No easy path ahead for McKinsey’s next leader
Sven Smit or Bob Sternfels will helm consultancy but it remains unclear what direction firm will take after crises
Deadline Extended: Call for Papers: International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management
The deadline for interested contributors to submit abstracts for the International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management: Solutions for a Sustainable Future, to be held in Vienna, Austria from 1-5 November 2021, has been extended to 6 April 2021.
Senators Grilled Law Enforcement Leadership About the Capitol Riot. We Still Don’t Know What Exactly Went Wrong
Senators grilled top officials in charge of responding to the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob for hours at a joint hearing on Tuesday. But despite being some of the key decision makers leading up to the insurrection, the law enforcement leaders offered little insight into how the chain […]
Covid-19 has persuaded some parents that home-schooling is better
Some plan to carry on even after the pandemic
‘Merci, mon ami.’ Biden, Trudeau renew bilateral bond post-Trump
The president and the prime minister would like everyone to know that Canada and the U.S. are best friends again — though neither mentioned why the relationship had frayed. It was only a matter of time. They borrow each other’s catchphrases — “America/Canada is back” and “build back better” — and share policy priorities, like […]
The Weak Case for Government-Financed Research and Development
While it’s true that every penny in the budget requires money to be diverted from the economy’s productive sector, not all government spending is created equal when considering the impact on growth. Some types of spending, such as redistribution programs, are doubly harmful to prosperity. The economy is first hurt by the taxes needed to […]
Ted Cruz Just Found A New Scapegoat For His Decision To Flee Texas For Cancun
Cruz, who previously blamed his daughters, revealed a new way to shift blame.
Trump taunts don’t shake McConnell’s hold on Senate GOP
Sen. Rick Scott challenged the certification of Donald Trump’s reelection loss, bashed Trump’s second impeachment trial and recently spoke with the former president about Senate races. But don’t take that as the Florida Republican siding with Trump over Mitch McConnell. In fact, the National Republican Senatorial Committee chair said he “absolutely” supports McConnell as Senate […]
How the internet is changing the experience of coming out
Around the world, gay people are quicker to open up than before
Arkansas Gov. Says He Won’t Support Donald Trump If He Runs in 2024
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday he will not back Donald Trump if the former president runs for the White House in 2024, saying “it’s time” to move on to different voices in the Republican Party. “No, I wouldn’t,” Hutchinson said when asked on CNN’s “State of the Union” whether he would ever support Trump […]
Les protestations en Biélorussie inspirent les Russes anti-Poutine
Les manifestations qui ont lieu à Minsk, capitale de la Biélorussie, depuis la réélection contestée du président Alexandre Loukachenko, en août 2020, sont scrutées avec la plus grande attention à Moscou. Les deux pays font face à des mouvements de protestation contre la répression de leurs régimes autoritaires.
The dereliction of American diplomacy
Donald Trump dismisses it as the “Deep State Department”. Yet America needs it more than ever
George H.W. Bush’s Ill-Fated Luxury Tax
When politicians target “the rich” with class-warfare schemes like wealth taxes, it’s often ordinary people that bear the costs. For a painful example of how this works in the real world, check out the first 42 seconds of this video. From an economic perspective, this is a story about secondary or indirect effects. Or, as […]
Etats-Unis : des débris d’un avion en difficulté tombent sur Denver
Un Boeing de la compagnie United Airlines a dû faire demi-tour après l’incendie de son réacteur droit, faisant tomber dans son sillage de nombreux morceaux de son fuselage sur une zone résidentielle.
Plan to allow visits to English care homes welcomed but concerns raised
Indoor visits by one designated person to be permitted from 8 March as lockdown eases, says Matt Hancock Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Care home residents in England will be allowed to receive indoor visits from one person from 8 March as lockdown restrictions start to be eased, the health secretary […]