Month: May 2022

Why Sri Lanka’s new PM isn’t the change the country needs

Why Sri Lanka’s new PM isn’t the change the country needs

United National Party (UNP) leader and the new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (L) greets President Gotabaya Rajapaksa (R) after the…

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<div>A Busch Beer Heir, Once Queen of a Racist Pageant for St Louis Elites, Is Running for Senate</div>

A Busch Beer Heir, Once Queen of a Racist Pageant for St Louis Elites, Is Running for Senate

Heir to the Busch family fortune, Trudy Busch Valentine was once crowned queen of St Louis’s Veiled Prophet Ball, an…

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Finland ‘prepared’ for threats but open to talks with Russia

BERLIN — Finland wants to keep channels of communication open with its neighbor Russia as it gets ready to apply…

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G7 presses China to put real pressure on Putin

The U.S., the EU and other Group of Seven wealthy democracies on Saturday called on Beijing to “resolutely” urge Russia…

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<div>The State Organizes the Capitalist Class. The Working Class Will Have to Organize Itself.</div>

The State Organizes the Capitalist Class. The Working Class Will Have to Organize Itself.

To sustain capitalism, otherwise competitive businesses have to do something unnatural: cooperate with each other. The state plays a crucial…

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<div>Georgia’s Transition to Joining the West Will Never End</div>

Georgia’s Transition to Joining the West Will Never End

Since the fall of the USSR, Georgia has aligned with Washington, marketized its economy, and seen living standards tumble. Yet…

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Giving up neutrality to join NATO would be ‘wrong,’ Putin tells Finland

Giving up military neutrality to join NATO would be “wrong,” Russian leader Vladimir Putin told Finnish President Sauli Niinistö Saturday…

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US delegation of Republican senators visits Kyiv

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday led a delegation of Republican senators to war-ravaged Ukraine. Video showed Senators…

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G7 ‘will never recognize’ redrawn borders in Ukraine

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) announced on Saturday that they will not accept any territorial gains by…

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Bedazzled Turin buzzes to the beat of Eurovision

TURIN, Italy — Spontaneous singing, sequin jackets and European flags all around. Turin is jamming ahead of the final of…

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EU and US pitch ‘policy dialogue’ for Big Tech crackdown

The EU and the U.S. want to establish a “structured policy dialogue” to address transatlantic efforts to rein in the…

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Flight delayed? Blame a spaceship.

Flight delayed? Blame a spaceship.

Space flights are now are regular occurrence in Florida. | Marco Bello/AFP via Getty Images In Florida, a surging number…

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Orbán won’t make Hungarians pay war price

William Nattrass is a freelance journalist and commentator based in Prague.  The deadlock with Hungary over the proposed European Union…

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The best  I ever spent: An audiobook subscription

The best $15 I ever spent: An audiobook subscription

In hindsight, it is ridiculous that it took years of desperation and depression before I was finally willing to reconsider…

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Carrick Flynn may be 2022’s unlikeliest candidate. Here’s why he’s running.

Carrick Flynn may be 2022’s unlikeliest candidate. Here’s why he’s running.

Carrick Flynn is running for Oregon’s new congressional seat. | Courtesy of Flynn for Oregon Meet the person who wants…

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<div>Barnette tests GOP's hands-off primary strategy</div>

Barnette tests GOP’s hands-off primary strategy

Senate Republicans have one clear edict from Mitch McConnell heading into the midterms: Embrace electable candidates who can reclaim the…

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