"I'm asking you to intervene in this instance because the President of the United States has taken something that does not belong to him"the memory of my dead wife"and perverted it for perceived political gain." There may be a more damning thing that's been said about an American president, but none immediately comes to mind.
We've spent more than three years preparing for an information apocalypse. Why couldn't we stop it with the coronavirus? read more
Umair Haque: I don't mean that all Americans are idiots. I mean that, for example, more or less everyone who wants to carry a gun to Starbucks, deny their neighbours healthcare, make people beg for medicine online, and not let anyone in society ever retire ... all of those people in the world, by and large, are Americans. Nobody else -- nobody in the whole world at this point in history -- thinks such things are remotely desirable. read more
The Pentagon recently released three videos of UFOs recorded by the Navy -- one taken in 2004 and the other two in 2015. The videos, which first leaked a couple of years ago, show ... well, it's not exactly clear. read more
"Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?" Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England wrote the following response: A few things spring to mind. Trump lacks certain qualities which the British traditionally esteem. For instance, he has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, no wit, no warmth, no wisdom, no subtlety, no sensitivity, no self-awareness, no humility, no honour and no grace " all qualities, funnily enough, with which his predecessor Mr. Obama was generously blessed. So for us, the stark contrast does rather throw Trump's limitations into embarrassingly sharp relief. read more