Steve June 25, 2020

Rivian has released an awesome video of them testing their R1T electric pickup in the desert to show the impressive capacity of the vehicle. Ever since coming out of stealth mode with their electric vehicles, Rivian made it clear that they are targeting people who get the most out of their trucks — people who […]

Steve June 25, 2020

Damon Motorcycles is riding a surge in pre-sales for its upcoming electric motorcycles and is now announcing new markets and new features, including Vehicle-To-Home (V2H) backup capability. Sales of electric two-wheelers have skyrocketed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. While electric bicycles reaped early benefits from the shift towards personal electric transportation, electric motorcycles […]

Steve June 25, 2020

Gianna Floyd, the 6-year-old daughter of George Floyd, sat on the shoulders of her father’s close friend earlier this month and declared: “Daddy changed the world!”   Gianna was right.  Thursday marks one month since Floyd, a Black man and 46-year-old father of five, was killed when Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for […]

Steve June 25, 2020

A group with content seemingly designed to anger right-wing readers attracted attention from actual government officials — before finally being suspended from Twitter and vanishing from Facebook in June 2020. The group, “Left Behind USA,” was using Facebook to promote what it called a “peaceful flag burning” on July 4 2020: We’ll be travelling to […]

Steve June 25, 2020

When the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas announced it had seized another advertising website used by sex workers, QAnon followers loaded its Twitter feed down with patriotic congratulations and a predictable helping of conspiracy theories. (As one read: “Has anyone else been noticing all of the Human traffickers and Pedos getting […]

Steve June 25, 2020

Last August, Washington Post columnist Theresa Vargas wrote about a third-party poll on public perception of the name and mascot of the Washington NFL team. I won’t print it here because it’s a slur. Despite the fact that the company that conducted the poll did not provide methodology and—like the paper’s own 2016 poll on […]

Steve June 25, 2020

It is a remarkable thing that in our sharply divided political environment, John Bolton has emerged as a rare unifying figure: Almost no one approves of him. Bolton’s saga and that of his book, The Room Where It Happened, has now churned through several news cycles. The notoriously hawkish Bolton served as Trump’s national security […]

Steve June 25, 2020

MUMBAI/ISLAMABAD – Unilever (ULVR.L) will drop the word “fair” from its “Fair & Lovely” skin lightening products, it said on Thursday, in the latest makeover of a brand in response to a global backlash against racial prejudice. Skin lightening cosmetics have a huge market in South Asia, but their promotion is being questioned, especially in […]

Steve June 25, 2020

More than a million Americans who had died received COVID-19 stimulus payments totaling $1.4 billion, a government watchdog said in a report to Congress released Thursday. The finding is part of a sweeping review of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic by the Government Accountability Office, an independent nonpartisan congressional agency. The report […]

Steve June 25, 2020

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday gave a victory to the Trump administration on the president’s signature issue of immigration, ruling that some people seeking asylum in the U.S. can be deported without additional court hearings. In a 7-2 vote, the court said people who fail to make a valid case for asylum in […]

Steve June 25, 2020

Carly Fiorina (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images) “We need humility and empathy everywhere in public life right now, and I think character counts” Matthew Chapman June 25, 2020 4:09PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Raw Story Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina told The Ticket that she plans to vote for Joe […]

Steve June 25, 2020

Where won’t they put a TV these days? We’ve even seen one creeping behind semi-transparent mirror film in the ladies’ room of a sports bar, though that one didn’t last long. Up until that moment, we had never wished so hard for a TV-B-Gone, especially one as small and powerful as this DIY version by […]