'No Justice Under Occupation': Palestinian Teenager Ahed Tamimi Gets 8 Months in Prison for Slapping Israeli Soldier

Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old Palestinian girl who was arrested in January for slapping an Israeli soldier, was sentenced Wednesday to eight months behind bars, enraging activists across the world who have advocated for her release. “There is no justice under occupation.”—Ahed Tamimi Tamimi confronted a pair of Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers outside her family home […]

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UK Labour Party says it has experienced a ‘large-scale cyber attack’ on its digital platforms

In a statement to CNN, a Labour Party spokesperson said the attack had “failed” because of the party’s “robust security systems.” ### “The integrity of all our platforms was maintained and we are confident that no data breach occurred,” the spokesperson said, adding that the matter has been reported to the National Cyber Security Centre, […]

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Gaza As the Palestinian State Is Not an Acceptable Two-State Solution

The two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is not dead. On the 25th anniversary of the Oslo Accords, Israel is implementing an unjust “two-state” solution by making Gaza the Palestinian rump state on 1.76% of historical Palestine. Israel is moving toward permanent annexation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem. They de-facto control much of […]

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Pompeo, Religion, and Regime Change in Iran

In his brief stint as CIA director, Mike Pompeo brought God to Langley. At least that’s how it felt it to many in the intelligence community. According to Foreign Policy, Pompeo attended “weekly Bible studies held in government buildings, referenced God and Christianity repeatedly in his first all-hands speech” and planned to start “a chaplaincy […]

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Alicia Keys Wrote This Loving Anniversary Message to Husband Swizz Beatz

Alicia Keys and her hip-hop producer husband Swizz Beatz are celebrating 7 years of marriage today! The couple, who share two sons together—Egypt, 6, and Genesis, 2—first met in their teens, though their romantic relationship didn’t blossom until years later. Naturally, Keys couldn’t help but celebrate her anniversary with her Instagram followers. “@therealswizzz We’ve been […]

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Brits Don't Mince Words: The Most Irreverent and Radical Signs From UK's Historic Anti-Trump Protest

Despite the American corporate media’s efforts to obscure the radical, irreverent, and often obscene signs on display across the United Kingdom on Friday, the disgust hundreds of thousands of Britons feel toward Donald Trump and Trumpism could not be suppressed as they took to the streets en masse to show their opposition to the U.S. […]

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Alexis Bledel Recalls Her “Highly Unusual” Gilmore Girls Audition 

These days, Gilmore Girls alum Alexis Bledel is a household name. With game-changing roles in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Handmaid’s Tale, and, of course, the mother-daughter dramedy that launched her career, the 35-year-old actress is something of a Hollywood veteran. Of course, this couldn’t have been further from the case when Bledel […]

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Winnie and MLK: Their Fight was Right — and It’s Not Over

Fifty years ago this week, the civil rights struggle of Martin Luther King Jr. ended tragically with his assassination on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tenn. As this was happening in 1968, the struggles of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in apartheid South Africa were only beginning. The dramatic stories of their lives were being remembered this week […]

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