Election

Israel faces change of government as anti-Netanyahu opposition announces agreement

A coalition of Israel’s opposition parties have announced they have reached an unlikely agreement and now have the votes to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the country’s longest-serving leader. Naftali Bennett, former defense minister for Netanyahu, and opposition leader Yair Lapid will lead the opposition parties under this new agreement that would split power in […]

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‘Hasta la vista, Donald!’: Schwarzenegger sends message to Trump over Capitol Hill debacle

Iconic Hollywood actor and outspoken Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined the chorus of condemnation against Donald Trump, blasting the president over the Capitol Hill violence and sending him a Terminator-esque message. Speaking to Bild newspaper, Schwarzenegger expressed his frustration with ongoing events in the US, accusing Trump of stirring up the unrest with his actions. […]

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Pence, Not Trump, Made Call to Deploy National Guard Against Mob Storming Capitol, Media Claims

As Congress convened to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s November victory, Trump protesters, convinced that the vote had been ‘fraudulent’, stormed the Capitol, unleashing chaos and violence, as regional police departments, reinforced by the National Guard, were called in to reestablish order and enforce an overnight curfew. It was Vice-President Mike Pence and not President Donald Trump who […]

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Trump Reportedly Lashed Out at Kushner For Too Much COVID Testing, Blaming Him For Election Loss

Touting his administration’s coronavirus pandemic response, outgoing US President Donald Trump has been particularly praising the amount of COVID-19 tests performed in the United States, claiming: “we test more than anybody”. Donald Trump pointed a finger at his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, stating that it “would be his fault” if the 2020 presidential […]

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Republican Party officially calls on supporters to DIE for Trump with an ‘Ali Akbar!’ battle cry

Ultraconservative fanatics in Arizona also cite Rambo as they seek to overturn the election result & vow to either ‘live for nothing… or die for something’. Has the GOP turned into some sort of weird death cult? The Arizona Republican Party’s overturn-the-Biden-victory plan just became bizarre in a way that could only happen in 2020. […]

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Disunited States of America: Texas Contests Election Results in Battleground States in Supreme Court

Donald Trump handily won the state of Texas and its 38 electoral votes on 3 November, gathering about 631,000 more votes than his Democratic rival, Joe Biden. Trump, who trails Biden 232 electoral votes to 306 (with 270 needed to win) refuses to concede the race, claiming widespread fraud involving mail-in ballots across multiple states. […]

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Biden Gains More Votes After Trump Pays $3 Million for Wisconsin Recount

President Trump spent $3 million for recounts in two Wisconsin counties after the election — but so far the end result is 132 more votes for Joe Biden. Those new votes, all from Milwaukee County, now add to Biden’s lead of nearly 20,600 votes in the state. A recount in Wisconsin’s largest county demanded by President Donald […]

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Pennsylvania State Court Halts Certification of Election Results

While Pennsylvania officials announced Democrat Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential race in the state on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump has sought to overturn the results, accusing Democrats of election fraud and irregularities. Pennsylvania Judge Patricia McCullough has ruled that the state must halt “further action” on certification of the 2020 election results […]

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Supreme Court ignores Trump lawsuit that would disqualify mail-in votes in Pennsylvania

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that Republicans hoped would disqualify late-arriving mail ballots in Pennsylvania. The Trump campaign still plans on taking another case to the court, claiming widespread fraud. More than 2.6 million mail ballots were cast in Pennsylvania this election. Voters mailing in their ballots broke heavily for […]

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The world now sees that there’s no exceptionalism or grandeur in American democracy but only chaos & a sense of injustice

Even if Trump loses, the truth is that to many Americans Trumpism isn’t a pathology but a new normal which is a product of a massive social divide caused by dissatisfaction with the political system and life in general. The world watches with bated breath as the US Presidential election sits at a dead heat. […]

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RAY McGOVERN: What is John Brennan So Worried About?

Given the uncertainties of Donald Trump’s actions as he faces a White House exit, the possible declassification of certain documents has the former CIA director sweating. Former CIA Director John Brennan is apparently so worried that Donald Trump might release certain classified intelligence that he suggested this week that Vice President Mike Pence and the […]

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Election Day Mayhem Began Two Years Ago With Massive Voter Purges

You didn’t hear this in the cable TV chatter: In the two years leading up to this election, Georgia’s GOP secretary of state quietly wiped away the voter registrations of 198,351 voters — based on false information. Call it “The Great Purge” — overwhelmingly wiping away the voting rights of young voters and voters of color. […]

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How Bolivia fights fascism – It takes more than the ballot box 🎞️

Anya Parampil speaks with journalist Ollie Vargas in La Paz, Bolivia about the historic victory of the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) party in the October 18 elections. Parampil and Vargas discuss the role of Bolivia’s social movements in overturning the coup regime that came to power in 2019, as well as the expectations of average […]

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Runaway Donald: Trump Says He May ‘Leave the Country’ if He Loses Election to Joe Biden

Donald Trump’s rallies are renowned for their upbeat atmospheres and political bravado. Yet, the President sounded a note at his most recent event that may leave the most enthusiastic among his fans slightly worried. US President Donald Trump has proclaimed that he may “leave the country” if he loses the US election next month to […]

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Trump Slams Republican Senator ‘Little Ben’ Sasse in Response to ‘Narcissist’ Jibe

Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, worried that a “blue tsunami” could wipe out the Republican senate majority, laid into President Trump this week, calling him a narcissist who kisses dictators’ butts and sells out the US’ allies.US President Donald Trump has laid into a Republican senator who called him a “TV-obsessed narcissist” who “spends like a […]

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