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Managing A World Order In Crisis | Mint

Live Mint 29 May 2022
As business and political leaders flocked to the World Economic Summit in Davos this weekend, they could hardly help noting that Biden administration foreign policy is going global and kicking into high gear ... The intensification of the American foreign-policy agenda reflects a ...

Right-wing snowflakes love to whine about free speech — this socialist went to jail for it

Raw Story 29 May 2022
Debs was then a 62-year-old veteran of the labor movement, who had helped found the American Railway Union (ARU) and the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and had gradually moved leftward out of the Democratic Party to various socialist organizations ... By 1918, however, Debs was preoccupied by foreign policy.

Comet that split apart in 1995 could produce rare meteor storm

Yahoo Daily News 28 May 2022
It may be a long shot, but "something spectacular" may be coming to the skies this holiday weekend ... / Credit. NASA, ESA, H ... Mutchler and Z ... "Amateur and professional astronomers around the world have been tracking its spectacular disintegration for years," NASA said. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on foreign policy, gun violence, and racial justice.

Formula for a crisis: Good intentions and bad policy

Times Free Press 28 May 2022
In addition to protecting major producers from domestic competition, government trade policy has effectively barred foreign competition as well by erecting regulatory and tariff barriers. The European Union is the world's largest producer of baby formula, and it is objectively ...

'I am in the father, the father is in me'

The Manila Times 28 May 2022
Today the world teeters on the brink of a global ... Indeed, the move appeared to have propped the Philippine position in its dealings with nations of the world, but particularly with the ever exploitative, oppressive and duplicitous foreign relations policies of the United States.

Japanese, Malaysian Foreign Ministers to work on developing further look east policy

Malaysian National News Agency 27 May 2022
Japanese, Malaysian Foreign Ministers to work on developing further look east policy ... KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 (Bernama) -- Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah and his Japanese counterpart Yoshimasa Hayashi have agreed to work together in further developing the ...

China strategy is about rules-based order, not ‘new Cold War,’ Blinken says

Asahi News 27 May 2022
Seventeen months into his administration Biden had faced criticism from Republicans and some foreign policy watchers for not announcing a formal strategy on China, the world's second-largest economy and Washington's main strategic rival. Foreign crises, including the messy U.S.

US gun violence is not just a domestic political issue

New Statesman 27 May 2022
Shortly after Joe Biden took office in January 2021, he delivered a major foreign policy speech setting out his vision for the United States’ place in the world ... In the hours after the massacre at a school in Uvalde, Texas, on 24 May, China’s foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin ...

Click, Clack, and Pop: Sounds Indicate Health of Coral Reefs

WhoWhatWhy 27 May 2022
The author writes, “The popping sound, like milk hitting puffed rice cereal, that you hear when putting your head underwater is not your ear adjusting to a different atmosphere — it is the sound of the submarine world ... From Foreign Policy ... Although the plants clearly struggled in the harsh, foreign material, they nonetheless managed to sprout.

US monetary policy worsens global debt crisis in developing economies

The Manila Times 27 May 2022
Among other factors, tighter US monetary policy is also hampering the economic recovery of the developing world ... It is fair to say that economic sanctions are increasingly being used to promote the full range of American foreign policy goals. Sanctions only make the global economy worse, affecting the people around the world.

Why the Once-Hawkish Heritage Foundation Opposed Aid to Ukraine

New York Times 27 May 2022
The conservative think tank has shifted on foreign policy along with the Republican grass-roots, and it is taking a more skeptical view of U.S. involvement in the world ... .

The Oslo Freedom Forum Asks, Is Bitcoin Compatible With Democracy?

Bitcoin Magazine 27 May 2022
"France created the French Colonies of Africa (CFA) franc in the wake of World War II, when it oversaw the world’s second largest colonial empire,” wrote Gladstein and Mohamed Keita in Foreign Policy ... To protect the CFA, laws have been passed banning citizens from owning foreign currency.

Roya Hakakian and How to Speak About What No One Wants to Hear

Quillette 27 May 2022
... from abroad and massacres in far-away lands as a normal machination of friends and foes alike, akin to espionage or bribery—something to be regarded phlegmatically, even when the little world of the Washington, DC gilded foreign-policy elite comes under murderous attack.

Blinken calls China ‘most serious long-term’ threat to world order

Politico 26 May 2022
Foreign Policy Blinken calls China ‘most serious long-term’ threat to world order ... The intense bout of Asia diplomacy, capped by Blinken’s speech on Thursday, underscored the administration’s ongoing efforts to refocus its foreign policy on the Indo-Pacific ... China, State Department, Foreign Policy, Cold War, Taiwan, Asia-Pacific, Antony Blinken.

Iran says US foreign policy 'taken hostage' by Israel

Anadolu Agency 26 May 2022
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Thursday Tehran is committed to reaching a deal during the Vienna nuclear talks, adding that US interests and foreign policy have been "taken hostage" by Israel. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he ...

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