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Apr 09 2022
As the war in Ukraine moves into its next, possibly decisive phase, the big question is whether the Russian army will perform as disastrously as it did in the war’s first phase.
The fight for control of Donbas—Ukraine’s easternmost region, just across from Russia’s border—should be an easier go for Vladimir Putin and his generals than was their initial aim of capturing the entireSlate
Feb 13 2020
Republicans have a long, disreputable history of conflating any attempt to improve American lives with the evils of “socialism.” When Medicare was first proposed, Ronald Reagan called it “socialized medicine,” and he declared that it would destroy our freedom. These days, if you call for something like universal child care, conservatives accuse you of wanting to turn America into the SovietPaul Krugman
Dec 07 2021
For evidence that crime will likely be a key issue for California voters in next year’s election, look no further than this weekend.
On Sunday, a pack of looters robbed a jewelry store in a Hayward mall, smashing glass cases and absconding with the valuables into waiting cars. Also Sunday, Walnut Creek police recommended that businesses close early, citing intelligence that the 80CalMatters
Jul 24 2018
The Trump administration will reportedly offer billions of dollars in aid to U.S. farmers who have been hurt by the recent trade tensions with China, the European Union, and others. Critics have slammed President Trump's tariffs as the root of the issue, while supporters say that they will help eradicate unfair trade practices in the long-term.Vox Reuters Fox News (Online News)
Aug 03 2021
Anyone who wants to dine, drink, exercise or enjoy a live performance indoors in New York City will soon have to show proof of coronavirus vaccination or be denied entry, Mayor de Blasio announced Tuesday in his most aggressive push yet to jack up the city’s flagging immunization rates.
The requirement, which mirrors mandates on leisure activities enforced in some European countries, isNew York Daily News
Apr 25 2022
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has raised the alarm about her party’s prospects in the 2022 midterm elections, saying that without more legislative victories, Democrats will lose badly in November.
Warren made the comments during an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
Asked whether Democrats in the 117th Congress should boast about their record on the campaign trail,The Epoch Times
Nov 29 2021
Members of Native American tribes from around New England are gathering in the seaside town where the Pilgrims settled — not to give thanks, but to mourn Indigenous people worldwide who’ve suffered centuries of racism and mistreatment.
Thursday’s solemn National Day of Mourning observance in downtown Plymouth, Massachusetts, will recall the disease and oppression they say EuropeanFox News (Online News)
Mar 11 2022
President Biden and his fellow Democrats have lost ground to Republicans on several of the issues most important to voters, a new Wall Street Journal poll finds, a troubling sign for the party seeking to extend its controlling majority of Congress for another two years.
The new survey showed that 57% of voters remained unhappy with Mr. Biden’s job performance, despite favorable marksWall Street Journal (News)
Feb 15 2022
The war between Russia and Ukraine was supposed to start today, or maybe it was yesterday. Actually, the Ukrainian leader says Wednesday.
Or does he?
Monday afternoon, American news outlets startled markets when they reported that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video, “We are told that February 16 will be the day of the attack.” His spokesperson later clarifiedVox
Apr 15 2022
With just more than 200 days left until the 2022 election, there's little evidence that President Joe Biden's poll numbers are improving -- and there's some data to suggest things are getting worse.
CNN's poll of polls -- an average of the last four national polls of Americans -- pegs Biden's approval at just 39% with 55% disapproving. Those numbers haven't changed much from the 40%CNN (Online News)