Trump Advisor’s Book to be Sold with ‘Fiction’ Warning

Trump Advisor’s Book to be Sold with ‘Fiction’ Warning

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Peter Navarro, a trade advisor for the Trump administration, published Death by China in 2011, but now Navarro’s publishers are attaching an addendum to the book to warn readers it contains quotes from a made-up character. image via the new york times One of Navarro’s key sources used in Death by China has been outed as being fake. Navarro frequently cites a Harvard-trained economist named Ron Vara with a backstory that strangely parallels Navarro’s own life. You might also have noticed that “Ron Vara” is an anagram of “Navarro.” Well, turns out there is not Ron Vara and, in fact, Navarro frequently used the …

Venezuelan Delegate Reads Book While Trump Addresses U.N.

Venezuelan Delegate Reads Book While Trump Addresses U.N.

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At the United Nations General Assembly, a Venezuelan delegate silently protested against President Donald Trump when he derided the Venezuelan president as a “Cuban puppet” and a “dictator”—by burying her nose in a book.   Image Via Plataforma   Venezuela’s socialist president, Nicolás Maduro, did not attend Tuesday’s U.N. General Assembly. Instead he traveled to Russia to meet with ally President Vladimir Putin instead, but President Trump didn’t forget about him. After the 2018 Venezuelan presidential election, Nicolás Maduro was officially elected president, but Juan Guaidó declared the election illegitimate and declared himself acting President of Venezuela on January 23rd …

Inmate Freed With Kim Kardashian-West’s Help Scores Book Deal

Inmate Freed With Kim Kardashian-West’s Help Scores Book Deal

We know Kim Kardashian as a social media superstar—famous for being famous, a self-renewing resource of celebrity. She’s a bit like a real-life Barbie; it’s just that instead of going to medical school, launching herself into outer space, and tending to wounded animals (Barbie must have a fortune in student debt), Kardashian-West is a socialite, reality TV star, artist, entrepreneur, and cultural icon. We’d call her a wearer of many hats, except there just aren’t that many hats that Kardashian-West would deign to wear. Her latest look—advocate and contributor to prison reform—has the power to enact real social change. In …

New Bernie Sanders Book Release

New Bernie Sanders Book Release

Vermont senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes readers to the front lines of the fight against conservative POTUS Donald Trump‘s agenda in his new tell-all, Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance. Sanders’ earlier Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In became available shortly after Donald Trump’s election, documenting the sociopolitical implications of Sanders’ grassroots campaign in spite of his loss. This new release depicts what exactly happened after.   Image Via Abcnews.go.com   During his 2016 presidential campaign, Sanders made headlines for his political beliefs, including his support of universal healthcare and a $15.00 federal minimum wage. With incessant …