Several Democratic presidential candidates have called for voluntary national service, and many of their proposals take their cues from the G.I. Bill, which rewards military service with money for college or job training.
Even before former Vice President Joe Biden announced a formal climate change policy, the left wing of the Democratic Party was decrying him for what an adviser called his “middle ground” approach to climate change.
The fake profiles also falsely claimed Herrick was HIV-positive. Herrick’s bitter ex had apparently got what he wanted: revenge. The dismissal of Herrick v. Grindr by the 2nd Circuit was yet another affirmation of the law’s broad protections for companies like Grindr.
From self-driving cars to augmented reality to advancements in medicine, agriculture and weaponry, many aspects of everyday life and a large share of the U.S. economy and military will be transformed by artificial intelligence in the not-too-distant future.
Andrew Yang, the entrepreneur turned 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, has thought through issues big and small, and because he has crossed the 65,000 individual donor threshold to participate in the Democratic debates, we’ll likely be hearing more about his ideas in the next year.
Neither of his parents went to college, and it was a scholarship from his father’s labor union that helped fund his attendance at Columbia University.
To look at the stories and images that have dominated the headlines over the past three years, you’d think that American women were all in lockstep. Galvanized by the election of Donald Trump, women have led the resistance movement, starting with the record-breaking Women’s March, fueled by the anger of the #MeToo revelations, and culminating with the 2018 midterms, when more women than ever were elected to Congress. Hoping to build on that momentum, half a dozen women have announced their presidential candidacies and are taking another crack at that highest and hardest of glass ceilings.
A United Nations panel has concluded that Iran’s arrest, conviction, and continued imprisonment of an American scholar is arbitrary and without legal basis, and recommends that Xiyue Wang be released immediately.
“They are scared of my hair. They are scared of my voice. They are scared of my body. Me, as a woman, can scare the whole regime,” activist Masih Alinejad says of Iran’s theocratic political order.
Experts on Iranian politics believe hard-line Iranian factions are behind the continued detentions of Americans held in Iran, including Xiyue Wang, a scholar and young father.
Western countries keep heaping sanctions on Russia and on cronies of President Vladimir Putin, but they haven’t deterred him from military aggression, cyberattacks and assassinations. Why not?
Leading up to the potential summit, a big question is who will do the important work of coming up with an agreement with the North Koreans on the agenda, terms, expectations and protocols of a face-to-face meeting.
While American journalists have faced threats of assault and in some cases, actual assault, it is in other countries where local journalists have paid the ultimate price for their profession.
A scene-setter for current tensions with North Korea? Yes, but also a fair description of events in 1964, when the People’s Republic of China, ruled by Mao Zedong, conducted its first successful test of a nuclear bomb