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Mar 17 2023
Ongoing French protests intensified after French President Emmanuel Macron decided to bypass a parliamentary vote and raise the country’s retirement age from 62 to 64.
For Context: Macron has said the proposal was necessary because of changing demographic factors, like increased life span. The French Senate had already approved the change on Thursday, but the National Assembly — whereAssociated Press Deutsche Welle National Review (News)
Mar 17 2023
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a draft plan to pay $5 million in reparations to certain black residents.
The Details: Other recommendations from the city's reparations task force include annual incomes of $97,000 for qualifying recipients and homes in San Francisco for $1 per family. The Board of Supervisors will not decide on the recommendations until itSan Francisco Chronicle BBC News Washington Examiner
Sep 15 2022
Early Thursday morning, two buses carrying about 100 migrants arrived outside Vice President Kamala Harris' residence at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C.
The buses were sent from Texas by Republican Governor Greg Abbott, and originated from Eagle Pass and the Del Rio station where the migrants - mostly from Venezuela - boarded the buses.
The two buses are the latest ofNew York Post (News) Newsweek The Independent
Jan 20 2023
On Friday, marchers will gather in Washington, D.C. for the 50th March for Life, the first march since the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade last June.
For Context: Most pro-life messages focus on sanctioning clinics or doctors, but some seek repercussions for those seeking to end a pregnancy. Meanwhile, polling shows that most Americans are in the middle when it comes to abortionWashington Examiner Axios CNN (Online News)
Jan 03 2023
The National Park Service closed Dry Tortugas National Park near the Florida Keys after roughly 300 migrants from Cuba arrived there over the weekend.
The Details: The NPS closed the park to public access Monday after the arrivals, which are reportedly becoming more common. Nearly 200 more migrants arrived in different parts of the Keys over the weekend, and others were rescued byNew York Post (News) Axios NPR (Online News)
Jun 07 2023
A former intelligence officer involved in the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force is claiming covert programs possess “intact and partially intact craft of non-human origin” and have withheld the findings from Congress.
Whistleblower Details: Originally reported in The Debrief (Not Rated), David Charles Grusch, the whistleblower, worked previously on investigations intoNewsNation Fox News (Online News) The Guardian
Dec 07 2022
In a nationwide series of raids on Wednesday, German police arrested 25 suspects in a plot to overthrow the German government by force.
Key Quotes: "The accused are united by a deep rejection of state institutions and the free democratic basic order of the Federal Republic of Germany, which over time has led to their decision to participate in their violent elimination and to engage inCNN (Online News) Deutsche Welle Daily Mail
Sep 27 2016
The issue of police brutality doesn’t have to be a subject that divides us.
As discussed in parts I, II and III of this four-part series, we don’t have to choose between supporting police officers and defending abused minorities. Not only is it possible to talk about police brutality without picking sides, it’s absolutely essential.
Evidence showsBeth Ballentine
Jun 12 2023
George Soros, the billionaire progressive investor and donor, is giving his son Alexander control of his $25 billion empire, according to the Wall Street Journal (Center bias).
The Details: Many reportedly believed that Alex’s older half-brother, 52-year-old Jonathan Soros, was a more likely successor. The 37-year-old Alex was elected as chairman of Open Society Foundations, his father'Associated Press Fox Business Wall Street Journal (News)
Jun 07 2023
The PGA Tour surprised the golf world on Tuesday by agreeing to merge with the Saudi-backed LIV Golf league, despite widespread criticism of Saudi Arabia’s human rights record.
For Context: LIV Golf was founded in 2021 with billions of dollars from a fund controlled by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Considered the country's de facto leader, the prince has been accused by U.S.National Review (News) New York Post (News) MSNBC