Articles by Brendan James

Brendan James is a staff writer for International Business Times. He previously worked as a reporter for Talking Points Memo and Yahoo! News. His writing has also appeared in Newsweek, VICE and Salon.

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Unions Bash Trump As ‘Fraud’

But those same unions have been quiet about Hillary Clinton’s onetime support for the trade pact that Trump has spent his campaign lambasting.
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Facebook Won’t Dump Peter Thiel

Even after Facebook board member Peter Thiel admitted he tried to bankrupt Gawker Media through a secret proxy legal campaign, the PayPal billionaire will remain at the company.
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Why The AP Is Going Native

Smaller news outlets that lack the resources to pump out high-end sponsored content can now pull some from the big wire service.
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A Day Standing Guard With Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam veterans were the last generation of soldiers drafted and the first to be spat on. Now, as they enter their upper years, the Veterans Memorial is what binds them together.

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Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi (R) holds a press conference with visiting Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani -- the Gulf state has added the Iran nuclear dispute to a list of diplomatic issues in which it has quietly mediated

Revolution Beckons In Iran

The Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and his army of venally corrupt and sociopathic mullahs are terrified that a nationwide uprising could throw them from power.