Month: June 2022

Is LA really going to have a billionaire former Republican for a mayor?

Is LA really going to have a billionaire former Republican for a mayor?

LA mayoral candidate Rick Caruso hosts a primary night event at The Grove in Los Angeles. | Apu Gomes/Getty Images…

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Senior Pence adviser to testify before Jan. 6 committee

Senior Pence adviser to testify before Jan. 6 committee

Gregory Jacob, a top adviser to former Vice President Mike Pence, will testify publicly before the Jan. 6 select committee…

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<div>Keep Your Guns and Batons Away From My Pride Parade</div>

Keep Your Guns and Batons Away From My Pride Parade

The queer left should loudly and proudly reject the participation of armed and uniformed cops marching at Pride. The world…

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GOP sets its sights on Bob Casey’s Senate seat

GOP sets its sights on Bob Casey’s Senate seat

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s Senate GOP primary just ended. But Republicans here are already plotting out the Senate race in 2024….

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European Parliament votes to ban combustion engine cars from 2035

Lawmakers in the European Parliament plenary voted Wednesday to mandate that all new car and van sales should be zero…

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In Congo, Belgian king tries to move past the past

KINSHASA — Belgium and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have agreed on a way forward for their relationship: Try…

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The Supreme Court gives lawsuit immunity to Border Patrol agents who violate the Constitution

The Supreme Court gives lawsuit immunity to Border Patrol agents who violate the Constitution

Migrants are pictured after being detained by United States Border Patrol near Mount Cristo Rey on the US-Mexico border near…

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Lower-Caste Life in India Is Illustrated in a New Short-Story Collection

There’s a scene near the end of the short story “Jambava’s Lineage” where a woman named Ellamma notices that something…

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Why Joe Biden is invoking a war power to build heat pumps and solar panels

Why Joe Biden is invoking a war power to build heat pumps and solar panels

President Joe Biden meeting virtually with baby formula manufacturers on June 1. He recently invoked the Defense Production Act to…

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Bulgaria lurches back to political discord as PM Petkov faces loss of majority

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said on Wednesday he was ready to run Bulgaria with a minority government after a coalition…

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<div>Oil Companies Around the World Are Suing to Block Climate Action</div>

Oil Companies Around the World Are Suing to Block Climate Action

Fossil fuel companies are suing countries that enact climate change policies, arguing that they are illegally cutting into their profits…

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<div>Corporate Landlords Are Taking Over — But Tenants Can Use Their Monopolies Against Them</div>

Corporate Landlords Are Taking Over — But Tenants Can Use Their Monopolies Against Them

Since the 2008 housing crisis, huge corporate landlords have taken over an alarmingly large share of the rental market. But…

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What to expect from the January 6 hearings

What to expect from the January 6 hearings

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images The House committee on the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot hopes for a public reckoning…

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<div>Bernie Sanders Should Run for President a Third Time</div>

Bernie Sanders Should Run for President a Third Time

Multiple reports say Bernie Sanders hasn’t ruled out another presidential campaign. He should go for it. Senator Bernie Sanders may…

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The latest House-Senate GOP split: How to respond to Jan. 6 hearings

The latest House-Senate GOP split: How to respond to Jan. 6 hearings

The Jan. 6 attack hit both chambers of Congress. But House and Senate Republicans are breaking apart in their response…

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Judge sends another trove of Eastman emails to Jan. 6 committee

Judge sends another trove of Eastman emails to Jan. 6 committee

A federal judge Tuesday ordered John Eastman — the attorney who developed former President Donald Trump’s last-ditch strategy to overturn…

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