Month: May 2022

The Uvalde police keep changing their story

The Uvalde police keep changing their story

A child crosses under caution tape at Robb Elementary School. | Brandon Bell/Getty Images Law enforcement noted they made the…

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Rikers Island Has Made Us All Prisoners

In 2014, a young man named Jarrod Shanahan arrived at Rikers Island, the infamous spit of land that houses New…

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EU mulls diluting Russian oil ban to get Hungary on board

A tentative compromise is being hashed out among EU countries over plans to sanction Russian oil imports, in an attempt…

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Here’s where dangerous ticks are spreading across the US — and what to do about them

Here’s where dangerous ticks are spreading across the US — and what to do about them

An adult black-legged tick in Oakdale, New York. | Bill Davis/Newsday RM via Getty Images There are two main ticks…

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<div>Corporate America’s Favorite Legal Trick Is Backfiring</div>

Corporate America’s Favorite Legal Trick Is Backfiring

For decades, companies have used arbitration agreements to shirk responsibilities to their customers and employees. Now the tables are starting…

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<div>The Summit of the Americas Is an Instrument of US Hegemony in Latin America</div>

The Summit of the Americas Is an Instrument of US Hegemony in Latin America

The US has attempted to exclude several countries from next month’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. The move…

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Tucker Carlson Calls Him the Future of the GOP. First He Has to Get Elected.

Tucker Carlson Calls Him the Future of the GOP. First He Has to Get Elected.

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Blake Masters steps in front of the hundred-person crowd at a barbecue here, two-year-old son balanced in…

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Mass shootings typically lead to looser gun laws, not stronger ones

Mass shootings typically lead to looser gun laws, not stronger ones

Dick Heller, a Second Amendment activist, speaks at the March For Our Rights rally outside the Capitol on July 7,…

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UK ministerial aide quits over Partygate scandal

LONDON — A ministerial aide has quit blaming “deep mistrust” in the wake of a damning report about lockdown parties…

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<div>Doug Ford Wants to Continue Assaulting Public Education in Ontario</div>

Doug Ford Wants to Continue Assaulting Public Education in Ontario

Attacks on universal public education are rooted in a belief that working-class children don’t deserve quality schooling. That’s the mindset…

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The G7 wants to dump natural gas … but not yet

Investments in fossil fuels have to be stamped out, except when they help Europe end its catastrophic dependence on Russian…

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<div>The Rise of Zombie Firms Risks Another Disastrous Crisis</div>

The Rise of Zombie Firms Risks Another Disastrous Crisis

Zombie companies are those whose profits are so low they can’t even pay the interest on their debts. They’re becoming…

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The Supreme Court just okayed Biden’s “social cost of carbon.” It’s still way too low.

The Supreme Court just okayed Biden’s “social cost of carbon.” It’s still way too low.

Amanda Northrop/Vox We’re radically underestimating the true cost of our carbon footprint. The Supreme Court decided on May 26 to…

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Zelenskyy invited to EU leaders’ summit amid sanctions spat

European Council President Charles Michel has invited Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to remotely join a meeting of EU leaders in…

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Virtual tours of Kyiv lay bare devastating aftermath of Russian assault

Ukraine wants the world to see the true cost of Russia’s brutal invasion. And there’s a digital tool which is…

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<div>Did Elites Really Take Over Identity Politics?</div>

Did Elites Really Take Over Identity Politics?

In his new book, Elite Capture, Olúfémi Táíwò argues that elites have hijacked identity politics — but what if it…

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