‘Birth control is a political act’: the pre-Trump contraception rush starts now

In fear of what the new presidency will mean for reproductive rights, women in the US are racing to secure IUDs On Wednesday morning, gynecologist Deborah Ottenheimer went to work ascertained not to talk about the election. I never do that, she tells. You only never know where people are at. But as her doors […]

Continue reading

Cyclist who dedicated Trump the middle finger: ‘He wasn’t going to hear me through the glass’

Juli Briskman has been hailed as a hero and fired from her chore for a spur-of-the moment demonstration that quickly spread around the world Juli Briskman observed blooms on her doorstep on Monday night.” Juli: I don’t know you and yet I am so proud of you ,” an accompanying note said.” You’re my hero. […]

Continue reading

Why Trump’s assertion of Jerusalem as capital of Israel would be a catastrophe | Nicholas Blincoe

Relocating the US embassy would derail hopes for peace by recognising Israels hostile military occupation, says Nicholas Blincoe, writer of Bethlehem: Biography of a Town It is harder than it ought to be, explaining why recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is a bad idea. The city has been Israel’s centre of government since 1948. While […]

Continue reading

Why Trump’s assertion of Jerusalem as capital of Israel would be a catastrophe | Nicholas Blincoe

Relocating the US embassy would derail hopes for peace by recognising Israels hostile military occupation, says Nicholas Blincoe, writer of Bethlehem: Biography of a Town It is harder than it ought to be, explaining why recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is a bad idea. The city has been Israel’s centre of government since 1948. While […]

Continue reading

Walter Mosley: ‘Donald Trump is a lazy, spoilt guy’

As his latest detective fiction fells, the writer muses on Obama, the Clintons, and how his own parent is like his celebrated protagonist, Easy Rawlins During the 1992 presidential campaign, Bill Clinton flashed a copy of Walter Mosleys Devil in a Blue Dress and extol the writer his favorite novelist, shooting Mosley to mainstream fame. […]

Continue reading

Republicans plunged into five stages of sorrow over Trump’s unstoppable rise

Reactions from GOP leaders to Trumps altitude as presumptive nominee have run the gamut of refusal, rage, bargaining, depression and acceptance Anguished Republican began cycling through the five stages of grief on Thursday in the wake of what one leading voice of the creation called Donald Trumps hostile takeover of their party. The last two […]

Continue reading