web Site (en)

» World Socialist Web Site (en): Union thugs assault striking Matamoros workers
16/02/19 00:00 from 1. Opinions from mikenova (31 sites)
Threats by management, police and the unions are increasingly frequent across the city. World Socialist Web Site (en)

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