Month: June 2022

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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Scholz set for Kyiv trip alongside Macron, Draghi

BERLIN — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will travel to Kyiv this month alongside French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime…

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China’s defense minister pushes back at US over Taiwan

SINGAPORE — In his first international appearance since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China’s Defense Minister Wei Fenghe focused on one…

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<div>Rebuilding France’s Left Is Also About Putting Workers in Parliament</div>

Rebuilding France’s Left Is Also About Putting Workers in Parliament

France Insoumise wants to change the face of parliament — including by turning hotel cleaners and bus drivers into MPs….

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<div>Pence team couldn't verify Trump campaign's election fraud claims, new memo shows</div>

Pence team couldn’t verify Trump campaign’s election fraud claims, new memo shows

In the days before the Electoral College certification, then-Vice President Mike Pence’s legal team laid out that they found most…

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The Warning About Trump That JFK Never Got to Deliver

The Warning About Trump That JFK Never Got to Deliver

Shortly before noon local time on Friday, November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy landed at Dallas’s Love Field as he…

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The power and limits of using executive orders to protect abortion rights

The power and limits of using executive orders to protect abortion rights

Activists who feel helpless to codify abortion rights could find hope in Biden’s executive orders. | Nathan Howard/Getty Images President…

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<div>Pence-world’s final takedown of Trump’s Jan. 6 bid to remain in power revealed in his lawyer's memo</div>

Pence-world’s final takedown of Trump’s Jan. 6 bid to remain in power revealed in his lawyer’s memo

A day before a mob of Donald Trump supporters smashed their way into the Capitol to disrupt the transfer of…

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Diane di Prima’s Revolutionary Letters Implore Us to Ask for More

Reading political poems from another era can sometimes feel like stumbling upon a vintage porn magazine in the park: embarrassingly…

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<div>Today’s German Economic Elites Have Strong Links to the Nazis</div>

Today’s German Economic Elites Have Strong Links to the Nazis

Nazi Billionaires: The Dark History of Germany’s Wealthiest Dynasties explores the historical links between the Third Reich and Germany’s current…

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Australia settles French sub snub for €555M

Australia said it agreed to pay France’s Naval Group €555 million to settle a dispute between the two countries over…

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