Month: June 2022

‘Everything is gone’: Eastern Ukraine residents say Russia is wiping their towns off the map

‘Everything is gone’: Eastern Ukraine residents say Russia is wiping their towns off the map

RAIHORODOK, Ukraine — Mark Holtsyev knew the window to rescue desperate residents of Lyman before Russian forces razed the town…

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West Point expected to be ordered to take down portrait of Robert E. Lee

West Point expected to be ordered to take down portrait of Robert E. Lee

For 70 years, the slave-owning Confederate general Robert E. Lee has stared down at West Point cadets from a massive…

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Navarro indicted for contempt of Congress after defying Jan. 6 panel subpoena

Navarro indicted for contempt of Congress after defying Jan. 6 panel subpoena

The Justice Department has indicted Peter Navarro, a former trade adviser to Donald Trump, for contempt of Congress after he…

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<div>New York Democrats Failed to Pass Good Cause Eviction Laws Again</div>

New York Democrats Failed to Pass Good Cause Eviction Laws Again

While rent prices and evictions skyrocket, the Democrat-controlled New York state legislature has concluded its session without passing a good…

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<div>Biden Is Locking Up Thousands of Immigrants in For-Profit Detention Centers</div>

Biden Is Locking Up Thousands of Immigrants in For-Profit Detention Centers

When Joe Biden became president, he ended the contracting of prisons to private corporations — with one glaring exception: ICE….

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100 days in, Russia’s war is now a brutal offensive in eastern Ukraine

100 days in, Russia’s war is now a brutal offensive in eastern Ukraine

Yana Skakova and her son Yehor, who fled Lysychansk, sit in an evacuation train at the station in Pokrovsk in…

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Estonia’s PM seeks new governing partners after coalition breakdown

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas is set to start talks with potential new coalition partners after her center-right Reform Party’s…

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Senegalese president buys into Putin’s promise to free Ukraine’s grain

Senegalese President Macky Sall, who is also the chair of the African Union, gave credence to Russia’s pledge that it…

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Abramovich is suing the EU. He’s not the only one

Abramovich is suing the EU. He’s not the only one

Russia’s oligarchs and industry are fighting back against Europe’s sanctions. At least 20 of Russia’s most powerful magnates are filing…

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Macron’s party proposes new European centrist alliance

Macron’s party proposes new European centrist alliance

DUBLIN — French President Emmanuel Macron’s party has proposed creating a new pan-European centrist alliance, party officials told POLITICO. The…

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Football Super League court hearing set for July

The EU’s top court will hear football’s would-be Super League battle against the sport’s governing bodies on July 11-12, four…

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Slovak PM calls for a security guarantor for Ukraine grain exports

BRATISLAVA — The United Nations or Turkey should act as a security guarantor for ensuring the safe shipment of grain…

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Blue states are responding to Uvalde

Blue states are responding to Uvalde

Students participate in a school walk-out and protest in front of City Hall to condemn gun violence, in Los Angeles,…

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Germany approves constitutional change to boost military

BERLIN — German lawmakers on Friday overwhelmingly approved a constitutional change enshrining a special €100 billion fund meant to rapidly upgrade…

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<div>Capitalists Are Bad at Weed Legalization</div>

Capitalists Are Bad at Weed Legalization

Capitalist society can only ever legalize cannabis in a way that benefits the already wealthy. Why not put the newly…

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<div>Spain’s Right-Wing Judiciary Is Trying to Block Historic Feminist Legislation</div>

Spain’s Right-Wing Judiciary Is Trying to Block Historic Feminist Legislation

New legislation in Spain will ensure free, publicly provided abortions and allow menstrual leave from work. The raft of measures…

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