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In ‘Impeachment’ Talk, Washington Establishment Declares War on Trump Voters

In ‘Impeachment’ Talk, Washington Establishment Declares War on Trump Voters

News May 21, 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

Democrats were talking about impeaching Donald Trump long before he took office. The media have taken up the refrain in the past several days, insisting that the Washington Post and New York Times “scoops” — neither of which showed Trump

Alex Jones settles Chobani lawsuit, retracts comments made about refugees in Twin Falls, Idaho

Alex Jones settles Chobani lawsuit, retracts comments made about refugees in Twin Falls, Idaho

News May 21, 2017 at 7:46 am 0 comments

Inside the Chobani Yogurt factory in Twin Falls, Idaho. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Alex Jones backed down. Again.

The far-right conspiracy theorist agreed Wednesday to settle a defamation lawsuit filed against him by Greek yogurt manufacturer Chobani. The …

‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Dims Again: Scientists Issue ‘Call To Action’ To Study Phenomenon Of Tabby’s Star

‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Dims Again: Scientists Issue ‘Call To Action’ To Study Phenomenon Of Tabby’s Star

News May 21, 2017 at 1:47 am 0 comments

The odd star located in the Cygnus constellation known as Tabby’s Star — the one that could be host to an “alien megastructure” — has begun to dim again and a “call to action” has been sent out by the …

‘Barely educated morons’: Yale University dean forced to take leave for writing mean Yelp reviews

‘Barely educated morons’: Yale University dean forced to take leave for writing mean Yelp reviews

News May 20, 2017 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Yale University dean has been placed on leave over offensive reviews she made on Yelp, including one in which she refers to customers of a local restaurant as “white trash.”

Pierson College Dean June Chu issued …

Sweden drops case but WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is not in the clear; 5 points to ponder

Sweden drops case but WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is not in the clear; 5 points to ponder

News May 20, 2017 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange. (Reuters)

Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, almost seven years after it began and five years after the WikiLeaks founder sought refuge inside Ecuador’s London embassy. Assange’s Swedish lawyer Per …

Stop stealing native stories

Stop stealing native stories

News May 20, 2017 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

This essay originally appeared in the Globe and Mail on January 26, 1990.

Critics of non-native writers who borrow from the native experience have been dismissed as advocates of censorship and accused of trying to shackle artistic imagination, but their …