Dissecting Trump’s Most Rabid Online Following. Editor’s note: The story below contains two slurs that appear in the names of subreddits.
Links to Reddit may also contain offensive material. President Donald Trump’s administration, in its turbulent first months, has drawn fire from both the left and the right, including the ACLU, government ethics accountability groups and former Bush administration officials. The Data That Turned the World Upside Down - Motherboard. An earlier version of this story appeared in Das Magazin in December.
On November 9 at around 8.30 AM., Michal Kosinski woke up in the Hotel Sunnehus in Zurich. How Author Timothy Tyson Found the Woman at the Center of the Emmett Till Case. On a steamy hot September day in 1955, in a racially segregated courtroom in Sumner, Mississippi, two white men, J.W.
Milam and his half-brother Roy Bryant—a country-store owner—were acquitted of the murder of a 14-year-old black Chicago boy. His name was Emmett Till. And in August of that year, while visiting a Deep South that he didn’t understand, Till had entered a store to buy two cents worth of bubble gum. Shortly after exiting, he likely whistled at Bryant’s 21-year-old wife, Carolyn. Enraged, Bryant and Milam took matters into their own hands. Can you be a "pro-life feminist"? The Women's March on Washington offered som... Did Hillary’s Campaign Have to Be This Hard? Bernie Sanders’ electability argument is still a myth. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Over the past year, Bernie Sanders’ supporters have repeatedly criticized the undemocratic role of superdelegates in choosing the Democratic presidential nominee.
In February, for example, MoveOn, which had endorsed Sanders the month before, started a petition saying, “Democracy only works when the votes of the people—not the decision of a small number of elites—are what determines the outcome of elections.” The fear, then, was that Sanders would win the most pledged delegates but that Hillary Clinton would use her pull with insiders to trump the popular will. Michelle Goldberg is a columnist for Slate and the author, most recently, of The Goddess Pose. Hillary Clinton speaks to the L.A. Times editorial board about war, women and... The following is a transcript of Hillary Clinton’s phone interview with the Los Angeles Times' editorial board on May 4, 2016.
Why Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Deserve the Black Vote. Hillary Clinton loves black people.
And black people love Hillary—or so it seems. Black politicians have lined up in droves to endorse her, eager to prove their loyalty to the Clintons in the hopes that their faithfulness will be remembered and rewarded. Black pastors are opening their church doors, and the Clintons are making themselves comfortably at home once again, engaging effortlessly in all the usual rituals associated with “courting the black vote,” a pursuit that typically begins and ends with Democratic politicians making black people feel liked and taken seriously. Doing something concrete to improve the conditions under which most black people live is generally not required. Hillary is looking to gain momentum on the campaign trail as the primaries move out of Iowa and New Hampshire and into states like South Carolina, where large pockets of black voters can be found.
Rollingstone. Not one of them can win, but one must.
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s debate over capitalism, explained. "Do I consider myself part of the casino capitalist process by which so few have so much and so many have so little, by which Wall Street's greed and recklessness wrecked this economy?
No, I don't. " It was a slow pitch over home plate for Sanders. Today the US sets a record for not having a president die in office. The fact that Barack Obama woke up today marks a major historical milestone—yet it’s likely to go largely unnoticed.
It’s now been 18,967 days since a US president died in office. That means the nation has now entered its longest period without losing a president to an assassin or illness. This record reflects dramatic advances in medical science and the increasing sophistication of presidential security—the occasional White House fence-jumper notwithstanding. The previous record was 18,966 days, running from George Washington’s inauguration on April 30, 1789 to William Henry Harrison’s death by pneumonia on April 4, 1841. Hillary Clinton Rattles Prison Stocks With a Single Tweet - Bloomberg Politics. Hillary Clinton may not be president, but she's moving the markets like she is one.
For the second time in three weeks, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination wiped millions of dollars off the value of an industry with a single tweet. On Friday, private prison stocks dropped sharply after Clinton said the U.S. needed to “end the era of mass incarceration.” “We need to end private prisons. Protecting public safety...should never be outsourced or left to unaccountable corporations,” she said in a tweet drawn from comments she made during a speech on the criminal justice system in Atlanta.
Corrections Corp. of America fell more than 6 percent, lopping off approximately $200 million in value, while GEO Group Inc. dropped 4.2 percent, losing about $100 million. Earlier this month, biotech stocks tanked after Clinton slammed Turing Pharmaceuticals for increasing the price of a drug by 50 fold.