For most of the time since 1945, the politics and government of Britain and Italy have seemed like polar opposites. True, both were important European powers. True too, each had a place among the world’s major economies.
Wildfires are raging through the Amazon, the largest rainforest in the world, even as the global community have expressed concern over the loss of vast swathes of forest considered a vital bulwark against climate change.
The world’s central bankers and the scholars who follow them are having their annual moment of reflection in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. But the theme of this year’s meeting, “Challenges for Monetary Policy,” may encourage an insular – and dangerous – complacency.
It looks like more carmakers are going to side with California in the President Trump versus the Golden State standoff over clean car standards. That’s good news for anyone who cares about breathing and not baking the planet.
When Nazmin Nahar, a Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, was offered a job in a garment factory by a distant cousin, she thought she had found a way to support her ageing parents. But her relative sold her as a maid in Chittagong
A federal push to weaken the Endangered Species Act - the latest target in the Trump administration’s fight against environmental protection - is troubling on its face. Making it worse is the behaviour of the Interior Department.
When an Indian customer of online food delivery service Zomato tweeted that he had cancelled his order because it had been assigned to a non-Hindu worker, and his request for a Hindu denied, thousands weighed in.
With Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature on Monday, a landmark California bill to raise the standard for when police can legally use deadly force is law.