Kanye Kicked to Curb

Musk’s Distrust: Kanye Kicked to the CurbInternationalIndiaAfricaMary ManleyThe rapper first had his Twitter account suspended on October 10 after he posted antisemitic remarks on his account. He was then welcomed back to the platform by new owner Elon Musk, who finalized his purchase of the site on October 27. Musk reinstated West’s account on November […]

BoJo Continues Work Despite No-Confidence Vote

BoJo Continues Work Despite No-Confidence VoteInternationalIndiaAfricaMary ManleyBy the skin of his teeth, Boris Johnson beat back a vote of no confidence, effectively receiving a rebuke from his fellow Conservative as their party leader. Johnson won 211 to 148, scraping by the 180 votes he needed to hold onto office.The vote is a major red flag […]

The Vapors

The VaporsInternationalIndiaAfricaJuul vaping devices and pods will be removed from US shelves after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered Juul Labs Inc. to cease selling and distributing its products due to “insufficient and conflict data” on “genotoxicity and potentially harmful chemicals leaching from the company’s proprietary e-liquid pods.” Juul has said that it respectfully […]

Table Manners

Table MannersInternationalIndiaAfricaFormer White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson revealed during her congressional testimony this week that then-US President Donald Trump was livid about the lack of voter fraud uncovered during the 2020 election and, at one point, became irate and sent his lunch into the dining room wall. “There was ketchup dripping down the wall,” Hutchinson […]

Voluntary Jacka**ery

Voluntary Jacka**ery InternationalIndiaAfricaOutrage has mounted after a group of Texas educators banded together to suggest to the Texas State Board of Education that chattel enslavement in America should be taught as “involuntary relocation” during second grade social studies course work. A working group of nine educators has been directed by the Texas Board of Education […]

Boris’ Blunder-Ridden Resignation

Boris ResignationInternationalIndiaAfricaFormer Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s resignation was predated by a number of scandals, including “Party-gate”-related fines that made Johnson the first UK prime minister to officially break the law. The 16 social gatherings attended by Johnson and other officials appear to be the tip of the iceberg. The Independent reported earlier this week that […]

Paying the Price

Paying the PriceInternationalIndiaAfricaThe US is liable for nearly $2 trillion in damages to the economies of other nations due to its production of greenhouse gases between the years of 1990 and 2014, according to a new study from Dartmouth College, which also found China liable for comparable damages. The analysis, published on Tuesday in the […]

Handcuffs & Clapbacks

Handcuffs & Clapbacks InternationalIndiaAfricaUS Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) took to social media on Wednesday to lambast fellow Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) over a so-called “performance” she gave while being arrested at a pro-abortion demonstration outside the US Supreme Court building. Nancy Mace – the South Carolina Republican with the cringey video pledging her devotion to […]

Bird Down

Twitter reported that its revenue has fallen. The company blames lower advertising income and the collapse of Elon Musk’s bid to purchase the company for $44 billion.InternationalIndiaAfricaShares of Twitter closed up some 0.8% on Friday as the tech company reported second quarter revenue results that failed to meet analyst estimates on earnings, revenue, and user […]

The Most Expensive Tourist

Pelosi DiplomacyInternationalIndiaAfricaJust as China’s PLA stepped up security measures amid Pelosi’s rumored Taiwan trip, US military equipment, such as aircraft carriers, have also been brought closer to the island nation in light of her current tour of the Indo-Pacific area.The saga of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s inarticulate tour of Southeast Asia continued Monday with […]