Politics

Tesla’s Latest Plans: Boom or Bust?

Tesla’s Latest Plans: Boom or Bust?

  Tesla continues to execute the second version of its Master Plan, with a flurry of new product initiatives and improvements to old ones. All of this has the market in a tizzy: either Elon Musk is a genius or a complete hack. He’s either going to save humanity from […]

by January 11, 2017 7 comments Politics, Trending
Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Walmart is the United States’ biggest employer. Its low-pay and few benefits are controversial, since many Walmart workers then rely on social services to bridge the gap in human services. However, a new report by The Tampa Bay Times has highlighted another unusual and unexpected result of having such a […]

by January 8, 2017 8 comments Politics, Trending
Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

A Chinese prison is seeing surprising results in the rehabilitation of inmates by sending them to classes based on the teachings of Confucius. Confucianism is a blend of philosophy and religion established in the 6th–5th century BCE. Although there is no official religion in China, the Chinese have followed these […]

by January 5, 2017 6 comments Politics, World
How Transgender Bathroom Bans Are Rooted in the History of American Restroom Segregation

How Transgender Bathroom Bans Are Rooted in the History of American Restroom Segregation

North Carolina became the first state to mandate discrimination against transgender people, including banning them from using bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity. The law guts other protections for LGBT persons. However, the bathroom segregation law in particular is rooted in troublesome fears about bathroom violence […]

by January 2, 2017 10 comments Politics, Trending
From Jeffrey Dahmer to OJ Simpson: Renewed Interest in Murder Houses

From Jeffrey Dahmer to OJ Simpson: Renewed Interest in Murder Houses

Just in case the potential for a divided convention, brokered candidate, mass demonstrations, and massive media hype didn’t make the Republican National Convention crazy enough, now there is the prospect of renting a home where a serial killer was active to add even more spice to the situation. That’s because […]

by December 28, 2016 5 comments Politics, Trending
Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

In the wake of the terrorist attack on Brussels, many people have expressed surprised that terrorists are still operational in Belgium. Brussels has been a hotbed of jihadists for years. The Paris terrorist attacks were launched by ISIS members living in Brussels, so the country should have been on high […]

by December 17, 2016 0 comments Politics, Trending, World
Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

The number of women potentially infected by the Zika virus appears to be growing in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says more than 150 pregnant women in America appear to be currently infected with Zika virus. In addition, there are over 120 women infected by the […]

by December 15, 2016 6 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World
28 Pages of 9/11 Report Declassified:  Explosive Revelations About Saudi Arabia

28 Pages of 9/11 Report Declassified: Explosive Revelations About Saudi Arabia

The George W. Bush administration classified thousands of documents after the terrorist hijackings of three commercial airlines brought down the World Trade Center and crashed into the Pentagon. A fourth airplane was heroically crashed by passengers who stopped the terrorists from crashing it into the White House. For the last […]

by November 29, 2016 7 comments Politics, World
Inside Pittsburgh’s Asylum City for Exiled Writers

Inside Pittsburgh’s Asylum City for Exiled Writers

In the 1980s, Salman Rushdie was subject to a fatwa, or death sentence, because of his novel The Satanic Verses. He was forced into exile. Although Rushdie had wealth and fame, his time in hiding taxed his resources. When Rushdie emerged, he and other writers formed the International Parliament of […]

by November 23, 2016 6 comments Arts, Politics, World
Secrets of Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal: The Ghostwriter Tells All

Secrets of Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal: The Ghostwriter Tells All

  Donald Trump once had a bestselling book called “The Art of the Deal,” which was his explanation of how he became a successful businessman. Like most business books, “The Art of the Deal” was written by ghostwriter. Now that ghostwriter, Tony Schwartz, is discussing the process of writing the […]

by November 21, 2016 9 comments Politics, Trending, World