The assassination earlier this month of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is raising new questions about the threat posed by international mercenaries. It also casts a new light on a story The Intercept published last month that revealed the existence of a 2020 coup plot against the newly elected president of Bolivia, Luis Arcé, successor…

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Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Today is the opening ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games, which were delayed for almost a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is happy that the Games are finally going ahead. Japan, the Olympic host country, has been slow to vaccinate its population against the…

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Para entender o que pode acontecer se o plano de Guedes e de Bolsonaro de leiloar 100% da estatal ainda esse ano for adiante, é bom olhar para quem já fez isso antes de nós: a Argentina. Spoiler: por lá, a privatização do serviço acabou sendo um desastre. The post Privatizar os correios? Não deu…

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By Galen Druke   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, consumer prices rose 5.4 percent between June 2020 and June 2021, exceeding the 2 percent target rate of inflation set by the Federal Reserve. It is the largest 12-month increase since August 2008,…

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A few weeks before a controversial oil pipeline was approved for construction in his area, Aitkin County, Minnesota, Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Cook bought a new assault rifle that cost $725. The purchase was part of an effort to standardize police weaponry, said Cook’s boss, the local sheriff, and was unrelated to the Line 3 pipeline…

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The first six months in the White House are often frenzied for presidents as they push for big policy changes to try to live up to their campaign promises. President Biden is no exception. In his first 100 days in office, he signed dozens of executive actions and pursued sweeping legislation, like his $1.9 trillion…

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Imagine a world where workers have real power. In this world, workers are paid a living wage, are…

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