Month: June 2022

<div>The Supreme Court Has Dealt a Major Blow to the Right to Effective Legal Counsel</div>

The Supreme Court Has Dealt a Major Blow to the Right to Effective Legal Counsel

All people should have the right to effective legal representation when they’re facing criminal charges. But the Supreme Court has…

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<div>LA Korean Restaurant Workers Just Won a Pathbreaking Union Contract</div>

LA Korean Restaurant Workers Just Won a Pathbreaking Union Contract

After a hard-fought, five-year organizing campaign, the largely immigrant workforce at Genwa, a Korean BBQ chain in Los Angeles, has…

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<div>The Third-World Debt Crisis Reveals the Rot at the Heart of the Global Economy</div>

The Third-World Debt Crisis Reveals the Rot at the Heart of the Global Economy

Developing countries are undergoing an unprecedented combination of currency crises, debt, famine, and political unrest — and the US decision…

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<div>No, Post-Nazi Germany Isn’t a Model of Atoning for the Past</div>

No, Post-Nazi Germany Isn’t a Model of Atoning for the Past

German public debate is often marked by self-congratulation at “coming to terms” with the country’s past. Yet comparisons between antisemitism…

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EU politicians say Boris Johnson’s defeat would be ‘good news’ for the bloc

There’s one parliament where there aren’t many supporters of Boris Johnson — thankfully for the British prime minister it’s the…

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Vox’s Sean Illing to Take the Helm as Host of Vox Conversations

Vox’s Sean Illing to Take the Helm as Host of Vox Conversations

Illing, who has hosted the show part-time since it launched last year, will begin his role this fall.  Vox’s VP…

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<div>Kathy Hochul Could Help Amazon Workers Get the Contract They Deserve</div>

Kathy Hochul Could Help Amazon Workers Get the Contract They Deserve

New York governor Kathy Hochul has the power to crack down on Amazon and help Amazon Labor Union organizers get…

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How a billionaire mall magnate pulled ahead in the Los Angeles mayoral race

How a billionaire mall magnate pulled ahead in the Los Angeles mayoral race

LOS ANGELES — For decades, billionaire Rick Caruso has quietly wielded influence and curried political capital in one of the…

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<div>Crypto lobbying hits fever pitch as Bitcoin's favorite senator finishes bill</div>

Crypto lobbying hits fever pitch as Bitcoin’s favorite senator finishes bill

The most highly anticipated legislation in the history of cryptocurrency is about to make its debut, after months of hype…

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<div>Capitalists Want Your Retirement to Be Miserable</div>

Capitalists Want Your Retirement to Be Miserable

Finance’s conquest of the supports necessary to deal with the universal human fate of growing old spells certain disaster for…

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What the deepfake controversy about this Chinese actor says about conspiratorial thinking

What the deepfake controversy about this Chinese actor says about conspiratorial thinking

Actors including Gong Jun and Zhang Zhehan attend a Word of Honor fan concert in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province of China,…

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The end of history is history

The end of history is history

Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for The Leakey Foundation Francis Fukuyama on liberal democracy and its discontents. Francis Fukuyama is…

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Vox Launches New Section, Even Better, Focused on Direct, Actionable Advice for Living a Better Life

Vox Launches New Section, Even Better, Focused on Direct, Actionable Advice for Living a Better Life

Expansion of Offerings in Service Journalism Today, Vox launched a new service journalism section, focused on giving readers deeply sourced…

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The environmental limits of eating local

The environmental limits of eating local

Since the early 2000s, there has been a boom in farmers markets and community-supported agriculture programs. Research has found that…

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When hospitals value nurses as much as jello

When hospitals value nurses as much as jello

People protest outside the White House on May 12, calling for change in the profession including fair and realistic wages…

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UK faces watchdog inquiry over EU citizens’ paperwork failings

LONDON — The U.K. government faces a formal inquiry into alleged failures to swiftly provide EU citizens with the vital paperwork…

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