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McCaskill holds town hall in Cass County

The removal of Confederate statues, protests in Charlottesville, Va., and the release of Steve Bannon were among the most common topics Cass County attendees asked about during a town hall with U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill on Friday afternoon in Harrisonville. McCaskill was in Harrisonville as part of her latest public town hall tour across rural […]

Cambridge University Press accused of ‘selling its soul’ over Chinese censorship | World news

The world’s oldest publishing house, Cambridge University Press, has been accused of being an accomplice to the Communist party’s bid to whitewash Chinese history after it agreed to purge hundreds of politically-sensitive articles from its Chinese website at the behest of Beijing’s censors. The publisher confirmed on Friday that it had complied with a Chinese […]

Who does Daesh belong to? – İhsan Aktaş

Daesh was one of the central topics of the 2016 symposium “Terrorism Beyond Borders,” organized in Antalya, Turkey. While many foreign experts on terrorism presented the results of their studies, most of the research topics at the symposium were directed at the terrorist organization in question. Reflecting on the course of the symposium, the research […]

Sebastian Gorka’s PhD adviser: “I would not call him an expert in terrorism” | National politics

As a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, Sebastian Gorka is often the public face of the administration when it comes to one of the most critical items on the President’s agenda: Combating terrorism. Gorka, a British-accented tough-talker who until Friday served under now-fired White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, considers himself an expert on […]

Americans must stand united against hate: Mendoza

Mark Mendoza, Guest columnist Published 12:53 p.m. MT Aug. 18, 2017 Mark Mendoza(Photo: Courtesy photo) Politics and personal beliefs are topics I rarely, if ever, write about. I have always believed that part of citizenship in this amazing country is understanding and, indeed, celebrating opposing viewpoints. I voted in the most recent presidential election, as […]

How Podcasting Benefits Black Entrepreneurs

For budding businessmen and women in the entertainment market, developing a personal brand is just as important as possessing the creativity to bring said brand to the next level. However, it can prove to be difficult to carve a lane and stand out from others who are chasing similar dreams, especially in the digital age. […]

How do we tell stories about climate science that reach everyone?

Ask Dan Fagin what makes these dark days for science and environmental journalism, and he’ll rhyme off a list of problems commonly outlined by those who worry about media: shrinking ad revenue, more money for platforms like Google or Facebook than for reporting, and, yes, fake news. But the Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist perks up a […]