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Biden Invokes Cold War Statute to Boost Critical Mineral Supply

Economy|Biden Invokes Cold War Statute to Boost Critical Mineral Supply https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/31/business/economy/biden-minerals-defense-production-act.html The action aims to enhance American production of crucial materials for electric vehicles, defense systems and other technologies. Wheel loaders filling trucks with ore at the MP Materials rare earth mine in Mountain Pass, Calif.Credit...Steve Marcus/Reuters March 31, 2022WASHINGTON…
bubmag
March 31, 2022
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The Deadly Cyclone That Changed the Course of the Cold War

Frustrated, Frank got back in the Vauxhall to get to his next meeting. The car inched with the traffic past walls full of political slogans splashed in red paint in the Bengali script. Frank had no idea what they said, but they were at least a colorful distraction. Eventually, the…
bubmag
March 24, 2022
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This Isn’t History’s Most Dangerous Moment. Yet

That’s the nightmare scenario haunting many people as Russia’s horrific war on Ukraine metastasizes, moving toward NATO’s borders, stoking further Western involvement, sucking in other powers, and spurring nuclear threats from President Vladimir Putin. Discussion of the conflict is rife with comparisons to the Cold War’s darkest days. Read Full Article » Read More
bubmag
March 23, 2022