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Transit advocates, pols are worried about upcoming lifestyle changes caused by L train shutdown

Transit advocates, pols are worried about upcoming lifestyle changes caused by L train shutdown

News July 15, 2017 at 2:48 am 0 comments

Transit advocates and pols are already jumpy about the looming lifestyle changes the L train closure will impose.

The L train shutdown is more than a year away, but transit advocates and pols are already jumpy about the looming lifestyle …

Movie reviews: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ swings into theaters July 14, along with ‘The Journey’

Movie reviews: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ swings into theaters July 14, along with ‘The Journey’

News July 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

20th Century Fox, 2017.

We’ve made it more than half-way through 2017 and we’re now more than half-way through the Summer blockbuster season. That means war…"War for the Planet of the Apes," that is. It’s the third (and final?) chapter …

What’s Actually Wrong With the U.S. Health System

What’s Actually Wrong With the U.S. Health System

News July 14, 2017 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

On the heels of the Senate’s latest attempt at replacing the Affordable Care Act, the Commonwealth Fund has released its latest evaluation of what, exactly, ails the U.S. health-care system. Once again, the think tank found the U.S. medical system …

Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

News July 14, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

he annual January gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos is usually a placid affair: a place for well-heeled participants to exchange notes on global business opportunities, or powder conditions on the local ski slopes, while cradling champagne and …

Exclusive interview: New video, music and book from Brad Cox and We Love The Underground

Exclusive interview: New video, music and book from Brad Cox and We Love The Underground

News July 14, 2017 at 8:32 am 0 comments

Video provided by Brad Cox/YouTube

Baltimore band We Love the Underground has been Brad Cox’s active project since his last successful group Skitzo Calypso circled the Mid-Atlantic area from 1996-2014. Recently Brad released his first EP under his own name, …

What we know — and don’t know — about hate crimes in America

What we know — and don’t know — about hate crimes in America

News July 14, 2017 at 5:37 am 0 comments

A member of the Ku Klux Klan in Hampton Bays, New York on November 22, 2016

“Go home. We need Americans here!” white supremacist Jeremy Joseph Christian yelled at two black women — one wearing a hijab — on a …

Federal Court voids Canadian citizenship revocation for 312 people

Federal Court voids Canadian citizenship revocation for 312 people

News July 13, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

On Monday, Justice Russel Zinn voided the citizenship revocation of 312 individuals who had turned to the court after they were targeted in a sweep against people who had obtained their Canadian nationality through fraud. (Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail) …

Tejashwi Yadav’s bodyguards thrash journalists outside Bihar Secretariat; watch video

Tejashwi Yadav’s bodyguards thrash journalists outside Bihar Secretariat; watch video

News July 12, 2017 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

The incident took place reportedly at the time when Tejashwi was about to address the media after attending a meeting called by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. (Image: ANI)

The security guards of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday …

New Aldi voucher scam warning

New Aldi voucher scam warning

News July 12, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

A new fake Aldi voucher scam has hit social media – claiming to offer £85 off at the discounter. In fact, it’s designed to get hold of your personal details, and then use you to spam your contacts on social …

Look at the phone in your hand – you can thank the state for that

Look at the phone in your hand – you can thank the state for that

News July 12, 2017 at 8:29 am 0 comments

Who are the visionaries who drive human progress? The answer, as we all know, is the geeks, the free spirits and the crazy dreamers, who thumb their noses at authority: the Peter Thiels and the Mark Zuckerbergs of the world; …