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To pretend otherwise is just to build the walls of your sandcastle higher.
While we watch the disembowelment of various lawyers in the employ of a former president* and wrap ourselves in the momentum of the upcoming midterm elections, the climate crisis—its time and tides—waits for no one. Every other story in our politics is ...
 
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"This is no bluff"—famously, a thing one says when one is definitely not bluffing.
Vladimir Putin has decided to butch it up quite seriously for the public on Wednesday. His speech reeks of a monumental bluff—which is not to say it shouldn’t be taken seriously. This is an authoritarian kleptocrat on a bad losing streak who still ...
 
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The line to see the queen's coffin was four miles long—and along the way there were protests and arrests.
Queen Elizabeth II's lying-in-state began on Monday, before the Queen's coffin had even arrived at Westminster Hall. "The world has not seen a funeral like this,” London Mayor Sadiq Khan said, adding, “We expect to see over the course of the next ...
 
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It looked good on paper, anyway.
Bob Farley, national security bench coach at the redoubtable Lawyers, Guns, and Money blog, pointed the shebeen toward this bathysphere of a deep dive at the Washington Post about the run-up to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the frantic international efforts to slow the inexorable momentum of ...
 
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Choosing to understand why Filipino-Americans are the way they are could be the key to finally meeting halfway.
Whenever the term "Filipinx" trends on social media, it’s always the same old story. A group of Filipino-Americans uses the term to refer to themselves, posts about it online, and suffers extreme backlash. Most recently, it was a panel of Fil-Am creatives ...
 
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It's a lucky thing the U.S. has such a robust public healt—oh no...
Guess what? I’m a little interested in pandemic diseases these days. So when I spotted this study about how serious contagious diseases are getting a big boost from those clever Chinese climate hoaxsters, I thought I'd look a little closer. From Nature ...
 
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Killed in the line of duty.
Three people were killed at the horrific attack inside Ateneo De Manila University on Sunday (July 25). Two of the victims were from the province of Basilan: former Lamitan City Mayor Rose Furigay and her aide Victor George Capistrano. Reports from news media, ...
 
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Truly disgusting behavior.
More than 250,000 subscribers and roughly 1,000 videos later, the Usapang Diskarte YouTube channel has finally been taken down. So has its Facebook page. It only took getting called out by Senator Risa Hontiveros and the online court of public opinion to do so.For ...
 
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Another day, another report of physical violence against a woman.
By now, the news has made the rounds on social media. Former UAAP courtside reporter Jean Agatha Uvero took to Twitter in the early morning hours of Wednesday (July 13) to accuse her former partner of physical abuse. The allegations are horrifying, to ...
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