Month: May 2022

France’s transport minister to join hydrogen carmaker

France’s transport minister to join hydrogen carmaker

PARIS — Carmaker Hopium said Monday it will appoint French Transport Minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari to its board of directors. Djebbari,…

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Commission delivers gloomy numbers but tries to bat away stagflation fears

Commission delivers gloomy numbers but tries to bat away stagflation fears

The EU economy has taken a beating from the war in Ukraine, forcing the European Commission to issue one of…

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McDonald’s to exit Russia completely

McDonald’s to exit Russia completely

McDonald’s announced Monday it would exit the Russian market completely after more than three decades, setting the scene for the…

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How Mike Pence climbed back into the 2024 race

Mike Pence’s plan is working. After years of loyal service and genuflecting as Donald Trump’s former No. 2, Pence is…

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Russia will not ‘put up with’ Finland, Sweden’s NATO bid, minister says

Sweden and Finland’s move to apply to join NATO is a “grave mistake” and they should have “no illusions” that…

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French carmaker Renault sells Russian assets to government buyers

PARIS — French carmaker Renault announced Monday that it will sell all of its Russian activities to entities controled by…

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Irish foreign minister: UK in for ‘very difficult summer’ if it overrides Northern Ireland protocol

Irish foreign minister: UK in for ‘very difficult summer’ if it overrides Northern Ireland protocol

Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has issued a warning to the British government not to disapply elements of the…

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Boris Johnson vows Northern Ireland protocol plan ‘in coming days’ as EU clash looms

Boris Johnson vows Northern Ireland protocol plan ‘in coming days’ as EU clash looms

The U.K. will unveil its “next steps” on the Northern Ireland protocol “in the coming days,” Boris Johnson said, as…

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Europe’s leaders fall out of key on Ukraine

Europe’s leaders fall out of key on Ukraine

BERLIN — In the latest installment of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europeans seized the opportunity to show solidarity with Ukraine…

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A green salvo to counter Putin’s war in Ukraine

John Podesta is founder of the Center for American Progress and was White House chief of staff for President Bill…

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<div>Biden's new recipe for the midterms: Less honey, more vinegar</div>

Biden’s new recipe for the midterms: Less honey, more vinegar

The fever didn’t break. And for the Biden White House, efforts at bipartisanship have finally taken a backseat. To the…

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Lebanon is in political crisis. Sunday’s elections won’t change that.

Lebanon is in political crisis. Sunday’s elections won’t change that.

Lebanon Holds First Parliamentary Elections Since 2019 Protests. | Marwan Tahtah/Getty Images In 2019 protesters chanted for revolution; instead they…

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<div>Russian Reactionaries Provided a Template for Modern Counterrevolution</div>

Russian Reactionaries Provided a Template for Modern Counterrevolution

The tsarist empire that preceded the revolutions of 1917 is often thought of as a medieval throwback. Yet reactionaries in…

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Dramatic U-turns by Social Democrats in Sweden, Finland paved way to NATO

STOCKHOLM — Like so much of recent Nordic political history, in the end the decision by Sweden and Finland to…

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<div>A Massive Expansion in Public Rental Homes Could Literally Pay for Itself</div>

A Massive Expansion in Public Rental Homes Could Literally Pay for Itself

Public investment in below-market rental housing could leverage private-sector development to secure housing for all. This idea is being floated…

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Pollsters prepare for major changes after presidential election misses

Pollsters prepare for major changes after presidential election misses

CHICAGO — The polling industry is on the precipice of its biggest change in decades, as pollsters try to battle…

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