Forbes lists 12 trends that mark end of colleges as we know them

Forbes lists 12 trends that mark end of colleges as we know them

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2019 A recent Gallup poll found that less than half of Americans have confidence in higher education. Scores of students and their parents are “frustrated with increasing costs and underemployed grads living in their parent’s basement,” author Tom Vander Ark, the CEO of Getting Smart, wrote in a June 17 […]

Global terrorism: How chaos in overlooked African Sahel could impact West

Global terrorism: How chaos in overlooked African Sahel could impact West

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Subsaharan Africa’s vast but impoverished Sahel region has been largely overlooked amidst the turmoil of Mid-East conflicts and East Asian regional instability. Yet this arid swath of five countries comprising what’s known as the Sahel, remains wracked by poverty, hunger, weak governance, and environmental degradation, […]

Trump: Starting next week, ICE will begin removing millions of illegals

Trump: Starting next week, ICE will begin removing millions of illegals

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is set to begin removing millions of immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally, President Donald Trump said on June 17. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States. […]

Report: Socialist Maduro selling off Venezuelan gold reserves in Africa

Report: Socialist Maduro selling off Venezuelan gold reserves in Africa

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 Socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro has reportedly been able to retain power amid Venezuela’s economic and humanitarian disaster and popular opposition in part by selling off the nation’s gold reserves via a secretive operation in Uganda. In March, at least 7.4 tons of gold with a market value over $300 […]

Hanson: California has emerged as America’s ‘first third world state’

Hanson: California has emerged as America’s ‘first third world state’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 High taxes, poor schools, a super-rich class, and a significant percentage of citizens below the poverty line. These are the “symptoms” we “associate with failed states,” historian Victor Davis Hanson said. California currently has all of these “symptoms” and thus has become America’s first “third world state,” Hanson said […]

FEC commissioner who hit Trump comments is Democrat, Perkins Coie law firm alumnus

FEC commissioner who hit Trump comments is Democrat, Perkins Coie law firm alumnus

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 Following President Donald Trump’s comments that he might listen if approached with opposition information offered by a foreign national in 2020, the head of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) said that foreign assistance is illegal in U.S. elections. “Let me make something 100% clear to the American public and […]

High Court sides with Christian bakers who refused to make cake for same-sex couple

High Court sides with Christian bakers who refused to make cake for same-sex couple

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2019 The Supreme Court on June 17 lifted a lower court’s order which punished a Christian bakery for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Aaron and Melissa Klein were ordered by an Oregon court to pay a $135,000 fine and cease discriminating on the basis of […]

Apology not accepted: 2 million protesters back in Hong Kong streets

Apology not accepted: 2 million protesters back in Hong Kong streets

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2019 Some 2 million protesters poured onto the streets of Hong Kong on June 16 to demand the withdrawal of bill that would allow people in Hong Kong to be extradited to China and the resignation of the city’s chief executive who strongly backed the bill. In a loss of […]

Levin: Bernie’s ’21st Century Bill of Rights’ plagiarized Stalin’s 1936 Soviet Constitution

Levin: Bernie’s ’21st Century Bill of Rights’ plagiarized Stalin’s 1936 Soviet Constitution

FPI / June 16, 2019 In a campaign speech on June 12, 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders introduced what he calls his “21st Century Economic Bill of Rights”. Sanders defined six “rights” that the senator says all Americans are entitled to: The right to a decent job that pays a living wage; The right to […]

‘Nuclear blackmail’: Iran threatens breach of enriched uranium cap

‘Nuclear blackmail’: Iran threatens breach of enriched uranium cap

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2019 Iran’s vow to exceed the cap on its stockpiles of enriched uranium before the end of this month amounts to “nuclear blackmail,” the White House said. White House National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis on June 17 called on the international community to step up pressure on Iran after […]