Experts Express Concern Over Putin’s Vaccine Plan

Experts Express Concern Over Putin’s Vaccine Plan

Earlier this week, Russian leader Vladimir Putin unveiled the Sputnik-V vaccine, which he claimed is the first COVID-19 vaccine ready for the public. However, the vaccine has not yet undergone Phase 3 trials, in which it would be tested on upwards of 1,000 people. Without safety data from this critical …

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Lebanese Prime Minister Steps Down Following Explosion

Lebanese Prime Minister Steps Down Following Explosion

The explosion in Beirut last week shook more than the capital of Lebanon: it shook the country’s government to its core. Prime Minister Hassan Diab has vowed to step down from his role, and has stated that the corruption in Lebanon is “bigger than the state”. Diab’s resignation comes after …

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Progressive Cori Bush Defeats Establishment Candidate in Primary Upset

Progressive Cori Bush Defeats Establishment Candidate in Primary Upset

In a surprising upset, progressive activist Cori Bush has defeated establishment incumbent William Lacy Clay for a shot at the House of Representatives. Hers is one of several surprising upsets from Tuesday’s primary, showing a shocking amount of momentum from the country’s left side of the political spectrum. Bush’s massive …

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Trump Accuses Nevada Democrats of ‘Coup’ Over Mail-in Voting

Trump Accuses Nevada Democrats of ‘Coup’ Over Mail-in Voting

The president has accused the Nevada state legislature of performing a “coup” by authorizing a massive expansion to mail-in voting. On Twitter, Donald Trump wrote “In an illegal late night coup, Nevada’s clubhouse Governor made it impossible for Republicans to win the state. Post Office could never handle the Traffic …

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Who Will Biden Pick for His Running Mate? The Likely Candidates

Who Will Biden Pick for His Running Mate? The Likely Candidates

As we near August, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has yet to announce a running mate. The former vice president leads the incumbent Donald Trump by a wide margin in many swing states, according to national polling. As such, the Biden campaign feels as though they’re in a comfortable position. …

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Wedge Emerges in GOP Over Coronavirus Spending Bill

Wedge Emerges in GOP Over Coronavirus Spending Bill

There is a wedge driving a split in the Republican Party this week, and it’s the coronavirus relief bill. Congressional leadership and the White House have changed their stance numerous times since Tuesday, scrambling to solidify their version of a much-needed relief bill. During a planning lunch, Senator Ted Cruz …

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House Democrats Demand Investigation into Federal Forces in Portland

House Democrats Demand Investigation into Federal Forces in Portland

House Democrats are furious over the Trump Administration’s use of Homeland Security and Border Patrol forces in Portland, Oregon. Portland, which has seen nightly protests since the death of George Floyd, has been a point of contention for Trump. The President continues insisting that “law and order” are under threat …

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Ivanka Trump Violates Government Ethics Code by Endorsing Goya

Ivanka Trump Violates Government Ethics Code by Endorsing Goya

Goya president Robert Unanue sparked outrage and a boycott when he offered empathic support for President Donald Trump. Goya is the largest Hispanic-owned company in the US, and sells a number of regional foods that are popular with Hispanic Americans. However, by claiming that the US is “blessed” to have …

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Mueller Speaks Up Over Stone Sentencing, Breaking Long Silence

Mueller Speaks Up Over Stone Sentencing, Breaking Long Silence

Former special counsel Robert Mueller has broken a long silence over his lengthy report on the 2016 Trump campaign. Mueller, with his stoic public appearance and no-nonsense attitude, finally commented publicly on his investigation due to President Donald Trump’s recent actions. In a surprising and unprecedented move, the president just …

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