Calls to ‘abolish billionaires’ raise eyebrows, but they’ve been a long time coming

Alex Wong/Getty Images A New York Times editorial titled “Abolish Billionaires” introduced many readers to an increasingly strong rallying cry on the American left. Progressive politicians are calling for significantly increased taxes on the rich to counteract exceptionally high levels of wealth inequality in the US. While there may be eyebrow-raising rhetoric around these policies, […]

Righteous Gemstones: Danny McBride, John Goodman and Adam Devine Are Ready to Raise Hell — 2019 FIRST LOOK

Heaven help us, Danny McBride has found religion. The Eastbound & Down and Vice Principals vet returns to HBO in 2019 with the godly satire The Righteous Gemstones — and we have your first look at his fiendish new TV family. The half-hour comedy, created by and starring McBride, centers on the Gemstones, a world famous televangelist family that consists […]

What’s It Like to Raise a Family While Living in a Nice Hotel?

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Ajit Pai wants to raise rural broadband speeds from 10Mbps to 25Mbps

Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson / Flickr) The Federal Communications Commission is planning to raise the rural broadband standard from 10Mbps to 25Mbps in a move that would require faster Internet speeds in certain government-subsidized networks. The FCC’s Connect America Fund (CAF) distributes more than $ 1.5 billion a year to AT&T, CenturyLink, and other carriers […]

Muslims raise over $50k for victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The Muslim-American community has raised more than $ 50,000 for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left at least 11 people dead and six injured. The ‘Muslims Unite for Pittsburgh Synagogue’ campaign, hosted by the Muslim crowdfunding site LaunchGood, aimed to raise funds to support the shooting victims with funeral expenses and medical […]

Dems Raise Record Amount, Bagging a 96.6 Percent Chance of Retaking the House

Like a rolling thunder, the fundraising reports delivered a loud statement for Democratic House contenders: Sharice Davids in Kansas with $ 2.7 million, Lauren Underwood in Illinois had $ 1.9 million, Leslie Cockburn in Virginia with $ 2.4 million, and on and on. The wide campaign cash advantage means Democrats now have a 96.6 percent […]

It looks like the Chinese Navy has a new bomber, and its arsenal of anti-ship missiles could raise the stakes in contested seas

REUTERS/China Daily Satellite images from September 7 suggest that the Chinese Navy has acquired a new strategic bomber, increasing the amount of power China could bring to a potential conflict. The new planes, presumably Xian H-6J bombers, would presumably replace the older H-6G maritime striker bombers, as the new aircraft are thought to carry additional […]