Monthly Archives: March 2018

WhatsApp’s Founder Tells Users To Delete Facebook

Facebook owns WhatsApp, and now we’re all confused. Or are we? by Maria Loreto Facebook made headlines in 2014 when it bought WhatsApp for $16 billion. At the time, WhatsApp was run by Jan Kuom and Brian Acton, and both … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Facebook, Social Media

The ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ Could Turn A Democratic Wave Into A Tsunami

by Nate Silver, founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight It’s a busy time of year, so we’ll keep this relatively short. But I wanted to echo and underscore a point made by FiveThirtyEight contributor Nathaniel Rakich in his article … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Elections, FiveThirtyEight

Baathism caused the chaos in Iraq and Syria

Robert D. Kaplan, (c) 2018, Foreign Policy, in the Chicago Tribune The United States intervened militarily in Iraq in 2003, 15 years ago this month, and the result was war and chaos. But the United States did not intervene in … Continue reading

Posted in Baathism, Controversial, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Syria