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Trump impeached — in a historic ‘twice’

Brew Admin   Thu 14 Jan 2021    

U.S President Donald Trump was impeached by the House for a second time Wednesday — going down as the first in history — after being charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege at the Capitol that stunned […]


Horrific pro-Trump ‘coup’ at US Capitol spurs Twitter, FB to freeze POTUS speech

Brew Admin   Thu 07 Jan 2021    

Social media giants rose as one Wednesday to collectively bar U.S President Donald Trump’s incendiary speech on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in the wake of the armed ‘supporter’ riots that stunned the country as lawmakers moved ahead to affirm President-elect […]


Twitter stamps new “!” across Trump’s ‘win’ tweets

Brew Admin   Sun 20 Dec 2020    

Twitter has officially joined the bandwagon that call out U.S. President Donald Trump on his misleading and faux election win claims. “Election officials have certified Joe Biden as the winner of the U.S. Presidential election”, it says reeling the incumbent […]


Twitter 2020: #COVID19, #BLM top hashtags; US politics, Chadwick Boseman in limelight

Brew Admin   Tue 08 Dec 2020    

The coronavirus pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement topped the list of conversation topics on Twitter in a tumultuous year, the social platform said Monday. In a summary of trends, Twitter said the hashtag #COVID19 and other variations were […]


This claim is disputed: Trump says “we’re winning” at first post-election rally

Brew Admin   Sun 06 Dec 2020    

President Donald Trump made clear Saturday he had no intention of relinquishing his baseless claims that last month’s election was stolen from him, telling a raucous crowd at his first post-poll rally he would somehow still win. In a speech […]


Biden camp snags Trump’s ‘no-concede’ thumbs-up for transition at last

Brew Admin   Tue 24 Nov 2020    

The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election on Monday, formally starting the transition of power after President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy. The incumbent then relented […]


Trump’s fraud-suit tossed out in Pennsylvania, ‘no proof’ rules judge

Brew Admin   Sun 22 Nov 2020    

A federal judge issued a scathing order Saturday dismissing the Trump campaign’s futile effort to block the certification of votes in Pennsylvania, shooting down claims of widespread irregularities with mail-in ballots. The case was always a long shot to stop […]


Biden, POTUS-critics lament Trump’s delay “game”, fear more deaths amid spiking infections

Brew Admin   Tue 17 Nov 2020    

US President-elect Joe Biden expressed frustration Monday over Donald Trump’s refusal to cooperate on the White House transition process, saying “more people may die” of coronavirus without immediate coordination on fighting the surging pandemic. Biden was declared winner of the […]


Trump’s no-concede hold shows cracks as ‘fraud’ lawsuits tumble, world accepts Biden as next POTUS

Brew Admin   Mon 16 Nov 2020    

President Donald Trump has yet to admit defeat in the US election. But with a word here, a slip there, he is raising the prospect ever more plainly. In a tweet Sunday morning, Trump appeared accidentally to acknowledge Joe Biden’s […]


‘War Room’ Bannon shunned by Twitter, FB for violent rant against Fauci and FBI

Brew Admin   Mon 09 Nov 2020    

Twitter last week banned the account of the former Donald Trump adviser and surrogate Steve Bannon after he called for the beheading of Dr Anthony Fauci and the FBI director, Christopher Wray, and the posting of their heads outside the […]


Sunday Schmooze // The non-reliability of the NRI acronym

Sushmita Bose   Sun 08 Nov 2020    

We live in politically volatile times, so it was with a certain amount of circumspect glee that I noted a friend’s social media thread being stitched into a battleground. She — an Indian by birth, an American by naturalisation, and […]