João Gilberto, one of the primary creators of bossa nova, the intimate Brazilian music that became a major cultural export, has died. He was 88.
The recent crackdown on journalists in Nepal is bad enough, but now the authorities have gone one step further and jailed a comedian for posting a satirical critical review of a film on YouTube.
New research suggests how to get large numbers of people engaged in participating during a live performance like a concert — or a lecture — and channel that energy for a sustained time period.
Robot Trump includes audio function which makes fart sounds and says ‘no collusion’, ‘you are fake news’ and ‘witch-hunt’.
Thousands of elated demonstrators outside Parliament cheered and rejoiced as Taiwan became the first country in Asia to fully legalize same-sex marriage May 17.
New documentary sheds light on Western propaganda campaign against Syria.
This Australian TV documentary demonstrates that the rape charges in Sweden against Julian Assange are a total construct of ‘the US Government’, a conspiracy to ensnare Assange with the assistance of the Swedish government.
Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy.
To understand recent events in Venezuela, one must first know the story of its mercurial leader Hugo Chavez and how he captured the imagination and hopes of the Venezuelan people.
French police will be allowed to open fire if lives are threatened by Yellow Vest rioters this weekend, the military governor of Paris said today.
The U.S. has a powerful anti-terrorism law — but it’s only been used once against a far-right extremist since 9/11.
I returned to Douma on the March 9, 2019. I had previously visited a week after the alleged “chemical attack” in April 2018 and interviewed hospital staff who had already informed me that the White Helmet hospital scenes had been staged.
Leaked documents hacked by Anonymous from the Integrity Initiative, a shadowy propaganda outfit funded by the UK government, appear to show its connections to the March 2018 alleged poisoning attack in Salisbury and proposed actions against Russia.
A UK-backed covert influence network apparently planned to use its connections to ensure Hollywood and foreign-language films put out a pro-Western message and sought to influence awards like the Oscars and BAFTAs, leaked documents reveal.
It goes far beyond the Hollywood soundstages and government entertainment liaison offices.