‘The Anarchists’ on HBO Explores How an Anarchist ‘Paradise’ Became a Violent Hellscape

'The Anarchists' on HBO Explores How an Anarchist 'Paradise' Became a Violent Hellscape

“When did you ever feel like you would be happy to see children burning books?” asks a gleeful Nathan Freeman over images of his kids tearing up tomes and throwing them into a beach bonfire at the beginning of Blumhouse Television’s The Anarchists. For most, the answer will likely be: never! Even those embracing an … Read more

Adoptees are told to be grateful they weren’t aborted. They’re protesting Roe’s overturn.

Adoptees are told to be grateful they weren't aborted.  They're protesting Roe's overturn.

Activist Annie Wu, a Chinese adoptee, said she’s repeatedly heard the question, “What if you were aborted?” It’s an all-too-common hypothetical that anti-abortion proponents have lobbed at adoptees who publicly defend reproductive rights, particularly amid the recent fall of Roe v. Wade. “If my birth mother aborted me, that would be FINE with me. I … Read more

California’s Covid Test Positivity Nearing Record Level & Still Rising Due To BA.5

California's Covid Test Positivity Nearing Record Level & Still Rising Due To BA.5

Last December 15, as the original Omicron wave gained serious momentum, California reinstituted a statewide indoor mask mandate. State Public Health Officer Tomás Aragón said the move was “to add a layer of mitigation as the Omicron variant, a Variant of Concern as labeled by the World Health Organization, increased in prevalence across California, the … Read more

Gunmen kill 19 people in ‘random’ bar shootings in South Africa

Gunmen kill 19 people in 'random' bar shootings in South Africa

South Africa has one of the world’s highest murder rates Gunmen kill 15 in tavern shooting in Soweto township Hours earlier, four killed in bar shooting 500 km away JOHANNESBURG, July 10 (Reuters) – Gunmen killed 19 people in two apparently random shootings within hours of each other at taverns in South Africa, police said … Read more

Mosul schoolchildren still left behind, five years after ISIL | News

Mosul schoolchildren still left behind, five years after ISIL |  News

As Mosul marks five years since its liberation from ISIL (ISIS) occupation, children and youth are still struggling through a strained school system and difficulty in finding work in Iraq’s second biggest city. Thousands of students are studying in schools that still require rehabilitation following the urban operation to retake the city, classrooms are overcrowded … Read more

Israel has given up on harming Iran’s uranium enrichment — report

Israel has given up on harming Iran's uranium enrichment -- report

Israel has largely given up on further harming Iran’s uranium enrichment capabilities, Channel 12 news reported Saturday. “Iran already has enough enriched uranium [for one or more bombs],” the network said without citing a source. The network assessed that this was the reason for alleged Israeli attacks against other factors related to Iran’s nuclear programs, … Read more

Israel has given up on harming Iran’s uranium enrichment — report

Israel has given up on harming Iran's uranium enrichment -- report

Israel has largely given up on further harming Iran’s uranium enrichment capabilities, Channel 12 news reported Saturday. “Iran already has enough enriched uranium [for one or more bombs],” the network said without citing a source. The network assessed that this was the reason for alleged Israeli attacks against other factors related to Iran’s nuclear programs, … Read more

Report: Somali president plans talks with parliament on possible ties with Israel

Report: Somali president plans talks with parliament on possible ties with Israel

A spokesperson for Somalia’s president said on Saturday that the government is set to consult parliament on the possibility of establishing diplomatic relations with Israel, Hebrew media reported. Reports by Channel 12 news and Kan news could not be immediately verified. Somalia media reports last month claimed President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud recently held contacts with … Read more