Month: June 2022

German SPD leader floats autobahn speed limit

BERLIN — The co-leader of Germany’s Social Democrats Saskia Esken proposed introducing a speed limit on German highways as well…

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Lloyd Austin: US ‘determined’ to keep Taiwan’s status quo

SINGAPORE — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Saturday Washington is “determined” to uphold the status quo of Taiwan, vowing to…

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EU’s Digital Services Act under threat over fight between Parliament and France

After speedy negotiations, the EU’s Digital Services Act is teetering on the brink amid a fight between the Parliament and…

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Ukraine war derails French plan for fairer food trade

Ukraine war derails French plan for fairer food trade

Between sky-high food prices and millions of tons of wheat stuck in Ukrainian silos, a French proposal meant to impose…

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Ukraine could be an inflection point for the West

Andrew A. Michta is dean of the College of International and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center…

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<div>In Emmanuel Macron’s France, Even Diplomats Are Striking Against Cuts</div>

In Emmanuel Macron’s France, Even Diplomats Are Striking Against Cuts

Emmanuel Macron has used the war in Ukraine to boost his credentials as a global statesman. Yet last week’s strike…

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Inside the OSCE’s botched withdrawal from Ukraine

Inside the OSCE’s botched withdrawal from Ukraine

KYIV AND VIENNA — The signs had been there for weeks, if not months: Russian forces were massing around Ukraine,…

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<div>Globalization's gut check: World Trade Organization gathering offers a test of free trade system</div>

Globalization’s gut check: World Trade Organization gathering offers a test of free trade system

The future of globalization faces a major test as the World Trade Organization kicks off its first big decision-making meeting…

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<div>What Doug Ford’s blue-collar victory means for Canada's progressives</div>

What Doug Ford’s blue-collar victory means for Canada’s progressives

OTTAWA, Ont. — Canada’s left-wing New Democrats are facing a new threat from a Conservative movement keen to steal long-standing…

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We just got the most comprehensive study of pandemic learning loss

We just got the most comprehensive study of pandemic learning loss

Students walk in front of Cramer Hill Elementary in Camden, New Jersey. | Courtesy of Mastery Schools of Camden Bad…

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<div>Is This the Labor Upsurge We’ve Been Waiting For?</div>

Is This the Labor Upsurge We’ve Been Waiting For?

Every blip in worker struggle raises a question: Is labor finally turning the corner? But our current moment features both…

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<div>While Elites Fret About Inflation and Worker Wages, CEOs Are Robbing Us Blind</div>

While Elites Fret About Inflation and Worker Wages, CEOs Are Robbing Us Blind

The Fed has embarked on an anti-inflation policy designed to destroy jobs and keep wages low. But a new report…

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<div>New York City, Stop Hassling the Poor and Make Transit Free</div>

New York City, Stop Hassling the Poor and Make Transit Free

New York mayor Eric Adams and the city’s transit authorities have launched a zealous crackdown on “farebeating.” It’s exactly the…

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<div>Tinder Wants Money. We Want Love. The Solution: Socialize Dating Apps.</div>

Tinder Wants Money. We Want Love. The Solution: Socialize Dating Apps.

More and more people are using apps like Tinder and Hinge to date and meet life partners. Dating apps are…

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‘Comes Across as a Cult Guy’: The Pennsylvania Candidate Freaking Out Both the Left and the Right

‘Comes Across as a Cult Guy’: The Pennsylvania Candidate Freaking Out Both the Left and the Right

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — On Memorial Day morning, Doug Mastriano, the retired Army colonel, election conspiracy pusher and, now, Pennsylvania’s Republican…

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‘Extraordinarily Self-Centered’: As a Roe Reversal Looms, RBG Admirers Wrestle with Her Legacy

‘Extraordinarily Self-Centered’: As a Roe Reversal Looms, RBG Admirers Wrestle with Her Legacy

Former U.S. Ambassador Swanee Hunt is a longtime supporter of women’s rights, funder of Democratic causes, and admirer of Ruth…

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