Monday, September 16, 2019

MixedTimes - Ben Kew

Donald Sutherland: Trump and Bolsonaro 'Ruining the World'

Donald Sutherland: Trump and Bolsonaro 'Ruining the World'

Actor Donald Sutherland has urged people in the United States and Brazil to vote their respective leaders, President Donald Trump, and Jair Bolsonaro, out of office over their environmental policies, accusing them of "ruining the world" for future generations.

Indonesia to Move Capital from Jakarta amid Fears of Overcrowding

Indonesia to Move Capital from Jakarta amid Fears of Overcrowding

Indonesian PresidentJoko Widodo announced long-awaited plansto relocate the country's capital from the overcrowded metropolis of Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province on Borneo island, local media reported Wednesday.

Chinese State Media Cites Taylor Swift in Attack on Donald Trump

Chinese State Media Cites Taylor Swift in Attack on Donald Trump

The Chinese state propaganda outletGlobal Timescited the words of pop superstar Taylor Swift in an attack on President Donald Trump on Monday after she accused him of "gaslighting" his opponents into questioning their own love for the country.

Alec Baldwin: Trump Wants to Kill America

Alec Baldwin: Trump Wants to Kill America

Actor Alec Baldwin has suggested that President Donald Trump has been trying to destroy America but that he has become "scared" after realizing he is unable to do so.

Judd Apatow: 'Truly Shameful' Pelosi 'Not Seeking to Impeach' Trump

Judd Apatow: 'Truly Shameful' Pelosi 'Not Seeking to Impeach' Trump

Hollywood director and comedian Judd Apatow launched a scathing attack on Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, declaring it "truly shameful" that she has not "aggressivelyseeking to impeach the President" for"racism" and "treason.

Jay-Z Under Fire for Signing Partnership with NFL: 'A Betrayal'

Jay-Z Under Fire for Signing Partnership with NFL: 'A Betrayal'

Rap mogul Jay-Z has come under fire from supporters over his decision to sign a "social justice partnership" with the NFL, with people accusing him of undermining ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's three-year-long campaign against racism and injustice.

Man Screaming 'Allahu Akbar' Goes on Sydney Stabbing Spree

Man Screaming 'Allahu Akbar' Goes on Sydney Stabbing Spree

A man screaming "Allahu Akbar" went on a stabbing spree in downtown Sydney on Tuesday, killing one woman and wounding another before the public restrained him, an incident that local police insist was not terror-related.

Taylor Swift Compares Herself to Hillary: We Were 'The Two Nasty Women'

Taylor Swift Compares Herself to Hillary: We Were 'The Two Nasty Women'

Pop superstar Taylor Swift said explained her decision not to endorse Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election, arguing that Donald Trump was successfully weaponizing the concept of "celebrity endorsements" and would portray the pair as "the two nasty women.

Rosanna Arquette: Donald Trump 'Incites Racist Violence'

Rosanna Arquette: Donald Trump 'Incites Racist Violence'

Actress Rosanna Arquette has declared that President Donald Trump "incites racist violence" in the aftermath of two separate mass shootings that have added fuel to the fire on debates surrounding racism, gun control, and mental health in America.

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's #2 Goes on Prison Hunger Strike

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's #2 Goes on Prison Hunger Strike

Venezuelan President Juan Guaidó's deputy, Edgar Zambrano, has been on a hunger strike for the past nine days following his incarceration in May by the Maduro regime, his party's general secretary revealed on Thursday.

Venezuela: Maduro Regime Arrests Juan Guaido's Bodyguards

Venezuela: Maduro Regime Arrests Juan Guaido's Bodyguards

Authorities in Venezuela arrested the bodyguards of opposition leader Juan Guaidó this weekend on charges of selling stolen weapons to former soldiers who were planning a military rebellion against the Maduro regime.

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