Month: June 2022

Bill Clinton and Tony Blair Have a Warning for Progressives

Bill Clinton and Tony Blair Have a Warning for Progressives

Bill Clinton and Tony Blair no longer have power, but they still have advice. They perceive plenty of people in…

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African Union leader Macky Sall to meet Putin on Friday to ‘free cereal stocks’

The chair of the African Union, Senegal’s President Macky Sall, will meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Friday as the…

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Polish cities feel the strain of helping Ukrainian refugees

This article is part of POLITICO’s Global Policy Lab: Living Cities, a collaborative journalism project exploring the future of cities. Sign up here. RZESZÓW,…

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In California, interest groups are preparing for expensive 2022 fights

We’re tracking spending on 9 ballot measures that could break records this fall.

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The uphill battle for equal work in Europe 2022

Equality has a business case going for it. Employers who treat their staff equally attract and keep a talented and…

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Lumumba’s tooth: Belgium’s unfinished reckoning with its colonial past

Lumumba’s tooth: Belgium’s unfinished reckoning with its colonial past

Lumumba’s tooth: Belgium’s unfinished reckoning with its colonial past The remains of Congo’s independence leader are forcing the country’s colonizer…

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UK MPs raise alarm about secret arms export fines

LONDON — MPs from across the political divide are piling pressure on the U.K. government over the secretive punishment regime…

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What’s wrong with Vladimir Putin?

What’s wrong with Vladimir Putin?

Never believe anything in politics until it’s officially denied. And even then, when it comes to Vladimir Putin’s health, you…

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Europe’s east gets its day

Jérémie Gallon is managing director at McLarty Associates, an adjunct professor at Sciences Po and a non-resident senior fellow at…

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Ukraine keeps World Cup dream alive with win over Scotland

GLASGOW — Ukraine beat Scotland on Wednesday night in Glasgow, keeping alive the war-torn country’s hopes of qualifying for the…

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<div>The Paranoid Style in Canadian Politics</div>

The Paranoid Style in Canadian Politics

Conspiracy theories are way more exciting than political economy, and Canada’s Pierre Poilievre is exploiting the thrill of paranoia for…

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Hungary throws new spanner into EU sanctions talks

Hungary has asked to exempt the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, from the latest round of sanctions…

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Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, and their  million defamation suit, explained

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, and their $50 million defamation suit, explained

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp at a screening of Black Mass during the BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester…

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The billionaire ex-Republican who could become L.A.’s next mayor

The billionaire ex-Republican who could become L.A.’s next mayor

Even by the cash-flush standards of modern politics, Rick Caruso’s run for mayor of Los Angeles has been a shock-and-awe…

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California Ballot Tracker: Interest groups prepare for expensive 2022 fights

We’re tracking spending on 9 ballot measures that could break records this fall.

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<div>'Homegrown' progressive vies for open New York House seat, facing de Blasio and several others</div>

‘Homegrown’ progressive vies for open New York House seat, facing de Blasio and several others

NEW YORK — Carlina Rivera is pitching herself as a home-grown congressional candidate who understands the needs of New Yorkers…

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