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Trump seemingly tweets conspiracy theory about bombs sent to his critics

October 31, 2018

Another day, another conspiracy theory pushed by the president.Image: Getty Images UPDATE: Oct. 26, 2018, 12:48 p.m. EDT Updated to include Trump’s comments after arrest of suspect. President Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to seemingly push a conspiracy theory, this time surrounding the dozen (and counting) bombs sent to critics of his administration.  […]

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Stormy Daniels on Michael Cohen: ‘I guess I forgive him’

October 28, 2018

Washington (CNN)Stormy Daniels said Monday she forgives Michael Cohen for orchestrating a non-disclosure agreement between the former adult film star and President Donald Trump, and then saying he acted alone. Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, pleaded guilty in August to eight criminal counts, including campaign finance violations, tax fraud and bank fraud as part […]

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Heidi Heitkamp is fighting for her political life in North Dakota

October 26, 2018

Bismarck, North Dakota (CNN)Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is well-liked in North Dakota. That’s the dynamic in North Dakota’s Senate race. Heitkamp may be personally liked in the state, but the Democratic Party isn’t. President Donald Trump won North Dakota in 2016 by 36 points and remains hugely popular here. The state is critically important for determining […]

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Taylor Swift credited with surge in voter registrations

October 24, 2018

Taylor Swift at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.Image: Getty Images With the midterm elections just four weeks away, voter registrations are surging — and it might be, at least in part, due to pop superstar Taylor Swift. Kamari Guthrie, Director of Communications for Vote.org, told BuzzFeed the site had collected 65,000 new voter registrations within […]

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‘Do you believe survivors?’ Activists descend on Washington to protest Kavanaugh

October 16, 2018

(CNN)Survivors of rape and sexual assault took to a stage in front of the Supreme Court on Thursday to ask their US senators: “Do you believe survivors?” Chants of “Say it loud, say it clear, Kavanaugh’s not welcome here!” and “Whose court? Our court!” rose from the crowd as demonstrators linked arms and carried signs. […]

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The Brett Kavanaugh case shows we still blame women for the sins of men | Rebecca Solnit

October 16, 2018

From Anita Hill to the victims of Cosby and Weinstein, women are disbelieved, powerful men excused. When will we learn, asks the author Rebecca Solnit We have been here before. We have been here over and over in an endless, Groundhog Day loop about how rape and sexual abuse happen: offering the same explanations, hearing […]

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‘Life is Strange 2’ finds humanity in Trump’s America: Review

October 11, 2018

On very rare occasions, a video game comes along that harnesses the incredible yet too often untapped potential unique to the medium, and speaks to issues in a way no other medium can. The shorthand used for this unique potential of interactive media is empathy, usually in reference to how players identify with a game’s […]

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Many voters are not moved by harassment claims — but a partisan, gender divide emerges

October 8, 2018

Washington (CNN) A new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute — taken before the accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were levied — shows a clear partisan divide in how people view candidates who are accused of sexual harassment. Aside from the poll, the political conversation around the #MeToo movement crystallized by the […]

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Amber Heard on the countless number of ways to help your community

October 8, 2018

President Trump shares his fear for young men living in America.Image: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images Less than a week after the world watched Christine Blasey Ford bravely testify against Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump took it upon himself to say it’s a “very scary time for young men in America.”  Obviously it is not.  He said this […]

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Trump attacks Kavanaughs accuser in a string of despicable tweets

October 6, 2018

President Trump hit a horrendous new low on Friday, suggesting an attempted rape victim may be lying.Image: Getty Images President Trump has finally done the unthinkable — and yet it was somehow expected. Friday morning he took to Twitter to attack Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual […]

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