US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

By HYUNG-JIN KIM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by U.S. special envoy for climate […]

The plutocrats of Wall Street and Silicon Valley are scamming America

By Ryan McMakenMises Institute In recent years, it seems that the nation’s CEOs and billionaires are increasingly willing to drop the pretense that they are politically neutral entrepreneurs who simply want to go about their business. Last week, for example, more than a hundred CEOs met to plot ways to punish the people of Georgia […]

George Floyd’s family gets US$27 M settlement

On March 12, the city of Minneapolis agreed to pay US$27 million to settle a lawsuit by George Floyd’s surviving family, over his death in police custody in May 2020 — an event that ignited one of the largest protests against police brutality and racism across the US and around the world. Mayor Jacob Frey […]

Mississippi reopens, lifts mask mandate

On March 3, Mississippi rolled back its COVID-19 restrictions, including its mandatory masking policy. Two days later, on March 5, citizens flooded the streets, restaurants, and shopping centres to celebrate. President Joe Biden characterized Mississippi’s — as well as Texas’ — decision to clear COVID-19 restrictions as “Neanderthal thinking,” warning that the state will see […]