The streaming platform, once known as a hub for gaming content has expanded in recent years to include variety streamers, ASMR channels, body-painting, political commentary, and all sorts of entertainment features. However, recent controversies, bannings, and their star streamer leaving the service leave many questions hanging in the air about what is going on with the platform.Read More
From global governments, to private investors, anyone can theoretically buy a vote on the Libra council for the low, low $10 million USD price of entry, and each additional 10 million buys another vote, up to an as of yet unspecified cap.Read More
This is by far, the most gross miscarriage of justice I have ever heard of. This is worse than the O.J. Simpson trial by a magnitude heretofore unfathomable. We KNOW the suspect committed the murder, he has admitted to it. We know from neighbor testimony that he repeatedly, as he tortured Mrs. Halimi, screamed “Allahu Ackbar” and recited prayers in Arabic before claiming he had “killed the Shaitan” after throwing her bodily from the third story balcony.
One can hardly wonder why a country, once democratic, would fight so openly against Communist subversion. Evidently, some feel their very rights and freedoms are threatened, and who can blame them after the Chinese government response to the Tiananmen Square protest of 1989, and their subsequent denial of the massacre that occurred?
What framing is Mr. Powell speaking from, exactly? Does the head of the Fed intend to suggest that the very nature of the Phillips curve has shrunk in impact? Because I would posit instead that there are a multitude of things causing this shift that have little, if anything to do with the fundamental relationship between the employment and inflation.Read More
Reports from Tehran indicate that anti-Americanism is at an all-time low, and that public opinion toward the U.S. is higher in Iran than the average Islamic country. It is the U.S. government that makes Iranians wary, thanks to both decades of sanctions and heavy degrees of military intervention in the Persian sphere of influence.Read More
To them, Ngo isn’t a liberal reporter, he’s a Nazi who wanted to make a martyr out of himself as a part of some grifting conspiracy to cash in on the assault. Perhaps that might be at all believable if there was any evidence whatsoever that he incited this attack, but from all footage available, it seems like he was minding his own business filming the events of the day as they played out, before he wound up in the situation he found himself in.Read More
Having more military bases does not mean that there will be more deterrence. The U.S. currently has several dozen forward operating bases in the Middle East, hundreds of smaller outposts, and, as of 2014, a combined garrison of 54,000 soldiers; if deterrence were a certainty, then a force of that magnitude would be able to ensure stability in the region. More soldiers does not equate to more stability however; more likely is that there is a maximum threshold of marginal utility.Read More