Federal Election Commission Rejects Proposal to Consider New Rules on Foreign Spending in US Elections

May 27, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday rejected a proposal to address foreign influence in United States election spending, the third time the commission has shot down similar proposals since reports of Russian interference in the 2016 election began emerging about two years ago.

How Did Grenoble Start a French Water Revolution? It Made Its Water Management Public.

May 27, 2018 - 2:00pm

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Only the pipeline entering the heavily protected tunnel gives any indication of what to expect. But a 350-metre drive through the heart of the Grand Rochefort mountain soon reveals why it is walled off to the public. For as you exit, you are treated to a vast clearing and lush green water-refreshed pastures as far as the eye can see.

The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet

May 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet

The United States is incapable of producing any results other than destruction and further fragmentation across large parts of the planet, argues Tom Engelhardt, author of A Nation Unmade by War. Since 1991, the US has been engaged in a misguided and destructive exercise of triumphalism that has cost nearly $6 trillion.

Thousands of Italian Women March Across Country. Demand: "My Body, My Choice."

May 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Thousands of Italian Women March Across Country. Demand: "My Body, My Choice."

Women protest in a "Obiezione Respinta" demonstration organized by the "Non una di meno" movement to remember the 194 Law against abortion after 40 years, on May 26, 2018, in Rome, Italy. (Photo: Antonio Masiello / Getty Images)
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