Month: May 2022

German finance chief calls for more fiscal discipline across EU

EU member countries should rein in public spending despite the decision to loosen the bloc’s debt and deficit rules during…

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Why Trump is struggling to take down Georgia’s Brian Kemp

Why Trump is struggling to take down Georgia’s Brian Kemp

Gov. Brian Kemp greets attendees at a campaign event on May 17 in Alpharetta, Georgia. | Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images The…

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On becoming Belgian after Brexit

Having settled in Brussels after three decades reporting about the broader Middle East, Hugh Pope is preparing for publication “The…

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How Gen X Became the Trumpiest Generation

How Gen X Became the Trumpiest Generation

It’s a drowsy rainy Thursday at the Iowa State Capitol, and Iowa State Representative Cherielynn Westrich is speaking to a…

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<div>Die Linke and Québec Solidaire Want to Rebuild Class Politics</div>

Die Linke and Québec Solidaire Want to Rebuild Class Politics

Die Linke’s Stefan Liebich recently met with members of Québec solidaire to talk politics. Bringing together vantage points from both…

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<div>There Was a Lot of Good News in This Week’s Primaries</div>

There Was a Lot of Good News in This Week’s Primaries

Despite setbacks, from Pennsylvania to Kentucky, socialist candidates eked out victories in this week’s primaries. Centrist challengers, backed by super…

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Final New York maps released and lead to midnight shuffle of congressional delegation

Final New York maps released and lead to midnight shuffle of congressional delegation

ALBANY, N.Y. — A court released final maps for New York’s 26 congressional and 63 state Senate districts in the…

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The Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, explained

The Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, explained

All across the country, consumers are feeling the burden of high gas prices and are desperate for relief. | Justin…

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<div><cite>Men</cite> Is Terrifying — Until It Succumbs to Its Big Ideas</div>

Men Is Terrifying — Until It Succumbs to Its Big Ideas

Alex Garland’s Men is a horror movie about how awful it is to be a woman. But he’s so intent…

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<div>It’s Always the Right Time to Call George W. Bush a War Criminal</div>

It’s Always the Right Time to Call George W. Bush a War Criminal

If George W. Bush is not going to stand trial for war crimes, he should at the very least stop…

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<div>I Helped My Classmates Get Illegal Abortions Before <cite>Roe</cite>. We Can’t Go Back.</div>

I Helped My Classmates Get Illegal Abortions Before Roe. We Can’t Go Back.

Before Roe v. Wade, women set up referral networks to help each other access abortions. One referral coordinator was Carol…

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UK-linked media magnate Lebedev hit by Canada sanctions

Canada has targeted media tycoon Alexander Lebedev as part of a wave of fresh sanctions against Russian oligarchs, in a…

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Australia votes for change in Labor Party election win

Australian Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese will be the country’s new prime minister, following incumbent Scott Morrison’s failure to win…

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Putin’s Russia vision shows need to equip Moldova, UK’s Truss says

Moldova’s defenses should be bolstered to help guard against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s vision for an expanded Russia in Eastern…

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How Gen X Became the Trumpiest Generation

Cherie Westrich’s Gen X Journey From Alt Rock Bands to MAGA Politician

It’s a drowsy rainy Thursday at the Iowa State Capitol, and Iowa State Representative Cherielynn Westrich is speaking to a…

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Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting Title 42 border policy

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting Title 42 border policy

A federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration’s move to lift Title 42, a Trump-era policy used to expel…

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