Month: May 2022

<div>Canada’s Telecom Oligopoly Is a Hungry Beast That Will Never Be Sated</div>

Canada’s Telecom Oligopoly Is a Hungry Beast That Will Never Be Sated

Two of Canada’s behemoth telecoms are planning a merger. Yet Canadians already pay some of the highest prices in the…

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The dangerous defeatism that follows mass shootings

The dangerous defeatism that follows mass shootings

Marnie Beale of Arlington, Virginia, holds a sign at the US Capitol calling for background checks on gun purchases on…

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Boris Johnson must wait for the ultimate inquiry into his behavior

Boris Johnson must wait for the ultimate inquiry into his behavior

LONDON — “Lucky f*cker” was how Boris Johnson was described by one of his opponents last week, and it seems…

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Australia confiscated 650,000 guns. Murders and suicides plummeted.

Australia confiscated 650,000 guns. Murders and suicides plummeted.

That’s a lot of guns. | (William West/AFP/Getty Images) In the wake of the killing in Uvalde, here’s what America…

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A child can’t be a “good guy with a gun”

A child can’t be a “good guy with a gun”

A crying girl is comforted outside the Willie de Leon Civic Center in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, where earlier…

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How gun ownership became a powerful political identity

How gun ownership became a powerful political identity

Ethan Miller/Getty Images Or, how the NRA won. In the wake of the Buffalo and Uvalde massacres, we need to…

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Global gun violence and laws compared — by the numbers

After a gunman in Uvalde, Texas killed at least 19 schoolchildren and at least two teachers in yet another horrifying…

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Michel says sanctions deal can be done by summit after von der Leyen says it can’t

EU leaders are having such a hard time drawing up sanctions on Russian oil that they don’t even seem able…

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Biden’s presidency has been colored by crises. It now faces the grimmest one yet.

Biden’s presidency has been colored by crises. It now faces the grimmest one yet.

President Joe Biden took office facing an historic convergence of crises. Since then, his list of challenges has only grown….

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<div>A People’s History of Baseball</div>

A People’s History of Baseball

Communists fighting the color line. Baseball players resisting owners. America’s pastime has a fascinating, untold history of radical struggles against…

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<div><cite>Happening</cite> Is an Abortion Story About Working-Class Women</div>

Happening Is an Abortion Story About Working-Class Women

Audrey Diwan’s film adaptation of Annie Ernaux’s abortion memoir, Happening, captures the violence and drama of its source material. It…

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<div>Starbucks Is the Country’s Worst Labor Law Violator. Joe Biden Should Rein It In.</div>

Starbucks Is the Country’s Worst Labor Law Violator. Joe Biden Should Rein It In.

No company in America is busting unions as shamelessly as Starbucks is right now. President Joe Biden and his labor…

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2 Republicans to skip NRA convention, citing non-shooting reasons

Donald Trump hasn’t publicly stated whether he still plans to go.

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‘We’re going to go f---ing scorched-earth’: How Brian Kemp crushed Trump in Georgia

‘We’re going to go f—ing scorched-earth’: How Brian Kemp crushed Trump in Georgia

When Brian Kemp’s top donors huddled with the Georgia governor and his lieutenants at Atlanta’s Capital City Club earlier this…

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<div>From MTG to Herschel Walker, here are the Trump-backed winners of Tuesday's primaries</div>

From MTG to Herschel Walker, here are the Trump-backed winners of Tuesday’s primaries

The driving force behind Donald Trump’s election picks in Georgia was simple: the 11,000 votes that cost him the state…

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Trump flops in Georgia: 5 takeaways from a big primary night

Trump flops in Georgia: 5 takeaways from a big primary night

Brian Kemp humiliated Donald Trump in Georgia, while Texas laid the Bush dynasty to rest. In a small but critical…

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