The Swamp has assembled the best and worst of all things politics: political heroes, zeros, and instances of corruption from way back when 'til today.
10. Delaware Mansion Nicknamed "Middle Class Joe" Biden has often called himself the poorest member of Congress, however he owns quite the real estate portfolio as this list is about to show.
While rioters were still in the Capitol building on January 6th, seeking to stop the results of an election process they disliked, people were rushing to proclaim “This is not who we are!” Well, sorry, but I think it might be exactly who we are--it’s just the latest example in the Trump era of saying the quiet part loud. This part of Trump’s appeal, he says the things he’s not supposed to--not because he’s a truth teller but because he’s shameless. He made the conservative movement realize that they didn’t have to pretend to love their fellow citizens, they could be shameless too. When those Trump supporters disliked losing, they weren’t going to be quiet about it out of respect for democratic norms, they made sure the whole world heard their displeasure.
Fake news is always a big problem in almost every country but there is media to curb this. But think of the situation where media is the one who is promoting and spreading fake news for sake of TRP (Television Rating Point). And recently we witnessed it. So I would say Almost all news channels in India have been sold by the ruling parties. Media is considered as voice of voiceless people but think when they are shutting these voices. Then it would certainly result in killing of the democracy of that country.
11. The Deep Underground Command Center. Located in the heart of Washington D.C the Deep Underground Command Center sits over 3000- 4000 feet below the surface of the earth.
If there’s anything that’s more evident amongst my friend groups and acquaintances alike it’s that we are all eager, thirsty and ready to start building wealth in one way or another. We all have the knowledge, the education, the support systems, and resources to do so right? Well… while building wealth involves learning how compound interests and loans work there’s also another element and that is the racial wealth gap. A gap that’s only growing larger in size each year.
The coronavirus pandemic is hitting virtually everyone. There are almost no places on the face of the earth where there are no cases, and if there are, it is probably by deliberate omission of governments as is the case in North Korea and Venezuela.
Throughout history kings, queens, emperors and other rulers are seldom remembered in a positive light. They did tough jobs in often unforgiving and violent eras and had to get their hands dirty now and then.
So it was that in the year of our Lord Two thousand and twenty that the world was hit by a great fiendish plague of untold magnitude that spread to all corners of the world bringing disease, dis-ease, malaise, pain, sorrow, and confusion. Like a great whirlwind, it swept through the world - upending countries, governments, communities, education, and life, leaving death, tears, and confusion in its wake.
A couple weeks ago, I published an article recommending my favorite wellness podcasts. Since then, it has come to my attention that the woman behind one of the podcasts, Jen Gotch, curated a culture of racism at her company ban.do. In an effort to provide folks, especially white folks, an alternative that is rooted in dismantling white supremacy and supportive of the Black Lives Matter movement, I am offering an updated set of recommendations centered on anti-racism work.
Like so many across the nation, I have been lost this week. Lost in hurt and anger and confusion for so many of my friends. I must begin by acknowledging my privilege. I am a white woman of middle-class. I have never been pulled over with the fear, This is how I die.
* 100% of the earnings (generated by reads and tips) from this article will be donated to Black Visions Collective. The protests against racist police violence in the U.S. has acquired global attention, and the internet has been flooded with support and hashtags. But posting a black square is not what is going to bring centuries of systematic racism to its knees. To say that racism is bad is simply not enough - it is our duty as white people to truly educate ourselves on these matters that our ancestors created and that we benefit from every single day, while black people suffer.
10. Republican Palace Located in the heart of Baghdad, Iraq, this palace was constructed on the orders of King Faisal II and was the preferred place for Saddam to meet visiting heads of state.