While we’re not at Cold War levels of brinksmanship yet by a long shot, it’s beginning to feel a lot like winter.
America isn’t the only country facing a flood of migration from the south.
New polls show that Labour could lose almost all of its Scottish MPs to the Scottish Nationalist Party, but the dissatisfaction with European politics-as-usual extends far beyond the Scottish border.
Argentina boasts the world’s second and fourth largest shale gas and tight oil reserves, respectively, and by passing an oil and gas reform law earlier this week, it hopes to catch up to the American shale revolution.
Much has been made of the potential of America’s shale gas to find buyers abroad, but with many gas contracts tied to the price of oil and the recent rapid decline of said price, U.S. LNG seems to be losing the potential cost advantage it was purported to have.
From 2000 to 2010, African-Americans left America’s biggest blue cities in record numbers for more conservative cities. Blue cities increasingly work only for the affluent.
More than 50 countries are fighting back against tax evasion by signing a new international deal. It’s good news—and will be made all the better if countries use the money they gain for much-needed domestic reforms.
Some lessons for today’s public health crises from the storied past of Ellis Island Immigrant Health Hospital.
The crisis has been averted, but only temporarily. Meanwhile, Putin retains the ability to throw Ukraine into political and military crisis whenever he likes.
A review of 27 opinion polls on the ACA shows a public that likes neither the law nor the campaign to repeal it. That’s prime opportunity for politicians who can stake out some kind of middle ground—no matter how incoherent that position seems to dueling liberals and conservatives.