Cristina Maza

Two Members of Pussy Riot Went Missing in Russia, Are Now Safe

Two members of Pussy Riot, the all-female Russian punk rock band from Moscow known for their provocative protest lyrics and colorful balaclavas, disappeared on Tuesday while traveling from the Crimean peninsula to Moscow. Olga Borisova and Sasha Sofeyev were meant to fly from Simferopol on the Crimean peninsula to Moscow Monday evening, according to local media…

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Sean Hannity Helped Convince Trump to Release the Nunes Memo

President Donald Trump has engaged in regular phone calls this week with Fox News host Sean Hannity about a controversial GOP memo that is said to malign the FBI, according to reports. Hannity later issued a strong denial of the story, published by the Daily Beast Thursday. The memo was drafted by the staff of House…

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Trump Didn't Invite a Single Jewish Democratic Congressperson to the White House Hanukkah Party

President Donald Trump failed to invite Jewish Congressional Democrats to the White House’s annual Hanukkah party on Thursday night, demonstrating that Washington partisanship can poison even the most benign religious holidays. The decision shocked some Jewish Democrats, who observed that previous presidents had invited members of the opposing party to religious holiday parties. “Why would you…

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Steve Bannon Is Forging an Unholy Alliance with American Zionists

Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon is urging American Jews to join his war against the Republican establishment — and he's bringing along a host of white supremacists and alt-right conspiracy theorists with him. "We're leading an insurgency movement against the Republican establishment," Bannon told the crowd at the Zionist Organization of America's annual gala…

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Backed By U.S. Anti-Drug Funds, the Mexican Military is Raping and Killing and Getting Away With It

Mexican Military Is Raping And Torturing Civilians

Mexico's army is raping and torturing civilians in a brutal war on drugs, a new report revealed this week. ... unpunished, and the report details a culture of impunity and a complete lack of transparency as the Mexican military wages its war on drugs. “Violence has increased in the country while human rights violations ...

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