Former Cambridge Analytica exec says she wants lies to stop

April 20, 2018

Brittany Kaiser talks about her time inside the controversial political data firm and why she is speaking out now It was the summer of 2007. Brittany Kaiser was still not 21, but she was one of a handful of full-time workers in the small digital crew for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, uploading photographs of the Illinois senator to something called a Facebook page. At the next desk was another activist…

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Trumps presidency is unravelling. But he wont fall without a push | Gary Younge

April 14, 2018

The presidency is mired in incompetence and calamity. So why arent his foes presenting a hopeful alternative? mentions Guardian editor-at-large Gary Younge Even by Donald Trump’s standards, issued a statement claiming Tillerson was ” unaware of the reason” for his expulsion, and had heard about it on Twitter. A few hours later the spokesman had been fired too. Meanwhile the lawyer of porn performer Stephanie Clifford( stage name: Stormy Daniels…

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Russian Roulette review: as Joe Biden said, ‘If this is true, it’s treason’

April 2, 2018

Michael Isikoff and David Corn lay bare the evidence that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have been striving to collaborate for years Whenever I finish a book like Russian Roulette, I ask myself the same question: why is anyone still debating whether there was collusion between the Russians and Donald Trump? Like obsolete “. Trump began visiting Moscow in 1987 and his on again, off again effort to build a…

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Trump’s solution to school shootings: arm teachers with guns

February 28, 2018

It is the gun, its the person or persons behind the gun and its about helping people before they ever reach that point, said a mother whose son succumbed at Sandy Hook elementary Donald Trump has said he will be discussing a proposal to arm school teachers in an attempt to prevent mass shootings, a move certain to prove fiercely divisive. The US president, holding a listening conference at the…

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‘Fiction is outperforming reality’: how YouTube’s algorithm distorts truth

February 18, 2018

An ex-YouTube insider reveals how its recommendation algorithm promotes divisive clips and conspiracy videos. Did they harm Hillary Clintons bid for the presidency? It was one of January’s most viral videos. Logan Paul, a How YouTube’s algorithm falsifies reality- video explainer Those are not easy questions to answer. Like all large-hearted tech corporations, YouTube does not allow us to see the algorithm that shape “peoples lives”. They are secret formulas,…

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Second Trump-Russia dossier being assessed by FBI

February 18, 2018

Exclusive: memo written by former writer Cody Shearer independently sets out some of the allegations made by ex-spy Christopher Steele Second Trump-Russia dossier being assessed by FBI Nick Hopkins Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Share on Messenger Democrat criticize Trump over absence of Russian sanctions- video

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Donald Trump cancels London visit amid protest fears

February 1, 2018

President will not open brand-new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his place Donald Trump has nullified a visit to Britain next month to open the new US embassy in London, amid concerns over mass protests. The president claimed on Twitter that the reason for calling off the journey was his anger at Barack Obama having sold the present embassy for “peanuts” and…

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Trump hasnt just done a good job, hes done agreat job’ the view from Muncie, Indiana

January 31, 2018

Gary Younge invested a few months in the archetypal US town before last years election. The people shake for Trump, but how do they feel a year on? US politics Gary Younge spent a month in the’ archetypal’ US town before last year’s election. The people swung for Trump, but how do they seem a year on? Gary Younge @garyyounge Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Share on Messenger

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Trump Tower meeting with Russians ‘treasonous’, Bannon says in explosive book

January 15, 2018

Former White House strategist quoted in Fire and Fury, by Michael Wolff, as saying: Theyre going to crack Don Junior like an egg on national TV Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon has described the Trump Tower meeting between the president’s son and a group of Russians during the 2016 electoral campaign as “treasonous” and “unpatriotic”, according to an explosive new book visualized by the Guardian. Natalia Veselnitskaya at…

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Trumps Bannon outburst removes any shred of presidential decorum | Richard Wolffe

January 11, 2018

This latest playground brawl are inevitably signify the end of any brand-new year hopes for a return to sanity or normalcy The sight of Donald Trump squabbling with his former strategist Steve Bannon carries a remarkable similarity to two ferrets negotiating the inside of a bag. It seems the two men who engineered the “populist” takeover of the White House are rather less popular with each other than they used…

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Roy Moore battles bigotry claims on eve of Alabama vote: ‘Our attorney is a Jew’

January 2, 2018

War veteran pretensions Republican candidate formerly turned down inspect to Vietnam brothel, as Democrat Doug Jones advises voters to take the right road The Republican candidate Roy Moore and supporters have mounted a series of extraordinary character defenses as his US Senate race with Democrat Doug Jones headed towards a photo finish. At a rally on Monday evening, Moore’s wife, Kayla, rejected the allegations of antisemitism, offering as evidence:” One…

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Bit by bit, Trump is taking apart the New Deals glorious legacy | Heather Richardson

December 31, 2017

With massive excise slasheds projected to create a $1.5 tn deficiency, cuts to social security and Medicare is certainly follow Since January, “theres been” frightening signs that America is becoming an oligarchy manage by a dictator. From the first, Donald Trump has followed an authoritarian playbook, beginning with his rejection of objective world. Forced early on to defend the assertion that the crowd at Kellyanne Conway has pointed out that…

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Two women allege Al Franken touched their buttocks at campaign events

November 28, 2017

Minnesota Democrat not seen in public since first accusations says of new assertions its difficult to respond to anonymous accusers Two more women have alleged inappropriate behavior by the Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, “says hes” touched their buttocks during campaign occurrences in his first run for the US Senate. The ladies spoke to Huffington Post on condition of anonymity, saying the events occurred in Minneapolis in 2007 and 2008. In…

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Theres a lot more there: Mueller ups the stakes in the Trump-Russia inquiry

November 19, 2017

Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were indicted on financial fees, but George Papadopoulos was the astonish as the Russia inquiry enclose the capital For a moment in court, the mask slipped. Paul Manafort glanced at his lawyer and smirked, like a TV mafia boss with reasons to be confident. It was the looking of a male who, after decades of study as a the Washington Post reported . Quick Guide…

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Trump has no comment on Roy Moore because he doesn’t ‘watch much TV’

November 19, 2017

Asked about allegations against the Republican Senate nominee, Trump said I dont get to watch much television. Primarily because Im reading documents Donald Trump on Saturday deflected questions about whether insisting that because he does” not watch much television” he did not feel qualified to comment. Travelling in Asia, the president told reporters:” I’ve been with you folks, so I haven’t gotten to see too much. And think it is…

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Bernie Sanders warns of ‘international oligarchy’ after Paradise Papers leak

November 12, 2017

US senator warned that leak of documents exposing offshore tax havens testify rapid movement toward groupings of billionaires controlling the global economy Bernie Sanders has warned that the world is rapidly becoming an” international oligarchy” controlled by a tiny number of billionaires, highlighted by the revelations in the Paradise Papers. Paradise Papers opened the door on a” major trouble not just for the US but for governments throughout the world…

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How Russia used social media to divide Americans

October 24, 2017

Russian trolls and bots focused on controversial topics in an effort to stoke political separation on a tremendous scale and it hasnt stopped, experts say For the past year, the world has reeled over intensifying reports of how Facebook infiltration was far more widespread than Mark Zuckerberg claimed when Barack Obama pulled him aside at a conference held in Peru last-place November to inform the young titan he had a…

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