That Net Neutrality Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Was Written By a Comcast Attorney

That Net Neutrality Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Was Written By a Comcast Attorney

In the face of widespread opposition, the Federal Communications Commission rolled back net neutrality protections that prevented internet service providers from charging websites for faster download speeds. The vote fell along party lines. But one Democrat, Barack Obama’s former Federal Trade Commission chief Jon Leibowitz, dismissed net neutrality repeal as no big deal in the pages […]

By Excluding Palestinian Voices From Jerusalem Debate, Cable News Avoided Addressing Israeli Rights Abuses

By Excluding Palestinian Voices From Jerusalem Debate, Cable News Avoided Addressing Israeli Rights Abuses

Palestinian voices were largely absent from American cable news’ coverage of President Donald Trump’s decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. By turning to their stable of regular political commentators to weigh in on the unprecedented move, the three major news networks – CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News – excluded those […]

Donald Trump’s China Hawk Clown College Now in Session!

Donald Trump’s China Hawk Clown College Now in Session!

Donald Trump’s China Hawk clown college is officially in session!  The China hawks are getting their way on Korea, Australia, and Taiwan.  But look for US China policy to overpromise, underdeliver, and screw up in what we now love to call the Indo-Pacific Region. It’s hard to push around the People’s Republic of China.  Maybe […]

‘Unknown’ soldiers: US won’t disclose location of thousands of its troops

‘Unknown’ soldiers: US won’t disclose location of thousands of its troops

Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 13:07 The White House has omitted, from a report prepared for Congress, the number of US troops fighting around the globe, including in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. The expunged data coincides with a Pentagon report listing the location of 44,000 military personnel as “unknown”. In accordance with the 1973 War […]

NATO Nightmare: Putin Poised for 6 More Years in Power

NATO Nightmare: Putin Poised for 6 More Years in Power

In the fifty-ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, RBK, and Sovetskaya Rossiya. He discusses Vladimir Putin’s announcement of his candidacy for the March 2018 presidential election and examines the current anti-Russian political trends in Europe. In addition, Professor Kovacevic looks at […]

New Conservative Argument: Climate Change Is So Awesome, You Guys

New Conservative Argument: Climate Change Is So Awesome, You Guys

(Photo: Chase Dekker Wild-Life Images / Getty Images) This masterpiece of unintended satire has opened a window into our future. These people will fight as hard as they can to get what they want — which is the loot, always the loot, the loot every single time — until the time comes when they sound […]

How Trump’s Declaration Inflames a Middle East Already Ablaze

How Trump’s Declaration Inflames a Middle East Already Ablaze

Jerusalem Syndrome Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a turning point in the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict. However, the issue is much bigger than Palestine as Donald Trump may have just lit the match that will set off the powder keg of the Arab World. by Eric Draitser Let’s […]

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