Category Archives: Controversial

Turkey widens Khashoggi probe as pressure mounts on Trump and the Saudis

From CBS News Turkey’s justice minister said Thursday his government’s investigation into the disappearance and alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will wrap up soon, as police reportedly expanded their hunt for clues to new areas outside of Istanbul. Turkish … Continue reading

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The last article by Jamal Khashoggi has been published by the Washington Post: ‘What the Arab world needs most is free expression’

A note from Karen Attiah, Global Opinions editor of the Post I received this column from Jamal Khashoggi’s translator and assistant the day after Jamal was reported missing in Istanbul. The Post held off publishing it because we hoped Jamal … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Jamal Khashoggi, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Washington Post

Election Update: One Way The House Map Actually Helps Democrats

By Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight Turnout can vary pretty dramatically among congressional districts, which is one reason that the partisan breakdown of seats in the House doesn’t necessarily match the results of the national popular vote. The way this usually … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, FiveThirtyEight, Political parties, Republicans, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Lobbyists spending the most in Washington

By Wyatt Massey of the Stacker 1. U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2. National Association of Realtors 3. American Medical Association Continue reading (starting at number 20)…

Posted in Controversial, Lobbyists, Money

China’s Interference in U.S. Politics is Just Beginning — To Inform is to Influence

President Trump publically called out China for trying to influence American politics ahead of the midterm elections, tweeting that China is “actively trying to impact and change our election by attacking our farmers, ranchers and industrial workers because of their … Continue reading

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