Jemelle Hill Suspended

1 month ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Jemele Hill, the “SportsCenter” host on ESPN whose tweets last month calling President Trump a white supremacist caused the White House to call for her firing, was suspended on Monday for once again running afoul of the company’s social media policy. After the Dallas Cowboys’ owner, Jerry Jones, said Sunday that he would bench any Read More

Donald Trump Junior Mired in Russian Conspiracy

4 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
It is the meeting everyone is talking about: Donald Trump Junior, his brother-in-law and the chairman of Donald Trump Senior’s election campaign talking to a Russian lawyer who had allegedly offered damaging material about Hillary Clinton. It was an encounter proposed by a British music publicist and allegedly arranged by an Azerbaijani-Russian businessman, whose pop Read More

Trump Criticised By Media Over Tweeted Video

5 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
In his latest jab at the media, President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted a mock video that shows him pummeling a man in a business suit – his face obscured by the CNN logo – outside a wrestling ring. It was not immediately clear who produced the brief video, which appears to be a doctored Read More

The Mesmeric Art of the Political Lie

5 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Most people think that when they place an X in the polling booth that they are voting for a politician, a political party and the particular values they espouse; the views expressed in a manifesto or the ones that fly from their esteemed lips on the stump. Political voting is a particularly personal decision, which Read More

Manuel Noriega (The Real Noriega) Is Dead – An Obituary

6 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Thugganomics In 2017, when we live in an era that surges with new monsters, fanatics and tyrants, the former Panamanian strongman Manuel Antonio Noriega, who died in a hospital last Monday, at the age of 83, seem an almost quaint throwback to another time. Noriega had been all but forgotten by the world since his Read More

President Buhari’s Prolonged Absences Put Nigeria on Edge

6 months ago Chad 0
Nigeria’s ailing president, Muhammadu Buhari, had been seen in public so rarely that some Nigerians were convinced he was dead. Some of his supporters have called on him to step down, at least until his health improves. His wife recently defended him, posting on Twitter that the president’s condition was “not as bad as its Read More

You’re Fired! Trump Cans FBI Director

6 months ago Chad 0
“Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement. “President Trump acted based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.” The biggest political story emanating from Read More

Obama Accept Wall Street Dosh for Speeches

7 months ago Chad 2
The Invisible Aliens admire Barack Obama. A lot. He didn’t get everything right but he ran a scandal free administration and did some good things to advance the interests of marginalised groups. It is because of our deep admiration for the former president that makes us so profoundly disappointed to learn that he was paid Read More

Can Black People Learn From The LGBTQ Community?

7 months ago Chad 6
Nothing is truly lost until you stop looking for it. Have you watched Milk? No, I’m not referring to standing by the refrigerator door and watching the pasteurized yield of the cow’s teats settle at the bottom of a jug. The Milk I am referring to is the 2008 biographical movie starring Sean Penn based Read More