Girl from the Bronx? Ocasio-Cortez grew up in Westchester County and is riding a socialist wave

Girl from the Bronx? Ocasio-Cortez grew up in Westchester County and is riding a socialist wave

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2018 How solid are the working-class credentials of the socialist candidate who knocked off a longtime Democratic heavyweight in last week’s primary? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, was born in and currently lives in the Bronx, but her family moved to a wealhty suburb of New York City in Westchester County when […]

Trey Gowdy to Rosenstein on Russia probe: ‘‘Finish it the hell up!’

Trey Gowdy to Rosenstein on Russia probe: ‘‘Finish it the hell up!’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2018 The so-called Trump-Russia collusion investigation is ripping the country apart, Rep. Trey Gowdy told Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on June 29. Gowdy called on the DOJ official to “finish it the hell up!” “If you have any evidence of wrongdoing by any member of the Trump campaign, present […]

Report: Trump to demand Iran ‘exits all of Syria’

Report: Trump to demand Iran ‘exits all of Syria’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump will push for Iran to withdraw completely from Syria, a report said. Trump will place the demand during his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin set for July 16 in Helsinki, reported London-based newspaper Al-Hayat. The report further suggests that Trump’s premise is that […]

UN rights specialist in Seoul to explore N. Korea opening

UN rights specialist in Seoul to explore N. Korea opening

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2018 The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights will travel to South Korea next week in an effort to engage in talks on human rights in the North. Tomas Ojea Quintana, who will begin an eight-day visit on July 2, also called for the issue of human rights in North […]

Democrats joining Millennials’ embrace of socialism, Karl Marx

Democrats joining Millennials’ embrace of socialism, Karl Marx

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2018 In celebrating the 200th birthday of Karl Marx last month, Teen Vogue noted that “The communist scholar’s ideas are more prevalent than you might realize.” The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, in a poll of Millennials last year, found that most would prefer to live in a socialist or […]

Time of transition for U.S. forces in Korea awaiting Mattis visit

Time of transition for U.S. forces in Korea awaiting Mattis visit

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) is going through agonizing changes. Cancellation of joint U.S.-South Korean war games is not the only sign of the shifting U.S. military role. The USFK and the United Nations Command have just staged a colorful ceremony at Camp Humphreys, an expanding base that now […]

‘Rage is off the charts’: New poll finds 6 in 10 bracing for violence by Trump-haters

‘Rage is off the charts’: New poll finds 6 in 10 bracing for violence by Trump-haters

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2018 Six in 10 Americans are concerned about the threats of violence from anti-Trump advocates and nearly a third fear it will end in civil war, a new poll found. The survey from Rasmussen Reports found that 59 percent of all voters “are concerned that those opposed to President Trump’s […]

‘Face slap for America’: Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

‘Face slap for America’: Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2018 A dues-paying member of the Democratic Socialists of America pulled off a major upset in the Democratic primary in New York’s 14th District. This has started an anxious internal debate among Democrat circles, but it also raises fundamental questions about the party’s increasingly anti-American character and whether socialism […]

In North Korean souvenir shops, a shift from ‘anti-Americanism to boosting the economy’

In North Korean souvenir shops, a shift from ‘anti-Americanism to boosting the economy’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2018 Anti-American souvenirs are being pulled from store shelves in North Korea, according to Western companies that offer guided tours of the reclusive country. Stamps, postcards and other U.S.-bashing items, which have been perennial bestsellers, have been disappearing from shops from the DMZ to Pyongyang. “They’re always very popular, not […]