blarify Discuss articles and topics from MSM websites. Comment boards for Yahoo, ESPN, CNN and IMDB. Opinion: When the war finally ends, this is the battle we will remember | CNN - blarify When the war in Ukraine finally comes to an end, the besieged city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine will go down as one of the most recognizable symbols of the conflict, writes Michael Bociurkiw. Fri, 14 Apr 2023 10:30:06 GMT Opinion: Paris got it right on scooters | CNN - blarify Paris residents voted in favor of banning electric scooters on Sunday. Jill Filipovic writes that many cities should do the same. Wed, 5 Apr 2023 06:45:04 GMT Opinion: How a tyrants terrible novel helped debunk the premise of a doomed war | CNN - blarify One of the best-known quotations attributed to French philosopher Albert Camus is the assertion that "fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth," writes Jane Greenway Carr. Mon, 20 Mar 2023 09:45:05 GMT Opinion: Inside Saddam Husseins chamber of horrors, I reflect on 20 years since the Iraq War | CNN - blarify On the 20th anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq, Peter Bergen reflects on whether -- knowing what we now know -- toppling Saddam Hussein was worth it. It's not so black and white, he says. Sat, 18 Mar 2023 12:15:04 GMT Opinion: Chinas new role: relationship coach on the world stage | CNN - blarify Indeed, the agreement of long-time foes Saudi Arabia and Iran to bury the hatchet and re-establish diplomatic relations after years of confrontation and religious hostility, must inevitably take a back seat to the venue and the peacemaker who brokered this landmark pact, China, writes David... Sat, 11 Mar 2023 05:30:05 GMT Opinion: The unique predicament of the dictators daughter | CNN - blarify When images of Kim Jong Un and his daughter watching a military parade emerged last week, Rosemary Sullivan was reminded of another famous dictator's daughter -- Josef Stalin's Svetlana Alliluyeva. Sun, 19 Feb 2023 11:00:05 GMT Opinion: Macron is dragging Frances retirement age out of the 17th century | CNN - blarify French President Emmanuel Macron plans to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64. He'll have a fight on his hands, coming up against a complicated pension system dating back centuries and powerful trade unions, writes David A. Andelman. Wed, 11 Jan 2023 12:30:05 GMT US oil price lowest in nearly a year, gas down 6% in a month | CNN Business - blarify US oil prices have fallen to their lowest level since December 2021 on fears that protests in China against Covid-19 lockdowns will dent demand. Mon, 28 Nov 2022 08:30:04 GMT Opinion: Why Putin would want a truce | CNN - blarify Nine months into war, Russian hopes of a swift vitory have well and truly been dashed. For Russian President Vladimir Putin, "a truce or negotiations may be the only path to victory possible at this moment," writes David A. Andelman. Sun, 27 Nov 2022 04:30:02 GMT Opinion: Life in zero-Covid China is becoming intolerable | CNN - blarify "While I fully agree that China's hard-line approach to Covid-19 containment has saved lives, the policy's impacts are beginning to seem worse than the disease," writes Matthew Bossons in Shanghai. Mon, 14 Nov 2022 03:30:04 GMT Opinion: The relentless bravery of Iranian protesters is a moral test for the Western world | CNN - blarify On the 40th day after Mahsa's Amini death, protests grew even more widespread, more defiant, more determined. They also added to the moral imperative for the rest of the world to do more, writes Frida Ghitis. Sat, 29 Oct 2022 11:00:03 GMT Opinion: What Britain amp;#x27;s first Asian prime minister means to my family | CNN - blarify Rishi Sunak becoming the first British Asian Prime Minister tells "an important story of how Britain has changed over three generations," says Sunder Katwala, who shares how this is reflected in his own family. Wed, 26 Oct 2022 05:30:04 GMT China had a system. Then along came Xi | CNN - blarify At the Communist Party congress starting on Sunday, Chinese President Xi Jinping is poised to take an unprecedented third term in office. "As Xi ages, his circle of friends and advisors will inevitably shrink, as will his ability to process new information and new ideas," writes Ian... Wed, 12 Oct 2022 07:45:05 GMT Opinion: Giorgia Meloni, the political charmer who repacked Italys far-right - CNN - blarify Giorgia Meloni, 45, who is the favorite to become Italy's youngest and first female prime minister in Sunday's election, does not fit into neat definitions. Her meteoric rise is perhaps best described as an audacious balancing exercise, writes Francesco Galietti. Thu, 22 Sep 2022 03:45:03 GMT The FBI has returned a 2,000-year-old Italian mosaic that may have been lost for almost a century - CNN Style - blarify Hidden for decades, a mosaic that is a "key part of Rome's history" was located and returned to the Italian government, the Federal Bureau of Investigations said in a news release on Friday. Sun, 4 Sep 2022 03:15:05 GMT Opinion: Mikhail Gorbachevs love affair changed his country -- and the world - CNN - blarify Jill Dougherty, who covered Raisa Gorbacheva's funeral in 1999, writes how Raisa's marriage to husband Mikhail Gorbachev (which began in 1953, the same year Stalin died) was a transformative part of the reform. Sun, 4 Sep 2022 03:15:05 GMT Opinion: 200 years after Napoleons defeat, the French and British are still exchanging shots - CNN - blarify David A. Andelman writes that the growing tensions between the UK and France come at a particularly inauspicious moment. These two nations, key to the NATO alliance needed to combat Russian aggression, must find some way to get along -- at least with a veneer of amicability. Fri, 26 Aug 2022 07:15:02 GMT Lives torn asunder. The children of Indian Partition, 75 years on - CNN - blarify This month marks 75 years since the partition of India -- sending Muslims to the newly formed nation of Pakistan, and Hindus and Sikhs to newly independent India. Here, two people who were children at the time, recount a perilous journey across the border -- and partition's legacy today. Sat, 13 Aug 2022 07:45:04 GMT Opinion: A very European answer to air conditioning | CNN - blarify This year's sweltering temperatures have seen air conditioning purchases skyrocket across Europe. The catch is that air conditioning is an extremely energy-intensive means of cooling space. Could the answer lie in an AC unit that runs on renewable energy? Fri, 22 Jul 2022 08:15:05 GMT Opinion: Boris Johnsons political demise offers a lesson for US Republicans - CNN - blarify Boris Johnson's resignation provides a glimmer of hope that those who have promoted, defended or quietly tolerated former President Donald Trump will one day decide they, too, have reached their limit, writes Frida Ghitis. Tue, 12 Jul 2022 04:45:02 GMT