Month: June 2022

Australia complains to Beijing over ‘dangerous’ move by Chinese jet

Australia on Sunday criticized China for a “dangerous maneuver” by a Chinese fighter plane when it intercepted an Australian aircraft…

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Cornel West’s pragmatic America

Cornel West’s pragmatic America

American philosopher and political activist, Cornel West, at Woodlawn Cemetery, New York City, 24th July 2012. | Steve Pyke via…

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Eastern European countries ask Commission to reopen vaccine contracts

A group of ten Eastern European countries have petitioned the European Commission to renegotiate coronavirus vaccine contracts, in a letter…

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US warship calms Sweden’s NATO nerves

STOCKHOLM — In the Swedish capital this weekend, everyone was talking about the American warship. Moored in the main waterway…

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Trump’s endorsement stumper: Family friends or fierce ally

Trump’s endorsement stumper: Family friends or fierce ally

ALBANY — Donald Trump has known Andrew Giuliani since he “was in diapers,” as one close aide put it. The…

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Stockholm+50: Drafting the narrative for a green future

Ann Linde is Sweden’s minister for foreign affairs. Matilda Ernkrans is Sweden’s minister for international development cooperation. It’s time to…

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Albany to Adams: You can’t always get what you want

Albany to Adams: You can’t always get what you want

NEW YORK — Most mayors here, buoyed by the international celebrity granted New York City’s chief executive, head to Albany…

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The Doctor Prescribing Abortions from Overseas

The Doctor Prescribing Abortions from Overseas

Within a few weeks, if Roe v. Wade is overturned as expected, a Dutch doctor named Rebecca Gomperts may quickly…

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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Is America’s Cry for Help

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Is America’s Cry for Help

A decade is always more than its cultural signifiers, but one could be forgiven for musing that the 1980s are…

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Wales risks turning heartbreakers in World Cup match against Ukraine

When Wales secured a play-off place for football’s World Cup, it was a big moment — an opportunity to qualify…

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<div>France’s Left-Wing Coalition Can Stop Emmanuel Macron’s Attacks on Welfare</div>

France’s Left-Wing Coalition Can Stop Emmanuel Macron’s Attacks on Welfare

A new left-wing coalition is leading polls for June’s French parliamentary elections. Its popularity shows that working-class France wants a…

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How Ukraine’s new weapons reflect a very different battlefield

How Ukraine’s new weapons reflect a very different battlefield

US M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers fire salvoes during the “African Lion” military exercise in the Grier…

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<div>To Take Real Action on Climate Change, Australia Must Rebuild Its Public Sector</div>

To Take Real Action on Climate Change, Australia Must Rebuild Its Public Sector

In 2014, Australian Labor PM Julia Gillard’s Clean Energy Act tried to use market mechanisms to take climate action. Its…

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The push to supersize Pentagon spending ratchets up

The push to supersize Pentagon spending ratchets up

The bid for a larger Pentagon budget is gaining steam, as top lawmakers and the defense industry push to enlarge…

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NATO chief to meet with Finnish, Swedish, Turkish officials in Brussels

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will hold talks with officials from Sweden, Finland and Turkey in Brussels next week to discuss…

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When a New Left Activist Departed Campus for the Factory Floor

In the ’60s and ’70s, thousands of student radicals across North America and Western Europe decided to become manual workers…

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