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Heat Wave in Ukraine Further Strains Its Electricity Grid

Posted on Wednesday July 17, 2024

To prevent a collapse of the electricity system, crippled by months of Russian attacks, the authorities have imposed rolling blackouts. Experts say it’s a harbinger of what’s to come this winter.

King’s Speech Promises a Changed U.K.

Posted on Wednesday July 17, 2024

From plans to tackle climate change to ending the role of hereditary legislators, the ceremonial King’s Speech showcased the progressive priorities of Britain’s Labour government.

How France Blocked the Far Right

Posted on Wednesday July 17, 2024

The French had a far-right government before, one that collaborated with the Nazis. When casting ballots even today, that is not an easy thing to forget.