Category Archives: United States

Russian man charged with stealing Americans’ identities as part of election interference efforts

 Evan Perez of CNN – Federal prosecutors charged a Russian man – who allegedly worked as a manager in the Russian government’s US-election interference efforts – with conspiracy to steal the identities of Americans to open bank and cryptocurrency accounts. … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Russia, Spy, Spying, United States

Is America a Myth?

Robin Wright of the New Yorker – The United States feels like it is unravelling. It’s not just because of a toxic election season, a national crisis over race, unemployment and hunger in the land of opportunity, or a pandemic that’s killing tens of … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democracy, Politics, The New Yorker, United States

On Nantucket, a racist act gets a second look

Dugan Arnett of the Boston Globe – The Black woman rose quietly from her seat at the back of the meeting room and made her way past the white faces that surrounded her, toward the front. A Jamaican immigrant who … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Trump’s alleged comments about ‘losers’ buried in military cemeteries leaves military leaders off balance

Dan Lamothe, Missy Ryan of the Washington Post – Senior and former military leaders appeared to struggle Friday with how to respond to a report that President Trump disparaged U.S. service members killed in combat as “losers,” as the president … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, military, United States, Washington Post

Republicans incriminate Trump, decimate his ‘Russia hoax’ narrative

Marik von Rennenkampff in The Hill – In 2018, Steve Bannon accused Donald Trump’s top campaign officials of “treasonous” and “unpatriotic” conduct, according to author Michael Wolff. Bannon, like a long list of former Trump associates, is now in a world of legal trouble. But … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Fake news, government, Investigation, Journalism, leadership, Politics, Putin, Republicans, Roger Stone, Russia, The Hill, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House