America musters the world’s biggest naval exercise
The drills come as America and China are locking horns across Asia
During the pandemic a digital crimewave has flooded the internet
The rush to remote working has outpaced cyber-security
Nikki Haley’s Choice
The 2024 hopeful can’t decide who she wants to be—the leader of the post-Trump GOP or a “friend” to the president who tried to sabotage democracy.
Birmanie : les manifestations se poursuivent malgré la répression de la junte militaire
La junte au pouvoir multiplie les arrestations nocturnes et menace de poursuites quiconque hébergera des militants recherchés.
A Broken Party Acquitted Donald Trump In His Second Impeachment
The ex-president’s boast he could get away with murder proved true.
The Economics of “Lookism”
I repeatedly write about inequality, largely in hopes of helping people, especially my left-leaning friends, understand that we should instead focus on other issues, such as economic opportunity and poverty reduction. In other words, let’s try to help the less fortunate rather than tear down successful people I specifically try to convince them that they […]
The Capitol riot is a godsend for America’s critics
From glee to embarrassment, the international reaction to the events of January 6th
Top Trump health aide mulls run for Congress
The former chief of staff of the Trump administration’s health department is exploring a bid for the U.S. House seat of the late Rep. Ron Wright (R-Texas), who died earlier this week after being diagnosed with Covid-19, six people familiar with the situation told POLITICO. Brian Harrison in recent days has spoken with potential donors, […]
What To Watch As Trump’s Lawyers Deliver Impeachment Defense
Hoping that brevity will appeal to their restless Senate audience, Trump’s lawyers are expected to keep their arguments short.
Censorious governments are abusing “fake news” laws
The pandemic is giving them an excuse to gag reporters
The National Emergency at U.S-Mexico Border Is Over. But Thousands of Troops Remain
President Joe Biden has formally issued a proclamation to end a national emergency declaration on the U.S.-Mexico border, but there are no immediate plans to move the thousands of American troops currently deployed there. Former President Donald Trump declared the emergency in February 2019, which was widely decried by Democrats and Republicans as a last-ditch […]
Women and Girls in Science: How the IAEA has Contributed to the Development of Scientists over the Years
Science is a collaborative field that benefits from diverse perspectives and experience. And yet, a persistent gender gap exists: Women account for less than 30 per cent of the world’s scientists and researchers. Women are underrepresented in many scientific and research disciplines, and the nuclear field is no exception.
Israel to open leisure facilities to vaccinated – as it happened
WHO recommends AstraZeneca jab ‘even if variants present’; Israel to open hotels and gyms to those who have had vaccine or recovered from virus. This blow is now closed – follow our new one below Coronavirus live updates 12.09am GMT We are closing this blog now, but you can stay up to date on all […]
The Case for Capitalism, Part V
There’s a recipe for growth and prosperity. It’s called capitalism. As Dan Hannan explains in this video, it’s the way to help all groups in a society become richer. This is a great video about how free enterprise delivers prosperity for the masses. And because wealthy societies have lots of financial resources, capitalism also is […]
Négocier avec les djihadistes ? Au Burkina Faso, une option de moins en moins taboue
Malgré la fermeté affichée par les autorités face aux terroristes, les signes d’une inflexion se multiplient. Des sources évoquent même des « accords » passés localement.