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Ministers accused of intimidating MPs who oppose Boris Johnson

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Tory whips were accused on Thursday of using dirty tactics to intimidate rebels as Boris Johnson was said to be increasingly convinced he could see off a vote of no confidence. Though allies of Johnson believe a vote ...

The New York Times is a reminder: good liberals often oppose unions

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One of the most useful qualities of labor unions is their ability to force Good Liberals to actually demonstrate their principles in a tangible way. It is easy for a self-proclaimed progressive business owner to say a...

Lukashenko’s extraordinary air hijack is a warning: oppose him and he will find you

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On Sunday, three secret service agents and a Belarusian fighter jet “hijacked” a Ryanair plane from Athens as it crossed Belarusian airspace, just minutes before it reached Lithuania. The target was an opposition jour...

Coronavirus live news: parts of UK ease lockdown despite India variant fears; 4 out of 5 in Japan oppose Olympics

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UK health experts warn people to ignore lockdown easing; India reports 281,386 cases and 4,106 deaths; ten weeks out, more than 80% of Japanese oppose holding Olympics

Tokyo Olympics: more than 80% of Japanese oppose hosting Games – poll

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More than 80% of Japanese oppose hosting the Olympics this year, a new poll published on Monday showed, with just under 10 weeks until the Tokyo Games. The latest survey comes after Japan expanded a coronavirus state ...

US states oppose ‘unjust’ plan to shield Sackler wealth in opioid settlement

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Nearly half of US states have joined growing opposition to a highly unusual bankruptcy plan that would protect the wealth of the Sackler family after it made billions of dollars from selling the drug that kickstarted ...

National debt: critics cry hypocrisy as Republicans oppose Biden spending

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The response was as uniform as it was predictable. When Joe Biden unveiled an audacious $1.9tn coronavirus relief package, Senator Rick Scott of Florida warned: “I think one thing the Biden administration really has ...