‘2020 class warfare?’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the left face off against billionaires in a fight to tax the rich

Caitlin Ochs/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have all recently proposed hiking taxes on the wealthiest Americans. The progressive tax proposals have incensed the right-wing and many of America’s billionaires, some of whom might run for president in 2020.  While the right-wing says the left is fueling a class-war, progressives […]

Bloomberg report reveals details about iOS 13, plus iPhones and iPads through 2020

Enlarge / From left to right: the iPhone 8, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Bloomberg reporters Mark Gurman and Debby Wu, who have a track record of accurately reporting major Apple product features before they are announced, published a new report today describing features in 2020’s […]

2020 presidential hopeful Kamala Harris defends her prosecutorial record: ‘I’ve been consistent my whole career’

REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Kamala Harris the junior US senator from California, is running for president — and she’s getting out ahead of any prickly questions about her prosecutorial past. Harris kicked off her campaign with a rally in Oakland over the weekend, and on Monday she appeared at a town hall in Iowa hosted by CNN. […]

Emmy Awards will kill off DVD screeners for good in 2020

Today’s dispatch from the bureau of “Wait, they were still doing that?” comes from the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the people behind the Emmy Awards has decided to phase out the distribution of screener DVDs from its nominations process. In its place, the service will adopt a new […]

Possible omen of NHL work stoppage as league, players' association abandon World Cup in 2020

The NHL and NHL Players' Association have given up on the possibility of staging the next World Cup of Hockey in September 2020 but will continue collective bargaining talks. In separate statements released Wednesday, the league and NHLPA announced that there's not enough time to put together a World Cup in roughly 20 months. The sides […]

The original Ghostbusters franchise is getting a new film in 2020

Enlarge / Who ya gonna call? Three of the four original Ghostbusters: Bill Murray, the late Harold Ramis, and Dan Ackroyd. (credit: Columbia Pictures) Fire up your proton packs, people, because there’s going to be another Ghostbusters movie from Sony Pictures, according to Entertainment Weekly. Jason Reitman (Juno, Thank You For Smoking) will direct the […]

Ford’s 2020 Explorer Hybrid adds range without losing storage capacity

While Ford already revealed its redesigned Explorer SUV, today at the Detroit Auto Show we’re learning more about the new Hybrid version. Ford claims that this year it’s introducing a whole slew of hybrid vehicles that combine performance and extended range via their efficiency, and this one is just the first. While we don’t have […]

Cruises: Major cruise lines announce new 2019 and 2020 holiday destinations

Cruise fans can already sort out their next holiday with a number of cruise lines announcing their newest routes. P&O and Royal Caribbean have revealed their 2019 sale for Britons wanting to travel next year for a bargain. Any travellers looking further ahead should check out Norwegian and Carnival who have already announced their 2020 […]