Month: May 2022

Robb Elementary had security. It didn’t stop a massacre.

Robb Elementary had security. It didn’t stop a massacre.

Texas leaders strained to determine what went wrong after 19 students and two teachers died this week in the state’s…

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Senate GOP set to block domestic terrorism bill as gun debate heats up

Senate GOP set to block domestic terrorism bill as gun debate heats up

On Thursday, Senate Republicans are set to block legislation intended to combat domestic terrorism. And they’re all over the place…

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In Appalachia, a race to preserve the practice of plant healing

In Appalachia, a race to preserve the practice of plant healing

Andrew Bentley points out an eastern hemlock tree during a hike in the Red River Gorge at the Daniel Boone…

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Rubles for gas: Who’s paid so far?

Rubles for gas: Who’s paid so far?

Over the past months, EU-based energy companies have scrambled to make sense of vague and at times conflicting statements from…

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Climate burns the right

Climate burns the right

Climate change is heating up elections — and the right is getting torched. Voters in Australia dumped Scott Morrison’s Liberal-National…

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RIP Davos Man, long live globalization

DAVOS, Switzerland — Globalization isn’t over, it’s just outgrowing the World Economic Forum. Once upon a time globalization was mostly…

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Why Macron is failing on strategic autonomy

Paul Taylor, a contributing editor at POLITICO, writes the “Europe At Large” column.  BRUSSELS — French President Emmanuel Macron is…

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<div>Senate begins search for bipartisan gun deal after Schumer's green light</div>

Senate begins search for bipartisan gun deal after Schumer’s green light

Chuck Schumer is giving long-shot gun safety negotiations a chance. Kyrsten Sinema is reaching out to Republicans on a path…

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‘You are doing nothing’: O’Rourke accosts Abbott at press conference on shooting

Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke confronted Gov. Greg Abbott at a press conference on Wednesday, accusing the governor of inaction on…

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Republicans pledge allegiance to a hobbled NRA

Republicans pledge allegiance to a hobbled NRA

Nothing laid bare the disjointed state of gun politics in America as starkly as the call and response in Texas…

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America’s gun violence epidemic, in one chart

America’s gun violence epidemic, in one chart

Knob Creek Gun Range in West Point, Kentucky, on July 22, 2021. | Jon Cherry/Bloomberg via Getty Images The US…

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Death of globalization? — EU expansion — Women in Davos

Listen on Spotify Apple Music Google Play EN_Google_Podcasts_Badge Created with Sketch. Stitcher Acast This bumper edition of Davos Confidential includes…

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China’s fragility feeds the doom mongers in Davos

China’s fragility feeds the doom mongers in Davos

What a difference five years makes. Davos has gone from debating China’s seemingly indomitable rise to fretting about its weakness….

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UK to make Irish an official language in Northern Ireland

The U.K. government has launched a bill to make Irish an official language in Northern Ireland, where unionists have long…

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How the Supreme Court made it impossible to solve America’s gun violence problem

How the Supreme Court made it impossible to solve America’s gun violence problem

Supporters of gun control and firearm safety measures protest outside the US Supreme Court in December 2019. | Saul Loeb/AFP…

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<div>What Do Socialists Actually Believe?</div>

What Do Socialists Actually Believe?

No major US poll has asked if respondents identify as socialist, much less what they actually think. A new survey…

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