Rebecca McCartney
Rebecca McCartney
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James Holmes and Adam Lanza: Will They Change America's Gun Culture Forever?

2012 witnessed the tragic incidents caused by the actions of Adam Lanza and James Holmes; but will these incidents change gun control forever? Sadly, it’s unlikely and here’s why.

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Kim Jong-un Wins TIME Person of the Year By Readers: 'Sexiest Man Alive' Gets 5.6 Million Votes

The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has already been awarded the Sexiest Man Alive title for 2012 by The Onion, and here’s why he should also be named TIME "Person of the Year." (UPDATED)
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Euro Zone Austerity Protests: Latest Union Riots Will Only Hurt European Economy

Millions of workers across the European Union held a day of action Wednesday against austerity measures, but are these protests counter-productive?
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Israel Syria War: How the New Syrian Opposition Could Change Syria for the Better

The new National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces was unveiled yesterday, but will it fare any better than the Syrian National Council?
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Fiscal Cliff 2013: Taxmageddon Could Cause Another Deep Recession in America

Obama is expected to address the issue of the “fiscal cliff” which the U.S. is currently moving closer to. But what is the “fiscal cliff”? And, what impact will it have?
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Cyber War: China Hacks Into Twitter and Censors it Ahead of Chinese Communist Election

There have been reported attacks on the Twitter accounts of commentators of the 18th Chinese Communist Party National Congress on Thursday. Is the Chinese government responsible?

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Presidential Polls 2012: Why Voters in Israel Could Give a Huge Boost to Romney in Swing States

According to iVoteIsrael, an overwhelming majority of Israelis that are eligible to vote in next Tuesday's election have cast their ballot for Romney.
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Donald Trump Obama Offer: Trump Extends Deadline, But With Hurricane Sandy, No One Cares

Donald Trump has extended the deadline for his $5 million Halloween deal to President Obama, but fails to realize that the president has more important things to deal with this week.
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Donald Trump Offers Obama a 5 Million Dollar Halloween Deal, Here is How the President Should Respond

Donald Trump has once again embarrassed himself this week as his 'deal' to Obama is ridiculed.
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Presidential Debate LIVE updates: Top 5 Things to Look Out For in the Final Obama vs Romney Showdown

Obama vs Romney showdown in Florida at the foreign policy debate. Follow the latest live updates from the third and final presidential debate.
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There Are 294 US Embassies and Consulates Around the World: We May Not Need All of Them

Do this week’s attack on U.S. embassies send a signal that the U.S. should reduce its diplomatic footprint in the Middle East and elsewhere?

Critical Mass London Cyclists Arrested By Mayor Boris Johnson Shows Hypocrisy of Olympics 2012

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, has for months been encouraging Londoners to opt for cycling as the best means to get around the city during this period of heavy congestion.
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Opening Ceremony London 2012: Why the Militarization of the Olympic Games Will Fail

As the 2012 Olympics begin, so too does the Britain's militarized "Operation Olympics;" but the armed services' suitability to deliver a safe and secure Games is seriously questionable.