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Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college a...

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech

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Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents have seized on it to brand him as too radical. (June ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend democratic socialism as 'unfinished business' U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will give a speech on Wednesday defending his democratic socialist agenda as the "unfinished business" of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and a vital step toward guaranteed economic rights....
04:17, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders just made a brilliant defense of democratic socialism | Bhaskar Sunkara In a speech yesterday, the 2020 contender’s message was crystal clear: ‘Political freedom in the absence of economic freedom is not real freedom’In a speech yesterday at George Washington University in Washington DC, the Vermont senator Bernie Sander...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Payne: Bernie Sanders ‘sounds like a naive college student’ with claims about Democratic socialism Fox Business Network host Charles Payne questioned Thursday the new claim by Sen. Bernie Sanders that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" in order to fund his Democratic socialist policies. ...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Sanders embraces democratic socialism, calls for New Deal revival in campaign address Bernie Sanders on Wednesday delivered a no-apologies address embracing and defending “democratic socialism,” as he unveiled what he dubbed an “economic bill of rights” to deal with an economy he claims is “fundamentally broken and grotesquely unfair....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting US Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Arkansas on Wednesday to blast Walmart for paying “starvation wages.” In a three-minute speech at the retail giant’s annual meeting, the presidential hopeful urged shareholders to press Walmart to nominate a low-wag...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
03:34, 06/13/2019

Bernie Sanders Delivers Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, presented his brand of socialism through a framework of economic rights....
21:51, 06/12/2019

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
16:34, 06/14/2019

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate ...
01:34, 06/13/2019

Democratic candidates spar over ‘socialism’ Democratic candidates gathered in San Francisco Saturday to shmooze at the state party’s ­annual convention — and bicker among themselves over the best way to unseat President Trump. At one point, the gathering became a referendum on ­socialism...
08:51, 06/02/2019

What Is Democratic Socialism? Whose Version Are We Talking About? Bernie Sanders is giving a speech on democratic socialism. But if you ask five democratic socialists what the term means, you’ll likely get five different answers....
21:51, 06/12/2019

This May Day, let’s hope democratic socialism makes a come back | Bhaskar Sunkara For the sake of our planet and our species, we need to remember what was good in the old socialist dreamsIn recent decades, socialism has been challenged from all directions. The influential German sociologist Ralf Dahrendorf was right when he wrote ...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Sarah Sanders: 'Truly mind-boggling' how people can choose socialism with Trump's economy White House press secretary Sarah Sanders expressed disbelief on Saturday at the fact that Democrats pushed "socialism" while living under President Donald Trump's successful economy and while watching that system "crumble before their very eyes."...
04:34, 05/05/2019

We must stop the US from going to war with Iran | Bernie Sanders Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likelyThe drums of war are beating in Washington again.Just today we learned that the US came very close to striki...
04:17, 06/22/2019

Bernie Sanders declares abortion is a ‘constitutional right’ Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday declared abortion is a “constitutional right,” an apparent response to the virtual abortion ban just approved in Alabama. ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Bernie Sanders says there's not 'much question' he's more progressive than Joe Biden Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders doesn't think there's "much question" he's more progressive than former Vice President Joe Biden. "Joe voted for the war in Iraq, I led the effort against it. Joe voted for NAFTA and permanent trade relat...
04:51, 05/06/2019

Republicans Underestimate Bernie Sanders at Their Peril One thing that I love about national political media is how often I get to read about what an old white guy—who makes twice as much as the average American, and spends all his time talking to old white guys who make 10 times as much as the average Am...
20:17, 05/07/2019

Bernie Sanders calls abortion ‘a constitutional right’ Bernie Sanders tweeted Wednesday that “abortion is a constitutional right” — and slammed Alabama lawmakers for passing a bill that bans abortion even in the case of rape or incest. “The attack on women’s rights is happening in Alabama, Georgia and ac...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
09:34, 06/06/2019

Bernie Sanders and AOC basically want to ban credit cards Rep. Alexandria Ocsaio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and 2020 candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have apparently decided to try to ban credit cards. Sure, that's not quite what Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders actually say (they just want to stop the swindlers profiti...
00:34, 05/29/2019

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
21:51, 06/01/2019

Bernie Sanders calls for end to for-profit U.S. charter schools Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for a sweeping overhaul of publicly-funded charter schools, rolling out a plan on Saturday that will put him at odds with some of his opponents and underscore his renewed efforts to win black ...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks....
18:51, 05/25/2019

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
09:17, 06/03/2019

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and differentiated himself from President Trump’s...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders targets Biden over top-dollar fundraisers Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wouldn’t “disparage” his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, the independent senator from Vermont ribbed the front runner right now in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden....
22:34, 05/29/2019

Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution WASHINGTON – The two progressive presidential candidates backing Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán are also backing her on one of her signature issues. Cabán wants to decriminalize sex work, arguing that the current laws go after...
03:51, 06/21/2019

Bernie Sanders inches toward backing impeaching Trump Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday inched closer to supporting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying "it may be time" for the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to start the process.“I do understand where House memb...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Bernie Sanders actually agrees with Trump’s N. Korea strategy The politics of North Korea made strange bedfellows of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Saturday — when the Vermont Democrat said he doesn’t “fault” the president for his handling of Kim Jong Un. Trump’s face-to-face m...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Bernie Sanders to join AOC at Green New Deal rally in DC Sen. Bernie Sanders will join Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a rally next week sponsored by a group of young activists in D.C. to promote a Green New Deal....
04:00, 05/12/2019

Bernie Sanders draws sharp contrasts between himself and Joe Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders compared his record with Joe Biden's on trade and foreign policy on Monday, attempting to draw sharp contrasts between himself and the former vice president as the two lead the Democratic presidential pack....
14:51, 04/30/2019

Analysis: How Joe Biden is eating into Bernie Sanders' coalition Since officially jumping into the 2020 race less than two weeks ago, former Vice President Joe Biden has reshaped the Democratic primary. His polling numbers have risen from the high 20s to the low 40s since declaring his candidacy two weeks ago. In ...
15:34, 05/08/2019

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
03:00, 06/06/2019

‘I Did My Best to Stop American Foreign Policy’: Bernie Sanders on the 1980s In an interview, one of the leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination discusses his long-held opposition to war and his support for socialist leaders....
15:00, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end for-profit charter schools....
21:51, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s wor...
15:34, 05/23/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Walmart Inc should increase wages for its workers and stop fueling income inequality in the country....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders is latest candidate to call for Facebook to break up Sen. Bernie Sanders, a long-time critic of the power of large corporations, has joined Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard in outright calling to break up Facebook. “Should antitrust action be taken against Facebook? T...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
22:17, 06/05/2019

Inside Bernie Sanders’s 1988 10-day ‘honeymoon’ in the Soviet Union In a visit to the crumbling communist nation, the socialist mayor criticized U.S. policies on health and housing and lauded some Soviet policies. He remains influenced by what he learned....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sand...
20:34, 05/28/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign ratifies union contract for workers The Bernie Sanders campaign has made history by officially ratifying a union contract for its workers, becoming the first presidential campaign to do so....
20:34, 05/08/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters....
00:17, 05/30/2019

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
02:34, 06/06/2019

AOC and Bernie Sanders rally against 'middle ground' on Green New Deal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., rallied Monday night against “middle ground” policies in combating climate change....
08:17, 05/14/2019

Bernie Sanders, AOC unveil legislation to cap credit card interest at 15% Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say legislation is needed to protect consumers from "greed" of credit card and banking industries.        ...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will gatecrash the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase it...
19:34, 05/27/2019

Biden has gigantic lead over Bernie Sanders, new poll shows Joe Biden has opened up an enormous 32-percent lead over Bernie Sanders, his closest Democratic rival, according to a poll released Monday. The former vice president got support from 46 percent of people in a new Hill-HarrisX poll, which surveyed 440...
13:51, 05/07/2019

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as w...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipiac University National Poll said Tuesday, with both Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and New York City ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 5-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders battles MSNBC anchor over demanding Biden apology Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, had a tense exchange with MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle on Thursday over whether or not former Vice President Joe Biden owes an apology for remarks he recently made about segregationist colleagues he worked with in the Senat...
01:51, 06/21/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to wipe out college debt, tuition In perhaps the boldest plan yet on tackling college debt, 2020 Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan Monday to wipe out all $1.6 trillion in college student debt, regardless of income status....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employee proposal to put workers on the company's board....
14:51, 06/05/2019

Part Of The 1%: Bernie Sanders Is Tanking In The Polls After A DNA Test Revealed That He’s King A major contender in the 2020 Democratic primary just suffered a serious blow to his progressive bona fides, and it could be damning enough to cost him the nomination: Bernie Sanders is tanking in the polls after a DNA test revealed that he is king....
21:34, 06/03/2019

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
12:51, 06/05/2019

The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it has ratified its new union contract. Now do every other campaign, and company....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
09:51, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to eliminate $1.6tn in student loan debt Democratic presidential candidate proposes to pay for plan, which would cost $2.2tn over next decade, through a tax on Wall Street Bernie Sanders on Monday introduced legislation to eliminate the entire $1.6tn in student loan debt owed by 45 million ...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Hell Yeah, Bernie Sanders Just Endorsed a National Right-to-Repair Law for Farmers Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has officially thrown his weight behind a national right-to-repair law, adding momentum to the issue as he and the other 400 trillion Democratic presidential candidates ramp-up their White House ambitions.Read more......
23:34, 05/06/2019

Stanley Druckenmiller says stocks would fall 30% to 40% if Bernie Sanders is elected president "The good news is we'd all be much more equal because everybody would be poorer, but the rich would have lost a lot more wealth," Druckenmiller says....
14:34, 06/07/2019

Bernie Sanders calls for canceling $1.6 trillion in student loan debt U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating the issue in the 2020 debate and going beyond proposals from his Democratic White House ...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont ...
19:34, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders needs black women's support. So what's his plan to win us over? | Aimee Allison His economic proposals are fine – but Sanders needs a concrete plan to deal with racist violence and the crisis in racial justiceHere’s an uncomfortable truth: despite years of careful planning, investments and hiring key high-level diverse advisers,...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders holds first home state rally of 2020 campaign MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign. The event in Vermont takes place on the lawn of the Statehouse on Saturday afternoon and thousands are expected to attend. The...
19:34, 05/25/2019

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren battle for Ocasio-Cortez endorsement Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are both aggressively battling for the backing of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — suggesting she could make or break a Democratic run for president, according to a new report. “I think it’s one of the most important end...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Joe Biden for downplaying China's economic threat to the US Sen. Bernie Sanders has tried to set himself apart from former Vice President Joe Biden on free trade issues in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary....
16:34, 05/02/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign unveils plan to prevent sexism among staff The Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign has implemented policies that are the ‘gold standard’ after claims its culture in 2016 was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has unveiled sweeping new guidelines to combat sexual misco...
19:17, 05/07/2019

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign....
17:34, 06/16/2019

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
04:00, 05/19/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous ...
22:51, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Loan Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges....
02:34, 06/25/2019

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez call for 15% cap on credit card rates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up Thursday to unveil legislation seeking to cap credit card interest rates at 15 percent, calling high rates a "debt trap."...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils trade platform challenging Trump's China policy Sanders' platform is a jab at President Donald Trump, who pledged to overhaul U.S. trade deals but has has struggled to fully follow through on his promise....
23:17, 04/29/2019

Trump campaign mocks Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon to Soviet Union, 'What a joke!' The Trump reelection campaign took aim at “socialist” Democrats running for the 2020 nomination today, singling out Sen. Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon trip to the former Soviet Union 31 years ago....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social and economic programs in struggling rural communitie...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders, No Longer the Front-Runner, Brings Campaign Home to Vermont His themes are familiar, but his status — he is now second in the polls — has changed. He is starting to host in-person fund-raisers, with ticket prices starting at $27....
00:51, 05/26/2019

Bernie Sanders floated conspiracy theory about CIA involvement in domestic bombings: report 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders reportedly once suggested that a string of letter bombs and other attacks in the U.S. may have been instigated by the government to discredit those seeking political change....
21:34, 05/02/2019

'An existential threat': Bernie Sanders faces mounting opposition from moderate Democrats Moderates are increasingly vocal in their disdain for socialism, and Sanders, but the question of how to constrain him is complicatedModerate Democrats have stepped up their opposition to Bernie Sanders as part of a concerted effort to isolate him fr...
08:17, 06/21/2019

Kamala Harris protester interrupted Bernie Sanders rally in 2016, report says A protester who grabbed the microphone from U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday at the California Democratic Party State Convention reportedly also interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in 2016....
11:34, 06/02/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator in his previous...
16:51, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
13:00, 06/13/2019

GOP pollster says Pete Buttigieg's policies are in line with Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren A day after 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg's town hall with Fox News, Republican pollster Chris Wilson told "Fox & Friends" that the South Bend, Indiana mayor's political platforms aren't unlike those of Sen. Elizabeth Warren and...
18:34, 05/20/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ righ...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of rights," a key element of the socialist platform he has long championed....
02:51, 06/13/2019

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longer content to just regulate capitalism – instead they’re going after capital, seeking to dramatically ...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Trump campaign slams Bernie Sanders for calling for free healthcare for all illegal immigrants The Trump campaign slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, on Friday for his intention to extend Medicare-For-All for all  illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S....
02:51, 06/22/2019

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sande...
23:17, 06/09/2019

Bernie Sanders is right to team up with 'young, energetic' Ocasio-Cortez: Trump campaign official A campaign advisory board member for President Trump's reelection campaign said on Wednesday that Bernie Sanders made a good choice in making a recent appearance with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an ho...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Trump 2020 launch: Bernie Sanders attacks president's 'lies' and 'distortions' – live Senator and 2020 contender criticized Trump for not discussing the climate emergency at his ‘Keep America Great’ campaign launchSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.03am BST While Trump was speaking in Orlando, Joe Biden, who is cu...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Compelling Message: Bernie Sanders Has Asked Voters To Consider That, Adjusted For Age, He Is More Sexually Attractive Than Beto O’Rourke Beto O’Rourke has made a big splash in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination, garnering droves of supporters with what many consider an undeniable sex appeal. But opponent Bernie Sanders isn’t allowing Beto’s good looks hurt him in the polls wi...
06:34, 05/07/2019

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Call for ‘Federal Limit’ on Credit Card Interest Rates (Bloomberg) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have accused banks of acting as “modern-day loan sharks” and called on Congress to enact a federal limit of 15% on credit-car...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Details of Sanders’ Soviet ‘honeymoon’ exposed, as entourage member recalls shock at Bernie’s America-bashing New details emerged Friday about Sen. Bernie Sanders' infamous honeymoon in the Soviet Union back in the 1980s -- including an anecdote about how his America-bashing abroad prompted one of his traveling companions to walk out of the room. ...
22:34, 05/03/2019

And They Said He Was Too Old: Bernie Sanders Just Showed Up To A Rally Wearing A Propeller Beanie And A 1920s Bathing Suit And Announced That He Is 13 Years Old Bernie Sanders is considered an early frontrunner to receive the Democratic party’s nomination in the 2020 presidential primary, but many voters are starting to voice concerns that he may be too old to lead the country. However, it’s clear that Sande...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Trump uses energy speech in Louisiana to criticize Democratic candidates U.S. President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Confident Trump handicaps Democratic field during energy speech President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
13:34, 05/15/2019

Bill Bennett on Bernie Sanders' plan to cancel student loan debt: The government 'largely created this mess' As 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls unveil their plans to combat the student loan crisis, Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has argued against the concept of eliminating college debt....
18:51, 06/24/2019

Battling the Banks: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders Join Forces to Cap Interest Rates on Credit Cards Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the Notorious AOC, and Sen. (and Democratic presidential hopeful) Bernie Sanders are joining forces to take on America’s credit card problem, introducing legislation in the House and Senate to limit interest rates t...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Bernie Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez's proposal to cap credit card interest rates unlikely to pass the Senate: Charles Payne Charles Payne said a new proposal from Bernie Sander and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to put a federal cap on credit card interest rates has little chance of success....
20:17, 05/09/2019

Democratic contenders Biden, Sanders to face off in Miami debates U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other rivals during the second of two nights of candidate debates scheduled for later this month in Miami....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Democratic candidate Sanders to speak at black press meeting CINCINNATI (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders will be the featured speaker at a black press convention. The National Newspaper Publishers Association gathers Tuesday in Cincinnati, with organizers expecting some 500 people t...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Biden, Sanders and Harris to face off as Democratic debate lineups set – live Trio drawn together for split NBC debate on 26-27 June, while Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke to meet in other groupSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.22pm BST 6.01pm BST Here are the debate dates:Wednesday, June...
19:51, 06/14/2019

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees....
17:51, 05/23/2019

Democratic candidates debate: Sanders, Harris and Biden will spar in two-night event NBC announces pairings for debates later this month, the first of the 2020 presidential campaign seasonThe first 2020 presidential debate will be divided into two nights later this month, with senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker going up agains...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Democratic 2020 candidate Moulton says Sanders, Warren too liberal to beat Trump U.S. congressman Seth Moulton, one of 20 Democrats running for president, criticized rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Friday, saying they were so liberal they risked handing President Donald Trump a second White House term....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.        ...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Sarah Huckabee Sanders may have dropped major clue she’s running for office Sarah Huckabee Sanders may be following in her father’s footsteps — with a run for governor of Arkansas, according to a report on Wednesday. The outgoing White House press secretary and those in her inner circle have been making calls to GOP do...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Ocasio-Cortez 'entertaining' idea of endorsing 2020 Democratic candidate, possibly Sanders or Warren Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman Democrat, said Thursday that she’s “entertaining” the thought of endorsing a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
01:17, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his ...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splits...
17:51, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. The high court ruled ...
17:51, 05/28/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
23:17, 05/09/2019

The case for a special Democratic climate debate | Kate Aronoff Housing, immigration, health – there’s no policy area that won’t be touched by the climate crisis. The Democratic candidates should embrace the challengeTwenty candidates – ten candidates per night – will take the stage during this week’s two-part De...
09:00, 06/25/2019

McConnell rails against Mueller report politics in blistering floor speech: ‘Case closed’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a scorching floor speech on Tuesday, accused Democrats of rooting for a "national crisis" for political gain as he appealed to lawmakers to move on from the Russia controversy now that Special Counsel Robert...
17:34, 05/07/2019

As Republicans rally behind Trump’s effort to block Democratic probes, McConnell says ‘case closed’ In an escalating fight, the White House invoked executive power to prevent former counsel Donald McGahn from complying with a congressional subpoena....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
19:17, 06/12/2019

Judge rejects 6-month timeout in major Flint water case A judge has rejected a six-month freeze in the involuntary manslaughter case of Michigan's former health director, who is the highest-ranking official charged in the Flint water scandal....
00:34, 05/04/2019

Top college baseball coaches make major-league money; at least nine at $1 million or more College World Series baseball coaches lead a group of nine making $1 million or more. At least 11 MLB managers are making $1 million or less.       ...
19:34, 06/15/2019

Can Tiger Woods win the PGA Championship? Our experts make their picks for year's second major Tiger Woods is back as he proved by winning his fifth green jacket. But can he tame Bethpage Black? Or will another contender take home the title.        ...
17:00, 05/13/2019

'Xbox Live Is Not A Free Speech Platform': Xbox Boss Promises New Features To Make Online Gaming Less Hostile You can learn a lot about a person by the values they express, and possibly something about an entire gaming platform by the blog posts the person running it writes. That’s why I was so eager at E3 last week to ask the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, why...
08:17, 06/21/2019

Use-case selection will make or break your AI strategy in healthcare Implementing AI is a journey. Early success starts with the right use case selection and will set the stage for driving adoption and enable expansion that allows your organization to scale and extract incremental value from this investment....
04:51, 05/28/2019

Are streaming platforms helping make the case for diversity? Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival have a spat about how the streaming platform's content is distributed. But could Cannes be missing out on content that is revolutionizing the industry's approach to diversity?...
15:34, 05/17/2019

Google's Enemies Gear Up to Make Antitrust Case As U.S. officials prepare an antitrust probe of Google and possibly other Silicon Valley giants, a loose-knit crew of its rivals is gearing up to help....
12:17, 06/24/2019

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make Brexit case Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what....
14:17, 06/16/2019

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make their Brexit case Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom The presidents of the St. Louis and Minneapolis branches of the Federal Reserve want rates cut now, and even the central bank’s vice chair says uncertainty is growing....
18:51, 06/21/2019

Donovan McNabb compares himself to Troy Aikman to make Hall of Fame case Donovan McNabb is a Hall of Famer. Or, at least he is according to Donovan McNabb. The former Eagles, Redskins and Vikings quarterback compared himself favorably to Cowboys legend Troy Aikman, saying he “absolutely” deserves to be enshrin...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Robert De Niro, 1,000+ prosecutors make the case for indicting President Trump in new video De Niro, who has played special counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday Night Live, told viewers that the prosecutors' conclusion "should trouble us all"        ...
02:17, 05/31/2019

Doctor Sleep is a sequel to The Shining, in case this teaser doesn't make that clear enough Here’s one thing that can’t be denied about this teaser for director Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep: It’s bold. The movie is based on Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining, but rather than trying to distance itself from Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation—one ...
22:51, 06/13/2019

Kim Foxx, Jussie Smollett case: Judge steps aside, won't make special prosecutor decision The Cook County judge set to decide whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate why charges were dropped against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett stepped aside Friday, saying he would allow another judge rule on the controversial ca...
19:17, 05/10/2019

Fox News legal analyst: Investigators need to find Jennifer Dulos' body to make their case As an estranged husband and his girlfriend pleaded not guilty in the disappearance of Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos, Fox News legal analyst Mercedes Colwin has argued that the case is far from over....
21:51, 06/11/2019

Nobody Knows What Socialism Means The title of this post is not meant to convey that I know what socialism means, so you should defer to me. Instead, it is mean to convey that nobody knows what socialism means. Nor will we all come to agree on what it means. Our grand national politi...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thing for the nation....
21:17, 05/21/2019

Why ‘Socialism’ Conveys One Thing Here, Another There Socialism as a governing philosophy, an offhand insult, or both, is stirring politics again. From the U.S to the U.K. to Brazil and beyond, the term is being newly embraced, debated or disparaged amid larger conversations about rising inequality, the...
09:34, 06/11/2019

How Socialism Improves Sex Lives A Q&A with Kristen Ghodsee, who wrote the book 'Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism', about why the adoption of socialist policies and safety net programs would make for stronger relationships, and, as a result, more (and better) sex....
03:00, 05/16/2019

‘Socialism for the rich’: the evils of bad economics The economic arguments adopted by Britain and the US in the 1980s led to vastly increased inequality – and gave the false impression that this outcome was not only inevitable, but good. By Jonathan AldredIn most rich countries, inequality is rising, ...
07:34, 06/06/2019

Why ‘Socialism’ Is Both a Governing Philosophy and an Offhand Insult Socialism as a governing philosophy, an offhand insult, or both, is stirring politics again. From the U.S to the U.K. to Brazil and beyond, the term is being newly embraced, debated or disparaged amid larger conversations about rising inequality, the...
13:34, 06/11/2019

Charles Payne: Millennials have 'romanticized' idea of socialism Fox Business’ Charles Payne discussed his “Capitalism vs. Socialism” Town Hall on The Todd Starnes Show, where he pontificated that a choice between the two monetary systems will be the biggest issue in 2020 presidential election....
02:17, 05/16/2019

Ken Griffin decries socialism as he’s named 3rd ‘richest’ hedgie BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Ken Griffin may be one of the smartest guys on Wall Street, but he still can’t understand why millennials are attracted to socialism. Speaking at conference for financial titans on Tuesday, the Chicago-based hedge-fund t...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Fox Finally Settles It: Socialism Rules, Capitalism Drools Fox Business Network, that bastion of reasoned debate, hosted an hour-long “debate” on the virtues of capitalism and socialism today. On socialism’s side was Marxist economist Richard Wolff and New York City Democratic Socialists of America co-chair ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Four in 10 Americans prefer socialism to capitalism, poll finds Axios poll reveals 55% of women aged 18-54 prefer socialismMajority of men would rather live in a capitalist countryForty percent of Americans would rather live in a socialist country than a capitalist one, with a majority of younger women having thi...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy proposals to “socialism.” Will it work?...
00:17, 06/21/2019

Boom: Heritage Foundation raises record $14M to fight socialism The Heritage Foundation, the nation’s top conservative think tank, just broke a fundraising record to fight the growing wave of socialism and act on a new strategic plan to expand its policy influence on Capitol Hill and inside the administration....
06:00, 05/04/2019

GOP megadonor Paul Singer rallies conservatives: 'Socialism is on the march again' Republican megadonor and hedge fund executive Paul Singer went on offense at a recent gala in New York honoring U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos....
01:51, 05/04/2019

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strateg...
19:34, 06/19/2019

Beto O'Rourke's campaign for climate socialism is deeply unserious Reading former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke's newly released climate plan on Monday, I was struck by that famous Sherlock Holmes line: "When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the tr...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Melinda Gates: Capitalism needs work, but it beats socialism and the US is 'lucky' to have it Melinda Gates, in an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, says people living in developing countries "want to live in these types of capitalistic societies."...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Mike Pence says Ilhan Omar ‘chooses socialism’ after her Venezuela comments Vice President Mike Pence panned Rep. Ilhan Omar for picking “socialism over freedom” by blaming the US for the crisis in Venezuela. “As Venezuelans take to the streets to stand for their freedom against an oppressive dictator, Democrat Congresswoman...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Bill Gates Actually Made a Good Point About the Socialism Debate in America Billionaires Bill Gates, Charlie Munger, and Warren Buffett were interviewed on CNBC this morning, and it wasn’t surprising to hear the three men defend capitalism. But it was surprising to hear Gates make a really good point about socialism. Or, at ...
23:34, 05/06/2019

Employer coverage is a barrier to free market healthcare, and a bulwark against socialism The view that the American healthcare system is too expensive and overly complex is one that enjoys broad ideological agreement. That consensus breaks down when it comes to the debate over whether government is the cause of these problems or at the c...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Gaining Strength in Spain, Sánchez Emerges as Beacon for Socialism in Europe The prime minister has completed a remarkable comeback, consolidating a victory in national elections with a strong showing for the European Parliament....
20:17, 05/29/2019

Perils Of Socialism: Sweden Used To Be A Prosperous Nation. Then They Became Socialist. Today Their Country Is Known As Venezuela Liberal idiots are flocking to the siren call of socialism, convinced that they’re special snowflakes who deserve everything for free. Sure, free healthcare sounds nice, but countries that try socialism always pay the price. Just look at the sad exam...
13:00, 05/02/2019

‘High-level fear-mongering’: Trump’s economic team drives ‘socialism’ attack Departing from wonky tradition, economic aides — echoing Trump campaign themes — are spotlighting what they call socialism’s potentially disastrous impact....
11:51, 05/02/2019

Ishrat Jahan Case: Court Drops Case Against Ex-Cops DG Vanzara, NK Amin Former Gujarat police officers DG Vanzara and NK Amin will no longer be accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jehan fake encounter killing. A CBI court today approved their request for discharge....
09:51, 05/02/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
18:34, 05/08/2019

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreign governments on a “case by case basis.” Cool!...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Bernie No..... With less than a week to go before the first Democratic primary debate, MA Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been steadily climbing in a number of both state and national polls, narrowly overtaking VT Sen. Bernie Sanders to assume the number two spot behind ...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Go OFF Bernie The bar has gotten so low for the Trump administration these days that there’s a temptation to praise the president every time he makes a decision that, accidentally, if you squint and tilt your head a little, looks like a good idea. Take last week, ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Royalties for lithium to be set case by case in Chile -minister Chile's mining minister Baldo Prokurica said royalties for the ultralight battery metal lithium would be set on a "case-by-case" basis from now on, using a negotiation model similar to that used with top producers in Chile's Atacama salt flat....
20:17, 04/30/2019

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The justices’ action Monday keeps the high-profile case off the court’s election-year cale...
15:51, 06/17/2019

Who’s Buying What Bernie’s Selling? On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders gave a prepared 45-minute speech about what democratic socialism means to him and why he believes it’s the best way forward for the American people....
02:17, 06/13/2019

Ro Khanna, the Bernie Guy Who's Okay With Billionaires Ro Khanna, the second-term Democratic Congressman from Silicon Valley and a national co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, has the tricky job of appealing to both internet zillionaires and DSA members. We spoke to him about impeachment, ...
03:34, 05/25/2019

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Seeking Sister Wife's Bernie McGee Dead at 41 Bernie McGee has passed away at the age of 41. The Seeking Sister Wife star died over the weekend, his wife Paige McGee confirms to TLC. Paige shares with the network that Bernie was out......
02:34, 06/18/2019

Bernie's Campaign Is Now Directly Supporting Strikes, Which Owns The Bernie Sanders campaign used its massive platform and organizing apparatus to rally support for University of California workers’ one-day strike on Thursday, per a new report by HuffPost. Nice!...
20:17, 05/17/2019

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit? The end of Theresa May's premiership will usher in an even more turbulent phase of Britain's exit from the European Union as any new leader is likely to seek to strike a tougher divorce deal, and there could be an election within months....
19:34, 05/23/2019

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocket Man’ lyrics aren’t a David Bowie rip-off Bernie Taupin is the ultimate songwriting wingman, penning the words that Elton John would set to music for such golden-era gems as “Honky Cat,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.” But the 69-year-old lyricist would lik...
22:51, 05/30/2019

AOC and Bernie Join Forces to Get Fired Up and Angry About Climate Change The Sunrise Movement, the youth climate activist organization that has been one of the driving forces behind the Green New Deal, held a packed event on Monday night at Howard University to discuss what it will take to make the GND into law. At the ev...
20:17, 05/14/2019

"SleepyCreepy Joe Biden, Crazy Bernie": Trump On 2020 Rivals US President Donald Trump branded his chief Democratic rival "SleepyCreepy" Joe Biden on Friday, framing the 2020 nominations race as a battle between the former vice president and "Crazy Bernie"......
20:17, 05/10/2019

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocketman’ is my platonic love story with Elton John Bernie Taupin is finally getting his close-up as Elton John’s longtime songwriting partner in the hit movie musical “Rocketman.” The 69-year-old lyricist, who is played by British actor Jamie Bell (“Fantastic Four”) in the film, knows that his fame h...
09:51, 06/08/2019

These Old Videos of Bernie Talking to Kids About Drugs and Punk Rock Are a Gift In a Politico piece today ominously headlined “What We Found in the Archives of Bernie Sanders’s Long-Lost TV show,” the website examined—and digitized, for the first time—episodes of “Bernie Speaks with the Community,” a cable-access show Sanders ma...
20:51, 05/03/2019

Joe Biden would take down Trump in Pennsylvania, but might not beat Bernie in Dem race: Frank Luntz Joe Biden would get the better of President Trump in Pennsylvania, but the former vice president isn't looking likely at the moment to be the Democrat taking him on in 2020, according to pollster Frank Luntz....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the econo...
21:34, 06/09/2019

Biden hits back at Bernie’s bashing over high-dollar fundraisers Hours before he headlines two campaign fundraising events in Boston on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back against criticism by some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination for holding “high dollar functions” h...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
03:51, 05/23/2019

Lyricist Bernie Taupin on Rocketman‘s Depiction of His 50-Year Bond With Elton John For the past 50 years, Bernie Taupin has served as the primary translator of Elton John’s memories, moods and fantasies. John’s longtime lyricist and musical partner captured his peak sassiness on “The Bitch Is Back,” his drug...
18:51, 05/31/2019

Sander-nista? Archives show Bernie’s past praise of socialist revolutionaries Bernie Sanders has long billed himself as a democratic socialist, citing the peaceful governments of Denmark and Sweden as his inspirations. But back in the 1980s, as mayor of Burlington, Sanders often endorsed a different strain of leftist governmen...
21:34, 04/29/2019

Former Yankees star Bernie Williams to perform music at Baseball Hall of Fame inductions Bernie Williams, the former Yankees star who was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2009, will perform during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.       ...
07:51, 06/19/2019

Madonna's emotional speech While being honored at GLAAD's 30th Annual Media Awards Saturday night, Madonna took the chance to explain why she has long identified with the LGBTQ community....
03:34, 05/06/2019

Gay BYU student comes out in valedictorian speech A gay student who came out during a valedictorian speech at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University said Monday he hopes the speech helps ease loneliness felt by other LGBTQ students at the school. (April 29)        ...
05:17, 04/30/2019

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means that transcription can now be carried out on a smartphone or tablet. This has made speech-to-text...
00:51, 06/20/2019

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
22:17, 06/18/2019

Best text to speech software of 2019 The use of audio for commands has become popular for use with assistants such as Alexa and Siri, and audio is increasingly being used for search and other tools. It's also becoming much more common for audio to be used to convert text-to-speech ...
18:17, 06/19/2019

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
16:51, 05/29/2019

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
17:34, 05/21/2019

The baby boy’s speech has suddenly exploded. But what is he saying? All of a sudden, he’s gone far beyond mere ‘bababababa’ and ‘plpplpplpplp’After 10 months of patient silence, this week saw an explosion in my son’s vocabulary, as his wayward mash of vowels and consonants gave way to a torrent of altogether more def...
15:51, 05/19/2019

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
14:34, 05/29/2019

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.”...
05:17, 06/15/2019

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
18:17, 06/09/2019

Sanders says 'there's no question' who is more progressive between him and Biden Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden go back a long ways. But the two Democratic frontrunners are going to have to put aside their friendly relationship as they each vie to be their party’s nominee in the 2020 presidential election....
23:51, 05/05/2019

Top recruit Sanders switches from OU to Alabama Drew Sanders, the No. 37 recruit in the 2020 class, switched his college choice from Oklahoma to Alabama after being committed to the Sooners since 2017....
04:34, 04/30/2019

'I am proud to be a gay son of God': student at Mormon college comes out in speech Matt Easton says being gay is ‘who the Lord has made me’ in commencement speech at Utah’s Brigham Young UniversityFour minutes into valedictorian Matt Easton’s speech last week at Brigham Young University’s graduation, he made an unusually candid dec...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Google trains its AI to accommodate speech impairments For most users, voice assistants are helpful tools. But for the millions of people with speech impairments caused by neurological conditions, voice assistants can be yet another frustrating challenge. Google wants to change that. At its I/O developer...
00:17, 05/08/2019

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
06:34, 05/29/2019

AI can detect depression in children’s speech: study Artificial Intelligence could soon be used to spot signs of depression in humans who are too young to articulate their emotions. While experts estimate approximately one in five children suffer from “internalizing disorders” such as anxiety and depre...
00:34, 05/08/2019

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech India Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5. The Budget speech will be closely watched by individuals, corporates, economist, taxpayers......
17:00, 06/13/2019

The best free text to speech software 2019 In years gone by, text to speech software was rather expensive, but these days there are excellent text to speech tools available free of charge. We're here to help you find the very best tools that will make converting written documents to audi...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
08:17, 05/27/2019

12-year-old reporter gives commencement speech at university A 12-year-old reporter who runs a newspaper in Pennsylvania has delivered the commencement address at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media....
22:51, 05/10/2019

Trump supporters set up camp ahead of speech Trump supporters traveling from near and far line the streets outside an Orlando arena camping out ahead of the President’s speech Tuesday. (June 17)        ...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
09:51, 06/18/2019

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
03:17, 06/05/2019

Warren and Sanders: Two Liberals Aiming for the Same Target As Elizabeth Warren emerges from Bernie Sanders’s shadow, the two standard-bearers of the progressive base find themselves competing for voters, and donors....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Don't bother replacing Sarah Sanders – there's no point As long as Trump occupies the Oval Office, the role of press secretary is a farce and a distractionThe imminent resignation of Sarah Sanders as Donald Trump’s press secretary marks yet another departure from a White House that treats chaos as its mod...
09:51, 06/16/2019

Trump mocks Biden, Sanders, Buttigieg President Donald Trump, at a rally in Panama City, Florida on Wednesday night, mocked some of the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. His targets included Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. (May ...
14:51, 05/09/2019

The Trailer: Why the 2016 Sanders voter is still up for grabs In this edition: Democrats try to convert the Berniecrats, Fox News becames a primary issue, Marianne Williamson campaigns in Washington, and Kentucky Democrats pick their nominee for governor....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
17:17, 06/14/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls "a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred" around the world....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
04:51, 05/04/2019

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days....
10:51, 06/12/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
03:17, 06/21/2019

Reggie Fils-Aime Gives First Speech Since Leaving Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime, who retired from Nintendo after spending 15 years at the video game company, will deliver the commencement address at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida later today....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no role in my achievements” and a teacher who was “regularly intoxicated during class.”...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Champions of free speech: Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are Burmese journalists who were imprisoned for more than 500 days for their reporting of a Rohingya massacre. They are two of Deutsche Welle's champions of free speech....
14:17, 05/07/2019

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A...
01:17, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Cardinal rebukes Farrakhan, priest over speech CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO’-pich) has condemned...
02:51, 05/11/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo gives emotional speech after winning NBA MVP award Giannis Antetokounmpo was emotional, particularly when discussing his late father, as he accepted the NBA MVP award.       ...
07:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
02:51, 05/31/2019

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign secretary, the Daily Telegraph gave most of its front...
05:00, 06/23/2019

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
03:17, 05/31/2019

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice Speaking another language may be getting easier. Google is showing off Translatotron, a first-of-its-kind translation model that can directly convert speech from one language into another while maintaining a speaker's voice and cadence. The tool...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Venezuela web blackout lifted minutes before Maduro speech The Venezuelan regime is clamping down on social media as president Nicolas Maduro battles opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for a popular uprising....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Trump uses energy speech to mock 2020 Democrats President Donald Trump used an official government speech at a liquefied natural gas export facility to handicap his potential 2020 Democratic opponents and attack the Green New Deal proposal for aggressively cutting carbon emissions. (May 14)  ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as PM in emotional speech outside Number 10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
18:51, 05/24/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
19:34, 05/27/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whose endorsements may be key in the primary race....
12:34, 04/29/2019

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The standup comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Teach Your Kids How to Respond to Hate Speech Online The main thing that’s keeping me from allowing my eight-year-old son to join all his friends on popular online multiplayer games isn’t a fear that he’s going to give personal information away to creeps. It’s that I don’t want him exposed to the hate...
18:17, 05/14/2019

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
17:00, 06/06/2019

US Treasury yields lower ahead of Powell's speech U.S. government debt prices were higher Tuesday morning, as traders prepare to hear from Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell and monitor fresh sanctions on Iran....
09:17, 06/25/2019

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
18:34, 05/26/2019

Biden, Now the Front-Runner, Gives First Speech as 2020 Candidate The former vice president, appearing in a region undergoing political realignment, vowed to revive the middle class and stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in the election....
01:17, 04/30/2019

Who’s In and Who’s Out of the First Democratic Debates The Democratic National Committee is excluding three candidates from the June debates. Some who are expected to be left out, like Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana, are not happy....
15:17, 06/13/2019

Trump’s popularity could be tested if Sanders seeks office LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Press secretary Sarah Sanders seems to be in an enviable position as she leaves the White House for a possible run for governor in her home state of Arkansas. She has the tacit endorsement of a president popular in the state ...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Oh God This Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor Thing Might Actually Happen When President Donald Trump announced that world-class bullshit artist Sarah Huckabee Sanders was leaving his administration, he said he hoped Sanders would fill her father’s terrible shoes as governor of Arkansas someday....
22:34, 06/19/2019

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
16:17, 06/15/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
04:34, 06/01/2019

AOC, Sanders team up with 'radical' plan to cap interest rates Two of the major faces of the democratic socialist movement teamed up Thursday to unveil a sweeping legislative proposal that even they described as a "radical" crackdown on financial institutions....
20:17, 05/09/2019

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
06:51, 06/24/2019

Biden promises Sanders' free stuff — without the taxes DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden agreed with an audience member that America is in the midst of a “class war” and said government-run healthcare was in order, but he also promised everyone attending that he wouldn’t raise their taxes should he be elected...
04:51, 05/03/2019

Former Clinton campaign adviser: AOC can’t help Sanders with black voters Former Hillary Clinton campaign adviser Antjuan Seawright said Friday that whether or not Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports 2020 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, he would still have the same problem “with the most dominant voting block in ou...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Let's Remember Some of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Very Worst Moments Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that smokey-eyed liar extraordinaire, is finally leaving the Trump administration. What does her future hold? At this time, no one but Sarah and Satan know for sure. But one thing is certain: No matter where Sanders ends up, s...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sanders...
18:51, 05/28/2019

Sanders: ‘Insane’ to talk infrastructure after Pelosi remark WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says “it’s insane” to think infrastructure talks can continue as if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH’-see) did not accuse President Donald Trump of a “cover-up.&...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
11:51, 06/14/2019

Sarah Sanders: We must call out antisemitism, bigotry and racism for what it is White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders appeared on "Fox & Friends" on Monday morning to discuss the fatal shooting at a San Diego synagogue on Sunday, and stressed the importance of condemning hate in America....
18:34, 04/29/2019

The Other Debate This Week: Progressives Deciding Between Sanders and Warren Joe Biden may be the frontrunner for the Democratic primary, but progressive Democrats are locked in a shadow primary of their own: in the next year, they’ll have to decide whether Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren is their best bet to topple ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Here's why Sens. Schumer and Sanders are wrong on stock buybacks Two U.S. senators criticized $4 trillion in share buybacks from 2008 to 2017. It is important to understand this cash did not vaporize, nor did it benefit just a handful of people. Rather, it was used to positively impact the U.S. economy overall....
16:34, 05/15/2019

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the latest to indicate a recovery by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
16:34, 05/22/2019

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
19:34, 06/04/2019

Valedictorian posts speech online after her moment is denied by school Administrators at a Florida high school scuttled its valedictorian’s graduation speech because she didn’t send it to them to review in advance — so she posted it online instead. Kriya Naidu, the top-ranked student at University High Schoo...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Judge: License law violated speech rights of Georgia guides SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge says Georgia’s oldest city violated the free-speech rights of tour guides by requiring them to obtain a license under a local law that has since been scrapped. The ruling Monday in U.S. District Court is lar...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
07:17, 05/23/2019

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an es...
02:34, 05/20/2019

Report On PM's Barmer Speech Sent To Poll Body: District Authorities The district polls authorities in Rajasthan's Barmer on Monday said a factual report has been submitted to the Election Commission following allegations by the Congress that Prime Minister Narendra......
12:00, 04/29/2019

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes ...
22:17, 06/04/2019

Hickenlooper says White House does not need a 'strongman' in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, according to a new study....
00:17, 04/29/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Pete Buttigieg Confronts Race and Identity in Speech to Gay Group Speaking at a fund-raiser for L.G.B.T. causes, Mr. Buttigieg warned that identity politics was corrosive and urged greater unity among historically oppressed groups....
11:17, 05/12/2019

BJP Should Be Called Bharatiya Jumla Party: Manish Sisodia On PM's Speech Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Delhi on Wednesday as "jumlebaazi" (rhetoric), saying the real name of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......
23:17, 05/08/2019

For "ABCD Speech", An Election Commission Warning To Maneka Gandhi Weeks after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi threatened to neglect places in Sultanpur that do not vote for her en masse in the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today warned her against making......
18:00, 04/29/2019

Greenpeace activists target chancellor's speech in climate protest Protesters wearing sashes reading ‘climate emergency’ disrupt Philip Hammond’s Mansion House speech Dozens of Greenpeace activists interrupted the chancellor’s Mansion House speech on Thursday night as they sought to draw attention to the climate cri...
22:51, 06/20/2019

Four years after Trump’s candidacy speech, eyewitnesses share memories Trump Tower speech was filled with the lies, offensive comments and bombastic energy that has come to define his presidencyGiven everything that has happened in the past four years, it might not be a huge surprise to learn that the first words of Don...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
14:17, 06/05/2019

World Cup 2019: Brazil's Marta gives emotional speech to next generation Brazil legend Marta gives an emotional speech calling on her country's young players to follow in her generation's footsteps after their last-16 World Cup elimination to France....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
03:51, 05/19/2019

Rosenstein calls Comey a 'partisan pundit' in revealing speech Rod Rosenstein took aim at James Comey Monday, calling him a "partisan pundit" in prepared remarks for a speech that included the most public retelling yet of the twists and turns of the Russia investigation by the man who oversaw it....
15:51, 05/14/2019

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV newsman Howa...
18:17, 06/10/2019

Trump Takes Over July 4 Celebration; Changes Venue, May Deliver Speech President Donald Trump has effectively taken charge of the nation's premier Fourth of July celebration in Washington, moving the gargantuan fireworks display from its usual spot on the Mall to be......
08:34, 05/11/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
23:17, 05/13/2019

Hafiz Saeed's Brother-In-Law Arrested In Pakistan For Hate Speech Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said......
19:17, 05/15/2019

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
17:17, 05/28/2019

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate who recognized the administrator’s speech from...
18:17, 05/31/2019

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
15:51, 05/28/2019

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, p...
07:17, 06/12/2019

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
01:51, 06/12/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
14:51, 05/31/2019

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Madonna gives rousing speech on why she fought for change at Glaad awards Pop icon accepted the advocate for change award and gave both a playful and emotional speech, bringing the audience to its feetMadonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the advocate for change award at the 2019 Glaad media awards, with a rousing sp...
17:51, 05/05/2019

Hell freezes over as Jim Acosta, Joe Scarborough praise Trump’s D-Day speech President Trump’s speech on Thursday to the brave Allied fighters who "stood in the fires of hell" on the 75th anniversary of D-Day shockingly drew acclaim from two of his biggest mainstream media critics: CNN’s Jim Acosta and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough...
16:34, 06/06/2019

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
19:51, 06/21/2019

Pakistan says wants peace with India, Modi responds after victory speech The Pakistani and Indian prime ministers exchanged messages via Twitter on Thursday hoping for peace, after Narendra Modi returned to power in New Delhi in an election fought in the wake of confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors Real estate agents embraced the president as one of their own, with cheers and whistles – but also boos when he admitted not paying brokers their full percentageWhen Donald Trump addresses coalminers, farmers or Christian evangelicals, even ardent su...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Trump's big show on July 4: patriotic speech or campaign rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to transform a traditionally nonpartisan, national event in...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
20:00, 06/06/2019

JWoww Praises Son Greyson on His Speech Progress as They Celebrate His 3rd Birthday Jenni "JWoww" Farley is happy to report that her son Greyson Mathews is speaking better than ever as he celebrates his third birthday, following months of therapy to overcome developmental......
19:17, 05/05/2019

The First 2020 Democratic Debate Is Almost Here. Here’s Everything You Need to Know Sen. Elizabeth Warren will have a plan for that. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke will have to make his case without jumping on a table. And Sen. Cory Booker will seek to reclaim his mantle as America’s favorite Rhodes Scholar-turned-mayor. The ...
12:17, 06/23/2019

The Democratic Party's Tent Is Too Big At some point this week, the Louisiana House of Representatives will take up and undoubtedly pass a version of a “fetal heartbeat” bill, just another wave of the nonstop offensive we’ve seen from the fundamentalist right against abortion over the pas...
18:17, 05/20/2019

40% of Americans believe the US is not democratic enough: survey People surveyed in the United States, where the 2020 presidential elections are ramping up, were split as to whether their country was democratic -- 46 percent said it was and 40 percent said it was not democratic enough....
20:34, 06/25/2019

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV-station owner. In a letter this week, US Sens. Bernie Sander...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving after 22 months on the job, President Donald Trump......
06:34, 06/14/2019

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead? WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, will leave her post at the end of the month. President Donald T...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Who will replace Sarah Sanders? Here's what President Trump is saying about the search Trump on Friday weighed in on some potential candidates to fill the shoes of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who is leaving.        ...
20:51, 06/15/2019

How Do You Know When the President Is Lying? Sarah 'Suckabee' Sanders' Mouth Is Moving White House press secretary Sarah “Suckabee” Sanders, a.k.a. Satan’s favorite kitten heel, said Thursday that President Trump didn’t plan his abrupt departure from a meeting with congressional leaders and he just happened to have a cardboard cutout w...
22:17, 05/23/2019

Trump says he hasn’t decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders Don’t plan on seeing The Mooch behind the White House press room lectern anytime soon. President Trump on Friday said he has not decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders – whom he called a “warrior” — as press secretary. But when asked i...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Sanders, Harris seek Hispanic votes at California forum PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are dueling over Hispanic votes in California. The two prominent Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to appear Friday at a forum organized by immigrant rights activists in Pasadena...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Sanders, Dems tout bill to cancel student debt Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives unveils legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren as the two jockey for support from the party's liberal base. (June 24)    ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

No room for moderates? AOC-Sanders wing goes on attack against 2020 centrists He wasn’t attacked by name, but it was clear that former Vice President Joe Biden was the piñata this past weekend at the first major cattle call for the historically large field of Democrats running for the White House....
21:51, 06/03/2019

Sarah Sanders To Leave White House Job, Go Back To Arkansas WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, Pres...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two countries would be more disastrous than the Iraq war....
00:17, 05/28/2019

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”...
20:51, 05/26/2019

Four candidates at top of Trump's list to replace Sarah Sanders: source U.S. President Donald Trump has four leading candidates under consideration to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Trump confidant said on Friday....
18:17, 06/14/2019

Trump declares Sanders ‘history’ as Biden surges in polls President Trump in a tweet on Monday proclaimed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is “history” now that former Vice President Joe Biden has ​amassed a double-digit lead in the polls. ​”Looks like Bernie Sanders is his...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to take on credit card industry with new legislation Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders will propose legislation Thursday to cap credit card interest at 15 percent. Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate, said a decade after taxpayers bailed out the big banks at the beginning o...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkan...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez set to rally to boost Green New Deal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Green New Deal has been blocked in the Senate, and the House refuses to take it up, but activists and politicians who back the sweeping plan to address climate change are pushing to make it a top issue in the 2020 campaign. Verm...
00:51, 05/14/2019

South Bend’s Buttigieg trails in Indiana, 3rd behind Biden, Sanders Hoosier Democrats aren’t at home yet with native born South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, choosing former Vice President Joe Biden and liberal Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders as their first and second picks in the state’s 2020 presidential primary....
16:17, 05/09/2019

Sarah Sanders: Russia investigation is over, 'time for Democrats to move on' White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders assailed Democrats on Thursday for "outrageous questioning" on Wednesday of Attorney General Wiliam Barr at a House Judiciary Committee hearing the day before....
21:34, 05/02/2019

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
16:34, 06/19/2019

April Ryan Wins Her Last Fight With Sarah Huckabee Sanders Amidst reports that White House reporters, clearly deep in the throes of a nasty case of Stockholm Syndromme, plan to throw a goodbye party for outgoing press secretary and habitual liar Sarah Huckabee Sanders, it’s nice to know there’s at least one ...
04:34, 06/22/2019

AOC and Sanders Are Taking on the Industries That Profit Off Poor People's Misery Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will reportedly introduce new legislation today capping credit card and consumer loan interest rates at 15 percent and also set penalties for companies that violate the law “including a forfeiture of all in...
22:34, 05/09/2019

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
00:34, 06/16/2019

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
00:34, 06/07/2019

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven Crowder had repeatedly taunted him with racist, ho...
19:17, 06/06/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
20:17, 05/07/2019

PM's Speech In Maharashtra Doesn't Violate Model Code: Election Body Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech criticising Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's nomination from Wayanad does not violate the model code, the Election Commission said today....
21:17, 04/30/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded....
13:51, 05/10/2019

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class...
06:34, 06/13/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news Sri Lanka's government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people....
10:51, 06/06/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg hails French hate speech plan as EU model Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday....
20:17, 05/10/2019

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief...
15:34, 06/06/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones for hate speech SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company’s ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday that it has also banned extrem...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook took shots at other tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”       ...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be able to run normally," Cédric O, France's min...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
22:51, 05/29/2019

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of compassion and “being ourselves” while accepting a top honour at the MTV Movie and TV awards.“The most ...
23:17, 06/18/2019

U.S. Senate Republicans: Trump to give immigration speech in coming days Republican U.S. Senators John Cornyn and John Barrasso said Tuesday that President Donald Trump will give a speech on immigration as soon as later this week....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hi...
03:51, 05/31/2019

"Ideas Are Meant To Be Free": Graduation Speech Found Borrowed From Actor At Parkersburg High School's commencement ceremony in West Virginia, Principal Kenneth DeMoss took to the stage to deliver an inspiring speech to the 2019 graduates and their families. There was just......
06:51, 06/23/2019

Watch: Trump lays out his new immigration plan in Rose Garden speech Trump's plan does not address the undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children and had been shielded from deportation under DACA....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
03:17, 06/06/2019

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore's newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state's labor movement....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism and the first amendment in US history by indicting ...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October to avoid exacerbating tensions with Beijing before summit talks next week, a White House offic...
23:00, 06/21/2019

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which she has been a patron since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
14:51, 06/13/2019

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s...
01:17, 06/06/2019

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it...
23:17, 06/05/2019

Brazilian soccer legend Marta gives impassioned speech to young players Brazilian soccer legend Marta gave an impassioned speech to the younger generation after she and her squad lost to France in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
07:34, 05/09/2019

Biden draws firefighters' endorsement, Trump jibes, ahead of speech Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden picked up an early endorsement from a large trade union and sparred on social media with President Donald Trump over blue-collar support on Monday ahead of the Democrat's first event as a 2020 contender....
22:51, 04/29/2019

Another Joe Enters the Democratic Race for President Because the Democratic field of candidates running for president in 2020 isn’t crowded enough, former Rep. Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania has become the 24th person to jump into the race for the party’s nomination....
00:17, 06/24/2019

The Democratic Candidates Need New Walk-Out Songs Some music recommendations for Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke and everyone else eyeballing a White House bid....
01:17, 06/12/2019

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At present, 24 candidates have declared their candidacy for...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Democratic Candidates Push For Votes (LEX 18)– The Democratic candidates for Governor spent the eve of the primaries in different parts of the state. While the candidates differ on issues, their main goal in mind for the Democratic Party is to beat Governor Matt Bevin. Andy Beshea...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Thailand's democratic dictatorship Although Thailand's military junta has now been formally elected into office, its hold on power shows that the country's politics are a tangled hybrid of democracy and authoritarianism, says Pravit Rojanaphruk....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats in the Senate are growing more and more frustrated that the party seems to be ceding control of the...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Rasmussen: 2020 Democratic race already down to four The lack of movement in the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating race is fast making it a four-person race, according to long-time pollster Scott Rasmussen....
14:51, 05/30/2019

The Democratic 2020 frontrunners are too old. And I say that as an old man myself | Art Cullen Call me ageist, but I worry about the fact that Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will all be over 70 on election dayI became eligible for social security the week I realized new eyeglasses were needed to renew my driver’s license. I fin...
18:51, 05/18/2019

The Democratic Party Is Waging a War Against its Very Own Base In chasing a narrow swath of white swing voters, the Democratic party is demobilizing a broader coalition of voters who have delivered blue victories time and time again....
18:34, 05/30/2019

| WATCH: Trump announces exit of 'warrior' spokesperson Sarah Sanders President Donald Trump has announced the surprise departure of his spokesperson Sarah Sanders, after a combative tenure that saw her all-but-kill off traditional White House briefings to journalists....
09:34, 06/14/2019

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with...
06:34, 06/18/2019

White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Quit Post This Month President Donald Trump on Thursday made the surprise announcement of the departure of spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who has been widely criticized for her performance in the White House....
06:34, 06/14/2019

House Dems rip into Sarah Sanders' tenure after Trump announces her departure Several House Democrats had some harsh words for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders after President Trump announced her eventual departure at the end of June....
00:34, 06/14/2019

'Shameful!': April Ryan attacks Sarah Sanders, says she won't go to goodbye party Reporter April Ryan continued attacking White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday when she posted a video shaming Sanders for not holding a press briefing amid escalating tensions with Iran....
01:17, 06/22/2019

Former NFL star Deion Sanders apologizes to hometown in long-awaited return Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders apologized to his hometown of Fort Myers, Florida during a community forum at a local high school.        ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

No ‘Middle Ground’ on Fighting Climate Change, Says Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for the Green New Deal on Monday night, with the New York congresswoman saying there should be “no middle ground” when it comes to climate change a...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Donations to Sanders cut in half after Biden entry, begs donors to ‘dig a little deeper’ Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has seen a huge drop in donations since former Vice President Joe Biden entered the race, and he’s begging donors to “dig a little deeper.”...
23:17, 05/05/2019

Taxpayers union official: Here's why Sanders' 'Avengers: Endgame' tax proposition is wrong Senior Fellow for the National Taxpayers Union Mattie Duppler says that Bernie Sanders' tax proposition for Disney following the record-breaking release of 'Avengers: Endgame' is a "half-baked idea."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Sanders supporters fearful DNC now backing Biden like it backed Clinton: report Some supporters of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders say they are seeing a repeat of the Democratic National Committee’s 2016 treatment of their candidate, according to a report....
10:51, 05/30/2019

Tweets, lies and the Mueller report: Sarah Sanders' lowest moments Few aides have been as willing to step out in front of the world’s media and defend Trump, no matter what he has said or doneSarah Sanders, who will leave her position as White House press secretary at the end of the month, will likely be remembered ...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on T...
02:34, 06/14/2019

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave post US President Donald Trump announced press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would leave the White House at the end of June. Her last press briefing was in March and a replacement has not been named....
02:17, 06/14/2019

Sean Spicer: Press blaming Sarah Sanders for their reduction in airtime Outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is getting undue criticism because a reduction in daily briefings doesn't give TV reporters more personal airtime, Sean Spicer claimed Friday....
11:34, 06/15/2019

Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving role as Trump’s press secretary Trump said on Twitter Thursday afternoon that Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House at the end of the month and "going home to the Great State of Arkansas."...
23:34, 06/13/2019

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is out as White House press secretary: Trump White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration, the president announced Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to t...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Sanders lays out his vision for America: finish what Franklin Roosevelt started The 2020 presidential candidate, who has consistently ranked second in national polls, defended democratic socialism Presidential 2020 candidate Bernie Sanders confronted critics of his leftwing politics in a formal speech on Wednesday that sought to...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Sanders Calls Out Walmart Execs' Extreme Corporate Greed to Their Faces Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to present a resolution for the retail giant to put its hourly employees at a path to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Biden, Sanders lead Trump in battleground state Michigan poll In an early sign of the potential weakness of U.S. President Donald Trump's path to reelection, two Democratic presidential primary frontrunners are outshining the incumbent Republican in a poll of Michigan voters released on Wednesday....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Sanders must defeat Warren in New Hampshire primary to continue 2020 bid, Stirewalt says Sen. Bernie Sanders must finish ahead of Sen. Elizabeth Warren in New Hampshire's 2020 primary to continue his Democratic presidential bid, according to Chris Stirewalt....
02:51, 06/01/2019

Howard Kurtz: Sarah Sanders had a 'no-win' job,' attacks by media pundits 'graceless' Following the news that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders will step down from her post before the end of the month, Fox "MediaBuzz" host Howard Kurtz has called out "graceless" criticisms of Sanders during her time on the job....
19:17, 06/14/2019

Sarah Sanders' tenure as press secretary ended long before her exit The departing White House spokeswoman, who has not held a press briefing in months, spun a web of deceit in her role“You’re fired!”Donald Trump was joking when he barked these words at his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, during a rally in Green Bay, ...
19:51, 06/14/2019

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez want to cap credit card interest rates at 15 percent The proposal from Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is sure to meet stiff resistance from the banking industry, which brought in $113 billion in interest and fees from credit cards last year, up 35 percent from 2012....
01:00, 05/10/2019

White House Reporters Are Throwing a Going Away Party for Sarah Huckabee Sanders Because ??? At long last, Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving her post as White House press secretary, and may, god forbid, be running for governor of Arkansas. HuffPost learned Thursday that a few of Sanders former adversaries in the press corps are planning...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Sanders rips Biden for swanky fundraisers, accuses him of courting elite Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign is once again taking aim at Joe Biden for the former vice president’s numerous top-dollar fundraising events from coast to coast....
00:17, 05/25/2019

Sarah Sanders: 'Lunacy' that infrastructure meeting could've gone on as planned after Pelosi comments White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shot down suggestions that President Donald Trump's eruption one day earlier at a White House meeting on infrastructure was a pre-planned stunt, calling it outside the realm of possibility that Trump...
16:34, 05/23/2019

John Sanders steps down as acting chief of Customs and Border Protection The acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection will step down next week in the wake of reports that detained migrant children are being housed in squalid and unsafe conditions. News of John Sanders resignation comes as the agency returned m...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, Trump says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her post at the end of June, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month an...
23:34, 06/13/2019

Georgia GOP candidate appears to threaten Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders in video A congressional candidate in Georgia is targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders all but literally. A campaign video from Republican Harrison Floyd shows images of the progressive darlings, then a clip of himself firing a rifle...
02:34, 05/26/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holo...
11:34, 06/06/2019

In Graduation Speech, Hillary Clinton Calls for Renewed Attention on Russian Interference Speaking at Hunter College commencement in New York City, Mrs. Clinton urged Americans to confront Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
03:51, 05/30/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Dwyane Wade surprises Marjory Stoneman Douglas students with speech at graduation Dwyane Wade was a surprise commencement speaker at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 graduation on Sunday.        ...
18:17, 06/03/2019

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on...
03:00, 05/24/2019

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins It With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villain, or regime, or crime figure to consider if vill...
16:17, 05/26/2019

Blogger Bilal Khan's murder spotlights fragile free speech in Pakistan The recent killing of a young Pakistani blogger, known for criticizing the nation's powerful military, has once again reignited the debate about the deteriorating freedom of expression in the country....
22:00, 06/18/2019

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence firm Storyful....
06:34, 06/07/2019

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says ‘I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time’ “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
02:17, 06/11/2019

What Was Going on With That Awkward The Real Housewives of New York City Speech? Sonja and Dorinda Explain It doesn't get much more awkward than what happened on The Real Housewives of New York City with Sonja Morgan, Dorinda Medley and Ramona Singer. The trio were at a charity function......
18:51, 05/09/2019

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man who died in 2015. That man was Nicholas Winton, who organized the safe pass...
01:17, 05/25/2019

Madonna's anthemic new single "I Rise" samples Emma González's pro-gun control speech On Saturday, Madonna will receive the Advocate for Change Award at the GLAAD Media Awards. Ahead of the ceremony, the pop legend has shared a new single from her upcoming Madame X—called “I Rise,” it couples lyrics that directly reference gun violenc...
23:34, 05/03/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Veiled Threat About Uranium Enrichment in Speech (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium ...
15:34, 05/15/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the classroom. “It’s illegal to use the taxpayers money to promote politics in the classroom b...
12:34, 05/13/2019

DW’s champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their mind on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Conway on recommendation she be fired for Hatch Act violations: 'They want to silence me, chill free speech' White House counselor Kellyanne Conway pushed back against the notion that she violated the Hatch Act, responding to reports that the House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday on whether to subpoena her to appear....
18:51, 06/24/2019

In Scranton, College Students Give High Marks to Biden’s First Campaign Speech While Mr. Biden spoke in Pittsburgh, students in his hometown watched from a conference room. By and large, they defied his low polling with young voters....
07:51, 04/30/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Shahidul Alam On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Shahidul Alam, a photographer from Bangladesh, is one of them....
09:51, 05/03/2019

US briefing: Trump speech 'lies', slavery reparations and record refugee numbers Wednesday’s top story: ‘Make America Great Again’ becomes ‘Keep America Great’ amid anti-Trump protests. Plus: the case for compensating slave descendants returns to Capitol HillSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m...
12:34, 06/19/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prev...
22:51, 05/01/2019

Joe Biden To Give First 2020 Speech in Pennsylvania as Republicans Prepare for a State Battle (HARRISBURG, Pa.) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battleground. Planting a flag in Pennsylvania makes sense ...
14:34, 04/29/2019

Armenian transgender activist says she's faced death threats since historic speech A transgender activist in Armenia says she's faced death threats since she became the first LGBT person to speak before the country's parliament.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Why Joe Biden Thinks He Can Ignore His Many Democratic Rivals Mr. Biden is betting that his widespread name recognition and early poll results free him to focus on President Trump — and brush off his 22 Democratic opponents....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Sudanese commander says democratic elections are his goal The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats on Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame for violence in Khartoum this week....
06:00, 05/19/2019

House Democratic, GOP leaders weigh in on Iran Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in Thursday on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (May 16)        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela says talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark a military uprising against President Nicolas Madu...
21:51, 05/16/2019

The Democratic Leadership Is Actually Standing Up for Rashida Tlaib Republicans have bent themselves completely out of shape over the past day twisting Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s words on Palestine and the Holocaust. But the Democrats, miraculously, might just have enough backbone this time around to put an early ...
04:34, 05/14/2019