Fairytale Prisoner by Choice: The Photographic Eye of Melania Trump. Why won’t the first lady show up for her job?
Why? I became obsessed with this question and eventually looked to Melania’s Twitter history for answers. I noticed that in the three-year period between June 3, 2012 and June 11, 2015 she tweeted 470 photos which she appeared to have taken herself. This Indie Space Network Launched the ‘First Protest in Space’ Targeting Trump - Motherboard. Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth person to walk on the Moon, was delightfully blunt about his view of politicians in the space age.
"From out there on the Moon, international politics look so petty," Mitchell, who passed away last year at the age of 85 said regarding his experience in space. "You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, 'Look at that, you son of a bitch.'" Well, the folks at the Autonomous Space Agency Network (ASAN—yes, that's "NASA" backwards), a worldwide space community that promotes in DIY, local, and independent space missions, have made Mitchell's irreverent words a reality. Our Dishonest President - Los Angeles Times.
It was no secret during the campaign that Donald Trump was a narcissist and a demagogue who used fear and dishonesty to appeal to the worst in American voters.
The Times called him unprepared and unsuited for the job he was seeking, and said his election would be a “catastrophe.” Still, nothing prepared us for the magnitude of this train wreck. Like millions of other Americans, we clung to a slim hope that the new president would turn out to be all noise and bluster, or that the people around him in the White House would act as a check on his worst instincts, or that he would be sobered and transformed by the awesome responsibilities of office. À la suite d'Apple, la Silicon Valley se mobilise pour les jeunes transgenres face à Trump - Tech. Google, Facebook, Microsoft ou encore Twitter emboitent le pas d'Apple qui dénonçait le jeudi 23 février avec force l'annulation d'une initiative Obama pour protéger les jeunes transgenres.
Va-t-on vraiment demander les mots de passe des personnes souhaitant entrer aux Etats-Unis ? Le nouveau responsable américain de la sécurité intérieure, John Kelly, a suggéré cette idée devant le Congrès, en précisant qu’il s’agissait d’une piste comme une autre.
U.S. Visitors May Have to Hand Over Social Media Passwords: DHS. People who want to visit the United States could be asked to hand over their social-media passwords to officials as part of enhanced security checks, the country's top domestic security chief said.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Congress on Tuesday the measure was one of several being considered to vet refugees and visa applicants from seven Muslim-majority countries. "We want to get on their social media, with passwords: What do you do, what do you say? " he told the House Homeland Security Committee. "If they don't want to cooperate then you don't come in. " His comments came the same day judges heard arguments over President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily barring entry to most refugees and travelers from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen. Kelly, a Trump appointee, stressed that asking for people's passwords was just one of "the things that we're thinking about" and that none of the suggestions were concrete.
Leaks Suggest Trump's Own Team Is Alarmed By His Conduct. Google, Facebook, Uber, Twitter and other tech giants to call travel ban ‘unlawful’ in rare coordinated legal action. International travelers are welcomed by demonstrators at Dulles International Airport on Feb. 5.
Forbes Welcome. Totalitarianism in the age of Trump: lessons from Hannah Arendt. In the scramble to make sense of the post-inauguration world, Amazon has been forced to restock a few key titles: Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four hit No 1 at the end of last week, after Trump’s adviser Kellyanne Conway used the phrase “alternative facts” in place of “some bullshit I just made up”.
But the surprise hit – being long, complex and demanding or, as the online magazine Jezebel described it, “extremely metal” – is Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism, first published in 1951. US in the middle of a coup by Donald Trump, Michael Moore warns. The US is in the middle of a coup and hasn't realised, according to Michael Moore.
The filmmaker and journalist, who was one of the few famous people to publicly predict that Donald Trump would become President, has warned that the US state is being overthrown by Mr Trump and the people he has appointed to govern alongside him. Linking to a New York Times piece about the role of senior advisor Steve Bannon, he posted on Twitter: "If you're still trying to convince yourself that a 21st century coup is not underway, please, please snap out of it".
Google's Eric Schmidt: Trump Administration Will Do "Evil Things" - BuzzFeed News. Log In. The Inevitability Of Impeachment. Federal judge blocks Trump immigration order: report. Etats-Unis : les défenseurs des droits civiques remportent une bataille contre le décret anti-immigration de Donald Trump. Une des dispositions du décret interdisant l’entrée de ressortissants de sept pays aux Etats-Unis a été suspendue par la justice, après avoir suscité des manifestations dans les aéroports.
LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Par Corine Lesnes (San Francisco, correspondante) Vingt-quatre heures après avoir signé son décret sur les étrangers, Donald Trump a été confronté aux deux contre-pouvoirs qui risquent de mettre sa présidence à l’épreuve : la justice et la rue. Saisie par les associations de défense des droits civiques, une juge fédérale a suspendu, samedi 28 janvier, une partie de l’application du texte « Protéger la nation contre l’entrée de terroristes étrangers aux Etats-Unis » qui interdit aux ressortissants de sept pays musulmans d’entrer sur le territoire américain.
Dans la soirée, Ann Donnelly a décidé d’un sursis d’urgence qui interdit momentanément l’expulsion des personnes arrivées dans des aéroports américains avec un visa valide et les autorise à entrer dans le pays. Trump's executive orders, memorandums and proclamations. Inside the confusion of the Trump executive order and travel ban. Google Recalls Staff to U.S. After Trump Immigration Order - Bloomberg. Alphabet Inc.’s Google delivered a sharp message to staff traveling overseas who may be impacted by a new executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump: Get back to the U.S. now.
Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai slammed Trump’s move in a note to employees Friday, telling them that more than 100 company staff are affected by the order. "It’s painful to see the personal cost of this executive order on our colleagues," Pichai wrote in the memo, a copy of which was obtained by Bloomberg News. "We’ve always made our view on immigration issues known publicly and will continue to do so. " The comments underscore a growing rift between the Trump administration and several large U.S. technology companies, which include many immigrants in their ranks and have lobbied for fewer immigration restrictions.
The State Department’s entire senior management team just resigned. Rex Tillerson, President-elect Trump's nominee for secretary of state, had a rocky first day facing members of the Senate during his confirmation hearing on Jan. 11 at the Capitol. (Peter Stevenson/The Washington Post) Sources say Trump's CIA visit made relations with intel community worse. U.S. government sources tell CBS News that there is a sense of unease in the intelligence community after President Trump’s visit to CIA headquarters on Saturday. An official said the visit “made relations with the intelligence community worse” and described the visit as “uncomfortable.” Authorities are also pushing back against the perception that the CIA workforce was cheering for the president. They say the first three rows in front of the president were largely made up of supporters of Mr. Donald Trump delivers speech to CIA to deny feud and criticize media coverage. Donald Trump delivered a rambling, boastful speech on Saturday in front of CIA staffers in an attempt to win over support in the intelligence community.
The meeting follows the multi-agency investigation that determined Moscow interfered with November’s election to allegedly help Mr Trump win the presidency – a report that the Trump administration and Russian President Vladimir Putin have vehemently denied. While speaking at the agency’s headquarters in McLean Virginia on Saturday, President Trump hinted at using unlawful interrogation methods against terrorism suspects, complained about the way media outlets covered his inauguration crowds, and did his best to convince the CIA that he’s behind the intelligence agency “1,000%.” Pussy hat project uk.businessinsider. Colette Raptosh, a designer and participant in the Pussyhat Project. p_ssyhatproject/Instagram On January 21, a day after Donald Trump's inauguration, approximately 200,000 people will march on Washington DC to advocate for gender equality. Tens of thousands of them will also participate in the Pussyhat Project and sport "pussy hats" — pink knitted beanies with cat ears.
The hats serve as a symbol of solidarity for the protestors, project co-organizer Jayna Zweiman tells Business Insider. Anyone planning to march can download a crochet, knit, or sew pattern for the hat on the project's site. Alternatively, people can make and send them to the organizers to give away at DC's march. Since it launched in late November, the project has garnered thousands of social media followers, and Zweiman estimates nearly 100,000 people have downloaded the hat's pattern.
The Official Women's March Attendance Numbers From Around the World Are In… The Internet Won’t Let Trump Get Away With Insulting Meryl Streep. Last night, Hollywood elite Meryl Streep won the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes and used her acceptance speech to tear apart the performance of reality TV elitist Donald Trump in the role of “Presidential Hopeful Who Mocks a Disabled Reporter.” Her pronouncement? Pitiful! But effective. “There was nothing good about it, but it did its job. The Internet, asleep like a cat before a roaring fire, cocked back its ears.
Meryl-streep-golden-globes-speech. Photo Turning attention away from her and toward Donald J. Trump, Meryl Streep used her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes to call out the president-elect for mocking a disabled New York Times reporter in 2015, and warned that a free press would need to be defended. Ms. Streep campaigned for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. Some conservative commentators immediately criticized her decision to bring politics so vividly into the show.
Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit. The parallels between the U.K.’s shocking approval of the Brexit referendum in June and the U.S.’s even more shocking election of Donald Trump as president Tuesday night are overwhelming. Elites (outside of populist right-wing circles) aggressively unified across ideological lines in opposition to both. Supporters of Brexit and Trump were continually maligned by the dominant media narrative (validly or otherwise) as primitive, stupid, racist, xenophobic, and irrational. Les troublantes liaisons entre Trump et Poutine.
Dimanche, le candidat républicain a suggéré que les Etats-Unis acceptent l’annexion de la Crimée si cela pouvait conduite à de meilleures relations avec Moscou. LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Par Isabelle Mandraud (Moscou, correspondante) Donald Trump, le pantin de Poutine. A madman has been given the keys to the surveillance state. When the USA PATRIOT Act was signed into law on October 26, 2001, it erased many of the vital checks and balances that stood between the American people and their government. White and wealthy voters gave victory to Donald Trump, exit polls show. It was all supposed to hinge on the surging turnout of Latino voters for Hillary Clinton and whether or not the Democratic nominee could persuade enough African American voters to emulate them.
In the end, according to exit polls, the election result seems to have been more about the clear backing of America’s white and wealthy voters for Donald Trump – including white graduates, and white female voters. Lettre à un ami américain qui a voté pour Donald Trump. Cinq raisons pour lesquelles Trump va gagner. Trump will win the election and is more popular than Obama in 2008, AI system finds. Rai said that his AI system shows that the candidate in each election who had leading engagement data ended up winning the election.
"If Trump loses, it will defy the data trend for the first time in the last 12 years since Internet engagement began in full earnest," Rai wrote in a report sent to CNBC. Et si on arrêtait avec les bulles de filtre? – L'image sociale. Une semaine avant le plus grand fiasco de la presse d’information américaine, abasourdie par l’élection de Donald Trump, le quotidien Le Monde publiait une enquête à charge, dénonciation sur une double page des bulles de filtre intitulée: « Facebook, faux ami de la démocratie ».
Une fois encore, c’est un journal papier qui nous alerte sur le danger constitué par les réseaux sociaux. Sous couvert de promouvoir l’échange et de favoriser la discussion, ceux-ci nous enfermeraient en réalité dans une chambre d’écho, nouvelle caverne de Platon qui ne ferait que nous renvoyer indéfiniment notre reflet. Magie de la bulle de filtre, concept à succès inventé en 2011 par l’activiste Eli Pariser, sur la base de l’intuition apparemment logique que les algorithmes qui pilotent les moteurs de recherche ou la présentation des contenus sur les médias sociaux orientent leur réponse en fonction des préférences de l’usager.
Bulles de filtrage : il y a 58 millions d'électeurs pro-Trump et je n'en ai vu aucun - Tech. L'explication du vote Trump viendra en temps et en heure. L’élection de Donald Trump, une «jacquerie» contemporaine. Le monde et les États-Unis se réveillent en pleine gueule de bois.