Following now President Donald Trump’s election, one of his most vocal critics decided to show the public a united government front by applauding Trump’s anti-Wall Street and pro-working families platform. Now, dozens of executive orders later, it’s the eve of Trump’s 100th day in office, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren is giving Trump’s presidency a big fat ‘F.” “He’s a man who ran for office promising he’s going to be there to help working ...
Following a weekend of disco ball-inspired frivolity at Coachella, Rihanna began a photoshop project that has since caused a bit of an online stir. The ANTI artist took to Instagram Sunday to share a series of photos of Queen Elizabeth II’s head superimposed on some of her most notable looks. Beginning Sunday with a shot of her all-green ensemble from the 2015 iHeart Radio Music Awards captioned — in the words of Kendrick Lamar — “be humble,” Rih has posted a stea...
The United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II, who is the oldest and longest-reining monarch, turns 91 today. There’s a lot to know about the Queen, who has lived just over nine decades. Below are seven key facts, in terms of milestones and numbers: Queen Elizabeth II officially became the longest-reigning living monarch last year She she snagged the title just after Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away in October. He was 88 years old, according to BBC. Queen Elizabeth II b...
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 91st birthday today, and Buckingham Palace have shared a special photo of her to mark the occasion. The Royal Family’s official Twitter account shared a black and white photo of the monarch at just one month old, being held by her mother Elizabeth, Duchess of York, at her christening – an impressive 91 years ago. The account also shared a speech made by the Queen on her 21st birthday, in 1947, in which she says: “I declare...
Queen Elizabeth is 91! Every year for the past 90 years, the Queen of England has celebrated her birthday on 21st April. Nigeria was once under British control, and The Queen visited Nigeria twice: 28 January–16 February 1956 and 3–6 December 2003. Here are some photos and videos from her visits. 1. This video of Queen Elizabeth’s first visit in 1956   2. Queen Elizabeth II Meeting Civil Officials Upon Arrival Image- Getty   3. The stamp that was printed in honour of her ...
Ghana had a historic visit by the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II in 1961 after the country attained independence. The man in charge at that time was Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.  Below are rare photos and video of the visit. 1. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   2. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   3. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   4. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   5. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   6. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum Photos   7. Photo: Ian Berry/Magnum P...
Two recent books call into question the seriousness that anyone should accord to the Green party and its leader, Elizabeth May. And they also underscore why conservatives have become disillusioned with environmental activists. Released last year, the book The Canadian Federal Election of 2015 (edited by Carleton University professors Jon H. Pammett and Christopher Dornan) devotes a chapter to the total flop that was the Green party’s campaign. The Greens set out with the lofty goals of winning...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s book tour has landed her on the late-night TV circuit. The Democratic lawmaker from Massachusetts, whose latest book This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class went on sale Tuesday, appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday and explained to the talk show host Democrats’ three-point approach to Donald Trump’s presidency. Fallon started his interview by asking Warren, a former Harvard professor, about the Democra...
With today’s publication of This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class, Sen. Elizabeth Warren continues her crusade against greed on behalf of working Americans. Her latest book chronicles the history of the middle class in the U.S., starting with the New Deal all the way through the Trump administration. Along the way, Warren weaves in stories about her life and the lives of those she has encountered along her journey to Washington as a Democratic senator from Mass...
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren did not completely eliminate the possibility of running for President in 2020, only noted that she is running for reelection as senator in 2018. Warren was asked on NBC’s Today show if the promotion for her new book, “This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class,” was merely a fa?ade for prepping a presidential run. “No, this is not what I’m doing,” said Warren, noting that this was her 11th bo...
The elephants at the Whipsnade Zoo outside of London got a special honor when Queen Elizabeth II paid a visit to the zoo on Tuesday morning. The queen was at the zoo to open the Center for Elephant Care, which will house the zoo’s nine Asian elephants, one of whom she befriended during the ceremony. The queen appeared to have a special connection with the elephants, especially a young one named Donna, who she fed bananas and played with during her time at the zoo. Her husband Prince Phil...
The embattled founder of blood testing startup Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, reportedly still owes her company some $25 million. That figure was disclosed in a document Theranos was passing around to dissuade investors from suing the company, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. In return for not suing the company, Holmes would reportedly give the investors part of her personal shares. According to the WSJ, the debt is the result of an agreement b...
The crate full of papers didn’t look like anything special when George and Libbie Merrow found it in their Connecticut attic. Inside, however, was a treasure trove of papers that had belonged to the suffragist Isabella Beecher Hooker in the 19th century. Now, in the collection of the University of Rochester, the letters — from other suffrage icons, including Susan B. Anthony — are a window into the day-to-day workings of the movement for the enfranchisement of women. Hooker &...
Elizabeth Arden has announced Reese Witherspoon as the beauty brand’s storyteller-in-chief. The role will see 41-year-old Witherspoon front the brand and play a part in helping the brand shape its future. “One of the first things that drew me to the brand was its rich heritage and history of supporting women.  As one of the first female entrepreneurs, Elizabeth Arden paved the way for women like me. It’s an honour to carry on her legacy and be part of such an iconic company that is commit...
Queen Elizabeth has said that her “thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy” are with those affected by Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London, BBC News reports. Four people, including the attacker, were killed and around 40 injured in the violence, which took place near the country’s Parliament. In a statement to Craig Mackey, the current leader of Britain’s Metropolitan Police Force, the Queen expressed her “thanks and admiration” to members of the pol...
In a flurry of tweets on Tuesday evening, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called for a delay of Judge Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation vote in light of the FBI investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Warren claimed Republicans are using the Supreme Court vote as way of distracting from the ongoing FBI probe, leading the Senate to "pretend there's no cloud over" President Donald Trump. On Monday, FBI Director James Comey told the House Intelligence Committ...
Left-wing anti-monarchy newspaper the Guardian has today published an 8,000-word essay about the death of Queen Elizabeth II, predicting that her life will end while the current prime minister, Theresa May, is in office. The piece, titled ‘Operation London Bridge: the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death’, claims that some of the British public is in denial about the demise of the 90-year-old monarch but that her officials are not. Neither is the Guardian. The essay...
Known for her many spars with President Donald Trump on social media ever since last year’s election campaign, Senator Elizabeth Warren has once again taken to Twitter, this time over a judge’s decision to temporarily block the White House’s revamped travel ban. “Turns out, an illegal Muslim ban by another name is still an illegal Muslim ban,” she tweeted hours after the judgment came. Reiterating many of the arguments against the travel restrictions imposed on peop...
In a world in which some people are willing to shell out up to $1,300 for tickets to see Hamilton on Broadway, it is perhaps unsurprising that interest in the real Alexander Hamilton is also high. Or at least that’s the hope of Seth Kaller, a historical document dealer who is currently offering a collection of original letters, documents and imprints penned by Alexander Hamilton, which Kaller says is valued at $2.7 million. The collection is now online and on display Thursday through Sun...
Senator Elizabeth Warren is not impressed with President Donald Trump’s Tweet honoring International Women’s Day. Early Wednesday morning, the President Tweeted: “I have tremendous respect for women and the many roles they serve that are vital to the fabric of our society and our economy. On International Women’s Day, join me in honoring the critical role of women here in America & around the world.” Warren later appeared on MSNBC’s Live with Stephanie Ruh...