Friday, October 20, 2017

The World This Week: Raqqa, Kirkuk, Xi Jinping, Malta, #balancetonporc

Wilson Responds to John Kelly | Full Interview

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) responds to Chief of Staff John Kelly's criticism of her following President Trump's phone call to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson.

Top US News & World Headlines — October 20, 2017

Barack Obama Calls for Unity as He Returns to Campaign Trail in Virginia

Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail for the first time since he left the White House, has appealed for unity in America. Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, Obama said: 'Instead of our politics reflecting our values, we've got politics infecting our communities.' He went on: 'If you have to win a campaign by dividing people, you won't be able to govern them.'

Barack Obama delivers veiled but withering rebuke of Donald Trump »

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Right-wing Rise in Austria: Threat for Europe? | DW English

Conservative politician Sebastian Kurz has won Austria's elections by espousing right-wing positions. What consequences will that have for Europe? Guests this time: Ulrike Herrmann (taz), Frank Hofmann (DW), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico).

Brexit Discussions At EU Summit: "Beauty Of UK System Is You Can Make It Up As You Go Along"

Moment of Truth: Spain Sets in Motion Direct Rule over Catalonia

Prof: Hillary Clinton Could Still Replace Trump as President

It's been almost a year since Clinton lost the election and one Russian collusion believer has mapped out a scenario where she could be installed as president.

George W. Bush Speech on Freedom and US Leadership

George W Bush: US Politics 'Vulnerable to Outright Fabrication'

The former president spoke at an event held at the George W Bush Institute on Thursday in New York. Bush says bigotry seems emboldened in modern America, along with a climate of discontent. He added that US politics appeared more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication.

Read the Guardian article here