Month: May 2022

Allegations of industry influence rock mine safety commission

Allegations of industry influence rock mine safety commission

A Republican commissioner on a federal mine safety agency sought advice on personnel matters from a closely held collection of…

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Blame game over Champions League final chaos as Liverpool seeks formal probe

Liverpool football club has called for an investigation into “unacceptable issues” at Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid in…

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<div>The Britain Project Is the Latest Incarnation of Zombie Blairism</div>

The Britain Project Is the Latest Incarnation of Zombie Blairism

For two years, Tony Blair has backed Keir Starmer’s war to expel socialists from Labour. Now the Blairites are launching…

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Johnson, many Tories would lose seats if UK election were tomorrow, poll shows

Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party would lose to the opposition in almost all key battleground constituencies if an election were held…

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<div>The Empty Promises of Pierre Poilievre’s Pocketbook Populism</div>

The Empty Promises of Pierre Poilievre’s Pocketbook Populism

Canada’s Pierre Poilievre is attempting to refashion ruling-class ideas as populist politics. He has no actual solutions for our current…

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Days after school shooting, Republicans defend gun rights at NRA convention

Days after school shooting, Republicans defend gun rights at NRA convention

Former President Donald Trump spoke at the NRA’s annual convention in Houston this week amid public criticism against the event…

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<div>Dollar General Workers Are Fed Up</div>

Dollar General Workers Are Fed Up

A wave of worker backlash to abusive labor practices has hit Dollar General. Workers are fed up with poverty wages…

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Trump Jr. allies issue warning to Stefanik camp: Don’t go after Tucker’s kid

Trump Jr. allies issue warning to Stefanik camp: Don’t go after Tucker’s kid

Allies of Donald Trump Jr. issued a stark warning to Elise Stefanik recently: Keep friends’ kids out of your political…

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<div>Joan Robinson Changed the Way We Think About Capitalism</div>

Joan Robinson Changed the Way We Think About Capitalism

Joan Robinson established herself as one of the world’s leading economists in a deeply sexist field. Drawing on the work…

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Putin: We could reopen Odesa, but we want sanctions removed

In what sounds like bargaining rather than an unconditional promise, Russian President Vladimir Putin toyed with the idea of reopening…

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UN’s Bachelet wraps up Xinjiang trip without seeing where China locks up Uyghur activists

U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet raised more questions than answers on Saturday after what was supposed to be a…

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The Choice Between Politics and Art Is a False One

Living a political life and an artistic one has long been considered mutually exclusive. Artists are looked down upon as…

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<div><cite>The Bob’s Burgers Movie</cite> Sides With Working-Class Eccentrics</div>

The Bob’s Burgers Movie Sides With Working-Class Eccentrics

The cult-favorite TV show Bob’s Burgers is now a movie — and it works, even if its low-key charms don’t…

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Athens calls Iran’s seizure of two Greek oil tankers ‘piracy’

ATHENS — Greece accused Iran of “piracy” after Iranian forces seized two Greek oil tankers in the Persian Gulf in…

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The best .59 I’ve ever spent: A totally normal alarm clock

The best $17.59 I’ve ever spent: A totally normal alarm clock

One writer’s journey to an unsexy and utilitarian alarm clock. | Dana Rodriguez for Vox I figured that maybe I…

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The philosopher who resisted despair

The philosopher who resisted despair

Albert Camus in Paris, France, in 1959. | Daniel Fallot/INA via Getty Images Albert Camus and the search for solace…

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