Month: June 2022

Money is emotional — but personal finance advice rarely accounts for that

Money is emotional — but personal finance advice rarely accounts for that

Illustration by Shanée Benjamin for Vox Budgeting tips won’t get you very far if you don’t address the elephant in…

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The case for fewer friends

The case for fewer friends

Illustration by Shanée Benjamin for Vox When it comes to friendship, quality is better than quantity. After two years of…

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How to help teens have a peaceful relationship with food

How to help teens have a peaceful relationship with food

Illustration by Shanée Benjamin for Vox Body image can be fraught for many. That doesn’t have to affect the kids…

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How many Covid deaths are acceptable? Some Biden officials tried to guess.

How many Covid deaths are acceptable? Some Biden officials tried to guess.

Biden officials in recent months privately discussed how many daily Covid-19 deaths it would take to declare the virus tamed,…

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Boris Johnson to face confidence vote on Monday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a vote of confidence in his leadership of the Conservative Party on Monday….

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Russia’s Lavrov forced to cancel Serbia visit after neighboring countries close airspace

Russia’s Lavrov forced to cancel Serbia visit after neighboring countries close airspace

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s visit to Serbia Monday has been canceled, Russia’s state-run Interfax press agency reported Sunday, after neighboring countries…

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British Council criticized for handling of discrimination complaints in Kenya

LONDON — A British Council official dismissed allegations of racial discrimination and harassment at the organization’s Kenya branch as “pure…

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China’s new vassal: Vladimir Putin

China can now enjoy turning the tables. When Chairman Mao Zedong visited Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in the winter of…

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Digital workers prioritize flexibility — not employment

Sara Skyttedal, Miriam Lexmann, Radan Kanev, Gheorghe Falcă, Jessica Polfjärd, Lukas Mandl, Stefan Berger, Tomáš Zdechovský, Romana Tomc, Christian Sagartz,…

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Biden wants to get out more, seething that his standing is now worse than Trump’s

Biden wants to get out more, seething that his standing is now worse than Trump’s

President Joe Biden and his aides have grown increasingly frustrated by their inability to turn the tide against a cascade…

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<div>Australian Diplomacy in the Pacific Is Driven by Self-Interest</div>

Australian Diplomacy in the Pacific Is Driven by Self-Interest

Australia’s Labor government is promising Pacific countries a new and friendlier era in diplomatic relations. But without challenging the vested…

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‘We don’t deserve this’: Ukraine’s World Cup dreams dashed by Wales’ win

CARDIFF — Ukraine’s football team lost to Wales 1-0 Sunday, dashing the war-torn country’s hopes of making it to the…

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What does the Second Amendment mean in 2022?

What does the Second Amendment mean in 2022?

Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images The Constitution protects gun ownership — but doesn’t prevent state regulations It’s difficult to overstate…

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<div>In Los Angeles, Tenants Just Secured a Historic Victory Over Landlords</div>

In Los Angeles, Tenants Just Secured a Historic Victory Over Landlords

The Hillside Villa Tenants Association has successfully forced a municipal government to approve the public purchase of a building to…

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Spain to send tanks, missiles to Ukraine, El Pais reports 

Spain is ready to send Leopard battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais.  The…

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Inflation strikes twice for many retirees

Inflation strikes twice for many retirees

Spiking inflation is helping push up taxes on a group that lawmakers are loath to cross: the elderly. While Social…

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