Tag Archives: US news

We revile sexual violence but misogynistic populists thrive around the world | Anne McElvoy

The peace prize was well deserved. Yet the language of too many political leaders seems driven by the compulsion to demean women The Nobel peace prize often gets it wrong, routinely crowning approved individuals or supranational institutions such as the EU and UN, usually on the eve of them making a prizewinning Horlicks of their Read more »

Remind me again who is Carly Fiorina?

Yesterday Ted Cruz named the former Hewlett-Packard CEO turned failed presidential candidate as his running mate. But what do we know about her? Yesterday Ted Cruz named Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO turned failed presidential candidate, as What if women talked like men in the workplace. Whats the deal with her personal life? Her Read more »

Why I, a white man, took a black family’s house from Detroit to Rotterdam

I turned a Detroit house into a work of art for the community to be proud of, and people who think it is ruin porn have missed the point We took it all the walls, the windows. We took the whole exterior of the house from Stoepel Street 20194, just west of Detroit 8 Mile. Read more »

Boris Johnson grilled over past outright lies at uneasy press conference

Foreign secretary endures awkward outing as reporters repeatedly press him to explain previous insults about world leaders Boris Johnson was embarrassingly forced on to the back foot during his first London press conference as foreign secretary on Tuesday as he was repeatedly pressed to explain his past outright lies and insults about world leaders, including Read more »

‘The swamp is Goldman Sachs’: how the bank is rewarded for putting profits over people

The US government has continually mined the bank for some of its top posts despite its role in the 2008 financial crisis and protests are popping up across the country again in response to Donald Trumps cabinet picks In a persistent drizzle on 17 January, a group of protesters swathed in green ponchos unfurled tarps Read more »

Scientists are armed with the truth. But to win this culture war, theyll need more than that | Anne Perkins

We all love science when its making life better, longer and easier. Its a much harder sell when it points to inconvenient truths about our way of life There is an old joke about being able to tell an extroverted scientist: instead of staring at their shoes when they talk to you, they stare at Read more »

Remind me again who is Carly Fiorina?

Yesterday Ted Cruz named the former Hewlett-Packard CEO turned failed presidential candidate as his running mate. But what do we know about her? Yesterday Ted Cruz named Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO turned failed presidential candidate, as What if women talked like men in the workplace. Whats the deal with her personal life? Her Read more »

Boris Johnson grilled over past outright lies at uneasy press conference

Foreign secretary endures awkward outing as reporters repeatedly press him to explain previous insults about world leaders Boris Johnson was embarrassingly forced on to the back foot during his first London press conference as foreign secretary on Tuesday as he was repeatedly pressed to explain his past outright lies and insults about world leaders, including Read more »

‘The swamp is Goldman Sachs’: how the bank is rewarded for putting profits over people

The US government has continually mined the bank for some of its top posts despite its role in the 2008 financial crisis and protests are popping up across the country again in response to Donald Trumps cabinet picks In a persistent drizzle on 17 January, a group of protesters swathed in green ponchos unfurled tarps Read more »

Remind me again who is Carly Fiorina?

Yesterday Ted Cruz named the former Hewlett-Packard CEO turned failed presidential candidate as his running mate. But what do we know about her? Yesterday Ted Cruz named Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO turned failed presidential candidate, as What if women talked like men in the workplace. Whats the deal with her personal life? Her Read more »