Stories from 14 February 2017
"...a small fraction of all the corruption there is in our rotten prison system."
"Leaving this song out doesn't make the party less fun and we manage to have a gathering where everyone can really enjoy themselves."
A news release from Japanese power utility TEPCO generated a number of headlines across Western media that were sorely missing context.
By refusing to pardon or highlight the accomplishments of Marcus Garvey during his tenure, President Obama missed the opportunity for "honest discussion about race and the erasure of black heroes."
"The slogan of rebuilding trust, unity and hope is just an empty promise. It is just a local version of the Chinese Communist Party’s 'harmonious society.'"