“There will be an increase in deforestation”: Brazil’s new president endangers Amazon and indigenous rights

“There will be an increase in deforestation”: Brazil’s new president endangers Amazon and indigenous rights

In his first day of office last week, Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro confirmed widely held fears that he would use his powers to increase the rate of deforestation in the Amazon. Within hours of taking office, Bolsonaro transferred responsibility for recognizing indigenous lands to the ministry of agriculture, reported the New York Times. According […]

Woman’s Tinder date saves her life by donating his kidney

Woman’s Tinder date saves her life by donating his kidney

“I swiped right and got a new kidney,” said Cheyenne HanLee, 22. Cheyenne, from Santa Ana, California, met her now boyfriend Gavin Teragawa on Tinder after he “super-starred” her. She had already been diagnosed with kidney failure but didn’t completely understand what it meant. Several months later, while on a dinner date, Cheyenne suddenly collapsed. […]

Trump wants a government-run, global news network to counter CNN’s “unfair” coverage

Trump wants a government-run, global news network to counter CNN’s “unfair” coverage

On Monday, President Donald Trump suggested the United States form a state-run, global news network to counter-balance what he labels “unfair” coverage from CNN. “While CNN doesn’t do great in the United States based on ratings, outside of the U.S. they have very little competition,” Trump said via Twitter. “Throughout the world, CNN has a […]

Marianne Williamson announces she aims to run for president in 2020

Marianne Williamson announces she aims to run for president in 2020

New age author Marianne Williamson just announced she has formed an exploratory committee for a presidential run in 2020. She shared the news on Twitter. See her tweet below. Announcing the formation of an exploratory committee for a presidential run in 2020. From my heart to yours… https://t.co/bt1ygPQr6x — Marianne Williamson (@marwilliamson) November 16, 2018 […]

Noam Chomsky warns of the rise of “Judeo-Nazi tendencies” in Israel

Noam Chomsky warns of the rise of “Judeo-Nazi tendencies” in Israel

Prominent Jewish intellectual Noam Chomsky has raised concerns over what he believes is the rise of “Judeo-Nazi tendencies” in Israel. Speaking to i24NEWS last week, the renowned political dissident, linguist and scholar repeated warnings given by Yeshayahu Leibowitz, an Israeli public intellectual, biochemist and polymath, concerning the dehumanizing effect of Israel’s brutal occupation of Palestine on the […]