Month: May 2022

The historic echoes of France’s new left alliance

Robert Zaretsky is a professor of French history at the Honors College, University of Houston. His latest book is “Victories…

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Out to lunch: Russian envoy to EU claims packed schedule despite public freeze-out

Out to lunch: Russian envoy to EU claims packed schedule despite public freeze-out

Moscow’s top envoy to Brussels has devoted the past 17 years to fostering EU-Russia relations. There’s isn’t much to show…

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Report: UK parliament staff face ‘damaging’ stress levels and abuse at work

LONDON — U.K. parliamentary staff and MPs face a “damaging” atmosphere of confrontation and abuse as part of their jobs,…

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<div>'Why are we willing to live with this carnage?': Biden demands action on guns after Texas school shooting</div>

‘Why are we willing to live with this carnage?’: Biden demands action on guns after Texas school shooting

President Joe Biden again tried to comfort a nation grieving after a mass shooting, urging action to counter powerful gunmakers…

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Shooting at Texas elementary school leaves 18 children dead, horrifies nation

Shooting at Texas elementary school leaves 18 children dead, horrifies nation

At least 18 children and at least two adults are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Texas elementary…

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What you need to know about the governor’s primary in Georgia and other May 24 elections

Join our reporters for live analysis of tonight’s key races, including Georgia’s Republican primary for governor.

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A deadly elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

A deadly elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Photo by ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images Uvalde joins America’s long list of horrific school shootings. An 18-year-old gunman killed…

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What we know about the Uvalde elementary school shooting

What we know about the Uvalde elementary school shooting

Police walk near Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, after a gunman killed 14 students and a…

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<div>Murphy pleads with GOP for a gun deal as 'another Sandy Hook' grips America</div>

Murphy pleads with GOP for a gun deal as ‘another Sandy Hook’ grips America

In the first minutes following a Texas gunman’s slaughter of at least 18 children and a teacher, many Democrats said…

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Kemp notches huge primary win in Georgia

Kemp notches huge primary win in Georgia

Gov. Brian Kemp clinched his GOP primary early Tuesday night despite facing a Donald Trump-endorsed challenger — a major win…

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Florida’s social media free speech law has been blocked for likely violating free speech laws

Florida’s social media free speech law has been blocked for likely violating free speech laws

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may have scored scored political points with the law, but a court of law wasn’t thrilled….

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Russian oil sanctions — Stagflation fears — Crypto not dead

Listen on Spotify Apple Music Google Play EN_Google_Podcasts_Badge Created with Sketch. Stitcher Acast We hear exclusively from European Commission President…

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<div>Starbucks Workers Are Winning 90 Percent of Their Union Elections</div>

Starbucks Workers Are Winning 90 Percent of Their Union Elections

Starbucks workers are unionizing at a breakneck pace. We ran the numbers and found that more than 2,000 Starbucks workers…

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<div>Workers Have Won the First Union at a Major US Video Game Company</div>

Workers Have Won the First Union at a Major US Video Game Company

Workers at World of Warcraft–maker Activision Blizzard have voted to unionize. Fourteen-hour workdays and alleged rampant sexual harassment were among…

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EU moves to confiscate Russian oligarchs’ assets

The European Commission will on Wednesday propose a way to criminalize sanctions evasion at the EU level — providing legal…

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Polish president accuses Germany of breaking promises on tanks for Ukraine

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday accused the German government of breaking its word on an agreement to supply Warsaw…

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