Outside of politics directly, the media has also felt the squeeze. The city's leading pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, was raided earlier this year, and owner Jimmy Lai appeared in court again Thursday, facing new fraud charges. A producer for public broadcaster RTHK was arrested for her work examining the police, while this week more than two-dozen reporters quit in protest at cuts made by i-Cable, a private broadcaster with a reputation for investigative reportping. … [Read more...] about With arrests and a security law, who is left to fight for democracy in Hong Kong?
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Fast Facts about Trump's 2020 legal challenges A poll watcher told host Sean Hannity that he witnessed irregularities with USB drives at the counting center that contain data from precinct scanners and are accompanied by ballots from election judges in various precincts, then uploaded to computers in a central location for overall tabulation. So far, courts and state and local election officials have not found evidence of widespread voter fraud in sufficient numbers to overturn the results of the election. A poll watcher told host Sean Hannity that he witnessed irregularities with USB drives at the counting center that contain data from precinct scanners and are accompanied by ballots from election judges in various precincts, then uploaded to computers in a central location for overall tabulation. … [Read more...] about LIVE UPDATES: Pennsylvania poll watcher details claims of vote-counting irregularities
Sure. Trump, in describing his unproven allegations of fraud to Maria Bartiromo, said “the media doesn’t even want to cover it...The media doesn’t even want to talk about it.” In fact these allegations and lawsuits have gotten plenty of attention, but Trump doesn’t like the conclusions. Some online conservatives are even insisting that the press somehow prove a negative. … [Read more...] about Why Barr’s break with Trump could be a turning point
"I got my census the other day, and there were two choices for gender. There was male and female, and that erasure was so upsetting to me, the erasure of transgender and non-binary people," she said. "And when you don't collect information on a group of people, that means that you have every excuse in the world not to support them." … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift denounces 2020 census for excluding transgender, non-binary people