What if Napoleon Hadn't Lost Europe and Other Questions of Alternate History

What if Napoleon Hadn't Lost Europe and Other Questions of Alternate History

Across pop culture, history is being unraveled and remade. There’s the post-World-War-II dystopia that emerges from a triumphant Nazi Germany in the TV show “The Man in the High Castle” (based on a Philip K. Dick book of the same name). There’s the furor that erupted in 2017 over a proposed HBO series called “Confederate,”currently […]

Who Leaked the Dozens of Questions Mueller Wants to Ask Trump — and Why?

Pledge your support for ethical, insightful independent media: Make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout and choose the “monthly” option at checkout. Did Trump’s own legal team leak the questions that the president is so upset about on Tuesday morning? While it appeared that perhaps nobody ever told President Donald Trump the old adage of the […]

Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on U.S. election, Facebook faces questions

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on Tuesday that his UK-based political consultancy’s online campaign played a decisive role in U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory. His comments, which could not be verified, are potentially a further problem for Facebook Inc as […]

Five Questions That Need to Be Answered One Month After the Florida Shooting

Five Questions That Need to Be Answered One Month After the Florida Shooting

Parkland, FL — It has been one month since the deranged Nikolas Cruz allegedly walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15 and began killing children. As expected, instead of providing answers to the public’s questions, the government’s reaction to the shooting consists of little more than stripping American’s of their rights. Instead of […]

The World Bank’s “ease of doing business” report faces tricky questions

The World Bank’s “ease of doing business” report faces tricky questions

HOW many days does it take to correct a misleading newspaper interview? Four, in the case of Paul Romer, the World Bank’s chief economist. On January 12th a surprising article in the Wall Street Journal alleged that one of the bank’s signature reports—on the ease of doing business around the world—may have been tainted by […]

Lawsuit questions conduct of Madoff victims' lawyer

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A new lawsuit accuses a lawyer representing hundreds of victims defrauded by Bernard Madoff of cheating her own clients through overbilling, discouraging settlements and having conflicts of interest. FILE PHOTO: Accused swindler Bernard Madoff exits the Manhattan federal court house in New York, U.S. on January 14, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo […]