- FBI Director Defends Agency Against Trump Criticism
- Rushed GOP Tax Bill Has Big Problems
- Grassley: Poor Waste Money On ‘Booze Or Women’
- Trump May Have Implicated Himself In Tweet About Flynn
- Kushner Implicated in Flynn Guilty Plea
- Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate With Investigation
- Tax Cut Bill Won’t Flow Funds Into Job Creation And Higher Wages, CEOs Say
- Congress’s Failure To Fund CHIP Endangers Kids
- Trump Team Purges Online Climate Change Info
- National Security Advisor Slams Trump As An “Idiot”
All posts by Iris M Pang
State of The Union Interview with John McCain
On Sunday, September 10, John McCain participated in his first interview since his brain cancer diagnosis on CNN’s “State of The Union” with Jake Tapper. The two fondly reflected back on their 18-year “adversarial” relationship and discussed topics...
- Posted September 12, 2017
YouTube Shuts Down North Korean Propaganda — Arms Control Experts Are Urging Them To Reconsider
On September 8, the Guardian reported that YouTube had taken down two channels related to North Korean propaganda, in violation of its community guidelines. However, arms control experts and academics are urging YouTube to reinstate the channels....
- Posted September 10, 2017
McCain’s Washington Post Op-Ed Is Going to Make Trump Mad
On August 31, Senator John McCain wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post criticizing the culture in Congress. In short, McCain issued a call to the members of Congress to refocus their priorities and work together to...
- Posted September 4, 2017
The Elephant in The Room: Trump’s Ties to White Supremacy [continued]
In our last post, we discussed Trump’s very belated response to the Charlottesville domestic terrorist attack in which one counterprotester was killed by a car. Everyone from the media to members of his own party criticized Trump...
- Posted September 3, 2017
Fake News and The Future of Journalism
In the January issue of Vanity Fair, Nick Bilton wrote a piece exploring emerging technologies and their potential impact on journalism, news, and how we consume it. Bilton states that technological advancements in audio and video have...
- Posted August 28, 2017
Trump delivers Speech at Phoenix Rally
On Tuesday August 22, Trump spoke at the Phoenix Convention Center at a rally-style event. During the event, he accused the media of misrepresenting his remarks condemning the hatred at the Charlottesville, Virgina, alt-right rally, insisting that...
- Posted August 24, 2017
Trump Delivers New Strategy on Afghanistan
On Monday evening, President Trump addressed the nation from Fort Myer in Arlington, VA. In this address he laid out his administration’s strategy for Afghanistan and south Asia. In short, Trump formed his strategy after coming to...
- Posted August 23, 2017
The Elephant in The Room: Trump’s Ties to White Supremacy
In the wake of Saturday’s domestic terrorist attack by white supremacists, many have criticized trump for his lack of willingness to call these hate groups out by name. In his first statement, he said, “We condemn in the...
- Posted August 17, 2017
State of Emergency Declared in Virginia after Protests Become Violent
On Saturday, a rally in Charlottesville, Va. turned deadly when white nationalists violently clashed with counter-protesters. As a result of these clashes, at least one person died, causing Governor Terry McAuliffe to declare a state of emergency....
- Posted August 14, 2017
Anne Frank Center Warns of Trump’s Parallels to Hitler’s Germany
On Wednesday, the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect – a New York-based civil and human rights organization – tweeted a list of bullet points drawing comparisons between Trump’s administration and the oppressive environment which led to...
- Posted August 12, 2017