Day: May 4, 2019

Critic’s Notebook: The Broadway Musical Has a Man Arena

Critic’s Notebook: The Broadway Musical Has a Man Arena

Critic’s NotebookImageCreditCreditJohanna GoodmanOne of the greatest pleasures to be found on Broadway is the illusion of the past being magically transported into the present. We get the feeling whenever a classic is capably revived, though these days Broadway seems to want to conjure it from everything — ’80s movies, a children’s cartoon about an underwater…

Biden Faces Battle of Hobby Questions That Are Being Promoted by Trump and Allies

Biden Faces Battle of Hobby Questions That Are Being Promoted by Trump and Allies

ImageVice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine. The renewed scrutiny of Hunter Biden’s work in Ukraine is entangled in politics on both sides of the Atlantic.CreditCreditGenya Savilov/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — It was a foreign policy role Joseph R. Biden Jr. enthusiastically embraced during his vice presidency: browbeating Ukraine’s notoriously…

Politics this week

Politics this week

Juan Guaidó, who is recognised as interim president of Venezuela by many democracies, appeared outside an air-force base in Caracas and urged the armed forces to overthrow the socialist dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro. Leopoldo López, an opposition figure kept under house arrest by the regime, appeared with Mr Guaidó after being freed by security personnel.…