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Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage...

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech

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Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a speech that accuses Donald Trump of profiting fro...
08:26 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents have seized on it to brand him as too radical. (June 12)        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders to defend democratic socialism as 'unfinished business' U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will give a speech on Wednesday defending his democratic socialist agenda as the "unfinished business" of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and a vital step toward guaranteed economic rights....
04:26 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders just made a brilliant defense of democratic socialism | Bhaskar Sunkara In a speech yesterday, the 2020 contender’s message was crystal clear: ‘Political freedom in the absence of economic freedom is not real freedom’In a speech yesterday at George Washington University in Washington DC, the Vermont senator Bernie Sanders brilliantly articulated what he means when he ca...
15:00 2019-06-14

Payne: Bernie Sanders ‘sounds like a naive college student’ with claims about Democratic socialism Fox Business Network host Charles Payne questioned Thursday the new claim by Sen. Bernie Sanders that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" in order to fund his Democratic socialist policies. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting US Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Arkansas on Wednesday to blast Walmart for paying “starvation wages.” In a three-minute speech at the retail giant’s annual meeting, the presidential hopeful urged shareholders to press Walmart to nominate a low-wage worker to its board of directors — and to start ...
01:26 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
00:13 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism through a framework of economic justice....
19:26 2019-06-12

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
15:00 2019-06-14

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate socialism."...
00:39 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders' New Twitch Channel Needs Fewer Campaign Ads, More Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders, America’s favorite curmudgeonly socialist grandpa who happens to be running for President, is now on Twitch. Last night, his channel aired its first two streams. Sadly, neither involved Sanders sitting in a chair that looks like it belongs in a race car and playing Fortnite as a mean...
01:13 2019-06-29

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
14:00 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren team up to fight off attacks in latest Democratic TV debate Leading Democrats Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren came under fire from their party rivals as the latest TV debate exposed the deep rift between the progressive and moderate wings over how to take on Donald Trump in next year's presidential election....
08:13 2019-08-01

US Democratic debates: Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren hit back against moderate rivals over healthcare The frontrunners for the Democratic presidential nomination came under attack from their moderate counterparts in a debate that laid bare the rivals' positions on issues such as healthcare and immigration....
08:13 2019-08-01

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders team up against John Delaney in Democratic debate’s first question on ‘Medicare for All’ JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts teamed up to defend their "Medicare for All" plans. Moderate Democrat former Rep. John Delaney criticized Sanders' and Warren's plans while answering the debate's fi...
03:00 2019-08-01

Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff doesn’t make $15 minimum wage he wants all workers to have Bernie Sanders’ campaign staffers claim they’re really getting berned — by not being paid the $15-an-hour minimum wage the democratic socialist advocates for all workers. The unionized employees — known as the bottom-rung “field organizers” — say they work a minimum of 60 hours of a week, which drop...
19:52 2019-07-19

John Hickenlooper is right: Sanders socialism will ‘FedEx the election’ to President Trump Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper isn’t exactly a household name, but he just made a point that will resonate with Americans across the country. In a heated exchange with Sen. Bernie Sanders during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, Hickenlooper said that socialist proposals will “FedEx t...
18:00 2019-07-31

What Is Democratic Socialism? Whose Version Are We Talking About? Bernie Sanders is giving a speech on democratic socialism. But if you ask five democratic socialists what the term means, you’ll likely get five different answers....
19:26 2019-06-12

Democratic candidates spar over ‘socialism’ Democratic candidates gathered in San Francisco Saturday to shmooze at the state party’s ­annual convention — and bicker among themselves over the best way to unseat President Trump. At one point, the gathering became a referendum on ­socialism. Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper earned bo...
12:39 2019-06-02

The Best Way for Bernie Sanders to Go Is Left Last week’s Democratic debates were the first solid piece of evidence we’ve had that the party’s next presidential nominee will likely be someone who positions themselves on the left....
19:52 2019-07-02

We must stop the US from going to war with Iran | Bernie Sanders Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likelyThe drums of war are beating in Washington again.Just today we learned that the US came very close to striking targets inside Iran in response to the downing ...
02:00 2019-06-22

Can Cardi B and Bernie Sanders fix politics? Er … Everyone wants to encourage young people to vote. But getting a rapper and a senator together in a nail salon may not be the way to do itI am ever more convinced that the only celebrity we need right now is the Bronx rapper Cardi B, who represents most clearly the duality of man in everything she sa...
19:52 2019-08-01

Bernie Sanders: Pelosi is ‘a little bit’ too tough on AOC’s squad House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being “a little bit” too tough on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her squad of young Democratic women, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday. “What Alexandria and other young women and women of color are saying, 'We have got to reach out to young people,'” the 2020 presiden...
00:00 2019-07-15

How Similar Are Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Really? You may be wondering how the race’s leading liberals differ. Or you may be a progressive voter trying to figure out whom to support. We’re here to help....
18:00 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
04:26 2019-06-06

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
07:52 2019-06-02

Bernie Sanders and AOC basically want to ban credit cards Rep. Alexandria Ocsaio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and 2020 candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have apparently decided to try to ban credit cards. Sure, that's not quite what Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders actually say (they just want to stop the swindlers profiting from excessive interest charges), but that's th...
20:39 2019-05-28

Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution WASHINGTON – The two progressive presidential candidates backing Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán are also backing her on one of her signature issues. Cabán wants to decriminalize sex work, arguing that the current laws go after people who are destabilized by the current econom...
05:26 2019-06-21

Buff Bernie Sanders to star in comic book Feel the … buff? Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the star of a new comic book that shows him physically battling Democratic primary opponents including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke. “Talk Bernie To Me!: The Bernie Sanders Special and AOC Surprise” asks readers to su...
00:39 2019-06-30

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, climate change is an emergency.Read more......
23:52 2019-07-09

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘rotate’ Supreme Court justices After President Trump has been able to get two Supreme Court picks – Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- placed on the nation’s highest court during his first term, some Democrats have floated the idea of expanding the court beyond nine justices if a Democrat wins the White House in 2020....
16:39 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders Campaign Raises $1.1 Million Since Tuesday Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign raised more than $1.1 million from 70,000 individual donations since Tuesday, the Vermont Senator announced on Wednesday, suggesting that he is slightly more popular than Tuesday’s CNN Democratic debate moderators Jake Tapper, Don Lemon, and Dana Bash would have...
03:13 2019-08-01

Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks....
19:00 2019-05-25

‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders' Netroots absence The gathering of political progressives found itself almost spoilt for choice by the Democratic presidential field for 2020Among nearly 4,000 progressive activists and organizers gathered in Philadelphia this week for the 14th and largest Netroots Nation convention, the 2020 presidential race felt l...
12:26 2019-07-14

Bernie Sanders' own state showed 'Medicare for all' won't work Bernie Sanders is offering a lot of government services, including "Medicare for all," which promises to pay for everyone's healthcare. So when he becomes president, will he raise taxes on the middle class? Sanders was offered up this question as a lead-off in the June 27 Democratic presidential deb...
14:39 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders and John Delaney Battle Over Medicare for All The first debate exchange captured the battle within the Democratic Party over how the presidential nominee should change the country’s health care system....
18:00 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders inches toward backing impeaching Trump Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday inched closer to supporting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying "it may be time" for the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to start the process.“I do understand where House members are coming from. And you've got this guy who i...
04:00 2019-05-23

Cardi B praises Bernie Sanders, suggests he should have won in 2016 Rapper Cardi B threw her weight behind Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., as he sought the Democratic presidential nomination -- something she suggested the Vermont senator deserved in 2016....
20:13 2019-07-16

Bernie Sanders says you can visit any doctor under his plan. That's absurd Speaking at the second Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, Bernie Sanders suggested that his "Medicare for all" plan won't actually remove individual choice because individuals will still be able to visit whichever doctor they prefer....
05:00 2019-06-28

Ross Perot once gifted a sword to Bernie Sanders This sword was mightier than politics. Sen. Bernie Sanders posted a tribute to self-made billionaire Ross Perot, who died Tuesday — and revealed the two-time, third-party presidential candidate once gifted him a bejeweled blade for his work on a veterans bill. “Ross Perot was a champion ...
10:00 2019-07-10

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
09:13 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders targets Biden over top-dollar fundraisers Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wouldn’t “disparage” his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, the independent senator from Vermont ribbed the front runner right now in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden....
22:39 2019-05-29

Why Bernie Sanders Stood Out at the Iowa State Fair Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas....
23:39 2019-08-12

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
04:01 2019-06-06

It's Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren v the 'No We Can't' Democrats | Bhaskar Sunkara On Tuesday night, the two progressive candidates presented a vision of what’s possible through politics. Most of their opponents just talked about what wasn’tOne of the most compelling things about Tuesday’s Democratic debate – which featured Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O’...
18:52 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders says he'd 'absolutely' try to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would "absolutely" look to break up Big Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google on antitrust grounds....
23:52 2019-07-16

Bernie Sanders Has a Badass Sword From Ross Perot, Apparently It seems Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders finally found a billionaire he likes: Texas tycoon Ross Perot, who died today. To memorialize him, Sanders tweeted out a photo of a gift Perot gave him to commemorate his advocacy for veterans of Desert Storm—a friggin’ sword....
00:39 2019-07-10

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
23:01 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders walks in Iowa Fourth of July parade Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walked in West Des Moines, Iowa's Fourth of July parade on Wednesday. (July 4)        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
22:13 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
05:00 2019-06-28

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters....
00:13 2019-05-30

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....
07:52 2019-07-14

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
04:26 2019-06-06

Cardi B Interviewed Bernie Sanders in a Nail Salon and We Love It!!! Cardi B, a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, brought her fans into the center of the 2020 arena during an interview with Sanders at a Detroit nail salon, asking him questions that her stans were dying to have answered....
12:39 2019-08-16

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less than the living wage that their campaign is promising...
06:13 2019-07-19

Outsider or Insider? How Bernie Sanders Learned to Walk the Line Mr. Sanders was met with scorn when he arrived on Capitol Hill in 1990. But in the years since, he has evolved from a gadfly to a reliable team player....
20:39 2019-07-06

Bernie Sanders Raises $18 Million in 3 Months, Trailing Buttigieg Mr. Sanders’s fund-raising has slowed since he began his campaign, though his second-quarter total is still likely to be among the largest in the field....
22:13 2019-07-02

Bernie Sanders targets Trump, Biden in interview with The Post The presidential candidate said the president is sowing division in hopes to help his reelection bid and challenged his Democratic nomination rival’s health-care plan, foreign policy record and ability to win Midwest voters....
18:00 2019-07-16

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sandinista stance in the 1980s is problematic....
02:52 2019-05-29

Kevin McCarthy: Why Bernie Sanders has the best chance to win 2020 Dem nomination Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has the best shot at becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee -- not current front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden, according to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif....
03:39 2019-07-02

Please Enjoy Bernie Sanders Shutting Jake Tapper Down Over Medicare for All Bernie Sanders came out swinging for Medicare for All and against CNN’s prime dipshit Jake Tapper, attacking him for asking questions that he said were “Republican talking points.”...
21:26 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will gatecrash the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase its 2.2 million workers “poverty wages”.Sanders is e...
23:26 2019-05-27

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
22:00 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s workers walked out on strike to fight for a $15 minim...
18:00 2019-05-23

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years....
11:13 2019-07-18

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign organizers reach deal for pay raise The deal, announced by the presidential candidate during a CNN interview, follows a dispute over staff members who said they were not being paid the equivalent of $15 per hour, which Sanders has campaigned on for years....
19:52 2019-07-23

Cardi B and Bernie Sanders team up for 2020 campaign to ‘transform country’ Partnership is part of an outreach to get younger voters involved in politicsIt might not seem the most obvious political partnership – a Democratic socialist senator from Vermont and a Bronx rapper – but presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and musician Cardi B have teamed up on a video for his 20...
18:52 2019-07-31

Neoliberal pundits want to write off Bernie Sanders again. That's no surprise | Kate Aronoff The same media outlets that failed to predict Trump are pushing their status quo-friendly narrative on the Democratic raceBernie Sanders’s presidential campaign is collapsing. Or at least that’s what a passing glimpse at the country’s leading national news outlets would have you believe.A recent CNN...
16:39 2019-07-10

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
10:26 2019-07-18

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as well as for its allegedly “grotesque” greed....
03:39 2019-06-07

UPDATE 4-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
22:52 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadcast Twitch viewers were used to seeing. Yesterday e...
01:00 2019-07-18

Bernie Sanders holds first home state rally of 2020 campaign MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign. The event in Vermont takes place on the lawn of the Statehouse on Saturday afternoon and thousands are expected to attend. The campaign says Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Br...
17:39 2019-05-25

Bernie Sanders raises $18 million in second quarter for 2020 bid, trails Buttigieg U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in the second quarter for his White House run, his campaign said on Tuesday, putting his total behind 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg for the period....
19:26 2019-07-02

Trump criticizes ‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden, ‘Crazy Bernie’ Sanders after second debate President Trump took a break at the G20 summit in Japan on Friday to blast Democratic front-runners “Sleepy Joe” Biden and “Crazy Bernie” Sanders for their performances in the second of two presidential debates. “I am in Japan at the G-20, representing our Country well, but I heard it was not a good...
16:26 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont senator tweeted that he would “apologize to no one...
20:26 2019-05-24

Bernie Sanders battles MSNBC anchor over demanding Biden apology Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, had a tense exchange with MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle on Thursday over whether or not former Vice President Joe Biden owes an apology for remarks he recently made about segregationist colleagues he worked with in the Senate. ...
00:26 2019-06-21

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Win McNamee / Getty Images Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 77See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why the US border facilities are 'concentration camps,' according to historians...
20:26 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
08:52 2019-05-22

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipiac University National Poll said Tuesday, with both Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio receiving very negative score...
00:26 2019-05-22

Bernie Sanders vows he would call Trump a 'racist' right to his face in a debate Sen. Bernie Sanders declared after Thursday night's debate that he would call President Trump a "racist" right to his face if the two ever meet in a debate. ...
19:13 2019-06-28

Trump surrogate: Bernie Sanders won't win but Dems have adopted his 'extreme' positions Has Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., lost the nomination but won the war of ideas within the Democratic Party? Trump 2020 surrogate Jack Kingston believes so saying the Democratic presidential candidate's chances are all but finished but that the party has adopted his liberal agenda....
06:26 2019-07-04

Bernie Sanders has 'deep sense of satisfaction' his positions are now 'centrist' among Dems Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, expressed he had "a deep sense of satisfaction" that the Democratic Party have embraced positions he previously held during the 2016 election. ...
16:39 2019-07-11

Bernie Sanders says Social Security is the most successful government program. He's right Social Security has been providing a financial foundation for tens of millions of Americans, many of whom are retired workers, since 1940.       ...
16:26 2019-07-04

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign....
20:13 2019-06-16

Ben & Jerry's co-founder announces new Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream A Ben & Jerry's co-founder has created a Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream called "Bernie's Back," which comes complete with a butter toffee backbone.       ...
13:26 2019-08-03

Joe Biden urges building on Obamacare instead of adopting Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Biden's comments were the latest iteration of his strategy to tie himself closely to the legacy of President Barack Obama, under whom he served as vice president for eight years....
05:26 2019-06-28

Part Of The 1%: Bernie Sanders Is Tanking In The Polls After A DNA Test Revealed That He’s King A major contender in the 2020 Democratic primary just suffered a serious blow to his progressive bona fides, and it could be damning enough to cost him the nomination: Bernie Sanders is tanking in the polls after a DNA test revealed that he is king....
20:26 2019-06-03

Stanley Druckenmiller says stocks would fall 30% to 40% if Bernie Sanders is elected president "The good news is we'd all be much more equal because everybody would be poorer, but the rich would have lost a lot more wealth," Druckenmiller says....
15:39 2019-06-07

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employee proposal to put workers on the company's board....
15:13 2019-06-05

What Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and other Democrats need to do in Thursday night's presidential debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to center stage in the second night of Democrats' first presidential debates....
18:39 2019-06-27

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
07:00 2019-06-05

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
14:13 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders battles to stand out – can healthcare prove a 2020 winner? The diverse Democratic field is a contrast from 2016 but the leftwing firebrand believes Medicare for All can dent his rivals’ hopes Gruff, iconoclastic and relentlessly on-message, Bernie Sanders thrilled the progressive left when he ran for president in 2016 and came within striking distance of ca...
10:00 2019-07-23

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met behind closed doors with 50 top Democratic state l...
07:26 2019-05-29

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
11:00 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders campaign accuses Joe Biden of 'insurance company scare tactics' Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign said thanks but no thanks to Joe Biden's characterization of the Vermont senator's presentation of his signature "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare plan....
06:39 2019-07-25

Bernie Sanders to McDonald's workers: Vote for me and $15 minimum wage guaranteed The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Trump campaign mocks Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon to Soviet Union, 'What a joke!' The Trump reelection campaign took aim at “socialist” Democrats running for the 2020 nomination today, singling out Sen. Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon trip to the former Soviet Union 31 years ago....
23:13 2019-05-28

‘This Is Not a Find-a-Friend Contest’: Inside Bernie Sanders’s Resolute Campaign Style Slipping in the polls and being pushed by Elizabeth Warren, Mr. Sanders is facing pressure to adjust his strategy, though he has long preferred running on his own terms....
11:39 2019-07-12

Bernie Sanders accuses Eric Swalwell of 'ageism' for his 'pass the torch' remarks Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, accused Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, of "ageism" for his swipe at the seasoned presidential candidates to "pass the torch" to a younger generation of leaders. ...
09:13 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of rights," a key element of the socialist platform he has long championed....
23:13 2019-06-12

California man arrested for alleged online threat against Bernie Sanders rally: police A California man was arrested Monday for allegedly posting an online threat of violence against a scheduled rally by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., police say....
12:26 2019-08-07

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages' Bernie Sanders defended his campaign's treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unionized workers -- one day after The Washington Post reported the campaign’s field staff were complaining about receiving “poverty wages.”...
12:39 2019-07-20

Bernie Sanders supporter files labor complaint against Elizabeth Warren’s campaign A Colorado-based Bernie Sanders supporter has filed a labor complaint against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, taking aim at its use of a confidentiality agreement which, he argues, prevents staffers from speaking out on workplace conditions....
13:26 2019-08-16

Bernie Sanders’ campaign workers complaining, fleeing over ‘poverty wages’: report Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has pledged to American workers that he’ll institute a $15-per-hour minimum wage if he wins the White House in 2020. But unionized workers on Sanders’ own campaign say they wish he would start now -- by paying a higher wage to them....
11:39 2019-07-19

Bernie Sanders, Sara Nelson Join Airport Workers Moving Toward Strike Airplane food is reliably bland and always overpriced. To make matters worse, the workers who prepare your food often earn about the same in one hour as the cost of your stupid, disappointing in-flight cheese plate....
09:13 2019-07-24

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
09:00 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hi...
17:52 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders pledges lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada on day one of presidency Bernie Sanders said he will allow lower-cost prescription drugs into the U.S. from other countries, particularly from Canada, on his first day in office as president....
22:52 2019-08-01

'An existential threat': Bernie Sanders faces mounting opposition from moderate Democrats Moderates are increasingly vocal in their disdain for socialism, and Sanders, but the question of how to constrain him is complicatedModerate Democrats have stepped up their opposition to Bernie Sanders as part of a concerted effort to isolate him from the sprawling field of otherwise “mainstream” a...
11:26 2019-06-21

Ex-Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein escalates beef with Bernie Sanders Ex-Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein escalated a Twitter beef against fellow ex-Brooklynite Bernie Sanders on Thursday, after the Democratic hopeful put the billionaire on a list of “modern-day oligarchs” opposing his candidacy. “Don’t know why Sen. Sanders picks on a retiree like me. I ...
04:39 2019-07-13

John Delaney: 2020 Dems cannot defeat Trump by 'mindlessly following' Bernie Sanders Supporting Medicare-for-all proposals will not help Democrats win the White House in 2020, according to presidential candidate and former Rep. John Delaney, D-Md....
03:13 2019-06-28

Kamala Harris protester interrupted Bernie Sanders rally in 2016, report says A protester who grabbed the microphone from U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday at the California Democratic Party State Convention reportedly also interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in 2016....
17:13 2019-06-02

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders back airline workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have pledged to support airline food service workers who are threatening to strike for higher wages and better health insurance....
13:52 2019-07-24

Yes, Vermont rejected single-payer healthcare because it cost so much, and Bernie Sanders hates it Bernie Sanders spent the first minute of his answer avoiding the question he was asked: Will the middle class face a tax hike under a Sanders administration? Finally, after being asked a second time, he coughed it up: "Yes, they will pay more in taxes," he finally said, "but less in healthcare."...
05:00 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders: Climate change poses a bigger threat to America than ISIS 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said climate change represents a bigger threat to national security than ISIS or Al Qaeda, during a campaign speech in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday. ...
22:13 2019-08-12

Bernie Sanders, No Longer the Front-Runner, Brings Campaign Home to Vermont His themes are familiar, but his status — he is now second in the polls — has changed. He is starting to host in-person fund-raisers, with ticket prices starting at $27....
01:52 2019-05-26

Washington Post editor responds to Bernie Sanders: Your 'conspiracy theory' is wrong The executive editor of The Washington Post hit back at Sen. Bernie Sanders' suggestion that the paper's coverage of the presidential candidate is linked to its owner's business interests, calling the accusation a "conspiracy theory."...
16:00 2019-08-13

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
01:13 2019-07-19

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June 19)        ...
17:26 2019-06-19

Tim Ryan campaign selling 'You Don't Have to Yell' stickers after clash with Bernie Sanders in Dems' debate Sen. Tim Rayn of Ohio is using his rebuke of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., at Tuesday's Democratic primary debate to sell "You Don't Have to Yell" bumper stickers after making the same statement during a tense exchange on climate change. ...
23:39 2019-07-31

Blackstone's Byron Wien: Markets are terrified of far-left Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Wall Street is pricing in the assumption that President Trump will be reelected, in addition to a U.S.-China trade deal and a Fed rate cut, Wien says....
18:00 2019-07-11

Matt Schlapp: Bernie Sanders stands to 'benefit' if Biden continues to slip in polls Bernie Sanders has a lot to gain in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race if Joe Biden's poll numbers continue to slip, according to Matt Schlapp....
09:00 2019-07-03

One stat explains why Bernie Sanders had to spend the entire debate fending off low-polling rivals BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images We've been polling overlaps in support among the Democratic field. Candidates who have constituencies that also would be satisfied with Sen. Bernie Sanders as nominee include Andrew Yang, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, and Marianne William...
03:00 2019-08-01

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longer content to just regulate capitalism – instead they’re going after capital, seeking to dramatically transform wealth itself. That is the lesson of Ber...
12:13 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders tones down criticism of Washington Post but expresses frustration with campaign coverage Sen. Bernie Sanders scaled back his criticism of the media on Tuesday, telling CNN he did not believe that Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was dictating the paper's coverage of his campaign....
13:26 2019-08-14

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality....
15:52 2019-08-16

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and other presidential candidates say Walmart should stop selling guns The company is facing mounting pressure from advocacy groups, politicians and its own employees to stop selling firearms and ammunition in its stores....
07:39 2019-08-10

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage -- prompting mockery from critics who say the move is more evidence that Sanders' plan to raise the national minimum wage is hypocritica...
21:52 2019-07-21

Trump campaign slams Bernie Sanders for calling for free healthcare for all illegal immigrants The Trump campaign slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, on Friday for his intention to extend Medicare-For-All for all  illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S....
04:26 2019-06-22

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an hour," he said at the company's shareholders meeting...
01:00 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sanders also said there are more pressing issues at han...
23:39 2019-06-09

Bernie Sanders awkwardly criticizes Washington Post event he was speaking at due to financial sponsorship Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., provoked some laughter when he appeared on Tuesday at a major outlet's event focused on interviewing the 2020 candidate on his vision for America....
22:01 2019-07-16

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
00:52 2019-05-29

Bernie Sanders unveils list of 'anti-endorsements,' including Disney CEO and Home Depot co-founder Bernie Sanders unveiled a list of 13 "anti-endorsements" on Wednesday, saying he is "proud" to be opposed by "modern-day oligarchs" including Disney CEO Bob Iger, billionaire Haim Saban, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, and Home Depot co-founder Kenneth Langone....
22:26 2019-07-10

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, will introduce a shareholders’ proposal that would give hourly workers a seat on the company’s board....
16:00 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
07:39 2019-07-20

Bernie: Pelosi too tough on AOC’s squad, says they are ‘the future of the Democratic party’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., weighed in on the infighting that has been going on in the Democratic party, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi trading barbs with freshman representatives led by New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
21:00 2019-07-14

Biden, Bernie to face off on same stage at 1st round of Democratic debates Front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders will end up sharing the debate stage in Miami later this month, along with heavy-hitting rivals Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg, according to the line-up announced Friday. ...
21:52 2019-06-14

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
03:26 2019-07-19

Second Democratic debate could come down to Biden vs. Sanders During the second night of the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, most eyes will likely be trained on former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders – but for wildly divergent reasons....
21:26 2019-06-27

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to compromise more....
18:26 2019-07-17

An ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape Of His Own: A Decade-Old Recording Just Leaked Of Bernie Sanders Telling Billy Bush That He Hates Sexual Intercourse Because There Are Too Many Odors The most shocking moment of the 2016 presidential election was the release of the infamous Access Hollywood tape in which Donald Trump openly bragged about sexually assaulting women, and now it looks as if one of the frontrunners of the 2020 race may be facing a similar moment of his own: A decade-o...
06:39 2019-08-14

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that killed 22 people, according to a report Wednesday. The former Democratic congressman was in Nevada ...
23:52 2019-08-14

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Cardi B's latest video collaborator? It's Bernie Sanders Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and rapper Cardi B Monday filmed a campaign video designed to appeal to younger voters.        ...
18:52 2019-07-31

Sanders and Warren clash with moderates in Democratic debate – video The leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates on Tuesday in a second debate that reflected the party's struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desire to defeat Donald Trump Continue reading......
23:00 2019-07-31

Democratic contenders Biden, Sanders to face off in Miami debates U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other rivals during the second of two nights of candidate debates scheduled for later this month in Miami....
19:52 2019-06-14

In Charleston, Cory Booker Delivers Major Speech About White Supremacy and Gun Violence “Racist violence has always been part of the American story,” Mr. Booker said, speaking at the church where nine black people were gunned down in 2015....
18:00 2019-08-07

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
03:39 2019-06-05

Democratic debate lineup pits Sanders, Warren against moderates: Here's what to watch for Ten presidential contenders, including progressive favorites Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, will face off Tuesday evening in Detroit for the first night of the second Democratic debates....
22:00 2019-07-31

CNN Poll: Biden, Sanders and Warren top the 2020 Democratic field in New Hampshire Former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sit atop the field of Democratic presidential contenders among likely primary voters in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire....
01:39 2019-07-17

Sanders and Warren defend progressive policies against attacks in U.S. Democratic debate Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable....
17:39 2019-07-31

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees....
18:26 2019-05-23

Biden, Sanders and Harris to face off as Democratic debate lineups set – live Trio drawn together for split NBC debate on 26-27 June, while Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke to meet in other groupSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.22pm BST The lawyer for Michael Flynn, a former national security adviser to Trump, called to further delay Flyn...
20:39 2019-06-14

Democratic debates: Sanders, Biden and Harris among candidates set to clash – live The second debate of the 2020 primary season features big hitters and up-and-comers such as Pete ButtigiegSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.39am BST The crowd are streaming in:Firefighters for Biden on their way to the debate in Miami. Clara Delafe, 60, a nurse, says: “I hope t...
02:52 2019-06-28

Democratic candidates debate: Sanders, Harris and Biden will spar in two-night event NBC announces pairings for debates later this month, the first of the 2020 presidential campaign seasonThe first 2020 presidential debate will be divided into two nights later this month, with senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker going up against the former congressman Beto O’Rourke in the firs...
08:52 2019-06-15

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his hair forward, but only on the left, the side one m...
16:39 2019-06-06

2020 Democratic Debate Live Updates: Biden, Sanders, Harris and More Take Stage on Night 2 Joe Biden will face the first big test of his presidential campaign as he fends off attacks from nine other candidates on the debate stage in Miami. On the second of a two-night debate format, the former vice president will be up against some of his top opponents, including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sande...
23:26 2019-06-27

Climate change a major topic at Democratic debates The second batch of Democratic presidential hopefuls have had their shot at their views on tackling the United States' most pressing issues, including climate change....
19:13 2019-06-28

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. The high court ruled Tuesday that because the officers had probable cau...
16:39 2019-05-28

HD Kumaraswamy Will Make His Farewell Speech Today: BS Yeddyurappa With the Karnataka Governor asking Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove majority in the Assembly by Friday afternoon, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa predicted the end of the coalition government......
13:13 2019-07-19

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splitscreen, Bernie....
17:00 2019-06-18

Theresa May warns she is 'worried about the state of politics' in final major speech as Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that she is "worried about the state of politics" as she gave what is expected to be her final major speech as Prime Minister....
18:01 2019-07-17

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discrimination at its Hollywood Records music label, its world-...
23:39 2019-07-05

These Four Candidates Are Scrambling to Make the Cut for the Next Democratic Debate Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to qualifying, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot onstage....
17:26 2019-08-14

The case for a special Democratic climate debate | Kate Aronoff Housing, immigration, health – there’s no policy area that won’t be touched by the climate crisis. The Democratic candidates should embrace the challengeTwenty candidates – ten candidates per night – will take the stage during this week’s two-part Democratic primary debates. Each debate will last tw...
21:13 2019-06-27

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes        ...
01:26 2019-07-17

There's a major mistake most aspiring entrepreneurs make, start-up investor warns It may sound obvious, but, according to Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin, founder and CEO of Australian start-up accelerator BlueChilli, most people overlook it....
07:26 2019-08-02

Top college baseball coaches make major-league money; at least nine at $1 million or more College World Series baseball coaches lead a group of nine making $1 million or more. At least 11 MLB managers are making $1 million or less.       ...
18:00 2019-06-15

UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of a second case of Ebola in Goma, a major trading town in the vast country’s restive east, near the border with neighbouring Rwanda, which resulted in th...
17:52 2019-07-31

Can Tiger Woods win the PGA Championship? Our experts make their picks for year's second major Tiger Woods is back as he proved by winning his fifth green jacket. But can he tame Bethpage Black? Or will another contender take home the title.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
12:13 2019-06-12

Impossible Foods signs major meat supplier to make its plant-based burgers Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods on Wednesday announced a partnership with major meat supplier OSI Group [OSIGP.UL], a longtime producer of patties for fast-food chains, as it ramps up to meet demand from consumers and restaurants including Burger King....
19:39 2019-07-31

Neil Lennon tips Leigh Griffiths to make major Celtic impact after personal issues • Griffiths makes competitive return in 2-1 win over Sarajevo• Celtic next face Estonia’s Nomme Kalju in Champions LeagueNeil Lennon senses Leigh Griffiths will make a major contribution for Celtic after the striker completed his comeback against Sarajevo.The Scotland international came on for the l...
13:13 2019-07-18

'Xbox Live Is Not A Free Speech Platform': Xbox Boss Promises New Features To Make Online Gaming Less Hostile You can learn a lot about a person by the values they express, and possibly something about an entire gaming platform by the blog posts the person running it writes. That’s why I was so eager at E3 last week to ask the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, why he recently wrote a 1200-word essay mostly about ...
01:13 2019-06-21

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
06:26 2019-07-11

Use-case selection will make or break your AI strategy in healthcare Implementing AI is a journey. Early success starts with the right use case selection and will set the stage for driving adoption and enable expansion that allows your organization to scale and extract incremental value from this investment....
17:52 2019-05-27

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make Brexit case Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what....
14:00 2019-06-16

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make their Brexit case Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what....
05:13 2019-06-17

New York Times uses misleading data to make case that America isn't great The New York Times decided that the Fourth of July was the best time to post a video titled, "Please Stop Telling Me America Is Great" that makes the case that the United States is "just okay."...
23:52 2019-07-02

Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom The presidents of the St. Louis and Minneapolis branches of the Federal Reserve want rates cut now, and even the central bank’s vice chair says uncertainty is growing....
18:39 2019-06-21

Daily on Energy: Oil drillers make the tricky case that they can help the ‘climate emergency’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:00 2019-07-10

Donovan McNabb compares himself to Troy Aikman to make Hall of Fame case Donovan McNabb is a Hall of Famer. Or, at least he is according to Donovan McNabb. The former Eagles, Redskins and Vikings quarterback compared himself favorably to Cowboys legend Troy Aikman, saying he “absolutely” deserves to be enshrined in Canton, because the two have similar numbers...
06:39 2019-05-25

Robert De Niro, 1,000+ prosecutors make the case for indicting President Trump in new video De Niro, who has played special counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday Night Live, told viewers that the prosecutors' conclusion "should trouble us all"        ...
18:26 2019-05-30

Doctor Sleep is a sequel to The Shining, in case this teaser doesn't make that clear enough Here’s one thing that can’t be denied about this teaser for director Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep: It’s bold. The movie is based on Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining, but rather than trying to distance itself from Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation—one of the most iconic horror films ever made—this tea...
20:52 2019-06-13

Daily on Energy: GOP-aligned groups make the fiscal case for a carbon tax on Capitol Hill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00 2019-07-22

Fox News legal analyst: Investigators need to find Jennifer Dulos' body to make their case As an estranged husband and his girlfriend pleaded not guilty in the disappearance of Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos, Fox News legal analyst Mercedes Colwin has argued that the case is far from over....
20:13 2019-06-11

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not support adequately funding the military. "I will tel...
05:00 2019-07-03

Nobody Knows What Socialism Means The title of this post is not meant to convey that I know what socialism means, so you should defer to me. Instead, it is mean to convey that nobody knows what socialism means. Nor will we all come to agree on what it means. Our grand national political debate over socialism is, therefore, an enormo...
17:52 2019-06-12

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thing for the nation....
20:39 2019-05-21

Why ‘Socialism’ Conveys One Thing Here, Another There Socialism as a governing philosophy, an offhand insult, or both, is stirring politics again. From the U.S to the U.K. to Brazil and beyond, the term is being newly embraced, debated or disparaged amid larger conversations about rising inequality, the proper role of government, how to make sure capit...
09:52 2019-06-11

Here's how socialism went mainstream in American politics Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have helped to catapult socialism back into mainstream American politics....
00:39 2019-08-01

Is socialism the future for Germany's ailing SPD? The Social Democrats are struggling for relevance after a decadelong crisis of faith. DW's Austin Davis traveled to Munich to see whether socialism could be the answer to what's dogging Germany's oldest political party....
01:13 2019-07-09

‘Socialism for the rich’: the evils of bad economics The economic arguments adopted by Britain and the US in the 1980s led to vastly increased inequality – and gave the false impression that this outcome was not only inevitable, but good. By Jonathan AldredIn most rich countries, inequality is rising, and has been rising for some time. Many people bel...
09:13 2019-06-06

Four in 10 Americans embrace socialism, Gallup poll says A new Gallup poll released Monday found that 43 percent of Americans think socialism would be a good thing for the United States, while 51 percent say it would be a bad thing....
17:26 2019-05-21

Why ‘Socialism’ Is Both a Governing Philosophy and an Offhand Insult Socialism as a governing philosophy, an offhand insult, or both, is stirring politics again. From the U.S to the U.K. to Brazil and beyond, the term is being newly embraced, debated or disparaged amid larger conversations about rising inequality, the proper role of government, how to make sure capit...
21:13 2019-06-11

Kellyanne Conway: Dem nominee will ‘have to defend socialism’ Counselor the president Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that while President Trump may tweet about Joe Biden as if he is sure to get the Democratic presidential nomination, she is not concerned at all about who Trump’s opponent is....
23:00 2019-08-11

Turns Out Socialism Polls Badly When You Tell People It'll Be Horrible Is socialism popular? Let’s turn to a fair, neutral observer to find out: the American Action Network, which is affiliated with the Congressional Leadership Fund, whose job it is to elect House Republicans....
21:13 2019-08-13

Conservatives must articulate a response to Medicare for All, or socialism wins Most healthcare proposals — including Medicare for All, Medicare at 50, a public insurance option, expanding Obamacare, and allowing the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices — share one thing in common: a more aggressive government role in healthcare. What are free market propone...
11:13 2019-07-02

Four in 10 Americans prefer socialism to capitalism, poll finds Axios poll reveals 55% of women aged 18-54 prefer socialismMajority of men would rather live in a capitalist countryForty percent of Americans would rather live in a socialist country than a capitalist one, with a majority of younger women having this preference, according to a new poll. Related: Oc...
18:13 2019-06-10

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strategists met here in Charleston, S.C., to offer their ...
21:13 2019-06-19

Melinda Gates: Capitalism needs work, but it beats socialism and the US is 'lucky' to have it Melinda Gates, in an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, says people living in developing countries "want to live in these types of capitalistic societies."...
15:26 2019-05-21

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy proposals to “socialism.” Will it work?...
06:26 2019-06-21

Meghan McCain: Pete Buttigieg's socialism comment was 'just ridiculous' During Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg claimed Republicans will try to paint they party's nominee as a radical socialist even if they have a moderate track record. This drew the ire of "The View" co-host Meghan McCain who called his comments absurd. ...
23:52 2019-07-31

Gaining Strength in Spain, Sánchez Emerges as Beacon for Socialism in Europe The prime minister has completed a remarkable comeback, consolidating a victory in national elections with a strong showing for the European Parliament....
19:52 2019-05-29

Salt Lake City offers glimpse of socialism Mormon-style Utah has one of the nation’s lowest rates of income inequality in part because of the Church of Latter-day Saints’ welfare system, but it also ranks dead last for economic equality for womenA few blocks from the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, a huge grain elevator rises 178 feet into the grey sky...
09:13 2019-07-02

Laura Ingraham: Dems live in 'alternate universe' of socialism and 'other people's money' Fox News' Laura Ingraham accused Democrats on Thursday night of living in an "alternate universe" constructed on socialism and "other people's money."...
09:13 2019-06-28

Candace Owens spars with Dr. Cornel West over the impact of socialism on African-Americans A lively debate ensued on "The Ingraham Angle" on Tuesday evening between conservative commentator Candace Owens and renowned Harvard philosopher Dr. Cornel West....
20:13 2019-06-12

Statehood push for DC, Puerto Rico part of Dems' 'full-bore socialism,' McConnell says House Democrats' attempts to grant statehood to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico amount to “full-bore socialism” -- which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he cannot abide....
11:39 2019-06-19

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
22:13 2019-06-29

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreign governments on a “case by case basis.” Cool!...
17:52 2019-06-14

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The justices’ action Monday keeps the high-profile case off the court’s election-year calendar and orders state judges to take a new look at...
17:13 2019-06-17

Bernie No..... With less than a week to go before the first Democratic primary debate, MA Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been steadily climbing in a number of both state and national polls, narrowly overtaking VT Sen. Bernie Sanders to assume the number two spot behind former Vice President Joe Biden (or in the case of...
17:52 2019-06-20

That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off Debt-settlement firms powered by the credit-reporting industry seek out struggling consumers to sell them plans that can leave them with high fees, damaged credit and a tax bill....
08:13 2019-08-10

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit? The end of Theresa May's premiership will usher in an even more turbulent phase of Britain's exit from the European Union as any new leader is likely to seek to strike a tougher divorce deal, and there could be an election within months....
19:39 2019-05-23

Ro Khanna, the Bernie Guy Who's Okay With Billionaires Ro Khanna, the second-term Democratic Congressman from Silicon Valley and a national co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, has the tricky job of appealing to both internet zillionaires and DSA members. We spoke to him about impeachment, class war, the Bernie vs. Warren primary, and more...
18:13 2019-05-24

Who’s Buying What Bernie’s Selling? On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders gave a prepared 45-minute speech about what democratic socialism means to him and why he believes it’s the best way forward for the American people....
07:26 2019-06-13

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the news to me over the phone. I was angry.Her face g...
07:26 2019-05-31

I would take a bullet for Putin, says Bernie Ecclestone Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he would stand in front of any gunman who tried to shoot Vladimir Putin because he is a "good guy" who had nothing to do with the novichok attack in Salisbury....
12:39 2019-07-09

Bernie Madoff asks Trump to reduce his sentence The world’s worst Ponzi schemer is hoping for a big break from President Trump. Bernie Madoff has filed a petition for commutation of the 150-year prison sentence he’s serving for his epic, $65 billion fraud. The clemency request is pending, according to the US Justice Department’s...
21:00 2019-07-24

Washington Post Dives to New Stupid Low to Attack Bernie It’s the first day of July, so summer is here and rent is due. You probably have to pay your student loans and credit cards, too. Feeling a bit light in the ol’ wallet? Well, don’t fear. Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler has an interesting way of looking at wealth and debt, which is that it...
21:13 2019-07-01

The Bernie-Warren Suicide Pact to Save America Those of you wise enough to read Splinter should understand that the two best candidates policy-wise in the Democratic primary are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. In order for their good policies to triumph, they must both be willing to sacrifice themselves for the cause if necessary. Sooner, r...
03:52 2019-07-09

Bernie and Warren Team Up to Own John Delaney Into the Ground It didn’t take long tonight for the more right-wing 2020 Democratic candidates on Tuesday’s debate stage to attack Bernie Sanders and Elizbeth Warren over Medicare for All....
21:26 2019-07-31

Billionaires Love Mayor Pete and Hate Bernie In case you were wondering how many uber-wealthy friends your presidential candidate of choice has, Forbes has a report out detailing donations to Democratic candidates from billionaires and people related to them. Turns out Pete Buttigieg has a lot of friends in high places....
20:13 2019-08-06

Bernie Madoff wants Trump to commute his prison sentence Bernie Madoff, the infamous mastermind behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history, is asking President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year prison sentence....
08:39 2019-07-25

Seeking Sister Wife's Bernie McGee Dead at 41 Bernie McGee has passed away at the age of 41. The Seeking Sister Wife star died over the weekend, his wife Paige McGee confirms to TLC. Paige shares with the network that Bernie was out......
23:39 2019-06-17

Bernie's campaign union strife is what he proposes for the whole country For many conservatives, the labor struggles of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders are greatly amusing. The senator has never seen a favor to Big Labor that he didn’t support, yet his presidential campaign staff complain to the press about their working conditions. He also neglects to pay them the mythica...
20:13 2019-07-31

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
00:52 2019-05-29

Biden echoes Obama to distinguish his healthcare plan from Bernie Former Vice President Joe Biden contrasted his healthcare plan to fellow presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and said people would be allowed to keep their private insurers, evoking a promise once made by President Barack Obama regarding Obamacare....
07:26 2019-07-19

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocket Man’ lyrics aren’t a David Bowie rip-off Bernie Taupin is the ultimate songwriting wingman, penning the words that Elton John would set to music for such golden-era gems as “Honky Cat,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.” But the 69-year-old lyricist would like to set the record straight about the inspiration...
09:26 2019-05-31

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid....
22:39 2019-06-18

Biden hits back at Bernie’s bashing over high-dollar fundraisers Hours before he headlines two campaign fundraising events in Boston on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back against criticism by some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination for holding “high dollar functions” hosted by “corporate lobbyists.”...
22:13 2019-06-05

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the economic ties between Washington and its closest neighb...
00:26 2019-06-10

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocketman’ is my platonic love story with Elton John Bernie Taupin is finally getting his close-up as Elton John’s longtime songwriting partner in the hit movie musical “Rocketman.” The 69-year-old lyricist, who is played by British actor Jamie Bell (“Fantastic Four”) in the film, knows that his fame has rocketed substantially because of all the new s...
20:00 2019-06-07

Warren declares 'I'm with Bernie' on healthcare as Democrats spar over whether to abolish private insurance Elizabeth Warren broke with most Democrats on the primary debate stage Wednesday night in saying that she did not want to keep private insurers in business. Instead, she said, she was "with Bernie" Sanders in backing a proposal known as "Medicare for all," which would enroll everyone in the U.S. in ...
22:00 2019-06-27

Lyricist Bernie Taupin on Rocketman‘s Depiction of His 50-Year Bond With Elton John For the past 50 years, Bernie Taupin has served as the primary translator of Elton John’s memories, moods and fantasies. John’s longtime lyricist and musical partner captured his peak sassiness on “The Bitch Is Back,” his drug-fueled nadir on “Too Low For Zero” an...
19:13 2019-05-31

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the environment. According to the New York Times, almost everything Trump said in the speech was a lie....
19:13 2019-07-09

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means that transcription can now be carried out on a smartphone or tablet. This has made speech-to-text applications increasingly valuable to users in a ...
02:26 2019-06-20

Elizabeth Warren Takes a Bite Out of the Bernie Bros With $19 Million Haul in Campaign Cash Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in campaign cash over the past three months, beating the take of similarly politically progressive rival Sen. Bernie Sanders during the same period....
03:52 2019-07-09

Elizabeth Warren leaves no doubt: She's 'with Bernie' on kicking 180 million people off of private insurance Elizabeth Warren, speaking in the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 cycle, declared "I'm with Bernie" on a plan to end private insurance for about 180 million Americans, and migrate all Americans to a single government-run plan....
22:00 2019-06-27

Former Yankees star Bernie Williams to perform music at Baseball Hall of Fame inductions Bernie Williams, the former Yankees star who was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2009, will perform during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.       ...
09:00 2019-06-19

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.” Our own Samer Kalaf once led a singalong of “Smoo...
01:39 2019-06-15

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
03:13 2019-06-19

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
00:00 2019-05-30

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
00:00 2019-05-30

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
18:39 2019-06-09

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
17:39 2019-05-21

Best text to speech software of 2019 The use of audio for commands has become popular for use with assistants such as Alexa and Siri, and audio is increasingly being used for search and other tools. It's also becoming much more common for audio to be used to convert text-to-speech for a number of reasons.The traditional one is for...
16:26 2019-06-19

PM's partner to give first public speech since entering No 10 Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds is expected to give a short speech on the environment this week - marking her first public comments since she entered Downing Street....
15:26 2019-08-17

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. They've......
05:00 2019-05-27

5 Top Quotes From Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, presenting the annual budget statement to parliament, said the government planned structural reforms to kickstart foreign and domestic investment....
11:52 2019-07-05

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
07:26 2019-05-29

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submitted to the administration, I came out in it,̶...
04:00 2019-06-05

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in the Holocaust....
16:13 2019-07-24

Japan’s new emperor remorseful in 1st war anniversary speech Emperor Naruhito has expressed deep remorse over Japan’s role in World War II in his first appearance at the annual ceremony marking the end of the hostilities...
08:13 2019-08-15

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Budget 2019: The Budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5 and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will start the speech by addressing it to the speaker of Lok Sabha....
10:39 2019-06-13

PM Modi's First Independence Day Speech Of Second Term Today When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the 73rd Independence Day on Thursday, he is likely to touch upon a host of topics ranging from the centre's decision to scrap Jammu and......
00:39 2019-08-15

Theresa May hits out at populists in farewell speech Outgoing PM takes aim at absolutism and bemoans ‘descent into rancour and tribal bitterness’Today’s political developments - live updatesTheresa May has criticised absolutism in politics in what appeared to be a coded swipe at populist politicians such as Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump...
20:00 2019-07-17

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at......
14:00 2019-07-04

Trump supporters set up camp ahead of speech Trump supporters traveling from near and far line the streets outside an Orlando arena camping out ahead of the President’s speech Tuesday. (June 17)        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
11:39 2019-06-18

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world Autocratic rule, increased media restrictions and use of mass surveillance affect almost half global population, researchers findNearly half the world’s people are living in countries where their freedom of speech and right to privacy are being eroded, researchers have found.“Strongman” regimes seek...
10:13 2019-08-08

The best free text to speech software 2019 In years gone by, text to speech software was rather expensive, but these days there are excellent text to speech tools available free of charge. We're here to help you find the very best tools that will make converting written documents to audio files as easy as possible.Text to speech softwar...
21:00 2019-06-18

The Latest: Excerpts from Trump’s D-Day speech released LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 8:55 a.m. President Donald Trump will tell those commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday that American and allied forces who stormed the beaches of Normandy “won back this ground for ...
10:52 2019-06-06

CFB notebook: Alabama RB Sanders out indefinitely Alabama freshman running back Trey Sanders suffered a significant foot injury in Thursday's practice and is expected to miss the entire season, according to AL.com....
16:13 2019-08-11

Sanders makes another big leap in his comeback Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is starting to look like the speedy, athletic receiver he was before getting hurt       ...
10:52 2019-07-25

Warren and Sanders building different coalitions When Sen. Bernie Sanders launched his first presidential campaign, he was going it alone -- the only candidate in a small 2016 contest offering a loud and clear contrast with Hillary Clinton, who had effectively cleared the field before the primary began....
20:52 2019-07-23

Booker Bodies Biden, Bernie Gets Cardi, and Kamala Gets Clapped: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 5 Before you read The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings for Week 5, we want you to close your eyes and use your imagination. It’s January 2023: Lil Nas X has just accepted a Grammy for his 32nd remix of “Old Town Road”; Facebook has just rolled out its new uncomfortably honest slogan, “Yea...
23:39 2019-08-02

NY Fed clarifies Williams speech that market took as signal of a rate cut Earlier, Williams delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association in which he said, "It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold."...
01:52 2019-07-19

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign secretary, the Daily Telegraph gave most of its front page to the man whose career it had done so much ...
23:26 2019-06-22

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
08:00 2019-05-31

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
20:13 2019-05-22

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recognizers.Read More...
22:00 2019-07-17

Biden apologizes for praising segregationists in defensive speech Joe Biden scrambled Saturday to save his swiftly sinking campaign, finally apologizing for recent remarks in which he had positive words for segregationist Dems. “Was I wrong a few weeks ago to somehow give the impression to people that I was praising those men?” he said of his controversial June 18...
03:39 2019-07-07

Man dumps water on tech CEO's head during speech A man pours water on the CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu while he makes a speech at a conference on Artificial Intelligence.       ...
17:13 2019-07-03

"My Speech Came From Heart": Mahua Moitra On Plagiarism Allegations Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress lawmaker whose comments in parliament on "seven signs of fascism" went viral last week, has hit out at allegations on social media that her debut speech was......
16:00 2019-07-03

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days....
13:13 2019-06-12

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world. The U.N. chief told diplomats at Tu...
23:52 2019-06-18

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-20

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
22:26 2019-06-06

Nixon’s secret speech if Apollo 11 mission had gone wrong President Richard Nixon, who delivered a message to Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins after the successful lunar landing, also asked his speechwriter to write a contingency speech should something go wrong....
00:39 2019-07-17

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
05:13 2019-05-31

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.        ...
01:26 2019-06-28

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The group, entitled “Jeunes pour la séparation entre Re...
17:52 2019-07-10

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no role in my achievements” and a teacher who was “regularly intoxicated during class.” Sardonic senior Nataly Buhr didn’t mince wo...
01:26 2019-06-14

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the dangers of inequality, unchecked technology and climate change....
18:26 2019-06-11

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
18:00 2019-07-09

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
00:01 2019-05-28

Donald Trump delivers July 4th speech – live US president hails ‘heroes who defend our country’ in controversial address marred by poor weatherWhite House ‘struggles to draw crowds’ to July 4th show 1.03am BST #SaluteToAmerica#July4th https://t.co/CMxvvow5um 12.56am BST The White House press office has just released the list of those “expected...
02:13 2019-07-05

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
02:52 2019-05-27

"Kashmir Move Will Help Its People": President In Independence Day Speech A week after issuing an order revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind today said that the decisionwill ensure......
00:39 2019-08-15

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
06:26 2019-05-31

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on the road. Brian Siegel, 23, had been ordered to take a new road test after Suffolk County officer James Garside pulled him over last year and asked, “Th...
06:39 2019-07-21

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
12:52 2019-05-22

YouTube removes far-right teen’s account over hate speech Google-owned YouTube has taken down the account of a teenage creator after she posted a video that seemed to call for violence against LGBT people. The video from Soph, a far-right YouTuber known for having posted anti-Muslim videos, is called “Pride and Prejudice.” The 12-minute video, ...
00:39 2019-08-07

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The standup comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
22:26 2019-06-05

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate...
20:00 2019-07-02

"Let Your Thoughts Be Heard": PM Invites Suggestions For August 15 Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited suggestions from people across the country for his Independence Day speech on the Narendra Modi or "NaMo" app....
13:13 2019-07-19

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
07:39 2019-07-11

"Must Hear": PM Modi On Ladakh Lawmaker's Speech On Article 370 A BJP lawmaker from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, trended on social media today for his speech in parliament on the debate on the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under......
17:52 2019-08-06

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. The Dallas Independent School District said in a statement Tuesday that the decisi...
16:52 2019-06-12

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform. Organizers of the “Win With Love Rally” say Trump’s announcement in Orlando on T...
10:13 2019-06-18

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
18:00 2019-07-02

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
12:00 2019-06-06

The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech On Tuesday President Donald Trump took a break from his summer vacation in New Jersey to deliver remarks on energy in Pennsylvania. The speech was billed as an official White House event, but the actual address was the stuff of a Trump campaign rally. Because, of course....
06:39 2019-08-15

Article 370 Didn't Allow Democracy In J&K: Amit Shah's Speech Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, had to go as it was the root of terrorism in the state and was the biggest hurdle to normalcy, Home Minister Amit Shah said today,......
19:00 2019-08-05

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A......
02:13 2019-06-06

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
19:01 2019-06-14

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on......
14:13 2019-07-03

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss issued a statement ...
12:01 2019-05-31

Sanders scores $18M in donations, but lags behind Buttigieg ​S​en. Bernie Sanders ​raised $18 million for his 2020 presidential bid in the second quarter, putting him behind Pete Buttigieg’s $24.8 million haul during the same period. ​Sanders’ campaign said Tuesday it had also transferred $6 million from other accounts​​. ​ His take roughly match...
21:52 2019-07-02

Don't bother replacing Sarah Sanders – there's no point As long as Trump occupies the Oval Office, the role of press secretary is a farce and a distractionThe imminent resignation of Sarah Sanders as Donald Trump’s press secretary marks yet another departure from a White House that treats chaos as its modus operandi. On the left, there is understandable ...
14:39 2019-06-16

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the most important issues in the 2020 election....
19:52 2019-07-18

Sources: Bama RB Sanders could miss season Alabama true freshman running back Trey Sanders suffered what team officials fear is a season-ending foot injury Thursday night in practice, sources confirmed to ESPN....
21:52 2019-08-10

Sanders, Warren fight with moderates over ‘Medicare for All’ DETROIT (AP) — The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desire to defeat President Dona...
19:52 2019-07-31

'Raw, sad, hilarious': how Rip Torn lit up TV with The Larry Sanders Show The Larry Sanders Show was the grand stage Rip Torn always deserved – and he held it together like a masterTo look back on Rip Torn’s filmography is to see a man accustomed to elevating material. He was a figure of unyielding gravitas in 1982’s The Beastmaster. He managed the near-impossible task of...
16:39 2019-07-10

Warren and Sanders: Two Liberals Aiming for the Same Target As Elizabeth Warren emerges from Bernie Sanders’s shadow, the two standard-bearers of the progressive base find themselves competing for voters, and donors....
19:52 2019-06-05

R.I.P. Rip Torn of The Larry Sanders Show and Dodgeball As reported by Deadline, actor Rip Torn—best known for his work on The Larry Sanders Show and his memorable appearances in films like Men In Black and Dodgeball—has died. A cause of death was not immediately available. Torn was 88....
08:39 2019-07-10

Sanders hits back at AOC after Ivanka Trump dig Sarah Sanders, the former White House press secretary, fired back at freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who called out Ivanka Trump for accompanying her father to the G-20 summit....
11:52 2019-07-01

Sanders losing the ‘Bern’ in New Hampshire: poll He’s Berning out. ​Sen. Bernie Sanders’ support in neighboring New Hampshire, where he trounced Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primary election, has fallen 6 percentage points since April, a survey found. The Vermont independent’s 10 percent level of support in the Granite State left ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
14:33 2019-05-21

As Trump plans July 4 speech, his challengers march to a different drummer U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden and two Democratic rivals marched on Thursday in the same 4th of July parade in Iowa, a small-town scene in sharp contrast with Republican President Donald Trump's plan to speak at Washington's Lincoln Memorial accompanied by battle tanks and military flyovers....
19:39 2019-07-04

Hell freezes over as Jim Acosta, Joe Scarborough praise Trump’s D-Day speech President Trump’s speech on Thursday to the brave Allied fighters who "stood in the fires of hell" on the 75th anniversary of D-Day shockingly drew acclaim from two of his biggest mainstream media critics: CNN’s Jim Acosta and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough....
17:00 2019-06-06

Trump energy speech in Pennsylvania sounded more like a campaign rally The president spoke for more than an hour, meandering between his prepared remarks and a campaign-style speech listing grievances and currying votes....
23:26 2019-08-13

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
17:13 2019-05-28

Airports In The 1700s? Historical Flub Lands In Trump Speech Airports? In the 1700s? A historical flub landed in President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" speech on Thursday marking the US Independence Day holiday....
18:39 2019-07-05

Kyrsten Sinema says John McCain's example is 'lighting the way' for her in first Senate speech Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the late Sen. John McCain's example is "lighting the way" for her in her first Senate floor speech since taking office in January....
13:00 2019-07-24

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
19:26 2019-08-16

Antifa tries to disrupt ‘Demand Free Speech’ event in DC, reports say Members of Antifa clashed with police Saturday after attempting to disrupt a “Demand Free Speech” rally on Saturday in Washington, D.C., according to reports....
09:00 2019-07-07

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
12:39 2019-06-05

Watch: Issa Rae was inspired by hip-hop for comedic award speech: 'I deserve this' "Insecure" star Issa Rae said on "The Tonight Show" she was inspired by her favorite hip-hop artists when she wrote her comedic acceptance speech for the Emerging Entrepreneur Award....
18:39 2019-08-01

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and generate more accurate transcriptions....
18:26 2019-07-23

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
13:00 2019-05-28

PM Modi To Deliver Sixth Straight Independence Day Speech Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from his government's landmark decision on Jammu......
00:39 2019-08-15

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroyer J.S. Kaga where he’ll be joined by Japanes...
03:26 2019-05-28

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington....
05:52 2019-07-06

Bryan Cranston Praises Journalists in Tony Awards Speech “The media is not the enemy of the people,” said Mr. Cranston, who won best leading actor in a play for his performance as a journalist in “Network.”...
17:39 2019-06-10

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
15:39 2019-05-21

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss was suspended Tuesday at a Wood Count...
10:52 2019-06-12

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV newsman Howard Beale in “Network,” he cracked a jo...
20:13 2019-06-10

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
02:00 2019-07-10

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice....
23:26 2019-06-06

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
22:52 2019-06-06

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program where some......
22:26 2019-05-23

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critique....
23:26 2019-07-11

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
23:26 2019-06-11

Valedictorian posts speech online after her moment is denied by school Administrators at a Florida high school scuttled its valedictorian’s graduation speech because she didn’t send it to them to review in advance — so she posted it online instead. Kriya Naidu, the top-ranked student at University High School in Orange County, posted her 3-minute speech Tue...
18:26 2019-05-31

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate who recognized the administrator’s speech from the 2013 Nickelodeon Teen Choice Awards, the Park...
18:26 2019-05-31

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
02:52 2019-07-12

Greenpeace activists target chancellor's speech in climate protest Protesters wearing sashes reading ‘climate emergency’ disrupt Philip Hammond’s Mansion House speech Dozens of Greenpeace activists interrupted the chancellor’s Mansion House speech on Thursday night as they sought to draw attention to the climate crisis.A group, most dressed all in red and wearing s...
23:39 2019-06-20

PM Praises Amit Shah's "Extensive And Insightful" Speech On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated home minister Amit Shah for his speech in parliament today over the government's unprecedented move on Jammu and Kashmir. Mr Shah had announced the move to......
19:00 2019-08-05

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, police officers and other supporters to advocate fo...
08:13 2019-06-12

Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame speech is getting perfect treatment COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — It will be just like old times: Mariano Rivera closing out the day. This time, however, he won’t have a baseball in his hand, but a speech to deliver, to somehow sum up a magnificent career that all great relievers will use as a measuring stick. In another highlight to his storie...
15:39 2019-07-21

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes as the Utah Republican and former 2012 presidentia...
19:52 2019-06-04

Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text Study funded by Facebook aims to improve communication with paralysed patients Doctors have turned the brain signals for speech into written sentences in a research project that aims to transform how patients with severe disabilities communicate in the future.The breakthrough is the first to demonst...
21:13 2019-07-31

Theresa May dings populism and ‘absolutism’ in last speech as prime minister U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized populists and those who engage in “absolutism” in her final speech as prime minister -- as she defended her own desire for “compromise” in politics....
23:52 2019-07-17

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
09:52 2019-05-31

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
03:13 2019-07-03

Trump ‘seems to derive joy’ from inciting hateful speech: Kamala Harris Harris cited Trump's 2017 ban on travellers from six largely Muslim countries and his degradation of immigrants entering the U.S. from the Southern border....
02:00 2019-08-10

Trump's Big Show On July 4: Patriotic Speech Or Campaign Rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to......
01:39 2019-06-20

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunter College graduates Wednesday at Madison Square Ga...
01:26 2019-05-30

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem....
18:26 2019-07-09

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
21:26 2019-07-02

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe drops F-bomb during speech on live TV US women’s soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe dropped the F-bomb on live TV on Wednesday after she and her squad were gifted the keys to the city. “New York City, you’re the motherf–king best!” the outspoken forward yelled into the mic on the steps of City Hall. The c...
19:52 2019-07-10

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
04:00 2019-06-22

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination....
17:13 2019-05-21

Joy Behar asks why Trump can't be charged with 'hate speech' after rally "The View" host Joy Behar took her anti-Trump talk to another level on Thursday, posing the possibility of the president being charged with hate speech in the wake of Wednesday's controversial rally....
01:39 2019-07-19

Tyler C.'s Fantasy Suite Speech Just Made Him a Bachelorette Frontrunner That's it. Show's over. Tyler C. has officially stolen the hearts of every Bachelorette viewer. On the highly-anticipated fantasy suite(s) episode, The Bachelorette is definitely......
07:00 2019-07-16

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas......
18:52 2019-07-09

Anonymous chat apps fuels both free speech and cyberbullying When the anonymous social media app YOLO was launched in May 2019, it topped the iTunes downloads chart after just one week, despite the lack of a major marketing campaign. Designed to be used with social network Snapchat, YOLO lets users invite people to send them anonymous messages. Its viral popu...
19:13 2019-07-21

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
06:26 2019-06-04

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
00:26 2019-05-23

Harris now trailing just Biden, Sanders after Dem debates: survey Sen. Kamala Harris’ breakout moment in last Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate when she confronted Joe Biden propelled her to third place behind the former vice president and Sen. Bernie Sanders, a poll released Sunday revealed. In the Morning Consult survey, taken after last Thur...
04:00 2019-07-01

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Barry Sanders Was The Coolest Football Player Who Ever Lived What would it take for a present-day football player to equal or surpass the sheer coolness of Barry Sanders, who turns 51 years old today? I’m not sure it’s even possible. Individual humans simply are not permitted to impose themselves on the sport’s structure in 2019 the way they were in 1992. And...
21:39 2019-07-16

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the latest to indicate a recovery by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
17:00 2019-05-22

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
09:13 2019-06-24

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who evolved into one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

Let's Remember Some of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Very Worst Moments Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that smokey-eyed liar extraordinaire, is finally leaving the Trump administration. What does her future hold? At this time, no one but Sarah and Satan know for sure. But one thing is certain: No matter where Sanders ends up, she’s left us with what feels like a lifetime of mo...
00:52 2019-06-14

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sanders....
23:13 2019-05-28

Sanders slams Biden, says he was ‘wrong big time’ on Iraq War In some of his most forceful criticism to date against 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has some “pretty significant” policy differences with the former vice president as he assailed his stances on trade, Wall Street regulation and more....
19:13 2019-07-16

Rip Torn, 'The Larry Sanders Show' star, dies at 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy Award-winning actor who starred in "Men in Black" and HBO's "The Larry Sanders Show," has died, according to his publicist Rick Miramontez. He was 88....
18:39 2019-07-10

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:13 2019-06-15

Oh God This Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor Thing Might Actually Happen When President Donald Trump announced that world-class bullshit artist Sarah Huckabee Sanders was leaving his administration, he said he hoped Sanders would fill her father’s terrible shoes as governor of Arkansas someday....
17:13 2019-06-19

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
07:39 2019-06-01

Here's why Sens. Schumer and Sanders are wrong on stock buybacks Two U.S. senators criticized $4 trillion in share buybacks from 2008 to 2017. It is important to understand this cash did not vaporize, nor did it benefit just a handful of people. Rather, it was used to positively impact the U.S. economy overall....
14:52 2019-05-21

Sanders, AOC, and Others Demand Workplace Safety Investigation of Amazon Following yesterday’s Prime Day strike at a fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, over a dozen progressive lawmakers—including Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ro Khanna—co-signed a letter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to req...
23:52 2019-07-16

The Trailer: Sanders wants to reshape the electorate. Here's how his campaign plans to try. In this edition: Why Bernie Sanders isn't sweating the Iowa polls, why Joe Sestak is running, and why the president probably didn't see "AOC" coming when no one else did....
11:00 2019-07-08

Trump attacks ‘Squad,’ Mueller, fires up young conservatives in speech President Trump fired up a gathering of young conservatives on Tuesday — lashing out at “the Squad” and Robert Mueller, and repeating charges that illegal immigrants voted multiple times in California and other states. The president singled out Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, calling her “vicious” a...
01:52 2019-07-24

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been initially cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October, a move aimed to averting increasing tensions with Beijing, a White House official said....
20:13 2019-06-21

What did we learn from Boris Johnson’s first speech as prime minister? Our panel responds The new PM will have to flesh out his broadbrush plans to ‘unite the country’ and deliver Brexit• Boris Johnson becomes prime minister – live updates Continue reading......
20:13 2019-07-24

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class. The address has since gone viral. ...
07:00 2019-06-13

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be a featured keynote at...
01:00 2019-05-31

Biden campaign trail speech to assail Trump's foreign policies Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden will seek to play to his strengths on Thursday with a speech that draws upon his experience in foreign affairs....
15:13 2019-07-11

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
19:13 2019-07-11

‘Deport Hate.’ Virginia Lawmaker Heckles Trump During Jamestown Speech (JAMESTOWN, Va.) — A heckler who interrupted a speech by President Donald Trump during Tuesday’s commemoration of 400 years of American democracy is a new Muslim lawmaker from Virginia angered by the president’s race-related rhetoric. Del. Ibraheem Samirah, a 27-year-old Democrat, ...
20:26 2019-07-31

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
20:52 2019-05-29

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
23:13 2019-07-08

Dwyane Wade surprised Stoneman Douglas students with graduation speech Dwyane Wade can still excite them. The recently retired Miami Heat start surprised graduating students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. speaking about his connection with the school after a 2018 shooting left 17 dead while receiving loud cheers from the crowd. “My life...
16:39 2019-06-03

Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
22:13 2019-07-11

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which she has been a patron since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
13:13 2019-06-13

Trump mocks Tlaib for ‘screaming’ at 2016 speech: ‘This is not a sane person’ President Trump on Tuesday, in his latest broadside against the so-called “Squad” of progressive lawmakers, called Michigan Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib a “crazed lunatic” after video resurfaced over the weekend showing her shouting as she was dragged out of a Trump speech in 2016....
19:26 2019-07-23

President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops ‘Took Over the Airports’ in His Fourth of July Speech President Trump made a bit of a historical blunder during his Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech Thursday when he said that the Continental Army “took over the airports” from the British during the American Revolutionary War in the 1770s. During his hour-long speech at...
14:39 2019-07-05

China’s influence on campus chills free speech in Australia, New Zealand Actions by the Communist Party and its supporters on college campuses are spurring concerns over the drawbacks of close economic ties with an assertive authoritarian state....
15:39 2019-08-09

2 Complaints Filed In Courts Accusing Akbaruddin Owaisi Of "Hate Speech" Two complaints were filed against AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi in courts in Hyderabad and Karimnagar, accusing him of making "hate" speech last month....
17:13 2019-08-02

Apple CEO Tim Cook took shots at other tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”       ...
00:52 2019-06-17

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental groups who have blasted his steps to slash green regulations and back out of global efforts to fight ...
19:39 2019-07-08

Trump extols U.S. military might in Fourth of July speech as jets fly over Washington The president’s supporters, including many with VIP tickets to the event, say Trump is simply celebrating America. Democrats accuse the White House of turning a taxpayer-funded, nonpolitical event into a reelection rally....
10:13 2019-07-05

New York Fed Says Williams Wasn't Sending Specific Policy Signal in Speech New York Fed President John Williams didn’t intend to suggest Thursday that the central bank might make a large interest rate cut this month, a spokesman said....
01:39 2019-07-19

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According to a government statement, those found guilty of di...
10:52 2019-06-06

Google’s Parrotron AI helps people with speech impediments talk freely Earlier this year, Google teased a neural network-powered algorithm that could do speech-to-speech translation in real-time. As impressive as that might be, the app was mostly inaccessible to people with speech impediments. This is why the company’s AI division has been working on new software speci...
19:26 2019-07-18

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s......
02:13 2019-06-06

Nirmala Sitharaman Draws From Kannada Philosopher To Urdu Poet In Speech Delivering her first budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman quoted from a 12th century Kannada social reformer and philosopher called Lord Basaveshwara...
12:26 2019-07-05

Nirmala Sitharaman Quotes Tamil Poem In Budget Speech, Thanks Taxpayers Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday quoted Tamil classic "Purananooru", and drew inspiration from it to assert that the NDA government was for judicious taxation ensuring that it does not hurt......
23:26 2019-07-05