Hong Kong, democracy and the theory of cognitive dissonance

Hong Kong, democracy and the theory of cognitive dissonance

JSpecial to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk [Editors’ Note: Cognitive dissonance is the mental discomfort (psychological stress) experienced by a person who holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values. When confronted with facts that contradict beliefs, ideals, and values, people will try to find a way to resolve the contradiction to reduce their discomfort. […]

Sandmann decision: An outrageous judicial win for false and malicious journalism

Sandmann decision: An outrageous judicial win for false and malicious journalism

Special to WorldTribune.com By Joe Schaeffer Where is the condemnation of a Jimmy Carter-appointed judge’s thin and extremely-flawed ruling on the Nicholas Sandmann defamation lawsuit filed against The Washington Post? It’s frankly stunning that a professed constitutional “right” for corporate and multi-billionaire-owned media outlets to pluck innocent private citizens from out of obscurity and hold […]

Question: Should Democrat mayors of America’s big cities seek President Trump’s guidance?

Question: Should Democrat mayors of America’s big cities seek President Trump’s guidance?

WorldTribune, July 31, 2019 This month, we introduce ‘Question of the Day’. Send your responses here [world@worldtribune.com] or comment on Facebook, and we’ll publish the best. Question of the Day, July 31, 2019: Today WorldTribune is reporting that Baltimore has a higher murder rate than each of three Central American countries from which migrants are […]

Paris when it sizzles

Paris when it sizzles

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — A Summer heatwave has enveloped the French capital in a blanket of dry heat. Following a Winter and Spring of churning discontent from the Yellow Vests, Gilet Jaunes, anti-government demonstrations, the current vacation season should have come as a welcome respite to the protest weary French.  […]

Mueller under the lights: ‘Disaster’

Mueller under the lights: ‘Disaster’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto The much-anticipated congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller was shocking: he was a mumbling, stumbling, bumbling incompetent dotard. More astonishing still: he did not know the contents of the report he presented on Russian interference in the 2016 election; he does not appear to be its author. […]

USA Today teams with Soros-funded NGO to target counterterrorism

USA Today teams with Soros-funded NGO to target counterterrorism

FPI / July 29, 2019 By Christopher W Holton, Center for Security Policy Last week USA Today and the Soros-funded Center for Public Integrity published an article attacking state-level efforts to combat terrorism and protect individual fundamental constitutional rights. I am personally very proud to have worked on such efforts to protect individual fundamental constitutional […]

South Korea’s president seeks to align his country with North Korea and against Japan

South Korea’s president seeks to align his country with North Korea and against Japan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk SEOUL — Anti-Japanese sentiment in South Korea is approaching the level of mass hysteria. President Moon Jae-In sees it as a unifying force that will draw Korea’s disparate political forces in common cause. How can rightists go on waving those Korean and American flags, calling for a hard line […]

Question: How much do Americans know about the work of the Obama Foundation?

Question: How much do Americans know about the work of the Obama Foundation?

WorldTribune, July 25, 2019 This month, we introduce ‘Question of the Day’. Send your responses here [world@worldtribune.com] or comment on Facebook, and we’ll publish the best. Question of the Day, July 25, 2019: WorldTribune has introduced a new feature, Corporate Watch, that examines how activists in companies boardrooms impact the culture and public policy. How […]

Question: Will rising authoritarian forces destroy basic freedoms in the West?

Question: Will rising authoritarian forces destroy basic freedoms in the West?

WorldTribune, July 23, 2019 This month, we introduce ‘Question of the Day’. Send your responses here [world@worldtribune.com] or comment on Facebook, and we’ll publish the best. Question of the Day, July 23, 2019: Authoritarian governments precipitated the second world war. Now such regimes in China, Russia and Iran are teaming up erase U.S. global influence. […]