Exclusive: Google Workers Revolt Over $1.2 Billion Contract With Israel

In midtown Manhattan on March 4, Google’s managing director for Israel, Barak Regev, was addressing a conference promoting the Israeli tech industry when a member of the audience stood up in protest. “I am a Google Cloud software engineer, and I refuse to build technology that powers genocide, apartheid, or surveillance,” shouted the protester, wearing…

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Trump’s Using Court Filings to Get Around His Gag Order

With his first criminal trial set to start in 10 days, Donald Trump on Friday launched a fresh attack on the judge presiding over the case, one that also tests the boundaries of a gag order issued by the judge against him. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Trump’s presidential campaign publicized a motion filed earlier this week demanding…

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Welcome to the Immigration Election

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. This could well be known among future historians as the Immigration Election. The issue has overtaken all others as the top concern among voters, both in national polls and among those in…

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Biden Issues Ultimatum to Netanyahu After World Central Kitchen Strikes

President Biden told Israel on Thursday he needs to see immediate changes to protect civilian lives in Gaza or he’ll reduce U.S. support. In a tense, 30-minute phone call, Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Israel has to take immediate actions to protect civilian lives and allow food aid into Gaza or Biden…

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Why Trump’s Truth Social Stock Is an Ethics Nightmare

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. There are, at the moment, two likely outcomes of this billion-dollar campaign season. Each is as predictable as a roll of the dice in Las Vegas. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] In one very possible…

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Republicans Worry They Could Lose the House—Before the Election

When Republicans gained control of the House in November 2022, many in Washington wondered how they would be able to govern effectively with one of the slimmest majorities in history. Some Democrats even speculated if they might be able to take back the House before the term ended. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Sixteen months later, as the…

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