The New York Times – United States

America’s Global Campaign for Gay Rights

The first L.G.B.T. envoy has been surprised by his respectful reception even in some conservative countries.

Posted on 26 May 2016 @ 4:00 am

The Worst Boyfriend in Bolivia

In a widening political scandal, the cover-up has become worse than the crime.

Posted on 26 May 2016 @ 4:00 am

The Shock of Ordinary Gun Violence

Only in America: A computer algorithm to predict who is most likely be shot or to shoot.

Posted on 26 May 2016 @ 4:00 am

A Food Label That Gets Right to the Point

To really help shoppers, the F.D.A. needs a whole new approach to food labeling.

Posted on 25 May 2016 @ 4:00 am

The Supreme Court Rights a Racist Wrong

Prosecutors in Georgia removed all black potential jurors from a black man’s murder trial, then lied about their motives.

Posted on 25 May 2016 @ 4:00 am

What Happens After the Drone Strike?

The killing of the top Taliban leader in Pakistan’s Baluchistan Province will strain U.S.-Pakistani relations, but other effects are less predictable.

Posted on 25 May 2016 @ 4:00 am

Congress Moves, Finally, on Toxic Chemicals

Lawmakers are at last getting serious about hazardous chemicals in household products and industrial goods.

Posted on 24 May 2016 @ 4:00 am

The Philadelphia Inquirer – United States

The Telegraph – Great Britain

Globe and Mail – Canada

Career colleges protect student choice for post-secondary education

Students are students regardless of the class of the institution

Posted on 26 May 2016 @ 3:22 pm

Canada’s health-care system favours the cradle and ignores the grave

Palliative-care units in Ontario are closing due to funding cuts, and there is no law on the table about the right to palliative care

Posted on 26 May 2016 @ 2:39 pm

Jeffrey Simpson: The Conservative challenge, post-Harper

The Tories know where they went wrong with voters, and what needs to change. Now they have to figure out how to do it

Posted on 26 May 2016 @ 10:00 am

‘Very rude’ guests are a bother, even if you’re the Queen

Cultural clashes during high-level international visits aren’t out of the ordinary, and they often reflect a country’s opinion of itself

Posted on 26 May 2016 @ 10:00 am

Xavier Dolan: Quebec’s wunderkind filmmaker

He won the Grand Prix at Cannes, a success that should silence anyone who questions Telefilm Canada’s investment in his work

Posted on 26 May 2016 @ 10:00 am

The second coming of the Dirty Thirties? Climate change will bring drought and depression

Learning that climate change will affect agriculture is not overly surprising, but the expected pace is jaw-dropping

Posted on 25 May 2016 @ 4:25 pm

Think the Raptors can’t win and the refs are against them? Look at the data

David Berri is a professor at Southern Utah University. He is a past president of the North American Association of Sports Economists and serves on the editorial board of both the Journal of Sports Economics and the International Journal of Sport …

Posted on 25 May 2016 @ 2:33 pm

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