In the Spotlight

VIDEO: Arnold Schwarzenegger Compares Capitol Siege to Kristallnacht

In this video, Schwarzenegger compared the U.S. Capitol siege to Kristallnacht, a pogrom against Jews carried out by SA paramilitary forces and civilians throughout Nazi Germany on November 9-10, 1938.

Timeline: DC Capitol Riot - January 6, 2021

Timeline: How a Trump mob stormed the US Capitol, forcing Washington into lockdown.

World Headlines: Capitol Siege by MAGA Mob

January 6, 2021, should have been a day of peaceful transfer of power. Instead, white insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol, proudly displayed the confederate flag, and set up gallows on the Capitol grounds.

U.S. Senate Seats up for Reelection in 2022

It's 2022 vision time. The U.S. Senate elections will be held on November 8, 2022. Thirty-four of the 100 Senate seats are up for reelection.  As of now, there will be 20 Republican Senate seats on the line, while Democrats will only need to protect 14 seats. The time to start organizing is now.

Current Members of the U.S. House of Representatives

If we’ve learned anything from the 2020 elections, it’s that political complacency is no longer an option. And to effect change, there is no need to look any further than your own legislative backyards. 

The Marijuana Industry's Dirty Little Secret

Cannabis cultivation is a 24-hour business—the lights stay on, no matter what. While most businesses and residences power down at night, cannabis facilities remain active, putting pressure on energy grids, generating $6 billion in energy costs each year, and uses about 10x more power per square foot than a standard office building.

A Personal Account of Hawaii's False Missile Alert

The warning read, "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." The Hawaii false missile alert was issued via the Emergency Alert System and Commercial Mobile Alert System over television, radio, and cellphones and sparked panic across the islands for more than half an hour.

Countries North Korea Can Currently Hit With Their Missiles

Should North Korea ever have the capacity to launch a nuclear missile that could reach the U.S. mainland, Trump would have approximately ten minutes to react and make a decision to counterattack.

Middle East

Khalid al-Asaad Slaughtered by ISIS

Teri Schure

Saudi Arabia Continues to Turn Screws on U.S. Shale

James Stafford

World's 10 Biggest Energy Gluttons

Andrew Topf

More

Europe

"Polish Death Camps" Controversy

Marcin Malek

The Jedwabne Massacre of 1941: An Interview with Marcin Malek

Teri Schure

Is Russia Plotting to Bring Down OPEC?

Dalan McEndree

More

Asia-Pacific

Could Iran Emerge as the Middle East Superpower?

Doreen Horschig

Taiwan Seeks to Join Fight Against Global Warming

Ying-Yuan Lee, Minister of Environmental Protection Administration, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Taiwan's Participation in the WHO Annual Assembly Is Vital to Ensuring Global Health Security

Dr. Tzou-yien Lin, Minister of Health and Welfare, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Minigrids: The Next Energy Beacon

Sarraju Narasinga Rao

More

Americas

The Day Hell Came to School

Teri Schure

The Top 5 Places to Work in U.S. Oil and Gas

Irina Slav

Did Oil Kill the Dinosaurs?

Michael McDonald

Viewpoints: Is Tax Avoidance Destroying America?

Worldpress.org

Viewpoints: The Growing Water Crisis in America

Worldpress.org

More

Africa

Child Brides in Zimbabwe

Stephen Tsoroti

Food Insecurity and Climate Change in Egypt

Joshua Goldfond

Tunisia: Escaping the Great Mosque of Uqba

Angela Smith Kirkman

More