Month: June 2022

<div>Gustavo Petro Is the Only Democratic Choice in Colombia’s Presidential Election</div>

Gustavo Petro Is the Only Democratic Choice in Colombia’s Presidential Election

Left-wing candidate Gustavo Petro faces a runoff against a far-right populist, Rodolfo Hernández, for Colombia’s presidency. Predictably, the traditional establishment…

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Ukraine announces deaths of EU, Australian foreign fighters

Ukraine on Saturday announced the deaths of four foreign military volunteers who joined the fight against the Russian invasion, three…

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<div>Even More Pension Money Is Headed to Wall Street</div>

Even More Pension Money Is Headed to Wall Street

New York’s Democrat-controlled legislature passed a bill this week to funnel an additional $54 billion in public pension funds to…

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Macron: Putin shouldn’t be humiliated over ‘historic’ mistake

French President Emmanuel Macron said the West should not “humiliate” Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine so as to preserve…

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New York’s attorney general calls out Verizon for spreading Legionnaires’ disease

New York’s attorney general calls out Verizon for spreading Legionnaires’ disease

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Verizon had failed to follow rules meant to stop the spread of a…

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Joe Biden’s new go-to tool to fight inflation? The deficit.

Joe Biden’s new go-to tool to fight inflation? The deficit.

Joe Biden speaks on inflation as part of a trip to a family farm in Kankakee, Illinois. | Taylor Glascock/Bloomberg…

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Trump weighs a big bet in Alabama Senate race

Trump weighs a big bet in Alabama Senate race

Mo Brooks created a stir among conservative commentators this week after sparring with a Fox News host who told viewers…

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Estonian court jails woman over Chinese espionage charges

An Estonian court jailed a woman after it found her guilty of spying for China and conspiring against Tallinn. The…

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US general calls on West to send fighter jets to Ukraine ‘as soon as possible’

The commanding general of the California National Guard is calling on U.S. and other Western officials to explore sending fighter…

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Williams recommended to be next US Army Europe commander

The Army has recommended that the White House appoint Lt. Gen. Darryl Williams the next commander of U.S. Army Europe/Africa,…

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McCormick concedes in Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary

McCormick concedes in Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary

Former hedge fund CEO David McCormick bowed out of Pennsylvania’s Senate Republican primary Friday after failing to close a nearly…

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Russia isn’t alone in stealing food — the EU does it too

Charles Clover is executive director and co-founder of the Blue Marine Foundation. His new book, “Rewilding the Sea: How to…

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<div>Jean-Luc Mélenchon Has Shown How to Build a Radical, Broad Coalition</div>

Jean-Luc Mélenchon Has Shown How to Build a Radical, Broad Coalition

Most of the last decade’s left-populist insurgents failed to create lasting alternatives to neoliberalized social democracy. But Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s France…

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<div>Decriminalizing Hard Drugs Isn’t Nearly Enough to End the War on Drugs</div>

Decriminalizing Hard Drugs Isn’t Nearly Enough to End the War on Drugs

British Columbia’s decriminalization of the possession of small amounts of hard drugs is a good first step in our fight…

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Jan. 6 panel fumes over ‘unauthorized’ interview by former adviser

Jan. 6 panel fumes over ‘unauthorized’ interview by former adviser

Jan. 6 select committee leaders are furious that a onetime adviser to the panel, former Rep. Denver Riggleman, divulged private…

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Business is booming for crypto scammers

Business is booming for crypto scammers

Bitcoin ATMs have made it easier for scammers to take crypto from their victims. | Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images…

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