What Should the U.S. Expect from the ‘New’ Taliban Regime?

What Should the U.S. Expect from the ‘New’ Taliban Regime?

As the U.S. works toward getting more 11,000 Americans, diplomats and Afghan allies out of the country, what kind of Taliban should the U.S. expect to deal with in Afghanistan?  So far, there have bee...

Are foods addictive? Those high in fat and perfected carbs activate the …

Are foods addictive? Those high in fat and perfected carbs activate the …

Every year millions of Americans try to cut down on ultra-processed foods – industrial formulations that are typically high in additional fat, perfected carbohydrates or both. Think cookies, cakes, po...

Low growth and inflation increase risk of stagflation

Low growth and inflation increase risk of stagflation

Issued on: 01/05/2022 – 17:39 Income growth has stagnated as prices for basic goods and energy are on the rise. New figures from France’s National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Insee) ...

3 U.S.-based economists awarded Nobel prize for economics

3 U.S.-based economists awarded Nobel prize for economics

long-lasting Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Goran K Hansson, center, announces the 2021 Nobel prize for economics, flanked by members of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Peter...

We Will Never Give Up the Slavery Reparations Fight, say Caribbean Ras…

We Will Never Give Up the Slavery Reparations Fight, say Caribbean Ras…

Ras Bongo Wisely Tafari (far right) holds on to the CARICOM’s symbol of the reparatory justice movement, the reparations baton, in Castries, Saint Lucia. Credit: Alison Kentish/IPS by Alison Kentish (...

Time to start over on voting rights and election security

Time to start over on voting rights and election security

WASHINGTON —  After months of wrangling, the U.S. Senate plans to vote this week on an ambitious Democratic bill on voting rights. The bill is already doomed. Senate rules require 60 votes to move mos...

Why the China – Russia Relationship Should Worry You

Why the China – Russia Relationship Should Worry You

In 1937, Winston Churchill contrasted the “two competitor religions” of Nazism and Communism then afflicting the world.  Those fascist and communist “infernal twins”, he wrote, “imagine themselves as ...

Michigan kindergartner brings tequila to school and shares with classm…

Michigan kindergartner brings tequila to school and shares with classm…

Michigan parents are outraged after learning a student brought José Cuervo mix to school and shared the alcoholic drink with classmates.        Click: See details

Chicago Sky win their 1st WNBA title, erasing an 11-point deficit in t…

Chicago Sky win their 1st WNBA title, erasing an 11-point deficit in t…

In what seemed like a pipe dream heading into the postseason, the Chicago Sky completed their miracle run with an 80-74 reappearance win over the Phoenix Mercury for the franchise’s first WNBA title. Click: See details

Turkey defies European deadline to release Osman Kavala from jail | Hu…

Turkey defies European deadline to release Osman Kavala from jail | Hu…

Council of Europe reportedly called for the jailed businessman and philanthropist to be released by February 2. A Turkish court has extended the detention of civil society leader Osman Kavala, ignorin...

Art Shows and Talks in Denver Thanksgiving Weekend

Art Shows and Talks in Denver Thanksgiving Weekend

It’s Thanksgiving weekend, and while there’s not a feast of art openings around town, what you can see is very, very tasty. And never forget that art makes a wonderful gift! Here are some of the choic...

On Human Rights Day, US slaps sanctions on firms, officials in China, …

On Human Rights Day, US slaps sanctions on firms, officials in China, …

Issued on: 10/12/2021 – 22:35 The United States on Friday imposed extensive human rights-related sanctions on dozens of people and entities tied to China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh, and addi...

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