Can Foie Gras Farmers Avoid a Legal Attack in New York?

Hector Saravia, Sergio Saravia’s brother, at La Belle Farm in Sullivan County, NY Photo: Lynn Munroe Marcus Henley and Sergio Saravia do not live in New York City, but local lawmakers can put them out of business. If the city’s ban on the sale of foie gras takes effect on Nov. 25, Messrs. Henley and … Read more

Notable & Quotable: Books – WSJ

May 17, 2022 6:03 pm ET Photo: Frank Rumpenhorst/Zuma Press Micah Mattix writing for the Spectator, May 17: The Atlantic has announced it is expanding its books section. Reading can be revelatory, Jane Yong Kim writes in her note on the expanded section, which she will edit. . . . Here’s Kim to give you a sense … Read more

The United States and Japan embrace the open Internet

A branch of Rakuten Mobile in Tokyo, December 14, 2017. Photo: kim kyung-hoon / Reuters Tokyo Most Americans think of Japan as a world-class manufacturer of automobiles and consumer electronics. But Japan is also a tech-service superpower that encourages online commerce, embraces artificial intelligence, exports innovative video games, and works in partnership with the United … Read more

The United States and Japan embrace the open Internet

A branch of Rakuten Mobile in Tokyo, December 14, 2017. Photo: kim kyung-hoon / Reuters Tokyo Most Americans think of Japan as a world-class manufacturer of automobiles and consumer electronics. But Japan is also a tech-service superpower that encourages online commerce, embraces artificial intelligence, exports innovative video games, and works in partnership with the United … Read more

Did Supreme Court Nominees Lie to Congress?

Photo: Sarah Silbiger / Getty Images One media narrative congealing after this week’s Supreme Court leak is that President Trump’s nominees lied to Congress by claiming they would not overturn the abortion precedent of Roe v. Wade. So allow us to check the tape — and explain why respecting past decisions does not bind the … Read more

Van Jones: The LA riots changed America. They also changed me

Van Jones, a CNN host and civil rights activist, was a law student at the time of the LA riots 30 years ago. Jones explores the verdicts, the riots and the aftermath of the unrest in the hourlong CNN documentary, “The Fire Still Burns,” airing Friday. Jones describes his arrest in San Francisco, where he … Read more

The Fed Wants to Raise Rates Quickly, But May Not Know Where to Stop

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is shifting monetary tightening into a higher gear. His goal sounds straightforward — lift interest rates to “neutral,” a setting that neither spurs nor slows growth. But there’s a catch: Even in normal times, no one knows where this theoretical level is. And these aren’t normal times. There are good … Read more

‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’: The Asian American metaphor is a message to the not-so-United States (Opinion)

But that familiarity is instantly exploded: Mere minutes into what could have been every intergenerational chronicle of every immigrant community all at once, “Everything Everywhere” makes a sudden, phantasmagorical swerve into what might best be described as the Michelle Yeoh Cinematic Universe. A version of Wang’s husband from a parallel dimension appears, telling Wang, who … Read more

Manchester United Predicted Line-up Vs Norwich – Paul Pogba and Cristiano Ronaldo to Start

Manchester United face Norwich City at home on Saturday at 3pm UK time, and as always there are several tough decisions for manager Ralf Rangnick to make regarding the starting XI. A week since the defeat against Everton, I expect there to be some changes. 1. David De Gea The goalkeeper has been one of … Read more

Opinion: Why the United States is reluctant to become the Saudi Arabia of natural gas

OXFORD, England (Project Syndicate) —With images of Russian aggression and war crimes in Ukraine continuing to dominate the media in Europe and around the world, Germany has pledged to cut its imports of Russian gas by two-thirds by 2023. Even more immediately , Robert Habeck, Germany’s vice chancellor and minister for economic affairs and climate … Read more

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