Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Donald Trump said 397 false things in six months. Here’s what we’ve learned

(Media Release) WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump had just finished making another false statement, ho hum, when he said something especially suspect. He wasn’t exactly sure, he conceded, if this particular inaccurate boast was accurate. And he was worried, he claimed, that a fact-checker was going to give him “a Pinocchio.” “I don’t like those,” he said […]

Trump and Putin had another, undisclosed conversation at G20

(Media Release) US President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had another, previously undisclosed conversation at this month’s G20, the White House has confirmed. They spoke towards the end of a formal dinner but the White House has not revealed what was discussed. President Trump has condemned media revelations of the talks as “sick”. […]

Al Gore: ‘I was wrong’ on Trump

(Media Release) Former Vice President Al Gore says he’s given up hope that President Trump will “come to his senses” and act on climate issues.( Gore on Monday night told “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert that his hopes about Trump were wrong. “I went to Trump Tower after the election,” said Gore, who was […]

The coming battle over ‘net neutrality’

(Media Release) This week some of the internet’s most popular websites will look quite different, as they participate in a day of action on Wednesday 12 July to oppose changes to US rules which govern net neutrality. Sites such as Netflix and Amazon are joining with civil liberty groups in a co-ordinated protest, and activists […]

Europe’s Tone Toward U.S. Turns Confrontational

(Media Release) HAMBURG, Germany — The Europeans have stopped trying to paper over their differences with President Trump and the United States. Traditionally respectful of American leadership and mindful of the country’s crucial role in European defense and global trade, European leaders normally repress or soften their criticism of United States presidents. Europeans were generally […]

Hamburg taught the world that the U.S. no longer matters

Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of (Media Release) Summits are rarely noteworthy. That’s not to say we don’t take note. There are always hundreds of journalists, and every speech and communiqué is widely reported around the […]

Trump’s Twitter battle with press may come with a price

(Media Release) WASHINGTON — Whether by whim or design, President Donald Trump keeps adding fuel to his incendiary Twitter battle against the media. The press is an easy target for the Republican president, and one his supporters love to hate. (  But the escalating conflict has diverted attention not just from Trump’s failures but his […]

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