Advocates of taxing fossil fuels believe their position is stronger now because of an alarming new report on climate change and a Nobel Prize awarded to by two American economists, but neither development is likely to break down political resistance to a carbon tax.
Notable US political critic and linguist Noam Chomsky, in a message to Int'l Resistance Film Festival (IRFF) in Iran, lauded the remarkable accomplishments in confronting extremism through films and video production.
The US has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs in a year, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Sunday, although US intelligence reported signs that Pyongyang doesn’t intend to fully give up its arsenal, AP reported.
Two Russian banks are on the verge of taking a substantial equity stake of Croatia’s biggest retailer, in a sign Moscow is expanding its reach in a corner of the European Union that has for years tried to fend off Russian investment.
Not everything in the world has been going badly, at least until now. There may have been rising tension over geopolitics and trade, but the global economy has continued to achieve broad-based growth in the past couple of years. More recently, however, there have been a few spatterings of rain out of an apparently clear sky.
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have discovered how insulin crosses the capillary endothelium to exit blood vessels and stimulate skeletal muscle cells — a major finding that may lead to new ways to reverse insulin resistance, a hallmark of type 2 diabetes.
A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says anti-Israeli resistance is the only hope for Palestinians as they have lost their trust in the United States and their efforts to reach a compromise with Tel Aviv have also failed.
Got a sore throat? The doctor may write a quick prescription for penicillin or amoxicillin, and with the stroke of a pen, help diminish public health and your own future health by helping bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics.