Month: June 2022

British Council criticized for handling of discrimination complaints in Kenya

LONDON — A British Council official dismissed allegations of racial discrimination and harassment at the organization’s Kenya branch as “pure…

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China’s new vassal: Vladimir Putin

China can now enjoy turning the tables. When Chairman Mao Zedong visited Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in the winter of…

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Digital workers prioritize flexibility — not employment

Sara Skyttedal, Miriam Lexmann, Radan Kanev, Gheorghe Falcă, Jessica Polfjärd, Lukas Mandl, Stefan Berger, Tomáš Zdechovský, Romana Tomc, Christian Sagartz,…

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Biden wants to get out more, seething that his standing is now worse than Trump’s

Biden wants to get out more, seething that his standing is now worse than Trump’s

President Joe Biden and his aides have grown increasingly frustrated by their inability to turn the tide against a cascade…

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<div>Australian Diplomacy in the Pacific Is Driven by Self-Interest</div>

Australian Diplomacy in the Pacific Is Driven by Self-Interest

Australia’s Labor government is promising Pacific countries a new and friendlier era in diplomatic relations. But without challenging the vested…

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‘We don’t deserve this’: Ukraine’s World Cup dreams dashed by Wales’ win

CARDIFF — Ukraine’s football team lost to Wales 1-0 Sunday, dashing the war-torn country’s hopes of making it to the…

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What does the Second Amendment mean in 2022?

What does the Second Amendment mean in 2022?

Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images The Constitution protects gun ownership — but doesn’t prevent state regulations It’s difficult to overstate…

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<div>In Los Angeles, Tenants Just Secured a Historic Victory Over Landlords</div>

In Los Angeles, Tenants Just Secured a Historic Victory Over Landlords

The Hillside Villa Tenants Association has successfully forced a municipal government to approve the public purchase of a building to…

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Spain to send tanks, missiles to Ukraine, El Pais reports 

Spain is ready to send Leopard battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais.  The…

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Inflation strikes twice for many retirees

Inflation strikes twice for many retirees

Spiking inflation is helping push up taxes on a group that lawmakers are loath to cross: the elderly. While Social…

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How Biden plans to handle the Jan. 6 hearings

How Biden plans to handle the Jan. 6 hearings

When the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection starts its much-anticipated public hearings next week, President Joe Biden…

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<div>Now Is the Time for Unions to Go on the Offensive</div>

Now Is the Time for Unions to Go on the Offensive

Despite years of employer attacks, unions still have vast resources at their disposal. This moment of worker upsurge is the…

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US skeptical UN-Russia talks will free trapped Ukrainian grain

The United Nations is trying to broker a deal with Russia to allow Ukraine to restart grain exports via the…

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Le Maire: France in talks with UAE for Russia oil alternatives

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday that France is in discussions with the United Arab Emirates regarding…

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How We Can Socialize Big Tech

It isn’t news that there are serious problems with the digital spaces that many of us engage with daily as…

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What would it mean to treat guns the way we treat cars?

What would it mean to treat guns the way we treat cars?

Children holding photos of victims of the Robb Elementary School mass shooting participate in a minute of silence outside the…

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