Pelosi started this project in 2019 and wanted to document a year in the life of America before the 2020 Presidential Election. While she knew she would capture emotional and gripping scenes, Pelosi never could’ve imaged what has transpired the past year in this country. … [Read more...] about Alexandra Pelosi On Showtime Documentary ‘American Selfie: One Nation Shoots Itself’: ‘Social Media Is Destroying Our Democracy’
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Pottinger, the deputy national security adviser and former Asia director at the National Security Council, is leading that campaign. Officials close to Pottinger say he has, perhaps more than any other official operating in the national security apparatus, contributed to the implementation of something approaching a comprehensive China policy that seeks to hold Beijing accountable for its cultural genocide in Xianjing, its wide-scale theft of intellectual property, and its clampdown on protests in Hong Kong—even as Trump himself appears uninterested in going after President Xi Jinping for such abuses. … [Read more...] about White House Staffers Pissed at a Top National Security Aide—for Wearing a Mask in Front of Trump
“This is a KGB officer’s most wildest dream coming true almost on a daily basis,” he said. “And so I think it's a big threat. Who knows what proportion of our current public divisions are sown by Russian influence and bots or are just part of our current division. I don't know the answer to that question. But they’re certainly right now exploiting it.” … [Read more...] about COVID-19 sparks national security concerns with top brass in quarantine
"O'Brien has zeroed in on what I consider to be the overarching national security threat: the Chinese Communist Party," said John Lenczowski, former Director of European and Soviet Affairs in President Ronald Reagan's National Security Council. "O'Brien's comment that successive administrations' failure to discern the strategic intentions attending the rise of China was the biggest foreign policy failure since the 1930s is dramatically true -- and it was courageous of him to say it." Lenczowski, now president of Washington, D.C.'s Institute of World Politics added: "China is the 'main thing' -- and O'Brien understands this. Thank God!" … [Read more...] about Deroy Murdock: Trump National Security Adviser O’Brien has helped him score a year of international triumphs
“People are in a state of grief, whether it’s a loss of someone you know, or loss of life as we have known it before,” said Belinda Hernandez Arriaga, a social worker and founder of ALAS (Ayudando Latinos A Soñar), which supports farmworker and low-income Peninsula families. “You’re grieving the loss of being able to be with loved ones, to have events, to have celebrations. It’s this unified feeling of loss. We might not even know what we’re grieving, but it’s important to acknowledge it.” … [Read more...] about It’s been six months since the Bay Area sheltered in place: What have we learned?