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Most Americans Favor Free Speech: Survey

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Most Americans Favor Free Speech: Survey

The Newseum Institute, in partnership with USA TODAY, released Friday the results of its latest yearly State of the First Amendment survey. The results of this year’s survey show most Americans favor free speech, even over speech that offends, and support religious liberty, even in the face of terrorism. However, 39 percent of Americans could [...]

Brexit May Affect the U.S. Presidential Election: Poll

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Brexit May Affect the U.S. Presidential Election: Poll

Last Thursday’s referendum in which the United Kingdom voted by a slight majority to leave the European Union (EU) shocked pollsters, voters, politicians, and investors alike. It also caused David Cameron, Britain’s prime minister, to announce his resignation later this year and sending the pound crashing to its lowest levels in three decades. This week’s [...]

The Legend of Tarzan Used to End Poaching

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The Legend of Tarzan Used to End Poaching

Since the Victorian era in which The Legend of Tarzan unfolds, the overall population of elephant species in Africa dropped from 19 million to just 500,000, stresses a new PSA by nonprofit group Stop Ivory featuring the film’s stars, Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie. The organization is raising the volume on the plight of endangered [...]

Academy Awards: Dates Announced for 2017 Oscars

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Academy Awards: Dates Announced for 2017 Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 men and women working in cinema. The Academy and the ABC Television Network announced Thursday key dates for the 89th Oscars. The Academy Awards presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February [...]

FBI Adds Minor to New List of Most Wanted Fugitives

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FBI Adds Minor to New List of Most Wanted Fugitives

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced Tuesday the addition of Shanika S. Minor to its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. According to FBI, Minor is being sought for her alleged involvement in first-degree intentional homicide; first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn child; and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. Minor is the 509th person to [...]

New Report: Hillary Clinton and the Benghazi Terrorist Attack

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New Report: Hillary Clinton and the Benghazi Terrorist Attack

Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Reince Priebus issued a statement Tuesday on the report released by the House Select Committee on Benghazi. It interviewed 81 new witnesses and uncovered 75,000 new documents to provide the most detailed account of the 2012 terrorist attack that killed four Americans. “The new information in the majority’s report on [...]

Playboy Examines the State of Freedom in the U.S.

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Playboy Examines the State of Freedom in the U.S.

Playboy magazine announced Friday the release of “The Freedom Issue,” its July / August 2016 double issue. It considers the state of freedom in the United States and examines a variety of issues from sexual liberties and civil rights to privacy and freedom in a connected world. The centerpiece of Playboy’s “Freedom Issue” is a [...]

PBS Presents 9/11 Inside The Pentagon

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PBS Presents 9/11 Inside The Pentagon

PBS’ fall 2016 primetime schedule is about politics, arts, drama and political history, covering a span from the American Revolution to the upcoming Presidential election. Frontline’s acclaimed series “The Choice 2016” returns on September 27 with an in-depth look at this year’s presidential candidates. The Contenders – 16 FOR ’16, debuting September 13, looks back [...]

YouTube to Show Lionsgate TV Series Step Up

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YouTube to Show Lionsgate TV Series Step Up

Leading Internet video platform YouTube and film production company Lionsgate announced Thursday that YouTube has ordered a full season of Lionsgate’s TV drama series Step Up. It is based on the film franchise that grossed $650 million at the global box office. Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Meredith Milton, all producers of the original Step [...]

Trump: I’m With You. Hillary: Who’re You?

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Trump: I’m With You. Hillary: Who’re You?

Trump’s promises to American voters are mere rhetoric, as he has not yet given any specific solution to the problems in America – such as joblessness, poverty, hunger, mounting debt, threat from terrorists, and so on. By Rakesh Raman In order to raise funds for his election campaign, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump [...]

Dump Trump Campaign Picks Up Steam

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Dump Trump Campaign Picks Up Steam

By Rakesh Raman As the decks are being cleared to announce the GOP presidential nomination of Donald Trump for the November election, a movement that opposes Trump is silently building up under the “Dump Trump” campaign. The organizers – who have preferred to stay behind the curtain – of #StopHateDumpTrump online campaign believe that Trump [...]

Islamophobia and Homophobia in Orlando: UN Adviser

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Islamophobia and Homophobia in Orlando: UN Adviser

The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, condemned the criminal attack that took place at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, United States, on 12 June, in which 49 people were killed and 53 injured. He offered his sympathy for the victims and expressed grave concern at the outpouring [...]

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