The week’s best photojournalism

A costumed cyclist rides during a festival in Moscow. | (REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina) A motorcyclist attempts a backflip on the roof of a building in Melbourne, Australia. | (STEFAN POSTLES/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) Police disperse protesters in Jakarta, Indonesia. | (Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/via REUTERS) A soccer player in Yaounde, Cameroon. | (REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra) A woman walks in Berlin. | […]

War with Iran would be as illegal as it is idiotic

The Trump administration is seemingly gearing up for a war on Iran. First President Trump unilaterally reneged on the nuclear deal with that country — despite the fact that Iran was holding to its side of the bargain, and indeed has continued to do so despite the American betrayal. Now the Trump regime is ratcheting […]

Why China suddenly blocked Wikipedia in all languages

China has expanded its country-wide Wikipedia ban to include all non-Chinese languages versions of the website. The full Wikipedia ban comes on the cusp of the Tiananmen Square protests’ 30-year anniversary, when Chinese authorities killed thousands of students protesting. It’s not uncommon for China’s government to add heightened censorship ahead of major political anniversaries or […]