Month: May 2022

<div>South Asia’s Devastating Heat Wave Is the New Normal</div>

South Asia’s Devastating Heat Wave Is the New Normal

India and Pakistan recently experienced a heat wave so devastating that birds fell dead from the sky. If we can’t…

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Italy’s Eni to open ruble accounts for gas payments

Italy’s Eni to open ruble accounts for gas payments

Italian energy company Eni will open a ruble-denominated account at Gazprombank as a precaution to ensure its next payment for…

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Italy’s Eni to open ruble accounts for gas payments

EU’s startup accelerator fund hit by delays

The European Commission startup fund was supposed to accelerate advanced technologies and fill a funding gap — but the firms…

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The Philippine election is the latest example of illiberalism’s popularity

The Philippine election is the latest example of illiberalism’s popularity

Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. waves a Philippine flag during his last campaign rally before the election on May 7 in…

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Milan hits back at Poland and Hungary’s curbs on LGBTQ+ rights

Milan hits back at Poland and Hungary’s curbs on LGBTQ+ rights

This article is part of POLITICO’s Global Policy Lab, a collaborative journalism project exploring the future of cities. Sign up here. Milan…

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<div>Was <cite>Ozark</cite> Actually About the Clintons?</div>

Was Ozark Actually About the Clintons?

In its last season, Ozark goes beyond family drama. It critiques the insidious ways that capitalism and political power work…

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<div>The Democratic Party’s Leadership Is Trying to Destroy Progressives</div>

The Democratic Party’s Leadership Is Trying to Destroy Progressives

Progressive candidates have established a few tenuous footholds in recent years. Democratic leadership and their corporate donors are now doing…

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Italy’s Eni to open ruble accounts for gas payments

EU will use ‘all measures at its disposal’ if London changes Brexit protocol

The European Commission will make full use of its retaliation arsenal if the British government goes through with its threats…

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Ukraine war brings NATO mission on eastern flank into sharp relief

TAPA ARMY BASE, Estonia — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought a new focus to the NATO troops stationed at…

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Russia must withdraw troops as part of peace deal, say Scholz and Zelenskyy

There should be no face-saving for Vladimir Putin at the expense of Ukrainian territorial integrity, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and…

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Italy’s Eni to open ruble accounts for gas payments

Brussels’ next lobbying dogfight: Big Tech vs. Big Telecoms

Two of Brussels’ most powerful lobbying machines — Big Telecoms and Big Tech — are preparing to square off. On…

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Britain’s Reckoning With Its Imperial Legacy Is Long Overdue

In June 2020, as Black Lives Matter protests swept across the United States, campaigners in Bristol tore down a statue…

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Twitter trolling with Chapo Trap House’s Felix Biederman

Twitter trolling with Chapo Trap House’s Felix Biederman

Felix, with some of the stuff he likes to do online. | Felix Biederman How “the pied piper of the…

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US Treasury chief Yellen projects united front in Brussels

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sought European cooperation on financial assistance for Ukraine and backed EU efforts to ban Russian…

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UK will legislate to change post-Brexit Northern Ireland trade rules

LONDON — The U.K. will legislate to change post-Brexit rules governing trade in Northern Ireland, the British foreign secretary has confirmed….

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Are we ever authentically ourselves on the internet?

Are we ever authentically ourselves on the internet?

When the online self is fractured across multiple platforms, authenticity becomes a metric in producing a coherent, ready-made identity for…

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