Latin America ‘does not want a new cold war’ and needs a new world order

The world wants to see an end to the conflict in Ukraine. The NATO countries, however, want to prolong the conflict by increasing arms shipments to Ukraine and by declaring that they want to “weaken Russia.” The United States had already allocated $13.6 billion to arm Ukraine. Biden has just requested $33 billion more. By […]

Anti-CRT Conservative PACs Dominate Texas School Board Elections

Candidates backed by conservative political action committees swept Texas school board elections held on Saturday, as last year’s nationwide pushback against critical race theory materializes into on-the-ground victories. Among the big winners was the 1776 Project PAC, a group that defines itself as forwarding those who “want to reform our public education system by promoting […]

Eighteen-Member Press Coalition Sues to See Sealed Docs in Meadows Lawsuit

A group of 18 news organizations is suing to unseal court filings in Mark Meadows’ lawsuit against the House Jan. 6 Select Committee and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. The court filing Monday by the outlets wants sealed documents to be released publicly, including a May 2 court order. ”These filings (together, the ‘Sealed Records’) are […]

OAN Finally Admits ‘No Widespread Voter Fraud’ After Settling Defamation Suit

The right-wing cable network One America News Network on Monday ran a pre-recorded 30-second segment acknowledging that there was “no widespread voter fraud” by Georgia election workers in the 2020 presidential election. The segment appears to be part of a recent settlement relating to a defamation lawsuit brought against the network by two such workers. […]

Brazilian farmer’s 47-foot, 8.82-inch papaya tree breaks world record

May 9 (UPI) — A Brazilian farmer earned a Guinness World Record when a papaya tree on his property was officially measured at 47 feet and 8.83 inches tall, making it the tallest in the world. Tarcisio Foltz said he noticed in early 2021 that a papaya tree on his property in Nova Aurora was […]

Survey: Consumer expectations on inflation moderated in April

May 9 (UPI) — U.S. consumers’ expectations about how quickly inflation will rise in the next 12 months have moderated but their longer-term sentiment has worsened, a Federal Reserve survey showed Monday. Consumers’ median one-year inflation expectations fell to 6.3% in April, down from the 6.6% recorded in March’s Survey of Consumer Expectations compiled by […]