What the UK election means for Brexit and America

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Written by: Charles Hankla Despite the many distractions of a full news cycle, it’s time to start paying closer attention to Thursday’s elections in the U.K. Much has changed since U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May stunned the world in April by calling for snap elections. For starters, after the two recent terrorist…

Comey isn’t the first FBI director to keep memos on a president

Written by: Douglas M. Charles PC: Flickr President Donald Trump allegedly asked FBI Director James Comey to drop the FBI’s investigation into Michael Flynn. President Franklin Roosevelt asked FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to collect information on Americans who had committed no crimes. President Richard Nixon asked Hoover to provide the White House a list of…

EXCESSIVE FORCE AGAINST STUDENTS IN KASHMIR SCHOOL

AMNESTY INDIA PRESS RELEASE: A broken window pane in a classroom i in Government Higher Secondary School in Mattan, Anantnag. Allegations of the use of excessive force and the shooting of a student inside a school in Kashmir by security forces must be swiftly and impartially investigated and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty International…

Selling sex: Wonder Woman and the ancient fantasy of hot lady warriors

Written by: Christian-Georges Schwentzel Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons When the film Wonder Woman is released in early June, it will surely join the blockbuster ranks of other recent comic book-inspired film franchises, including Batman, Superman, Spiderman, and X-Men. But that’s not just because it features a sword-wielding Gal Gadot in knee-high boots and a metal bodice.…