Barack Obama stars in a new video about protecting our democracy. It’s a must-watch.

August 7, 2018

Photo by Spencer Platt/ Getty Images. He’s putting his load behind an issue that’s vital to election outcomes but doesn’t often get a lot of attention. A recently released three-minute political video starred a very familiar political face: Barack Obama. The video was created by the National Democratic Redistricting Committee( NDRC ), a group run by former Attorney General Eric Holder, whose mission is to prevent partisan gerrymandering. Gerrymandering, is…

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They brought a $20M check to the White House to free every separated family.

July 23, 2018

In late June, a campaign launched by three Facebook employees turned into a massively viral excitement, heightening more than $20 million to help reunite households differentiated at their own borders by U.S. immigration officials. Now, the organization that received those funds is putting them to use to try and free every single father currently in detention. On July 10, the nonprofit Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services(…

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London’s mayor was asked where he’d take Trump in his city. His answer nails it.

July 19, 2018

If Mayor Sadiq Khan could take President Donald Trump anywhere in his metropoli to hear London’s better, where would it be? Khan, the city’s first Muslim mayor, was recently asked the issue raised by Time Out ahead of Trump’s visit to the U.K. and NATO Summit. And it would have been easy for the 47 -year-old politician to grab the possibilities of and lambast Trump with a snarky commentary or…

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This church wanted to make a bold point about family separation. It succeeded.

July 12, 2018

Image courtesy the Christ Church Cathedral. They wanted to make a statement about distinguishing households. The content is clear. The Trump administration’s household breakup policy has stirred unity and outrage over protecting the most vulnerable among us. Not everyone was moved by images and tales of families torn apart. Some have even quoth the Bible to justify the policy. A faith in Indianapolis decided to make a statement by putting…

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Dan Rather had the perfect response to Trump’s complaint about ‘a lack of civility.’

July 12, 2018

At 86, Dan Rather has been around long enough to have serious perspective. The former CBS evening news anchor has observed two seconds life as a forceful voice of reason in the Trump era, transmitting largely to his growing legion of Facebook followers. Rather’s latest true bomb came as President Trump and his supporters complained of “a lack of civility” following the completion of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee…

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25 of the best signs from Families Belong Together demonstrations around the country.

July 8, 2018

Cities all over the country were fitted with involved citizens on Saturday, June 30, 2018, as thousands of demonstrators paraded together to support reuniting families torn apart at the U.S.-Mexico border. In May and June, thousands of families were divided apart after the Trump administration issued a zero-tolerance immigration policy that resulted in several thousand children being taken away from their parents and held in detention centers. Families Belong Together,…

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Illegal immigration myth buster: A lawyer sets the record straight on taxes and benefits.

July 6, 2018

Some people believe that undocumented immigrants exploit our system and get loads of free welfares. It’s not true. There’s a lot of embarrassment about migration, which is understandable. It’s a complex issue, with a lot of grey area. But there are a lot myths being perpetuated about undocumented immigrants that create an unnecessarily murky picture of the reality. One of those myths is that people migrate to the U.S. and…

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A mass shooting in its newsroom didn’t stop the Capital Gazette from publishing today.

July 2, 2018

On June 28, 2018, a gunman opened fire in newsroom of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, killing five people. Among the dead were four members of the paper’s editors and reporters and a sales assistant. After such a heinous tragedy , no one would have been able to blamed the working paper for shutting down for the day. No one would have blinked an eye if everyone who…

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When Trump lashed out at Fallon, the late-night host responded with something much better.

June 30, 2018

It was the fuzz scuffle felt in all regions of the world. When Donald Trump appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show in the lead-up to the 2016 election, the host treated him in a manner that most thought was a little too friendly, especially when Fallon began to play with the candidate’s hair. The public was none too happy, with both onlookers and the media calling out Fallon for his…

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Melania’s jacket prompts thousands to declare ‘I really do care’ about separated families.

June 26, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, Melania Trump’s “I Really Don’t Care. Do U? ” jacket mailed shockwaves across social media. As she was boarding an aircraft following a astonish visit to a U.S.-Mexico border facility, the first lady was photographed wearing a jacket that spoke “I Really Don’t Care. Do U? ” Melania Trump. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images. People were understandably upset. The stories surrounding households distinguished after attempting…

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Reagan’s daughter spoke up about what her dad would say about Trump. It’s not good.

June 11, 2018

Photo by Hulton Archive/ Getty Images. Ronald Reagan’s legacy is polarizing, to say the least. The 40 th U.S. chairwoman was a staunch conservative who, among many things, slashed taxes for the wealthy, lured evangelicals to the Republican party, bulked up military spending, and did, well …. pretty much nothing in response to the AIDS crisis ravaging many U.S. metropolis. His presidency, for better or worse, changed America. All the…

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Obamas moving remembrance of the flawed but fierce Barbara Bush is a must-read.

May 15, 2018

On April 17, 2018, America lost its 41 st first lady and the mother of its 43 rd chairwoman. Barbara Bush passed away at her Houston home at the age of 92. A well-known — but shortcoming — first lady, she used her platform to advocate for increased household literacy. Photo by Tom Pennington/ Getty Images. In a thoughtful presentation of bipartisanship and respect, Barack Obama, ever a champ of…

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Local anchors had to read a sneakily pro-Trump script on-air. This is scary.

April 24, 2018

There ’ s a curious video going around featuring several neighbourhood news anchors speaking from an identical script. “We’re concerned about the troubling trend of irresponsible, one-sided news narratives besetting home countries, ” the reporters say in their recorded segments. “The sharing of biased and false-hearted report has become all too common on social media.” Watch the video yourself ( tale persists below ): Click here to see if you…

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This photo of Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds is even more amazing with context.

April 12, 2018

If you haven’t heard of Dan Reynolds, you’ve at the least heard his voice on the radio — probably many, many times. Photo by Ethan Miller/ Getty Images. He’s the 30 -year-old frontman of the hugely successful American stone stripe Imagine Dragons. Photo by Ethan Miller/ Getty Images. Right now, the band is performing at venues around the world before bringing their tour residence to North America this summer. And…

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Obama praises Parkland students, says a lot of today’s problems are caused by ‘old men.’

March 31, 2018

Obama was elected by young people. Now, he intended to empower the next generation. In 2008, when Facebook and Twitter were still new on the incident, young voters applied social media to help propel Barack Obama to the White House. He knows firsthand how powerful a personnel they are able to when inspired by a cause they believes in. During a talk in Japan, Obama revealed that he’s channeling his…

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30 years ago this university gave Trump a degree. Now the faculty voted to take it away.

March 18, 2018

30 years ago, Lehigh University committed Donald Trump an honorary degree. Students at the university chose the New York real estate tycoon to be their commencement talker. It may sound unusual to some in 2018, but in 1988, Trump was far less controversial and more of an aspirational figure. Lehigh spokesperson Lori Friedman mentioned it was customary for a commencement orator to receive an honorary degree from the university. Decades…

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32 images that highlight the kind of movement the Parkland teens are building.

March 8, 2018

It’s been only over a week since the horrific massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, but survivors have already been busy pushing for grease-gun reform. Within a day of the shooting, Douglas students grew cable report fixtures, many calling on Congress to restrict access to semi-automatic weapons like the AR-1 5 used to kill 17 of their teachers and classmates. On Feb. 17, students gleaned outside…

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Archie Bunker’s hilarious take on guns in 1972 is pretty scary in today’s America.

March 8, 2018

In 1972, Archie Bunker had an preposterous mind to stop airplane hijackings: simply afford all the passengers guns!( Duh .) In a vintage clip from “All in the Family, ” spotted by Huffington Post, Carroll O’Connor’s iconic over-the-top character appears in an belief segment on neighbourhood Tv report where he shares his thoughts on retaining air travel safe.( Back then, it was easier and more common for aircrafts to be…

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Dan Rather’s gut-wrenching reaction to the Florida school shooting is a must-read.

February 27, 2018

From Watergrate to world wars, hero-worship writer Dan Rather has interpreted a lot of unfairnes in his day. Still, certain senseless misfortunes can strike a nerve. Wednesday saw one of those tragedies. Photo by Mike Coppola/ Getty Images. A 19 -year-old gunned down students and adults at his former high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14, 2018. Nikolas Cruz slaughtered at least 17 people in his…

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An internet troll tried to school a lawyer on immigration. She clapped back.

February 10, 2018

Women are tired of mansplaining bullshit. Just ask Rabia Chaudry, a critically acclaimed immigration advocate, who was live-tweeting( and fact-checking) President Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the Union address on Jan. 30. During his televised address, Trump announced his projects to safeguard the American “nuclear family” by clamping down further on immigration. He went on to inaccurately pretension that the current migration structure allows a single immigrant to bring in…

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