Month: June 2022

Biden’s Power Broker: How Susan Rice Defied Critics and Created a White House Policy Fiefdom

Biden’s Power Broker: How Susan Rice Defied Critics and Created a White House Policy Fiefdom

For more than a year, Democratic lawmakers and like-minded advocates have pleaded with Joe Biden to create a “gun czar”…

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What’s in the bipartisan plan for gun control

What’s in the bipartisan plan for gun control

A recent March for our Lives event in Washington, D.C. illustrates the ongoing outrage over lawmakers’ lack of response to…

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Right-wing candidates set to make gains in local Italian elections: exit polls

ROME — Right-wing candidates look set to triumph in critical regional capitals across Italy after the country voted Sunday for…

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<div>The New Democratic Party’s Joel Harden Is Fighting for a World Beyond Capitalism</div>

The New Democratic Party’s Joel Harden Is Fighting for a World Beyond Capitalism

The fight against renewed Progressive Conservative rule in Ontario will be an uphill battle. New Democratic Party MPP Joel Harden,…

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French hard left set to make big gains in first-round parliamentary vote

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron’s coalition is running neck and neck with a new left-wing group in the first…

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<div>A Mélenchon Government Would Shake the Foundations of Neoliberalism in Europe</div>

A Mélenchon Government Would Shake the Foundations of Neoliberalism in Europe

Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s left-wing coalition is neck and neck with Emmanuel Macron’s party in polls for today’s French parliamentary elections. The…

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NATO’s Stoltenberg: Turkey needs to be heard on Sweden, Finland concerns

The Turkish government has “legitimate concerns” over agreeing to admit Sweden and Finland into NATO, the security alliance’s Secretary-General Jens…

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<div>“Fossil Law” Stands in the Way of Climate Justice</div>

“Fossil Law” Stands in the Way of Climate Justice

It’s not just the Republicans — one of the biggest obstacles to serious climate action in the US comes from…

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Senators strike bipartisan gun safety agreement

Senators strike bipartisan gun safety agreement

A group of 20 senators struck a bipartisan gun safety framework on Sunday, marking a significant breakthrough in Congress’ attempts…

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How SCOTUS’ upcoming climate ruling could defang Washington

How SCOTUS’ upcoming climate ruling could defang Washington

The Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling this month hobbling the Biden administration’s efforts to rein in greenhouse…

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Rules at risk

Rules at risk

An upcoming Supreme Court decision on climate change could make it easier to attack federal regulations on the grounds that…

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US senators strike bipartisan gun safety agreement

A group of 20 senators struck a bipartisan gun safety framework on Sunday, marking a significant breakthrough in Congress’ attempts…

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Italy’s Salvini under fire over failed Russia trip

Italian right-wing firebrand Matteo Salvini is on the defensive over aborted plans to visit Moscow in late May as part…

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The best ,618 I ever spent: A second wedding ceremony

The best $2,618 I ever spent: A second wedding ceremony

I was fiercely independent, and didn’t have faith I could care for anyone else. But Antoinette always believed in me….

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“We’re expected to be human shields”: Teachers are unprotected — and scared

“We’re expected to be human shields”: Teachers are unprotected — and scared

After a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, teachers for gun control legislation marched to Sen. Ted…

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How a chewing gum heir fell into a sticky situation with weed

How a chewing gum heir fell into a sticky situation with weed

William “Beau” Wrigley Jr. envisioned building a weed empire that would one day rival his family’s legendary chewing gum business….

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