Month: June 2022

How Covid threatens the left’s win at the Fed

How Covid threatens the left’s win at the Fed

Progressives two years ago won a big battle by getting the Federal Reserve to ease up on inflation. Now, the…

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Issue 45: Misery Index

Boat clearance height, in feet, of the historic De Hef bridge in Rotterdam: 130 Height, in feet, of Jeff Bezos’s…

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Boris Johnson’s survival is Labour’s opportunity

Ben Nunn was Labour Party leader Keir Starmer’s director of communications from 2017 to 2021. He’s now senior counsel at…

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<div>“A Senator Has a Unilateral Right to Be Annoying”: The Fall, and Further Fall, of Build Back Better</div>

“A Senator Has a Unilateral Right to Be Annoying”: The Fall, and Further Fall, of Build Back Better

Over the course of 2021, President Joe Biden’s ambitious Build Back Better framework failed to pass in four different iterations….

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Biden is making a bid to unite the hemisphere. Attendance is an issue.

Biden is making a bid to unite the hemisphere. Attendance is an issue.

President Joe Biden’s high-stakes Summit of the Americas was meant to reaffirm U.S. ties to its own neighborhood while tackling…

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6 things to watch during the Summit of the Americas

6 things to watch during the Summit of the Americas

It is an age-old lament, and more than a little true: The United States doesn’t pay enough attention to Latin…

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<div>Drilling for War</div>

Drilling for War

While the size of Russian military exercises dwarfs NATO exercises, the frequency of NATO and NATO member exercises — that is, training…

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<div>ESPN Says It’s Okay to Gamble Now</div>

ESPN Says It’s Okay to Gamble Now

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<div>Center-Left Governments Sold Out Western Sahara</div>

Center-Left Governments Sold Out Western Sahara

Western Sahara is Africa’s last colony, and its citizens live under a brutal occupation. The Biden administration and its counterparts…

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<div>The African Infrastructure Scam</div>

The African Infrastructure Scam

How Western finance uses the promise of critical infrastructure to loot Africa. Electrical power lines at the natural gas–powered Azura-Edo…

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<div>Macron Isn’t Really Withdrawing From West Africa</div>

Macron Isn’t Really Withdrawing From West Africa

Drawing on the War on Terror’s model of drones and special forces deployments, the French government is keeping troops on…

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<div>Why India’s Economy Doesn’t Work</div>

Why India’s Economy Doesn’t Work

Economic woes that fueled last year’s unrest continue to hammer farmers and millions of others. A farmer at a New…

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<div>The Public Transit Solution That Never Was</div>

The Public Transit Solution That Never Was

The Alden StaRRcar was a noble but failed attempt to combine the virtues of public and private transport. Getty Images…

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<div>What’s the Frequency, Michael Stipe?</div>

What’s the Frequency, Michael Stipe?

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<div>Remember When R.E.M. Made It Easier to Vote?</div>

Remember When R.E.M. Made It Easier to Vote?

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Global crises undermine efforts to get climate talks back to normal

Global crises undermine efforts to get climate talks back to normal

BONN, Germany — Climate negotiators crave a return to “normality” when global warming dominated the agenda — but war, hunger…

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