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El Salvador’s Nayib Bukele Committed Blatant Election Fraud

This month, incumbent Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele seemed poised to easily win reelection and sweep the legislature with his New Ideas party. But when his legislative supermajority appeared in doubt, Bukele and his supporters resorted to outright fraud. Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele greets supporters next to his wife Gabriela...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 22:37
A Current SCOTUS Case Could Help Undo Decades of Regulation

Conservative business interests are backing arguments in a Supreme Court case that could open even long-finalized federal regulation to legal attacks, striking at safeguards that protect ordinary Americans. Stone steps lead up to the front of the US Supreme Court building on February 7, 2024, in Washington, DC. (J. David Ake / Getty...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 20:39
Italians Committed Terrible Crimes, Then Forgot Them

This week in 1937, Italian Fascists and colonizers began a three-day massacre in Addis Ababa, killing up to 20,000 Ethiopians. The slaughter is all but ignored in today’s Italy, where public debate remains steeped in indulgent views of colonial rule. An Ethiopian war veteran walks to a memorial service commemorating the Addis Ababa...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 20:09
Lula Is Right About Israel’s Genocide in Gaza

Brazilian president Lula forcefully condemned Israel’s brutal war on Gaza on Sunday before expelling Israel’s ambassador to Brazil on Monday. These actions are part of his decades-long commitment to standing in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (C) attends the Ordinary Session of...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 18:42
Alexey Navalny Taught Russia’s Opposition How to Mobilize

On Friday — unless it had already happened the day before — dissident politician Alexey Navalny was killed in a jail for high-risk prisoners in Russia’s far north. The true causes of his death continue to be hidden, and it is not even known where his body is, though his parents and wife are unsuccessfully […]

Tue Feb 20, 2024 17:14
Gabriel Boric Is Struggling to Boost Chile’s Meager Pensions

Left-winger Gabriel Boric became Chile’s president two years ago on a wave of popular mobilization. But with a constitutional rewrite in tatters, plans to reform the country’s privatized pension system pose a tough test of his ability to make lasting changes. Chilean president Gabriel Boric gives a speech in Washington, DC, on September...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 16:14

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