Month: May 2022

Northern Irish unionists dismiss US congressman as insulting in Belfast talks

BELFAST — Unionist leaders in Northern Ireland ripped into a U.S. congressional delegation Thursday, accusing the visitors of insulting their…

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<div>Biden Is Aiming to Destroy a Historic Climate Change Lawsuit</div>

Biden Is Aiming to Destroy a Historic Climate Change Lawsuit

Juliana v. United States is a historic climate change lawsuit seeking to establish a constitutional right to a livable planet….

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Ukraine gets symbolic win as WHO countries condemn Russia 

Ukraine gets symbolic win as WHO countries condemn Russia 

GENEVA — World Health Organization members on Thursday adopted a resolution condemning Russia’s attacks on health care facilities in Ukraine…

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Scholz on Ukraine — COVID update — Food waste solution

Listen on Spotify Apple Music Google Play EN_Google_Podcasts_Badge Created with Sketch. Stitcher Acast This special edition of EU Confidential from…

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America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

A person grieves at a makeshift memorial set up outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 25. |…

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<div>We’re Organizing Unions at Amazon and Starbucks. We Won’t Back Down.</div>

We’re Organizing Unions at Amazon and Starbucks. We Won’t Back Down.

Amazon labor organizer Chris Smalls and Starbucks organizer Jaz Brisack talk to Jacobin about racist union busting, being invited to…

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<div>Aleida Guevara, Daughter of Che, on the Power of Cuban Internationalism</div>

Aleida Guevara, Daughter of Che, on the Power of Cuban Internationalism

During the height of Ebola and the COVID-19 pandemic, Cuba sent doctors around the world to help poor nations. Aleida…

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<div>Breaking: AOC Is Endorsing the Full Slate of New York Democratic Socialist State Candidates</div>

Breaking: AOC Is Endorsing the Full Slate of New York Democratic Socialist State Candidates

In a first, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has endorsed the entire 13-member “For the Many” New York City Democratic Socialists of…

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Why Boeing’s successful Starliner test is a big deal

Why Boeing’s successful Starliner test is a big deal

Boeing’s Starliner took off for the International Space Station on May 19. | Joel Kowsky/NASA Elon Musk’s SpaceX finally has…

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Countries are limiting food exports. It may make global hunger worse.

Countries are limiting food exports. It may make global hunger worse.

Farmers harvest wheat on the outskirts of Jammu, India, on April 30. A recent heat wave has affected the yield…

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With Ricky Gervais’s new special, Netflix yet again suffers transphobic fools

With Ricky Gervais’s new special, Netflix yet again suffers transphobic fools

Ricky Gervais performs in Netflix’s 2018 special Humanity. The comedian’s latest Netflix special has come under fire for transphobia. |…

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Olaf Scholz: Germany will not accept ‘dictated peace’ in Ukraine

DAVOS, Switzerland — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Thursday he would not accept a “dictated peace” in Ukraine borne out…

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WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann’s new crypto project sounds like a scam within a scam

WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann’s new crypto project sounds like a scam within a scam

Adam Neumann, co-founder of WeWork and the crypto company Flowcarbon, speaks at an event in Shanghai in 2018. | Jackal…

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<div>'Trump picked this fight': Why heavyweight Republicans no longer fear Trump</div>

‘Trump picked this fight’: Why heavyweight Republicans no longer fear Trump

They’re weary of the incessant conflicts. The inability to get past the 2020 election results. An endorsement strategy seemingly driven…

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<div>Yellen, Biden's not-so-secret weapon, sees clout diminished</div>

Yellen, Biden’s not-so-secret weapon, sees clout diminished

When Janet Yellen was tapped to join the Biden administration as Treasury secretary, she came with celebrity status — one…

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A Forecasting Model Used by the CIA Predicts a Surprising Turn in U.S.-China Relations

A Forecasting Model Used by the CIA Predicts a Surprising Turn in U.S.-China Relations

Here’s some good news on the gloomy international scene: Tensions will ease significantly between the U.S. and China soon, as…

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