Harvey Morris

Financial Times

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United Nations correspondent, and former Texas-based correspondent, for the Financial Times

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The Obama Administration has done an  about-face  on support for rebels in Libya.

UN Debates No-Fly Zone as Gadhafi Beats Down Rebels

The Obama Administration has done an about-face on support for rebels in Libya.

from Which Way, L.A.?

As Colonel Moammar Gadhafi's forces get closer to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, the US is now backing international intervention, but the UN Security Council has yet to agree.

UN Debates No-Fly Zone as Gadhafi Beats Down Rebels

As Colonel Moammar Gadhafi's forces get closer to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, the US is now backing international intervention, but the UN Security Council has yet to agree.

from To the Point

President Obama is  back on the Gulf Coast  today for the fourth time since the oil spill, and  he’ll address the nation  about it tomorrow night.  Meantime, the pressure continues on …

Obama Makes His Fourth Trip to the Gulf since Oil Spill

President Obama is back on the Gulf Coast today for the fourth time since the oil spill, and he’ll address the nation about it tomorrow night.  Meantime, the pressure continues on …

from To the Point

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Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide.   At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.

from To the Point

Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

from To the Point

Buckle up.

from Left, Right & Center

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point

Democrat Monique Limon announced she will run for Hannah Beth Jackson’s coveted state senate seat.

from Curious Coast

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40% .

from Greater LA

The two international giants are linked in inextricable ways, and yet Americans’ understanding of China consistently lacks nuance.

from Scheer Intelligence

Today, on All The President’s Jawyers...

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.

from Scheer Intelligence