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    Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure
    Feb12

    Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure

    (Credit: Getty/AP/Photo montage by Salon) This latest Trump White House scandal, involving one high-level staffer’s firing and another’s hasty resignation, after reports surfaced that they had been accused of domestic violence, has been infuriating. As is par for the course, the president stepped forward to defend Rob Porter, the man...

    Left-wing sites got trolled by Russians too: The strange saga of “Alice Donovan”
    Dec28

    Left-wing sites got trolled by Russians too: The strange saga of “Alice Donovan”

    (Credit: Getty Images) It has become well known over the past year that various Russian agents conducted an online propaganda campaign to promote the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump. But it is worth noting that while Russian President Vladimir Putin and Trump may have some common ideological and personal similarities (such as their...

    Lorde pulls planned concert in Israel due to pressure from anti-Israel groups
    Dec25

    Lorde pulls planned concert in Israel due to pressure from anti-Israel groups

    (Credit: Getty/Rawpixel) The New Zealand singer Lorde has cancelled a planned concert in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv due to an outcry from fans who are critical of that country’s human rights record. The news of Lorde’s cancellation came from the concert producer Naranjah, according to The Jerusalem Post. The company released a...

    Fredo in the White House: Trump’s rolling chaos
    Dec23

    Fredo in the White House: Trump’s rolling chaos

    (Credit: Getty/Nicholas Kamm) Donald Trump is wearing thin. He is inherently boring. Everything he says or tweets is so familiar, no matter how offensive, that it’s hard to pay attention to him anymore. He generates crisis, offence and chaos every day, and yet he is devoid of information. He doesn’t tell us anything that we...

    Congress fiddles while America burns

    (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) Have you listened to the president lately? Every time he faces a microphone, he’s talking about collusion. Well, “no collusion” anyway. “What has been shown is no collusion, no collusion,” he said after his former National Security Adviser plead guilty a couple of weeks ago. “There has been absolutely no collusion.”...

    The spy who changed everything: How Klaus Fuchs shaped the Cold War
    Dec04

    The spy who changed everything: How Klaus Fuchs shaped the Cold War

    Dr. Klaus Fuchs (Credit: AP) Just how big a spy was Klaus Fuchs? Fuchs was arrested and jailed in Britain in 1950 for passing secrets about atomic research to the Soviet Union. At the time, Fleet Street claimed that he was a traitor who had sold the secrets of the atom bomb to the Russians. But as the initial storm of hysteria passed on to other...

    Don’t be fooled by these 12 foods with really tricky names
    Nov25

    Don’t be fooled by these 12 foods with really tricky names

    (Credit: AP Photo/Matthew Mead) “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare once asked. Well, everything. Food-wise, when it comes to names, the particular label or nickname an ingredient or dish carries can mean the difference between enjoying your meal or being repulsed by testicles when you really wanted seafood. Naming mistakes can also lead you to...

    Don’t be fooled by these 12 foods with really tricky names
    Nov25

    Don’t be fooled by these 12 foods with really tricky names

    (Credit: AP Photo/Matthew Mead) “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare once asked. Well, everything. Food-wise, when it comes to names, the particular label or nickname an ingredient or dish carries can mean the difference between enjoying your meal or being repulsed by testicles when you really wanted seafood. Naming mistakes can also lead you to...

    How does an authoritarian regime celebrate a revolution?
    Nov12

    How does an authoritarian regime celebrate a revolution?

    Vladimir Putin (Credit: AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko) “And what, exactly, is there to be celebrating?” snapped Vladimir Putin’s press secretary on Oct. 25, a little more than a week before the 100th anniversary of what, in Soviet times, was lauded as the country’s greatest victory. On Nov. 7, 1917, Vladimir Lenin seized power in St....

    The best reporting on Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, and, of course, George Papadopoulos
    Nov11

    The best reporting on Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, and, of course, George Papadopoulos

    Paul Manafort (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke) Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, his protégé Rick Gates and the less well-known Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos have all faced scrutiny before Monday. Here are our favorite stories on them. The Quiet American, Slate, April 28, 2016 “Manafort has spent a career working on...

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