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Women, life, freedom, and the Left

The trends toward political violence, religious fundamentalism, and the oppression of women are accelerating COMMENT | SLAVOJ ŽIŽEK | Four events centering around women have made headlines over the past month: Giorgia Meloni’s electoral victory in Italy, Queen Elizabeth II’s death and funeral, the release of the film The Woman …

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The faith-based Reaganomics of Liz Truss

Are her government’s tax cuts, ostensibly aimed to stimulate economic growth, brilliant or crazy? COMMENT | CHRIS PATEN | The death and funeral of Queen Elizabeth II united the British people in grief, highlighting the bonds that hold the United Kingdom together: a shared sense of decency, purpose, and fairness. …

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Capitalism and the Queen

  Elizabeth II was a Smithian light who reminded society of the value of compassion and Stoic virtues COMMENT | JACOB SOLL | It might seem like an obscure footnote among the history-making events of 2022, but the year of Queen Elizabeth II’s death coincides with the 300th anniversary of …

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Liz Truss: UK’s new prime minister

Who is she and why has she replaced Boris Johnson? | NICHOLAS ALLEN | The United Kingdom’s new prime minister is Liz Truss. After a two-month contest, Conservative Party members chose her as their new leader. She then travelled to Balmoral in Scotland where she was formally invited by the …

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Queen Elizabeth II tests positive for Covid-19

London, UK | Xinhua | Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has tested positive for COVID-19, Buckingham Palace confirmed on Sunday. The queen is experiencing mild cold-like symptoms but expects to continue light duties at Windsor over the coming week, the palace said. “She will continue to receive medical attention and will …

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