The first modern media star: Luther Harald Welzer, co-curator of the exhibition "From Luther to Twitter. Media and the Public Sphere," which opens at Berlin's Deutsches Historisches Museum on September 10, draws parallels between the current US president and Martin Luther, the initiator of the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century: They both recognized the power of an existing medium and transformed it into an influential political tool. … [Read more...] about What Donald Trump and Reformer Martin Luther have in common
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This includes programming that is critical of the idea that America is a land of opportunity, or “any other training or propaganda effort that teaches or suggests either (1) that the United States is an inherently racist or evil country or (2) that any race or ethnicity is inherently racist or evil.” … [Read more...] about Donald Trump latest news – ‘Doctored’ Biden photos and schools DEFUNDED for focus on slavery, President says – LIVE
'Looting leads to shooting, and that's why a man was shot and killed in Minneapolis on Wednesday night - or look at what just happened in Louisville with 7 people shot. I don't want this to happen, and that's what the expression put out last night means,' he explained. … [Read more...] about Billie Eilish calls out President Donald Trump with scathing reaction to his critical tweets about Minneapolis protests: ‘Are you dead f***ing serius????’
In 1913 Johnson was charged under the Mann Act with transporting a prostitute across state lines. Contemplating the all-white jury, the boxer told his lawyer: “Eleven of those men are for life conviction, and the other is for hanging before hearing the evidence.” … [Read more...] about Donald Trump ‘considering full pardon’ of Jack Johnson – thanks to Sylvester Stallone
But it isn’t so much the contents of Cohen’s book that irritate me – it is his rapid rehabilitation. Cohen was all over primetime TV on Friday, promoting his book and pontificating about how Trump is ready to start a war to stay in office. When he is not being a pundit, he is starring in pro-Biden ads; American Bridge, the group behind the ads won’t say if Cohen was paid for his appearance but it wouldn’t surprise me if he was. He also seems set to make a handsome sum from his memoir. There are laws against people profiting off their crimes, but these don’t appear to apply to Cohen – who began a three-year prison sentence last year after pleading guilty to campaign finance violations and lying to Congress, among other charges – because his crimes were nonviolent. Crime pays, kids! Give it a few months and Cohen will probably follow Sean Spicer’s footsteps and be on Dancing with the Stars or delivering lectures at Harvard. … [Read more...] about Michael Cohen is scathing about Donald Trump. So why did he spend years enabling him?