Month: June 2022

Swedish government narrowly survives no-confidence vote

STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s government narrowly survived a vote of no confidence on Tuesday in a significant victory for Prime Minister Magdalena…

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What the TSA could teach Congress about gun control

What the TSA could teach Congress about gun control

Why couldn’t gun buyers be pre-approved the way some travelers are? | Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images TSA PreCheck uses…

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The kids who have never known life without Covid-19

The kids who have never known life without Covid-19

Bess Adler What the pandemic took from America’s youngest children — and how to help them get it back. It’s…

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Online platforms now have an hour to remove terrorist content in the EU

Online platforms now have an hour to remove terrorist content in the EU

Facebook, Google and Twitter now have an hour to take down flagged terrorist content spreading on their platforms or risk…

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Amazon fired Chris Smalls. Now the new union leader is one of its biggest problems.

Amazon fired Chris Smalls. Now the new union leader is one of its biggest problems.

Chris Smalls, a former Amazon warehouse manager fired during the pandemic, is leader of the Amazon Labor Union. | José…

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California’s test on crime, House members in danger and more: What to watch in Tuesday’s primaries

California’s test on crime, House members in danger and more: What to watch in Tuesday’s primaries

Concern about rising crime is overtaking key elections in California Tuesday, where liberal voters are putting pressure on Democrats around…

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Trump-era progressive organizing group unveils M midterm plans

Trump-era progressive organizing group unveils $7M midterm plans

The Indivisible Project, a network of local progressive organizing groups that sprang up during the Trump administration, is spending $7…

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Democrats go on air in South Texas special

Democrats go on air in South Texas special

National Democrats are making a last-minute foray into a special House election next week in South Texas, spending six-figures to…

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How Covid threatens the left’s win at the Fed

How Covid threatens the left’s win at the Fed

Progressives two years ago won a big battle by getting the Federal Reserve to ease up on inflation. Now, the…

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Issue 45: Misery Index

Boat clearance height, in feet, of the historic De Hef bridge in Rotterdam: 130 Height, in feet, of Jeff Bezos’s…

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Boris Johnson’s survival is Labour’s opportunity

Ben Nunn was Labour Party leader Keir Starmer’s director of communications from 2017 to 2021. He’s now senior counsel at…

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<div>“A Senator Has a Unilateral Right to Be Annoying”: The Fall, and Further Fall, of Build Back Better</div>

“A Senator Has a Unilateral Right to Be Annoying”: The Fall, and Further Fall, of Build Back Better

Over the course of 2021, President Joe Biden’s ambitious Build Back Better framework failed to pass in four different iterations….

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Biden is making a bid to unite the hemisphere. Attendance is an issue.

Biden is making a bid to unite the hemisphere. Attendance is an issue.

President Joe Biden’s high-stakes Summit of the Americas was meant to reaffirm U.S. ties to its own neighborhood while tackling…

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6 things to watch during the Summit of the Americas

6 things to watch during the Summit of the Americas

It is an age-old lament, and more than a little true: The United States doesn’t pay enough attention to Latin…

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<div>Drilling for War</div>

Drilling for War

While the size of Russian military exercises dwarfs NATO exercises, the frequency of NATO and NATO member exercises — that is, training…

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<div>ESPN Says It’s Okay to Gamble Now</div>

ESPN Says It’s Okay to Gamble Now

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