Posts Tagged ‘magazines’

Orthodox Jewish magazines unsure whether they can publish Nikki Haley’s photo

JTA — Back when Nikki Haley served as US ambassador to the United Nations, someone close to her approached Mishpacha, a leading ultra-Orthodox weekly magazine, about arranging an interview with the potential future Republican presidential candidate. The interview would have been a get, the kind that most news magazines would feature with a cover portrait. […]

Should Nikki Haley’s photo be in the paper? Haredi magazines aren’t sure

Back when Nikki Haley served as ambassador to the United Nations, someone close to her approached Mishpacha, a leading haredi Orthodox weekly magazine, about arranging an interview with the potential future Republican presidential candidate. The interview would have been a get, the kind that most news magazines would feature with a cover portrait. And indeed, […]

Democrat Jon Ossoff: Ban Sale of Semi-Automatic Rifles, ‘High Cap’ Magazines

Senate candidate Jon Ossoff (D-GA) is campaigning on a ban on the sale of semi-automatic rifles and “high capacity” magazines. On his campaign website Ossoff says, “I support a ban on the sale of semi-automatic rifles (“assault weapons”) and high-capacity magazines to the general public.” A ban on semi-automatic rifles, which he referred to as “assault weapons,” […]

70 Years of Disinformation: CIA Funded Opinion Magazines in Europe

When an intelligence agency arranges to disseminated fake news it is called “disinformation” and it is a subset of what is referred to as covert action, basically secret operations run in a foreign country to influence opinion or to disrupt the functioning of a government or group that is considered to be hostile. During the […]

Venezuela Bans Magazines From Publishing Photos Of Women In Bikinis

While Venezuela’s embattled government struggles with the fallout from being declared officially in default by ISDA after delaying a principal payment on the Petroleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA, bond that matured Nov. 2, its Supreme Court has been busy robbing the country’s downtrodden public one of the few small pleasures still available […]

How the CIA Funded & Supported Literary Magazines Worldwide While Waging Cultural War Against Communism

Over the course of this tumultuous year, new CIA director Mike Pompeo has repeatedly indicated that he would move the Agency in a “more aggressive direction.” In response, at least one person took on the guise of former Chilean president Salvador Allende and joked, incredulously, “more aggressive”? In 1973, the reactionary forces of General […]

Bizarre behaviour: Cop attacks woman in parked car, drags her by hair and punches her

     Police officials in Oklahoma just acknowledged what eye-witnesses have said since Saturday morning: that a police officer attacked a woman inside of a parked car, brutally beating her. The Oklahoma City police say that now they are considering recommending charges against a Yukon police officer as a result of the assault. The police report, […]

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