post 01 January 2001
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Fracking for oil in North Dakotas boomtown

Williston, North Dakota, is attracting thousands of workers keen to make their millions from fracking. But as the economy is on the up, the town has been hit by a rise in crime, drug-use and rape.


video 16 September 2016 World, United States

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Students to be 'excluded' if they don't stand for US anthem

A US high school principal says students will be excluded if they don't stand for the US national anthem. The students are supporting a quarterback who remained seated to protest police brutality.

article 14 June 2016 World, United States
Omar Mateen 'should have been killed before he killed'

The father of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen tells Channel 4 News it would have been better if he had been shot dead before he went on his killing rampage at a gay nightclub.

post 04 May 2016
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Donald Trump: prepare for a nasty and bruising contest

Now the Republican Party must live with the candidate it never imagined would be the Presidential nominee.

post 23 March 2016
Read more from Jon on Snowblog Saudi mosque, exports, oil and the West

The Great Mosque of Brussels is said to remain a centre of Saudi-funded Wahhabi preaching and Salafism.

article 01 March 2016 World, Sudan
Osama bin Laden left $29m for global jihad

Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden left $29m in his will, with instructions that most of this should be used to wage jihad.

post 09 February 2016
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog 'I can't thank you enough, Mr Trump'

If Donald Trump wins the New Hampshire primary, layers of smugness will settle around him like a protective carapace.

article 25 January 2016 United States
Jordan Jarrett-Bryan by Time for black people to build their own Hollywood

Hollywood's black community need to put up or shut up. They're some of the richest in the world, so if they're really passionate about diversity, they should be building their own Hollywood.

post 21 January 2016
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog No quick fix in US town where water supply is contaminated with lead

The pipes that deliver water in Flint, Michigan, are now so corroded by water from the local river, they turn clean water toxic. There's no magic that can undo the lead exposure that's already occurre

article 23 December 2015 World, United States
MP demands answers over Muslim family denied entry to USA

Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy calls on the Prime Minister to demand more information about why a British Muslim family were barred from flying to California for a holiday that had cost them 9,000.

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