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India play hardball on UK trade deal as Liz Truss scrambles for a win

India play hardball on UK trade deal as Liz Truss scrambles for a win

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — India is in a tough negotiation as the crisis-hit British government tries to clinch a coveted trade deal within weeks. Prime Minister Liz Truss, whose fledgling administration needs a break amid market turmoil and plummeting polls, has ordered her trade chief to meet an October 24 …

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The fight for access to abortion in Italy continues

The fight for access to abortion in Italy continues

Giulia Blasi is a Rome-based writer and activist, and the author of the feminist primer “Handbook for Revolutionary Girls” (Rizzoli, 2018) and “Revolution Z” (Rizzoli, 2020), and “Brutta” (Rizzoli, 2022). ROME – Asked about her views on the right to abortion, the leader of the Brothers of Italy, Giorgia Meloni, replied that she intended to …

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Ohio's 'Parents Bill of Rights': Sponsors say mental health front and center, critics say it's dangerous

Ohio’s ‘Parents Bill of Rights’: Sponsors say mental health front and center, critics say it’s dangerous

Ohio Rep. Sara Carruthers says her Parents Bill of Rights Act may have a similar name to some of the country’s most restrictive bills, but this bill isn’t the one. the. Carruthers, R-Hamilton and the bill’s co-sponsor, Ohio Rep. DJ Swearingen, R-Huron, said Bill 722 would ensure public schools are transparent with parents in how …

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Sponsors say Ohio’s ‘Parents Bill of Rights’ focuses on mental health

“There is a gap, there is a huge gap in social and emotional learning, and we need to close it. We have kids right and left who are depressed,” said the chair of the Ohio House Behavioral Health and Recovery Support Committee. “We have to find out what is collapsing.” The bill would also require …

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EU unanimity rules are here for now, despite the chatter

EU unanimity rules are here for now, despite the chatter

Don’t expect the EU to remove countries’ vetoes any time soon. After a meeting of EU affairs ministers in Brussels on Tuesday, Mikuláš Bek, the EU affairs minister of the Czech Republic, which currently holds the rotating EU presidency, said he expected only “limited progress” from ‘by the end of the year on the issue. …

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