Month: June 2022

<div>On Taiwan, the US Is Recklessly Escalating Potential Military Conflict With China</div>

On Taiwan, the US Is Recklessly Escalating Potential Military Conflict With China

US policy on Taiwan is simultaneously escalatory and muddled, with Joe Biden making belligerent statements that are then contradicted by…

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The January 6 committee is holding a series of public hearings

The January 6 committee is holding a series of public hearings

On January 6, 2021, as President Joe Biden’s election victory was set to be ratified, thousands of rioters stormed the…

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European Parliament presses EU leaders to convene treaty change convention

The European Parliament is trying to force EU leaders to start a conversation over reforming the treaties underlying the bloc….

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European Parliament chides US Supreme Court over abortion

European Parliament chides US Supreme Court over abortion

The European Parliament entered the U.S. abortion debate on Thursday after EU lawmakers voted in favor of a motion criticizing…

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Merkel’s return — Poland pushback — US NATO ambassador

Listen on Spotify Apple Music Google Play EN_Google_Podcasts_Badge Created with Sketch. Stitcher Acast We break down the controversy over a…

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<div>David Cronenberg’s <cite>Crimes of the Future</cite> Has Me Missing His Early Stuff</div>

David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future Has Me Missing His Early Stuff

David Cronenberg’s latest film, Crimes of the Future, is a return to the “body horror” genre. It brings back the…

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Nikki Haley battles Trump in House primary turf war

Nikki Haley battles Trump in House primary turf war

As former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley crisscrosses the country ahead of an anticipated 2024 presidential bid, she is also fixated…

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Yes, monkeypox is a real threat — but risk level varies

Yes, monkeypox is a real threat — but risk level varies

A nurse prepares a PCR for monkeypox testing, at the Hospital Ramon y Cajal, on May 30, 2022, in Madrid….

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<div>Throughout Europe, New Laws Are Criminalizing Desperate Refugees</div>

Throughout Europe, New Laws Are Criminalizing Desperate Refugees

Under the pretense of stopping smugglers, governments across the EU are criminalizing refugees attempting to settle in a safe country….

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<div>Joe Biden Hasn’t Delivered the Competent Foreign Policy He Promised</div>

Joe Biden Hasn’t Delivered the Competent Foreign Policy He Promised

With Joe Biden in the White House, the adults were meant to be back in charge, running a well-managed foreign…

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Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s new investment firm deepens his ties to the US military

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s new investment firm deepens his ties to the US military

Eric Schmidt speaks at the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence in Washington, DC, in 2019. | Alex Wong/Getty Images…

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Why some countries don’t want to pick a side in Russia’s war in Ukraine

Why some countries don’t want to pick a side in Russia’s war in Ukraine

US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield exits the UN after speaking at a special session on the violence…

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ECB signals quarter percentage point hike in July, bigger move in September

FRANKFURT – The European Central Bank will end its bond buys early next month and plans to lift interest rates…

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Merkel unplugged and unconvincing

Merkel unplugged and unconvincing

BERLIN — Angela Merkel isn’t mad, she’s just disappointed. She always knew Vladimir was a problem, but this? Barbaric. It’s…

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One Good Thing: A French reality show with high-end homes and low-stakes drama

One Good Thing: A French reality show with high-end homes and low-stakes drama

Courtesy of Netflix Netflix’s The Parisian Agency is a luxury real estate show featuring a family that actually gets along….

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Top court rules UK citizens residing in the EU can’t vote in local elections

U.K. nationals living in EU member countries without EU citizenship can’t vote or run for office in local elections, according…

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