Month: May 2022

<div>Eugene V. Debs: Socialist Internationalism Versus Capitalist Nationalism</div>

Eugene V. Debs: Socialist Internationalism Versus Capitalist Nationalism

This Memorial Day, we should rededicate ourselves to fighting the horrors of war. So here’s a 1916 Eugene Debs piece,…

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Time is ticking to replace the Pentagon’s 1970s-era Doomsday planes

Time is ticking to replace the Pentagon’s 1970s-era Doomsday planes

ABOARD AN E-4B DOOMSDAY PLANE — Inside a military aircraft designed to survive a nuclear war, an area once used…

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Stall on oil ban shows EU capitals trying to limit pain of helping Ukraine

Stall on oil ban shows EU capitals trying to limit pain of helping Ukraine

For many EU leaders, spiking inflation, especially in the cost of energy and food, is proving to be a scarier enemy than…

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<div>The Wild Life of William Morgan, Yanqui Comandante Turned Cuban Counterrevolutionary</div>

The Wild Life of William Morgan, Yanqui Comandante Turned Cuban Counterrevolutionary

One of the Cuban Revolution’s most colorful characters was William Morgan, a former circus performer from Toledo, Ohio, who became…

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Pro-gun lawmakers want to arm teachers, but there’s little evidence these programs work

Pro-gun lawmakers want to arm teachers, but there’s little evidence these programs work

An elementary teacher in Louisville, KY, assists a student in class. Conservatives are calling for arming educators with their own…

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Live blog: European Council summit

EU leaders will gather Monday and Tuesday for their latest summit, where Russia’s war in Ukraine will once again be…

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<div>‘He doesn't speak in beautiful syntax’: GOP bets the Senate that Walker is ready for prime time</div>

‘He doesn’t speak in beautiful syntax’: GOP bets the Senate that Walker is ready for prime time

It’s a standard political ploy, straight out of a challenger’s playbook: demand a series of debates the moment the primaries…

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No breakthrough yet on Russian oil sanctions ahead of EU summit

Attempts to negotiate a last-minute compromise to get Hungary to back sanctions on Russian oil before a summit of EU…

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<div>Today, Colombia Votes on a Shift to the Left</div>

Today, Colombia Votes on a Shift to the Left

Colombia heads to the polls today to reject the far-right politics of Iván Duque and Álvaro Uribe and assert that…

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<div>Will Sinn Féin’s Wins Lead to a United Ireland?</div>

Will Sinn Féin’s Wins Lead to a United Ireland?

Sinn Féin’s victory in Ireland’s recent Assembly elections is the first time a nationalist party has been the largest in…

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<div>To Understand Elon Musk, You Have to Understand This ’60s Sci-Fi Novel</div>

To Understand Elon Musk, You Have to Understand This ’60s Sci-Fi Novel

Elon Musk says The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress is one of his favorite books. That checks out: the novel…

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Strange Bedfellows: Farmers and Big Greens square off against Biden and the GOP

Strange Bedfellows: Farmers and Big Greens square off against Biden and the GOP

HARDIN COUNTY, Iowa — Kathy Stockdale is no climate activist. The corn and soybean grower and conservative Christian says God…

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The Texas grid is designed to fail

The Texas grid is designed to fail

A jogger runs past electric lines in Dallas, Texas, in July 2021. A heat wave in May 2022 knocked six…

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The increase in US births in 2021, explained

The increase in US births in 2021, explained

A newborn baby with mother. | Getty Images/Cavan Images RF Births went up by 1 percent last year, but don’t…

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Underground hip-hop is banned in Egypt. Now, it’s the soundtrack to Marvel’s Moon Knight.

Underground hip-hop is banned in Egypt. Now, it’s the soundtrack to Marvel’s Moon Knight.

Oscar Isaac as Mr. Knight in Marvel Studios’ Moon Knight, exclusively on Disney+. | Courtesy of Marvel Studios The Disney+…

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The Plot to Out Ronald Reagan

The Plot to Out Ronald Reagan

It was 3:15 on the morning of June 26, 1980, and Congressman Bob Livingston was extraordinarily drunk, hiding in the…

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