UN Development Agency Embraces Egypt’s Abusive Rulers

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi appears with UNDP officials at the release of the new UNDP Egypt report in the new administrative capital, east of Cairo, September 14, 2021.  Screenshot from Egyptian Presidency Official YouTube Channel The United Nations Development Program’s (UNDP) Egypt office issued a press release last week lavishing praise on President al-Sisi’s government’s supposed “good governance […]


NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts: Visionary Technology Could Pioneer the Future in Space

Dozens of concepts are being presented at this year’s NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Symposium, including eight led by technologists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. NASA missions make it seem like the future is now – rovers exploring Mars with cutting-edge gadgets, a spacecraft venturing home with an asteroid sample, and a complex space telescope peering at the early universe. […]


Brazil’s President Blasts Countries for Avoiding COVID Treatments Like Hydroxychloroquine

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro attended the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday in defiance of its vaccination requirements, defending his administration’s handling of COVID-19 and trumpeting data showing reductions in Amazon deforestation, the Associated Press reported. Bolsonaro promoted “early treatment” drugs like hydroxychloroquine but did not name the drug. Made notorious by former U.S. President Donald Trump, who touted […]