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Spain's new Deputy Prime Minister for social rights and sustainable development Pablo Iglesias speaks after being handed over the portfolio in Madrid, Spain, January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera/File PhotoPony-tailed Spanish politician Pablo Iglesias abruptly retired from politics on Tuesday night, a month after stepping down from his post as...
NEW YORK (Project Syndicate)—Like most worthwhile pursuits, reducing carbon pollution comes with costs. If it didn’t, climate change wouldn’t be a problem in the first place—at least not from a narrow economic perspective. But climate change, and what it demands of us, is also a deeply political issue. Now......
Their rivalry has long been a subject of speculation by pundits, and on Tuesday, two of Mexico’s brightest political stars were in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.After the deadly subway train crash in Mexico City, public anger on Tuesday turned toward the city’s mayor, Claudia Sheinbaum, and......
It’s usually worth listening to Larry Summers. Although he is too close to Wall St, he has got a good record of forecasting and defining the big numbers of given cycle: Forthcoming Biden stimulus risk inflation. Progressiveness tend to economic “overreach”. Labor is already short before $4tr of new stimulus. I am not......
Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. During February’s deadly winter storm, Gov. Greg Abbott......
This time last year, the Libyan capital was caught up in a year-old military campaign that had further internationalized the country’s dangerous divisions. Today, there is a new mood of cautious optimism in Tripoli. In October, negotiators from......
The EU and India plan to revive long-stalled talks on a comprehensive trade deal as they seek to deepen economic ties and respond to China’s rise. The two sides could announce as soon as Saturday the relaunch of negotiations that were suspended in 2013 amid disagreements over tariff rules for......
Good Monday morning. Judging by today’s edition of Sunburn, the Special Session PR blitz has begun. The Seminole Tribe of Florida is out with a new 60-second ad, aiming to rally support for a new gaming Compact with the state. The ad drops around two weeks before a Special Legislative Session will......
Bills passed by Republican-controlled legislatures in the states of Oklahoma, Iowa and Florida to provide immunity to drivers who run over protestors reinforce the dominant theme in French crime literature that “revolutionary events generally take place on the street,” University of Pennsylvania Romance Language professor Andrea Goulet said at......
ROME (REUTERS) - The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new, hi-tech project announced by the culture ministry on Sunday (May 2). "It is an extraordinary project," said Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, detailing the plans to create a flexible floor to give tourists a clearer idea of how the arena would have ...