Politics

The Falling US Birth Rate: Immigration Is the Solution

The Falling US Birth Rate: Immigration Is the Solution


Germany faces a major crisis. The German birth rate is considerably below what’s needed to replace the population. German seniors, meanwhile, are l ...
After Long Wavering, a Patent Waiver

After Long Wavering, a Patent Waiver


During last year’s presidential election campaign, candidate Joe Biden promised “absolutely” and “positively” to support the waiver of US patents t ...
The “Havana Syndrome” Is at It Again

The “Havana Syndrome” Is at It Again


As if the Biden administration was lacking in pretexts to start a new war with Russia, Donald Trump’s former Acting Defense Secretary Christopher M ...
German Greens leader Baerbock signals post-pacifist shift on foreign policy

German Greens leader Baerbock signals post-pacifist shift on foreign policy


The German Greens’ candidate for chancellor Annalena Baerbock on Thursday (6 May) said her country must be more active on foreign policy ...
The Catholic Bishops’ War Against Biden

The Catholic Bishops’ War Against Biden


The political faction of the Catholic Church known as the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is facing a major problem. Though it was never ...
Forced Cremations: Islamophobia in Sri Lanka During the Pandemic

Forced Cremations: Islamophobia in Sri Lanka During the Pandemic


From 1983 to 2009, Sri Lanka saw a bloody civil war between the majority Buddhist Sinhalese and the minority Tamils. The conflict led to invaluable ...
German Greens mull top candidate for landmark post-Merkel election

German Greens mull top candidate for landmark post-Merkel election


The German Greens will decide later this month which of their two co-leaders to put forward as their candidate to succeed Chancellor Ange ...
German school system still holds back children of migrants, experts say

German school system still holds back children of migrants, experts say


In Germany, how well a child does in school is closely linked to their parental background, with immigrants and their children particular ...
Expert: Pandemic has exposed anti-Asian hate in France

Expert: Pandemic has exposed anti-Asian hate in France


A week on from the massacre of eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at three massage parlours in the United States, a resea ...
EU leaders cautiously back vaccine export controls, claim to be world’s main exporter

EU leaders cautiously back vaccine export controls, claim to be world’s main exporter


EU leaders have endorsed the European Commission’s mechanism to authorise the export of vaccine doses outside Europe before shipment, tho ...
Barroso calls for more European support for global vaccination

Barroso calls for more European support for global vaccination


President of the Global Alliance for Vaccines (Gavi), José Manuel Barroso, on Thursday called on the European Union to accelerate ...
Expert: Pandemic has exposed anti-Asian hate in France

Expert: Pandemic has exposed anti-Asian hate in France


A week on from the massacre of eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at three massage parlours in the United States, a resea ...
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