[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Russia’s deepening isolation and economic turmoil, in response to its invasion of Ukraine, is causing its economy to be “reshaped as we speak,” Nicolas Veron, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, tells Political IQ. “What’s happening in Russia right now is a swift transformation of the Russian economy from a peace-time economy […]
This post was originally published on this site Afros, braids, dreadlocks: the US House of Representatives on Friday voted to ban discrimination based on hairstyles associated with a particular race or national origin. The bill, which now moves to the Senate, explicitly aims to protect Black Americans who have been forced to cut their hair […]
This post was originally published on this site Legislation which would make it illegal to film police officers within eight feet of them is closer to becoming law, despite concerns that it could hinder efforts to document misconduct. “We believe that this bill stacks the deck against the public check on officer misconduct,” Timothy Sparling, […]
How hackers, Arnold Schwarzenegger and the State Department are trying to pierce Putin’s digital Iron Curtain
This post was originally published on this siteThe information campaign over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is in full swing as a wide cast of characters — from the US State Department to Ukrainian hackers to Arnold Schwarzenegger — tries to circumvent Russian censors to get the truth about the war on Ukraine to Russian citizens.
This post was originally published on this siteSales of previously owned homes declined as rising mortgage-interest rates and a shortage of homes for sale made it difficult for buyers to compete.
This post was originally published on this siteAmericans’ support for economic sanctions on Russia is broad and bipartisan, according to new polling on the public’s response to the war in Ukraine. And so far, that’s the case even when the potential for higher gas prices is considered. At the same time, the American public largely […]
This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats’ efforts to combat inflation are stuck in limbo because of internal divisions over a range of proposals aimed at lowering the cost of gas, health care and child care. The latest idea that some Democrats are rallying around is a…
This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is encouraging U.S. oil companies to increase their production to help curb record high gasoline prices. But boosting output is easier said than done.
This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts about her bill aiming to strengthen U.S. sanctions against Russia by blocking access to cryptocurrencies.
This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. is in a “messy” time of the pandemic, experts say. COVID cases are rising in Europe and Asia, but It’s not yet clear what will happen here.