Putin’s war shows autocracies and fossil fuels go hand in hand. Here’s how to tackle both

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

Democracies are making more progress than autocracies when it comes to climate action. But divestment campaigns can put pressure on the most recalcitrant of political leaders


Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Kremlin is targeting all of Europe, Zelenskyy says as war moves east

NBC News 03:08 11.04

Russia is targeting the whole of Europe with its aggression, and stopping the invasion of Ukraine is essential for the security of all democracies, Ukrainian Pr


Garnett’s Gaming Society Secures $3.5 Million to Expand Women’s Sports Betting

Rolling Stone 18:02 06.04

Gaming Society, a gamification and content company committed to making sports betting easy, has announced the closing of its $3.5 million seed funding round. The financing was co-led by Acies Inves…


Opinion | There goes European unity

NBC News 06:08 05.04

Authoritarian leaders who drew support, or at least inspiration, from Putin haven’t been cowed by how badly his war is going or by European democracies’ newfound resolve.


Opinion | Viktor Orbán’s win shows there’s still hope for Trumpism in Europe

NBC News 03:08 05.04

Authoritarian leaders who drew support, or at least inspiration, from Putin haven’t been cowed by how badly his war is going or by European democracies’ newfound resolve.


The big idea: how to win the fight against disinformation

The Guardian 15:13 04.04

From Covid conspiracies to lies about the Ukraine war … traditional fact-checking is no match for the power of the crowd


Conspiracy Theorist Lara Logan Thanks God She Was 'Dumped by Fox'

Rolling Stone 12:02 31.03

The former star journalist insisted she’s relieved to have avoided “taint” of network’s pro-Ukraine coverage, while touting vaccine conspiracies and Putin propaganda


Biden denounces Russian invasion, casting it as part of a decades-long attempt to crush democracies.

NyTimes 15:06 27.03

Speaking in Warsaw, President Biden described V. adimir">V. adimir V. Putin as a tyrant with “a craving for absolute power and control.”


Yes, there is much more the democracies can do to ensure Vladimir Putin’s defeat | Andrew Rawnsley

The Guardian 12:11 27.03

Fears of escalation are weakening the west’s full commitment to sanctions against Russia and military support for Kyiv


Tracing my family’s stolen ancestors - BBC Ideas

BBC 06:01 27.03

The legacies of slavery continue to connect people and places around the world, as Jen Reid discovered when she starting researching her family history.


Biden summons history in sweeping call for renewed alliance of democracies

The Guardian 00:10 27.03

President seeks to re-establish US as a leader in global affairs after years of Trump-led disengagement


Russia’s invasion crystallises divide between west and rest of world

The Guardian 18:11 26.03

Ukraine crisis is uniting democracies in Europe and Pacific but complicating relationships with China, India and Gulf states


Texts Reveal Ginni Thomas Embraced QAnon Conspiracies, Pushed White House to Overturn 2020 Election

Rolling Stone 03:02 25.03

The activist wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was in close contact with Mark Meadows ahead of Jan. 6


Opinion | This Is Why Autocracies Fail

NyTimes 03:07 18.03

Over the long term, centralized power is a recipe for stagnation.


Putin’s War on Ukraine Is About Ethnicity and Empire

NyTimes 15:07 16.03

Biden’s framework of ‘democracies versus autocracies’ misses the darker source of this war, which has deep roots in Russian history and thought.


Ethan Hawke on His Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward Documentary: ‘Their Generation Changed American Acting’

Rolling Stone 18:02 10.03

Ethan Hawke examines the lives and legacies of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, one of Hollywood’s greatest couples, in “The Last Movie Stars.” The six-hour documentary charts the…


Ukraine war marks paradigm shift on the scale of 9/11, says Liz Truss

The Guardian 03:14 10.03

Foreign secretary says in Washington that democracies must never again allow authoritarian aggression to grow unchecked


Chicago Duo Drama Make Relationship Anxiety Sound Seductively Danceable on 'Hit My Line'

Rolling Stone 00:02 10.03

A standout from the electro-soul group’s new EP, “Hit My Line” nails the emotional intricacies of an imbalanced relationship. See why it’s a Song You Need to Know


Putin is betting that the west is too decadent to defend its values. He is wrong | Rafael Behr

The Guardian 09:14 09.03

Carried to power and marinated in myths about themselves, dictators always underestimate the strength of democracies, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr


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