Bernie Sanders May Stump For Populist Folk Singer Rob Quist In Montana’s Congressional Special Election

Independent Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has announced he is willing to travel to Montana to stump for Democratic candidate Rob Quist in his effort to fill the at-large seat left vacant when former representative Ryan Zinke (R) was tapped to become secretary of the Department of the Interior by President […]

Bernie Sanders Officially Launches Podcast Version Of ‘The Bernie Sanders Show’

Independent Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has officially launched a podcast version of his popular videostream The Bernie Sanders Show that appears on Facebook Live. “Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with leading activists, journalists, policymakers, artists, visionaries and revolutionaries, talk about the resistance, the political revolution and moving forward on a progressive […]

Democrats Turn On Tulsi Gabbard Over Skepticism That Assad Launched Chemical Attack

Prominent Democrats took aim at Hawaiian Democratic congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard over the weekend after she voiced skepticism that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was responsible for the chemical weapons attack that left at least 70 people dead and dozens more wounded in Idlib. Gabbard expressed her skepticism over Assad’s role in the attacks […]

The Moon Or Mars? Scientists Debate Man’s Next Outer Space Destination

With both the private and military space race heating up again, the debate over which extraterrestrial surface man should next set foot on is also intensifying. Granted, our options are currently rather limited on the issue, with Mars and the moon being the only viable destinations in most scientists’ opinions. That does not mean the […]

Star Wars Redux? Military Commander Wants U.S. Ready To Fight In Space

It is time for the United States to prepare for its own version of Star Wars, at least that’s what one high-ranking military official believes. reports that Navy Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard, deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), recently stated that the U.S. military needs to be ready and willing to engage […]

Progressive Activist Nikkita Oliver To Challenge Seattle Mayor Ed Murray

Nikkita Oliver — a Seattle-based activist, educator and attorney — will be challenging incumbent Ed Murray in the city’s mayoral race. The Seattle Times has referred to Oliver as Murray’s “highest-profile challenger so far as he seeks a second term.” Oliver officially kicked off her campaign with an event on Sunday night. “We cannot arrest […]

New Lamborghini Huracán Performante Breaks Speed Record At Nürburgring Track

There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to being the fastest car ever off the production line. Earlier this month, there were reports that the new Lamborghini Huracán Performante had beaten the previous record for the fastest lap around the “grueling” Nürburgring track in Germany. Now Digital Trends and Lamborghini are confirming […]

Bernie Sanders: Democrats Should Not Negotiate With Republicans On Healthcare

During an interview with host Dana Bash on CNN‘s State of the Union Sunday morning, Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said that Democratic “intransigence” is not the reason that President Donald Trump’s healthcare plan met defeat in Congress earlier this week. As Common Dreams‘ Jon Queally reports, Bash asked Sanders if […]

$15 An Hour Minimum Wage Vetoed By Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh

On Monday, Baltimore’s city council, which is composed of 15 Democrats, voted 11-3 to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, local NBC affiliate WBAL 11 reports. One city council member did not vote. Despite popular support among the city council and many Baltimore voters for the $15 minimum wage, Democratic […]

Donald Trump Tweets About Snoop Dogg Video, Rachel Maddow Tax Return Story

It’s only Tuesday, but it’s already shaping up to be a busy week on Twitter for President Donald Trump. On Wednesday the president took to his favorite social media platform to respond to a new music video from rapper Snoop Dogg and a segment from the latest installment of MSNBC‘s The Rachel Maddow Show. He […]

4Chan Alt-Righters Went To Insane Lengths To Find ‘He Will Not Divide Us Flag’

Shia LaBeouf, Nastja Sade Ronkko, and Luke Turner’s performance art project featuring an anti-Donald Trump flag that reads “He Will Not Divide Us” has been plagued by provocateurs since the trio launched it on inauguration weekend. The performance art project first appeared at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City the weekend […]

Bernie Sanders Wins Over Crowd In Rural Trump State With Healthcare Comments

Vermont Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a town hall meeting hosted by MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes on Sunday. The town hall took place in McDowell County, West Virginia, and focused on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has affected the residents’ lives and what they believe would happen to […]

Detroit Electric $1.8 Billion Investment Threatens Tesla In Electric Car Market

Detroit-based car manufacturer Detroit Electric just got a big boost in confidence and finances from Chinese electric company Far East Smarter Energy. The Chinese firm just invested $1.8 billion in Detroit Electric, which could help the auto manufacturer once again become competitive in the electric vehicle market. Detroit Electric made headlines back in 2013 when […]

‘Come From Away’ Debuts On Broadway, Earns Rave Reviews

Come From Away made its Broadway debut at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Sunday night. The musical, written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, is set in the small Canadian town of Gander, Newfoundland, in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. In the musical, the people […]

McCain On Trump-Russia Connections: ‘There’s A Lot More Shoes To Drop’

Republican senator John McCain is locked in an ongoing feud with his party’s leader, President Donald Trump. The feud began almost as soon as Trump assumed office on January 20. The subjects of the evolving feud have ranged from Trump’s executive order that ban travel to the U.S. from seven countries with Muslim majority populations […]

Barack Obama Grabs Lunch With Billionaire Warren Buffett At Omaha Country Club

Former president Barack Obama made a quick stop in Omaha, Nebraska, Sunday afternoon to grab lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett, the Omaha World-Herald reported. The two were joined by Buffett’s daughter Susie Buffett for lunch in a private room at the Happy Hollow country club, where Warren Buffett is a member. The lunch lasted […]

Colton Haynes: ‘I Said Yes,’ ‘Green Arrow’ Star Engaged After Elaborate Proposal

Actor Colton Haynes, who has starred in hit TV shows like Arrow and Teen Wolf, is engaged to his beau, Jeff Leatham. The two became engaged after Leatham staged an elaborate proposal during the couple’s recent vacation to Las Ventanas al Paraiso in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. “I SAID YES!!!” Haynes exclaimed in an Instagram […]

World Wide Web Inventor Warns It’s In Peril From Fake News, Government Spying

Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the World Wide Web 28 years ago, is worried that the Internet-based information system is in danger of becoming more harmful than helpful. And he wants to do something about it. “Over the past 12 months, I’ve become increasingly worried about three new trends, which I believe we must […]

‘UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort Vs. Gastelum’ Results, Highlights, Bonuses [Video]

Saturday night, the UFC hosted UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum (also referred to as UFC Fight Night 106) at the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. The fight card featured 12 mixed martial arts bouts, including a women’s bantamweight match between Bethe Correia and Marion Reneau, a light heavyweight fight between […]

‘American Crime’ Highlights Modern-Day Slavery, Sex Trafficking In Season 3

American Crime returns for Season 3 on Sunday, and the Emmy-winning ABC TV show is once again taking on a heartbreaking social ill that haunts the nation. Season 3 of the anthology series will explore the epidemic of modern-day slavery that still plagues American society, from migrant workers held against their will to young women […]

‘American Guns’ Star Richard Wyatt Convicted Of 10 Felonies

Richard Wyatt, the former star of Discovery Channel’s reality TV series American Guns, was convicted on 10 felony counts by a U.S. District Court on Friday, according to a report from the Denver Post. The convictions were for charges of felony fraud, conspiracy, dealing firearms without a license and tax evasion charges. The jury was […]

Man Convicted Of Threatening Obama Runs For Office, Doesn’t Want Women To Vote

Nathan Daniel Larson spent 16 months in federal prison after being convicted in October 2009 of “threatening to take the life of, and to inflict bodily harm upon[,] the President of the United States,” according to a post on the the U.S. States Attorney’s Office official website. There is little doubt that Larson, who pled […]

Before The EPA ‘Rivers Caught Fire’ And ‘Bald Eagles Were Poisoned,’ Says Report

A new article from science and technology website The Verge argues that we need the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) because before it came into existence “rivers caught fire and bald eagles were poisoned.” The article is in response to possible EPA budget cuts and a bill that is being circulated in Congress that would abolish […]

White Nationalists May Be Manipulating Google’s Search Results

Earlier this week, anthropologists noticed that Google’s search results for “Boasian Anthropology,” a branch of anthropology named after 2oth century German-American anthropologist Franz Boas, was returning a peculiar article as the top of the results. “Boasian Anthropology is a pseudo-scientific Jewish assault on White European racial consciousness and identity,” read the featured snippet of the […]

TSA Cannot Ask For The PIN For Your Personal Devices, But The Border Patrol Can

Traveling to and from the United States has become an increasingly confusing and anxiety-inducing prospect for many Americans, immigrants, and tourists since President Donald Trump was inaugurated in January. Trump has issued multiple executive orders related to immigration and travel, and keeping up with them can be a daunting task. One question that is often […]

Report Says Tech Industry ‘Suddenly Cares’ About Trans People But Needs Work

A recent article from Tech Crunch says that the tech industry is finally coming around to being more trans-friendly but that it still has a long way to go, and that it shouldn’t have taken so long for tech companies to reach out. “When Yelp added a way for its trans and gender non-conforming users […]

‘Donald Trump’s Greatest Allies Are The Liberal Elites,’ Says Chris Hedges

Chis Hedges, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Princeton professor who has authored several best-selling books, takes aim at what many will consider to be an unexpected target in his latest critique of President Donald Trump. Hedges doesn’t blame conservative Republicans or the alt-right movement for Trump’s ascension. Instead, he blames a group that is supposed […]

‘Go Back To Your Own Country!’ Gunman Shouts Before Shooting Sikh Man

An unknown assailant allegedly walked onto the driveway of a sikh’s home in Washington on Friday, began making racially charged statements such as “Go back to your own country,” and then shot the man in the arm, according to the Seattle Times. “The victim, a 39-year-old Sikh man, was working on his vehicle in his […]

Adele ‘Married Now,’ Confirms She And Longtime Beau Are Officially Hitched

British pop sensation Adele has — finally — confirmed that she is in fact married to longtime beau Simon Konecki, according to an article by E! News‘ Corinne Heller published Sunday. Heller reported that Adele announced she is “married now” during a concert in Brisbane, Australia, this weekend. Fans and gossip columnists had speculated for […]

International Women’s Strike Could Be Next Major Anti-Trump Event

President Donald Trump has faced protests on a nearly constant basis since before he was even officially sworn in. Protests in Washington, D.C., and other cities across America and around the globe started generating headlines in the days leading up to his inauguration on Friday, January 20. The day after his inauguration, the anti-Trump Women’s […]

Fish Skin May Be New Miracle ‘Bandage’ For Burn Victims [Video]

Doctors in the coastal city of Fortalez, Brazil, have begun using skin from tilapia fish as bandages on burn victims. While the experimental technique can make for some unsettling imagery, it has also been producing amazing results. “In this historic city by the sea in northeast Brazil, burn patients look as if they’ve emerged from […]

Tom Perez Becoming DNC Chair ‘Incredibly Disappointing’ For Progressives

On Saturday the Democratic National Committee (DNC) elected former Secretary of Labor Tom Perez to become its new Chairman, effectively making him the head of the Democratic Party. News of Perez’s victory was not received well by progressives within the Democratic Party, many of whom supported Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) in the contest to replace […]

Success Of Anti-Trump Protests Is Leading To New Anti-Protest Laws

The frequency and success of anti-Trump protests, as well as other protests, since Donald Trump was inaugurated last month is leading to a slew of new anti-protest legislation, according to an attorney and a research fellow who works for the American Civil Liberties Union. “Over the past year, a historic level of activism and protest […]

Former Uber Engineer Describes Experience As ‘Strange, Horrifying’ And Sexist

A former Uber engineer is speaking out about behavior that she says was “clearly sexual harassment” during her time at the company. Susan J. Fowler joined Uber as a site reliability engineer (SRE) in November of 2015. She left her job there in December of last year and took a position with online-payment-processing company Stripe […]

‘Sanctuary Churches’ Offer Protection To Immigrants Facing Crackdown From Trump

In his first days in office, President Donald Trump began cracking down on illegal immigrants, and even those legally traveling to the U.S. from several predominately-Muslim nations. His executive order that placed a temporary travel ban on people from seven Muslim nations faced fierce public opposition that manifested in huge protests at airports and other […]

Standing Rock Activists Take DAPL Protests Nationwide [Opinion]

When the Army Corps of Engineers announced in mid-November that it was temporarily halting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) pending further review of potential environmental risks and research into possible alternate routes, it did two things. It stripped the protest of its sense of urgency, and it allowed the Democrats to push the […]

Keith Ellison Racks Up Major Endorsements In Final Week Before DNC Vote

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), a favorite among progressive Democrats, has racked up several major endorsements in the final days heading into the Democratic National Committee’s vote to name a new chair next week. Ellison had already been endorsed by progressive stalwarts Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), as well as several major labor […]

Apple Purchases Israeli Facial Recognition Company, According To Reports

Israeli business and tech news website Calcalist is reporting that Apple has purchased Tel Aviv-based facial recognition start-up RealFace. If the report proves true, it would be the fourth tech company Apple has purchased in Israel, with flash memory maker Anobit, 3D sensor manufacturer PrimeSense and camera tech company LinX being the previous three. Calcalist […]

Fukushima Radiation Levels ‘Unimaginable,’ As Robots Sent To Investigate Died

The radiation within reactor No. 2 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station has reached “unimaginable” levels, according to a recent report from the Independent. Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), the company that runs the Fukushima nuclear power plant, has reported that the radiation levels within the containment vessel of Reactor No. 2 have reached 530 […]

Woolly Mammoths May Walk The Earth Again, And It Might Happen Soon

The woolly mammoth went extinct approximately 4,000 years ago, but if researchers leading a “de-extinction” project have anything to say about it the giant elephant-like mammals will once again be roaming the earth soon. “Our aim is to produce a hybrid elephant-mammoth embryo,” said Professor George Church at the American Association for the Advancement of […]

“Most Realistic” BB-8 Robots Yet Go On Sale Soon, And At An Affordable Price

With the legendary R2-D2 absent for almost the entire film, the debut of the BB-8 stole the droid spotlight in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Like R2, BB-8 is a small astromech droid whose primary function would be to provide automated maintenance and service on starships or other crafts and machinery. Despite the seemingly simplistic […]

‘Red Dragon’ SpaceX Mission To Mars Rescheduled For 2020 [Video]

SpaceX has pushed back the date for launching its unmanned Red Dragon spacecraft to Mars, according to a report from Engadget‘s Mariella Moon. SpaceX had originally planned on launching Red Dragon in 2022, but then boldly pushed the date up in April of 2016, announcing they hoped the craft would be ready to launch in […]

eBay Founder Begins Funding Universal Basic Income Program

The founder of eBay, Pierre Omidyar, has pledged nearly $500,000 to a program that will provide a basic income to 6,000 people over the next 12 years, according to a recent report by the International Business Times‘ AJ Dellinger. The program, which is called GiveDirectly, plans to use the data it collects on the 6,000 […]

Cory Booker And Other Democrats Helped Push DeVos’ Agenda To Privatize Schoolsls

After a contentious confirmation process in which many Democrats questioned the qualifications of Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, the Senate confirmed DeVos on Tuesday. The vote passed by the thinnest possible margin. Two Republican senators — Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska — broke from their party to […]

General Strike Planned In Protest Of President Trump’s Policies

The protests against President Donald Trump are about to enter a new phase as several liberal and leftist groups plan general strikes. The group Strike 4 Democracy is planning a one-day general strike for February 17. While organizers are calling it a general strike, a website dedicated to the general strike suggests it is actually […]

‘Apocalypse Now’ Video Game Is In The Works, Francis Ford Coppola Offers Advanced Purchase Via Kickstarter

Almost 40 years after the release of Francis Ford Coppola’s legendary Apocalypse Now, fans are going to get to experience the action from their own perspective for the first time as Coppola’s American Zoetrope production company looks to release a video game based on the film. Do not get too excited just yet: The game […]

Former National Security Lawyer: Asking Tourists To Share Browsing And Contact Data ‘Tremendously Intrusive’ And ‘Grossly Overbroad’

A former senior lawyer for the National Security Agency (NSA) described the Trump administration’s proposal to begin demanding to review the browsing and contact data stored on the mobile phones of people visiting the United States as “tremendously intrusive” and “grossly overbroad,” as well as probably unlawful. “It defies belief to my way of thinking […]

‘Facebook Stories’ Threatens To Encroach On Snapchat’s Ephemeral Social Media Territory

“Facebook has been trying to copy Snapchat for so long it has become a kind of running gag in tech circles,” Matthew Ingram wrote in a August 2016 article for Forbes. As far back as 2013, Facebook was trying to buy Snapchat, offering the social media competitor $3 billion at the time. When that failed, […]

Netflix Now Lets You Store Movies And TV Shows On External MicroSD Cards

In November, Netflix announced that users could start downloading movies and TV shows to watch them later when they might not have access to the Internet. For instance, if you were going to be on an airplane or in a location without wifi coverage, you could watch the videos from saved files. At the time, […]

Alien Extremophiles Could Live High In Planets’ Atmospheres

“Extremophiles” are organisms that live in, as their name suggests, extreme environments that other forms of life have proven incapable of living in. Tardigrades, or “water bears,” which can survive in both extreme heat and extreme cold, as well as high pressure, are among the most commonly referenced extremophiles. Some species found at the deepest […]