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Apr 07 2021
The toxicity of the former president’s brand is choking off traditional money-making opportunities for members of his inner circle.
Before she joined the Trump administration as transportation secretary, Elaine Chao earned millions of dollars over the past decade by serving on the boards of big public companies such as Dole Foods, Protective Life and Wells Fargo, according to corporateWashington Post
Feb 13 2015
The Taliban in this northern province allows girls to attend school. It doesn’t execute soldiers or police. Its fighters are not Pashtun, the main ethnic group that bred and fueled the insurgency. Some members are even former mujahideen, or freedom fighters, who once despised the Taliban and fought against its uprising.Washington Post
Aug 10 2019
One man likens immigrants to snakes, frets that they will never “go back to their huts,” and insists that they threaten “jobs, wages, housing, schools, tax bills” and more.
Another sees a “Hispanic invasion,” fears that it will bring the “cultural and ethnic replacement of Americans,” and warns that the foreign influx endangers “our way of life.”
After last weekend’s shooting inGuest Writer - Left
Aug 08 2019
It’s no wonder that the US attorney for the Western District of Texas said Sunday that the man who drove 600 miles to kill 22 people in the ethnically diverse city of El Paso, Texas, was being treated as a domestic terrorist. But it’s a largely hollow statement: The shooter won’t be charged as a domestic terrorist.
For many reasons, domestic terrorism in the United States — largelyVox
Jul 11 2018
I spent the Independence Day weekend on a pilgrimage to the Tule Lake Segregation Center, one of 10 World War II American concentration camps. I saw the breadth of an enormous prison camp that confined as many as 18,000 innocent human souls, and I tasted the grit of Tule Lake’s pervasive yellow summer dust. Those held there 75 years ago against their will, solely because of their ethnicity,Washington Post
Mar 16 2021
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Deb Haaland, a member of the Laguna Pueblo tribe in New Mexico, as President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Department of the Interior. Haaland is the first Native American Cabinet secretary in history, overseeing the department that manages public and tribal lands. Indigenous communities and environmental activists praised the confirmation. Several RepublicansCNBC Washington Post New York Post (News)
Jul 14 2020
Los Angeles has preemptively decided not to allow students to return to school this fall, citing concerns about the coronavirus and its spread. These concerns might be reasonable were it not for the ridiculous demands being made by the massive teacher's union.
United Teachers Los Angeles, which is made up of more than 35,000 teachers, has been pushing county officials to delay reopeningWashington Examiner
Jul 23 2016
At least 80 people were killed and 231 injured Saturday when suicide bombers attacked a large demonstration in the Afghan capital of Kabul, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry.
The demonstration was organized by ethnic Hazaras demanding that a major regional power line be rerouted through their impoverished home province. Most Hazaras are Shiite Muslims but most Afghans are SunniUSA TODAY
Sep 07 2019
On either side of the brown river running through this misty mountain village, residents live in wooden huts without window panes. Chickens and cats mingle on the road.
But this southwestern Chinese backwater has seen a glimpse of the future that even major U.S. cities such as Boston and Philadelphia still haven’t experienced. As part of a publicity stunt two years ago, a government-Wall Street Journal (News)
Aug 31 2020
In just a few months, New York City became the poster-child for what’s shaping up to be a staggering transformation of the American urban scene. Our giant metroplex cities are set to contract and go broke in the years ahead. The trend was already clear before Covid-19 came on the scene, but the virus accelerated the complex dynamics behind it. Of course, most of our cities occupy importantThe American Conservative