2023: A Look Ahead

Media outlets from the left, middle, and right broke down what you should be watching for going into 2023.


Media outlets from the left, middle, and right broke down what you should be watching for going into 2023.

  • The Hill broke down five ways for readers to prepare for an “uncertain” 2023 economy after a “wild and somewhat painful” 2022 for the U.S. economy.
  • The Associated Press reported on the “grim” beginning of 2023 in Ukraine, where Ukrainians rang in the New Year amid a Russian missile and drone attacks on civilian targets across the country.
  • BBC News reported that countries around the world celebrated the New Year with full crowds, a notable shift after 3 years of reduced festivities due to Covid.
  • The Vatican’s traditional World Day of Peace celebrations on New Year’s Day were overshadowed this year by the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Reuters reported.


reporting from the left side of the aisle


  • NBC News predicted the economy would “remain on shaky ground in 2023” amid inflation, economic uncertainty, and the ongoing Covid outbreak in China.
  • CNN summarized the new laws set to take effect in 2023. Several states are set to increase their minimum wages, while a few other states will legalize marijuana. The Inflation Reduction Act’s electric vehicle tax credits will also become available this year.
  • The New York Times covered the swearing-in of Lula, Brazil’s new president who returns to power after previously leading South America’s largest country from 2003-2011.



  • The Washington Examiner broke down five elections to watch coming up in 2023, including: the Kentucky gubernatorial election, the Louisiana governor’s race, state legislative elections in New Jersey and Virginia, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court election in the spring.
  • National Review’s Andy McCarthy called for Biden to face impeachment in 2023 for the “security catastrophe” his administration has caused at the southern border.The Wall Street Journal covered the sense of optimism Ukrainians seemed to be feeling as 2023 begins, with many Ukrainians believing their nation will turn back invading Russian forces in the new year.

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