Month: May 2022

<div>Canada’s Foreign Military Training Operations Are Unscrupulous Power Plays</div>

Canada’s Foreign Military Training Operations Are Unscrupulous Power Plays

Canada’s pretense of being a champion of peace and mediation conceals the aim of its foreign military training operations. These…

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Inside McConnell’s bid to quash GOP ‘isolationists’

Inside McConnell’s bid to quash GOP ‘isolationists’

After their two-hour meeting in Kyiv on Saturday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy handed Mitch McConnell a profanity-laden gift. It was…

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The Fortress of Solitude is a fraught and uneasy love letter to a vanished Brooklyn

The Fortress of Solitude is a fraught and uneasy love letter to a vanished Brooklyn

The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem. | Vintage In this lovely and heartbroken novel, neither superpowers nor true love…

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Oklahoma isn’t waiting for the Supreme Court to ban all abortions

Oklahoma isn’t waiting for the Supreme Court to ban all abortions

Abortion rights protesters rally in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, on May 15. | Paul Weaver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images It’s about to…

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<div>Vulture Capitalists Want to Flood the Health Care System With Cheap Medical Labor</div>

Vulture Capitalists Want to Flood the Health Care System With Cheap Medical Labor

Private equity firms have conspired to flood the emergency health care market with ER doctors in an effort to cut…

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Doug Mastriano really believes Trump’s lies about 2020. He also might be Pennyslvania’s next governor.

Doug Mastriano really believes Trump’s lies about 2020. He also might be Pennyslvania’s next governor.

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, the state’s Republican candidate for governor, speaks at a primary election night gathering in Chambersburg,…

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How much longer can Google own the internet?

How much longer can Google own the internet?

Google’s newest office in Mountain View, California. | David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images The synonym for search finds itself…

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<div>Lula Can Win This Year’s Presidential Election in Brazil</div>

Lula Can Win This Year’s Presidential Election in Brazil

Lula is free and polling ahead for this year’s presidential election in Brazil. Is the far right losing its stronghold…

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<div>Amazon Says It Complies With International Labor Standards. It Absolutely Does Not.</div>

Amazon Says It Complies With International Labor Standards. It Absolutely Does Not.

Amazon has released a laughable statement denying what’s been obvious since the company’s founding: that it, like many other US…

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What Biden’s approach to Asia misses

What Biden’s approach to Asia misses

President Joe Biden meets with China’s President Xi Jinping during a virtual summit from the Roosevelt Room of the White…

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DUP chief dismisses Irish and US calls to drop veto on Belfast power-sharing

BELFAST — The Democratic Unionist Party resisted Irish and U.S. pressure Friday to stop blocking the Northern Ireland Assembly, a…

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Why the Depp-Heard trial is so much worse than you realize

Why the Depp-Heard trial is so much worse than you realize

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp at the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Virginia, on May 16, 2022. | Steve…

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G7 raises close to $20B for Ukraine

BONN — The world’s economic powerhouses committed to securing Ukraine’s short-term financing needs on Friday, announcing a total pledge of…

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<div>Sinclair Lewis’s <cite>Babbitt</cite> Was the First Satire of Suburban America</div>

Sinclair Lewis’s Babbitt Was the First Satire of Suburban America

One hundred years ago, Sinclair Lewis’s satirical novel Babbitt skewered 20th-century America’s booming midsize city and the complacency and conformity…

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<div>Brexit and Boris Johnson Are the Legacies of Tony Blair</div>

Brexit and Boris Johnson Are the Legacies of Tony Blair

Tony Blair and New Labour consolidated the economic policies of Thatcherism and fostered a deep cynicism about politics through their…

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France’s UK ambassador promoted to foreign minister in Macron reshuffle

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Ambassador to the U.K. Catherine Colonna as his new foreign affairs and…

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