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  • Trump doesn't think Americans should decide the next American election

    After a whirlwind week with a breathless series of cascading revelations, it's easy to lose track of what really matters and what is simply a compounding factor. But my bottom line for the week is simple: Donald Trump does not believe Americans should be choosing the next president of the United States, and he is actively working to disenfranchise American voters. Trump wants Ukraine to help pick, China to help pick, and Russia to help pick. But Americans, meh. Who needs ‘em? In fact, goddess...

    www.dailykos.com
  • American University students to Blizzard: Censor Americans and ‘see how that goes’

    In an effort to highlight Blizzard's censorship of a Hong Kong athlete, American University students kept up the pressure by holding up a sign during a recent collegiate esports match.

    Washington Post
  • Syria Chaos: American F-16s Bomb American Anti-ISIS Base

    Audrey Conklin Politics, Middle East They didn't want Turkey coming in. Two U.S. jet fighters bombed an American military base in Syria Wednesday to keep Turkey from taking control of the facility, the U.S. military said. The decision to conduct a pre-planned airstrike on the base formerly used to train U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters — LaFarge Cement Factory — came after Turkish fighters began to move in on the facility, according to Col. Myles Caggins, a spokesman for the U.S.-led campaign...

    The National Interest