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Italy is on a Collision Course with the EU

After 11 weeks of negotiations, the populist parties that triumphed in March’s Italian elections have agreed on who should be Italy’s new prime minister. Before they could settle on Giuseppe Conte, a 53-year-old law professor with no previous political experience and little political conviction, they had to agree that Silvio …

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The ZTE Connection

Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, Kelly Jane Torrance and Jim Swift discuss Trump's U.S. / North Korea summit, the waning trade war with China, and Mike Pompeo's first major address as Secretary of State.read more weeklystandard.comOriginal Article

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Prufrock: Southern Names, Sexist Wollstonecraft, and a History of Ireland

You remember Edmund Burke’s condescending and sexist response to poor Mary Wollstonecraft’s measured and rational defense of the French Revolution, right? Well, of course not, because it was other way around—Wollstonecraft responding to Burke (of course), and Wollstonecraft presenting the establishment argument (most British initially supported the Revolution) in sexist …

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Prurock: Southern Names, Sexist Wollstonecraft, and a History of Ireland

You remember Edmund Burke’s condescending and sexist response to poor Mary Wollstonecraft’s measured and rational defense of the French Revolution, right? Well, of course not, because it was other way around—Wollstonecraft responding to Burke (of course), and Wollstonecraft presenting the establishment argument (most British initially supported the Revolution) in sexist …

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McCarthy Denials About Replacing Ryan Don’t Hold Up

THE WEEKLY STANDARD has published two stories in recent days about efforts by House majority leader Kevin McCarthy to replace Paul Ryan as speaker of the House before the November elections. McCarthy and his team have denied the claims and personally attacked our reporters.Our response: THE WEEKLY STANDARD stands by …

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