Iraqi parliament speaker Mohammed al-Balbousi was at the Pentagon Wednesday to listen to Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, who is trying to sell him, and by extension the rest of parliament, on keeping US troops in Iraq. That’s going to be a tough sell. The Iraqis declared the ISIS War over in 2017, and politicians […]
On the first day the new Congress was in session in January, Rep. John Sarbanes, a Democrat from Maryland, introduced the For the People Act, known in the House of Representatives as H.R.1. The sweeping bill seeks to revamp lobbyist registration, campaign financing, and voting rights. The Brennan Center for Justice said it “would create […]
US President George W. Bush waves goodbye to journalists after Washington Financial Summit leaders (G20) discussed consequences of the global financial crisis, Nov. 15,2008. A3464 Rainer Jensen/ Press Association. All rights reserved. November 2008 was notable not only for the potentially game-changing midterm congressional elections: it also marked the 10th anniversary of a momentous G20 […]
As COP24 comes to a close, Greenpeace’s Cassady Craighill says advocates are pushing world leaders to do more than Paris Climate Accord demands—and to listen to frontline communities The post Are the UN Climate Talks Enough? appeared first on The Real News Network.
GQ staff writer Zach Baron discusses embracing deadlines, discovering what time of day you’re most productive, fake work, and why doing an interview is not about making a new friend. You write long features on famous people—sports heroes, celebrities. It’s writing that often takes several meetings with the subject, and not something you can really […]
A young black man was dead. A young white cop was quickly fired. If that sounds surprising, you don’t know the half of it. A ProPublica investigation starts Nov. 29. You can listen to the Frontline Dispatch podcast starting then, too. Sign up to be notified when both go live.