Month: June 2022

Wales risks turning heartbreakers in World Cup match against Ukraine

When Wales secured a play-off place for football’s World Cup, it was a big moment — an opportunity to qualify…

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<div>France’s Left-Wing Coalition Can Stop Emmanuel Macron’s Attacks on Welfare</div>

France’s Left-Wing Coalition Can Stop Emmanuel Macron’s Attacks on Welfare

A new left-wing coalition is leading polls for June’s French parliamentary elections. Its popularity shows that working-class France wants a…

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How Ukraine’s new weapons reflect a very different battlefield

How Ukraine’s new weapons reflect a very different battlefield

US M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers fire salvoes during the “African Lion” military exercise in the Grier…

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<div>To Take Real Action on Climate Change, Australia Must Rebuild Its Public Sector</div>

To Take Real Action on Climate Change, Australia Must Rebuild Its Public Sector

In 2014, Australian Labor PM Julia Gillard’s Clean Energy Act tried to use market mechanisms to take climate action. Its…

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The push to supersize Pentagon spending ratchets up

The push to supersize Pentagon spending ratchets up

The bid for a larger Pentagon budget is gaining steam, as top lawmakers and the defense industry push to enlarge…

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NATO chief to meet with Finnish, Swedish, Turkish officials in Brussels

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will hold talks with officials from Sweden, Finland and Turkey in Brussels next week to discuss…

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When a New Left Activist Departed Campus for the Factory Floor

In the ’60s and ’70s, thousands of student radicals across North America and Western Europe decided to become manual workers…

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<div>Gustavo Petro Is the Only Democratic Choice in Colombia’s Presidential Election</div>

Gustavo Petro Is the Only Democratic Choice in Colombia’s Presidential Election

Left-wing candidate Gustavo Petro faces a runoff against a far-right populist, Rodolfo Hernández, for Colombia’s presidency. Predictably, the traditional establishment…

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Ukraine announces deaths of EU, Australian foreign fighters

Ukraine on Saturday announced the deaths of four foreign military volunteers who joined the fight against the Russian invasion, three…

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<div>Even More Pension Money Is Headed to Wall Street</div>

Even More Pension Money Is Headed to Wall Street

New York’s Democrat-controlled legislature passed a bill this week to funnel an additional $54 billion in public pension funds to…

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Macron: Putin shouldn’t be humiliated over ‘historic’ mistake

French President Emmanuel Macron said the West should not “humiliate” Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine so as to preserve…

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New York’s attorney general calls out Verizon for spreading Legionnaires’ disease

New York’s attorney general calls out Verizon for spreading Legionnaires’ disease

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Verizon had failed to follow rules meant to stop the spread of a…

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Joe Biden’s new go-to tool to fight inflation? The deficit.

Joe Biden’s new go-to tool to fight inflation? The deficit.

Joe Biden speaks on inflation as part of a trip to a family farm in Kankakee, Illinois. | Taylor Glascock/Bloomberg…

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Trump weighs a big bet in Alabama Senate race

Trump weighs a big bet in Alabama Senate race

Mo Brooks created a stir among conservative commentators this week after sparring with a Fox News host who told viewers…

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Estonian court jails woman over Chinese espionage charges

An Estonian court jailed a woman after it found her guilty of spying for China and conspiring against Tallinn. The…

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US general calls on West to send fighter jets to Ukraine ‘as soon as possible’

The commanding general of the California National Guard is calling on U.S. and other Western officials to explore sending fighter…

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