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Jun 15 2022
Tuesday was 2022 primary day in several states, bringing some new insight into what to expect going into the 2022 midterm elections in November. Former President Donald Trump saw his endorsements put to the test with mixed results.
In South Carolina, Trump-backed state Rep. Russell Fry beat Rep. Tom Rice; Rice was one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump in January 2021. ThisWashington Times The Hill NBC News (Online)
Jun 14 2022
President Joe Biden will meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during his mid-July trip to the Middle East, which some analysts believe could loosen tensions with Saudi Arabia.
During his presidential campaign, Biden pledged to make Saudi Arabia a "pariah state" due to their stance on certain human rights issues. However, given the circumstances brought by Putin's invasion ofPolitico Financial Times Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
Jul 27 2017
Perspectives BlogIn a series of tweets, President Trump announced that transgender people will be banned from joining the nation's military. Transgender members of the military have spoken out calling it a "shot in the face". Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released his own statement on the ban saying the Department of Defense is conducting a study on the "medical John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Apr 19 2018
Perspectives BlogJames Comey released his new book, A Higher Loyalty, about his time in the Trump White House, evoking strong reactions from the media. Ironically, Comey was condemned across the aisle, with left-leaning and right-leaning publications asserting that some of his criticisms directed towards Trump stoop to a juvenile level. Both sides also took issue with his handling of the Clinton investigation: John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
May 17 2018
Perspectives BlogOn Monday morning, Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces engaged in a deadly clash at the Gaza border as the US embassy opened in Jerusalem. Supporters of Israel assert that the country had the obligation to defend its border from the violent protests, carried out by the terrorist organization Hamas. Supporters of Palestine argue that Israel used unnecessary force, leading to the deaths of John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Apr 12 2018
Perspectives BlogPaul Ryan announced on Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in November. The move sparked debate around Republican odds in the 2018 midterms as well as speculation concerning Ryan's tenuous relationship with President Trump. What's the best way to combat media bias? Does unbiased news really exist? Check out this article in the Washington Examiner by AllSides CEO John Gable and Editorial John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Mar 08 2018
Perspectives BlogPresident Trump officially announced new tariffs on steel and aluminum, exempting Mexico and Canada. Critics argue this could spark a trade war, while some in favor say that this is part of his 'America First' agenda. The plan also has unlikely supporters in large unions and some Democrats who contend that the tariffs will level the playing field between the U.S. and outside competitors like John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Apr 05 2018
Perspectives BlogSinclair Broadcasting required its local news anchors to read from an identical script warning against false news and criticizing the mainstream media for "irresponsible, one-sided news stories." Many on the Left denounced the network for displaying conservative bias, while some on the Right argued that such criticism is a double standard. Take a look at some other big stories this week: John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Sep 28 2022
Underwater explosions in the Baltic Sea resulted in critical damage to two major pipelines flowing from Russia to Germany. European powers are investigating, with many nations already deeming the incident to be an act of sabotage. Neither pipeline was transporting oil at the time of the leak, but the Associated Press (Lean Left Bias) is reporting record-breaking methane leaks as a result ofBBC News Fox Business CNN Business
Aug 09 2019
Two tragic mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso last weekend prompted a resurgence of debates on gun control, gun rights and underlying causes, both on Capitol Hill and throughout the country.
Media coverage was largely split in the aftermath. Many left-leaning outlets focused on white nationalism, and reported on the Texas shooter's fears of a "Hispanic invasion," connecting it toHenry A. Brechter