Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Lukashenko is a former president," said one strike leader. "He needs to go."
Lisa Newcomb, staff writer
Following what pro-democracy advocates say was a rigged election, world leaders...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Demonstrators take part in the Women's March Jan. 20, 2018 in New York City.
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With yet more news of lethal failure - a dozen pandemic briefings ignored - it's hard not to feel buried by our daily evils. For a fresh, bleak, brilliant take, Irish writer Fintan O'Toole describes it to us - the "deliberate and homicidal stupidity," abject right-wing surrender, "monstrous blossoming of misrule" in a pandemic, and "toxicity (that has) become the lifeblood of American politics." "The world has loved, hated and envied the US," he writes. "Now, for the first time, we pity it."