Month: May 2022

Peter Wennink

The world’s microchips sector is snowed under — and Peter Wennink is selling the shovels. As chief executive officer of…

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Social media platforms still can’t stop mass shooting videos from going viral

Social media platforms still can’t stop mass shooting videos from going viral

People attend a vigil for shooting victims in Buffalo, New York, on May 15. | Libby March/Washington Post via Getty…

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New York’s restrictive gun laws didn’t stop the Buffalo shooter

New York’s restrictive gun laws didn’t stop the Buffalo shooter

Buffalo police at the scene of the mass shooting at Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York, on May 15….

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Finland and Sweden’s historic NATO bids, explained

Finland and Sweden’s historic NATO bids, explained

Finnish soldiers participate in a training exercise with forces from the UK, Latvia, US, and Estonia, in Niinisalo, Finland, on…

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<div>Homeless People in the US Are Being Murdered at a Horrific Rate</div>

Homeless People in the US Are Being Murdered at a Horrific Rate

Homelessness is one of the most grotesque horrors of US capitalism. And even worse, according to new reporting by Jacobin,…

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Prominent lawmaker in racial justice protests lags in Kentucky Dem primary

Prominent lawmaker in racial justice protests lags in Kentucky Dem primary

Attica Scott was part of a group of activists who took to the streets in September 2020 after a grand…

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Brussels set to approve Polish recovery plan

The European Commission will give its blessing to the Polish recovery fund in the coming two weeks, EU officials told…

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What Mariupol’s fall means for Russia — and Ukraine

What Mariupol’s fall means for Russia — and Ukraine

A view of the city of Mariupol with the Azovstal steel plant in the background on May 10. | AFP/Getty…

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Where “replacement theory” comes from — and why it refuses to go away

Where “replacement theory” comes from — and why it refuses to go away

White supremacists espousing replacement theory beliefs march with torches in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017. | Zach D. Roberts/NurPhoto via…

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Victims ‘want no amnesty’ for Troubles-era killers, Irish tell UK

DUBLIN – The Irish government and Northern Ireland victims groups denounced Britain’s revised plans to offer immunity to killers from…

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Finland and Sweden sign off on NATO bids — now the waiting game begins

Finland and Sweden sign off on NATO bids — now the waiting game begins

STOCKHOLM — The ink was still drying on Sweden and Finland’s applications to join NATO on Tuesday when Finland’s President…

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<div>Meet the Socialist Refugee Running for Australia’s Senate</div>

Meet the Socialist Refugee Running for Australia’s Senate

Aran Mylvaganam, a Tamil refugee from Sri Lanka, came to Australia unaccompanied in 1997, at the age of 13. Having…

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UK Conservative MP arrested on suspicion of rape

A U.K. Conservative MP has been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault offences, according to the Metropolitan Police. …

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<div>How Labor Board Delays Hurt Starbucks Workers’ Union Organizing</div>

How Labor Board Delays Hurt Starbucks Workers’ Union Organizing

Starbucks workers in Buffalo, New York, were the first in the country to vote to form a union. But an…

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3 things to know about the UK plan to rip-up Northern Ireland Brexit trade rules

3 things to know about the UK plan to rip-up Northern Ireland Brexit trade rules

LONDON — The U.K. is bracing for a fresh clash with the EU after setting out plans to rewrite post-Brexit…

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From Ex Machina to Men, Alex Garland is always exploring original sin

From Ex Machina to Men, Alex Garland is always exploring original sin

Alex Garland’s new film Men is rife with Eden imagery — but that’s true of all of his work. |…

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