Saturday, June 6, 2020

Catalonia's Failed Bid for Sovereignty

The Story: Catalonia is a beautiful province occupying the northeast corner of Spain, bordered by France and the Mediterranean Sea. It has long been an...
Pentagon: Ground troops necessary to eliminate NKorea nukes

Transgender People and the U.S. Armed Forces

The Story: On Monday, October 30, the Hon. Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, enjoined an order from President...

Special Counsel Mueller Indicts Manafort

The Story: Robert Mueller, the special counsel of the Justice Department tasked with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election of 2016, has indicted...

‘Snap’ Election in Japan Pays Off for Abe

The Story: Japan's voters, in an election held Sunday, October 22, gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a great boost in his position in parliament. The Specifics: Abe...

'Snap' Election in Japan Pays Off for Abe

The Story: Japan's voters, in an election held Sunday, October 22, gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a great boost in his position in parliament. The Specifics: Abe...

Taxes and Retirement Accounts

The Story: A change in tax law is under consideration in the U.S. Congress that could cap pre-tax contributions to the popular retirement plans known...

A Proxy Fight Over Household Names

  The Story: Activist investor Nelson Peltz tried to win a seat on the board of Procter & Gamble, a consumer products company worth approximately $235...

On a Fox and a Chicken Coop

The Story: A law enacted 18 months ago, to protect the pharmaceutical industry from the unwanted attentions it was receiving from the Drug Enforcement Agency,...

The Pope, Climate Science, and Paris

The Story:  Pope Francis, who has played an active diplomatic role throughout his four years in that office, addressed the UN Food and Agriculture Organization...

TWC: Fall-out from a Founder’s Predation

The Story: The Weinstein Company (TWC) the movie studio co-founded in 2005 by Harvey and Bob Weinstein, is in negotiations to sell itself to Colony...