Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: Emmanuel Macron

More than a thousand arrested as Yellow Vests protests over economic...

Some 1,220 people were arrested in France on Saturday as more than a hundred thousand took to the streets – leading to a lockdown...

France to ban all new development of shale oil and gas

The days of unfettered fossil fuel extraction are over.

China’s Xi Jinping and France’s Emmanuel Macron talk climate

I know which leader is a more positive force in international affairs, by far (domestic policies and press are a different issue, though I don’t trust Trump on those, either.)

The attack on Western democracy

Are Western democracies under attack from Russia and the alt-right in America, in an effort to put racist nationalists in power?

France prepares to vote against a backdrop of civil unrest

Rather than trying to heal the wounds of the past it seems that most Western leaders are bent on creating new ones.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.