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Kevin McCarthy Has Developed a Reputation for Desperate Power Grabs
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Kevin McCarthy Has Developed a Reputation for Desperate Power Grabs

Kevin McCarthy last week suggested limiting aid to Ukraine if the GOP wins the House in November. In response, Liz Cheney called McCarthy the “leader of the pro-Putin wing” of the GOP, saying he’d “sacrifice everything” for his own gain. The House minority leader has developed a reputation among critics for being willing to do...

Kevin McCarthy Has Developed a Reputation for Desperate Power Grabs
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Kevin McCarthy Has Developed a Reputation for Desperate Power Grabs

Kevin McCarthy last week suggested limiting aid to Ukraine if the GOP wins the House in November. In response, Liz Cheney called McCarthy the “leader of the pro-Putin wing” of the GOP, saying he’d “sacrifice everything” for his own gain. The House minority leader has developed a reputation among critics for being willing to do...

Kevin McCarthy Has Developed a Reputation for Desperate Power Grabs
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Kevin McCarthy Has Developed a Reputation for Desperate Power Grabs

Kevin McCarthy last week suggested limiting aid to Ukraine if the GOP wins the House in November. In response, Liz Cheney called McCarthy the “leader of the pro-Putin wing” of the GOP, saying he’d “sacrifice everything” for his own gain. The House minority leader has developed a reputation among critics for being willing to do...

Climate Change Is Driving Poor Nations to Desperate Measures
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Climate Change Is Driving Poor Nations to Desperate Measures

Private creditors have come to play a more important role over the last decade. Amid soaring debt burdens in the mid-’90s, the IMF and World Bank embarked on an initiative to relieve debt for heavily indebted poor countries, or HIPCs. “Unfortunately when their slate got cleaned,” Gallagher explains, investors “saw developing countries as a new asset...

Leaderless, Rudderless Britain Is at the Mercy of Desperate Conservatives
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Leaderless, Rudderless Britain Is at the Mercy of Desperate Conservatives

Liz Truss, Britain’s now-former prime minister, poses in front of 10 Downing Street in London on September 6, 2022. (Justin Tallis / AFP) Subscribe to The Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for The Nation’s weekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation,...

China’s underground market for semiconductors draws desperate automakers
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China’s underground market for semiconductors draws desperate automakers

In her two-bedroom apartment on the outskirts of Chinese tech hub Shenzhen, Wang woke to a deluge of messages. One read: “SPC5744PFK1AMLQ9, 300 pc, 21+. Any need?” Within minutes, the 32-year-old was at her computer in the living room, hurriedly clearing away empty packets of instant noodles and pulling up a spreadsheet....

Shocking moment Russian missiles erupt into massive fireball on Ukrainian street as desperate residents flee
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Shocking moment Russian missiles erupt into massive fireball on Ukrainian street as desperate residents flee

TERRIFIED residents were forced to flee as Russian missiles pummeled a street in Ukraine. Shocking footage shows huge fireballs erupting and massive plumes of smoke billowing into the sky as two blasts rocked Dnipro. 5 Footage shows traffic grinding to a halt as a Russian missile struck DniproCredit: Twitter 5 A second blast then hit...