A new ruling by the US Department of Justice ordering thousands more asylum seekers to be detained for the duration of their application process – which can take years – is another reminder of two deplorable aspects of the Trump administration’s immigration policy:
A “Green New Deal” has become the talk of the town in many of the world’s capitals. Having recently emerged in the United States, the idea pays tribute to the visionary economic-recovery programme launched by President Franklin D Roosevelt in 1933. But Europe can – and must – deliver it as well.
My meetings with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange all took place in the same small room. As the intelligence services of a variety of countries know, I visited Assange in Ecuador’s London embassy many times between the fall of 2015 and December 2018.
At about 20 minutes after 11 on the morning of April 20, 1999, students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold pulled semiautomatic firearms and sawed-off shotguns from beneath their black trench coats and, standing on an elevated part of their Columbine High School campus in suburban Denver, began shooting.
As a child growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, in the late 1990s, I remember women roaming through my community and chanting in Yoruba, “onigo de o! Anra bata rubber ati ayo t’on jo.” This translates as “The bottle peddler is here! We buy rubber sandals and leaky (aluminium) pots.
A triumphant President Donald Trump on Thursday proclaimed “Game Over” for his critics following the long awaited publication of the Mueller report, which cleared him of colluding with Russia.
Not too long ago, the conventional wisdom held that “Japanification” could never happen in Western economies. Leading US economists argued that if the combined threat of weak growth, disinflation, and perpetually low interest rates ever materialised, policymakers would have the tools to deal with it
Democrats emphasise building their 2020 presidential campaigns on grassroots support, fewer than half amassed at least 50% of their early financial support from small-dollar donations, a Reuters analysis found.