Media Watch

'19Jan
13

Opinion | WWJD? Oppose An Anti-Lynching Bill, Apparently.

Zach Gibson via Getty Images Mat Staver (far right), the founder of Liberty Counsel, at a demonstration outside the Supreme Court in December. The group opposes anti-lynching legislation that includes protections...
'19Jan
13

They roam public buildings, making videos. Terrorism experts say they may be dangerous

The sun had long set when the two men trudged up to the justice center in Shawnee and peered inside. They pulled open the door and entered the modern brick building that houses the police department and city...
'19Jan
12

Jack Shepherd: Can a fugitive remain on the run forever?

Three days before Jack Shepherd was due to stand trial for manslaughter by gross negligence, police found he had disappeared. He was convicted in his absence of killing Charlotte Brown in a drunken speedboat crash...
'19Jan
11

An evangelical group is trying to strip LGBTQ protections from an anti-lynching bill

Congress is finally close to passing a bill that makes lynching a hate crime — but an evangelical group is trying to remove any reference to LGBTQ communities from the legislation.When the Senate unanimously passed...
'19Jan
11

Decisions, decisions: Which Democrats are running for president in 2020?

Whether you consider the beginning of the U.S. presidential campaign the date of the first campaign launch, the Iowa caucuses or the first candidates debate, it is a staggeringly long process.Democrats Elizabeth...
'19Jan
11

Decisions, decisions: Which Democrats are running for president in 2020?

Whether you consider the beginning of the U.S. presidential campaign the date of the first campaign launch, the Iowa caucuses or the first candidates debate, it is a staggeringly long process.Democrats Elizabeth...
'19Jan
10

Denationalisation: A punishment reserved for Muslims

In the name of "safeguarding" civilisation, the forces waging the "war on terror" have revived a form of punishment once described by the United States Supreme Court as "more primitive than torture": the stripping...
'19Jan
10

Salvini invokes God and Russia on Poland trip

Matteo Salvini in Putin T-shirt at Kremlin in 2018, as shown on Russian TV at the time (Photo: russia.tv) "Because the Franco-German axis has dominated Europe for years, we want a new balance, a new energy ......
'19Jan
09

The first time Archie Roach met his sister, she punched him in the face

"Mum passed about a week ago."This letter described more siblings, as well as the parents he'd never meet.His foster parents contacted the government, and a public servant was sent to talk to Archie, but couldn't...
'19Jan
09

The past 24 hours in Trump-Russia news, explained

There was a flurry of news developments on several Trump-Russia fronts Tuesday and Wednesday morning as we learned of new investigation details, a new indictment, a Supreme Court move, and a planned administration...

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