Be your own pilot: Google founder launches self-flying taxi

Be your own pilot: Google founder launches self-flying taxi

A new flying car has been unveiled by Google co-founder Larry Page’s Kitty Hawk company. The makers hope it will usher in a new era of self-flying ‘air taxis’ that would work like Uber. The vehicle, named ‘Cora,’ is an electric air taxi designed and built by Kitty Hawk, a California-based company. After eight years […]

America’s China Delusions Approaching Danger Point

America’s China Delusions Approaching Danger Point

The National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China revised the state constitution to remove term limits for the office of president of the PRC.  This vote gives Xi Jinping the legal basis to become president for more than two terms and, possibly for life. The term limits affair also served as an excuse […]

Different mindset with Tillerson, good chemistry with Pompeo – Trump

Different mindset with Tillerson, good chemistry with Pompeo – Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he had “chemistry” with the CIA Director Mike Pompeo, but didn’t see eye to eye with Rex Tillerson. Pompeo has replaced Tillerson as Secretary of State. “I worked with Mike Pompeo for quite some time,” Trump told journalists following his decision. He added that he was “always on the […]

The Artwork of Palestinian Cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh

The Artwork of Palestinian Cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh

Drawing Palestine from Prison “Most artists describe the Palestinian as a hero, even if imprisoned or killed by Israelis. I prefer to convey the message that Palestinians are human beings, so I portray suffering. The hero does not need anyone to stand with him — the hero is strong — but human beings need and […]

“An Ordinary Muslim” and the Clichés of Culture Clash on Stage

“An Ordinary Muslim” and the Clichés of Culture Clash on Stage

Representation matters, on the stage as in the rest of the arts and popular culture, and both the United States and the United Kingdom desperately need more Muslim playwrights telling stories about Muslim families and Muslim experiences on stage. But representation alone isn’t enough, as shown by a new play that reifies, rather than troubles, the […]

Miami nightclub shut down for shocking horse stunt (VIDEO)

Miami nightclub shut down for shocking horse stunt (VIDEO)

A Miami nightclub has had its business license revoked after footage surfaced showing a woman riding a horse onto a crowded dance floor. The lingerie-clad woman is seen being bucked from the clearly distressed horse. The Mokai Lounge nightclub had its license revoked by Miami Beach City Manager Jimmy Morales, after it was determined the […]

Megalomaniac Crown Prince Dails to Win Over Londoners with Charm Offensive

Megalomaniac Crown Prince Dails to Win Over Londoners with Charm Offensive

Saudi Arabia It takes more than a charm offensive to win over the hearts and minds of Brits who are overwhelming opposed to the state visit of a de facto ruler accused of war crimes and gross human rights violations. by Ahmad Khan Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and […]

How Effective are International Human Rights Treaties?

How Effective are International Human Rights Treaties?

Human Rights “The United States is alone among developed countries in insisting that while human rights are of fundamental importance, they do not include rights that guard against dying of hunger, dying from a lack of access to affordable healthcare, or growing up in a context of total deprivation.” — Philip Alston by Joan Roelofs […]

Economic Update: Winds of Economic Change

This week’s episode includes updates on the teachers strike in West Virginia, Trump’s tariffs, Germany move to make public transport free, living standards during the UK crash from 2005 to 2015, how the US’s rich schools get richer and the return of debtors prisons in US. This episode also features an interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on […]

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