“Make America great again!” That was the slogan used by then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and it propelled him to the most powerful and coveted job in the world – commander in chief of the United States. However, since Trump’s inauguration there has been much blustering and many unpopular policies thatRead More →

America is on track for an epidemic of addiction and overdoses from anti-anxiety medication, a top clinician warns.  With the nation’s attention on prescription painkillers, there has been scant conversation about the climbing rate of people being prescribed benzodiazepines, potent drugs like Xanax and Valium designed to alleviate anxiety andRead More →

If we understand the profound political disunity fracturing the nation and its Imperial Project, we understand the Deep State must also fracture along the same fault lines. If we consider the state of the nation from 40,000 feet, several key indicators of profound political disunity within the elites pop out: 1. TheRead More →

Being physically active does not only make you physically fit, but also makes you mentally healthy. In a Swedish study of women and fitness, it was revealed that people who have a high level of cardiovascular fitness are 90 percent less likely to develop dementia later in life. The study, publishedRead More →

The FDA and the CDC – along with state and local officials – are investigating a multi-state outbreak of cyclosporiasis illness linked to salads from McDonald’s restaurants. So far, the reported number of people sickened by the tainted salads is 163 in 10 states. Three of the victims have beenRead More →

Indianapolis, IN — A deeply disturbing video has sparked an internal investigation into an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officer after he was seen throwing an innocent man — who is recovering from brain cancer — to the ground and savagely beating him. The cop was in an apparent fit of roadRead More →

A knife-wielding attacker went on a rampage on a public bus in Lübeck, Germany Friday, wounding more than a dozen people, according to multiple reports. At least 14 people were injured, two seriously in Friday’s attack, which took place in the Kücknitz neighborhood. The suspect, reportedly an Iranian male in his 30s,Read More →

Screenshot of CCTV footage A waitress who put a customer in a chokehold after he grabbed her backside says she’s glad she showed other women how they can stand up for themselves. Emelia Holden was waiting tables at a Vinnie VanGoGo’s restaurant in Savannah, Georgia, when she was touched onRead More →

Civil Society, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Food & Agriculture, Headlines, Integration and Development Brazilian-style, Latin America & the Caribbean, Projects, Regional Categories, Special Report, Water & Sanitation Beans are left to dry in the sun on Pedrina Pereira’s small farm. In the background, a tank collects rainwater forRead More →

Biodiversity, Combating Desertification and Drought, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Green Economy, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Poverty & SDGs, Projects, Regional Categories Ela Zambrano interviews TARSICIO GRANIZO, Ecuador’s minister of environment Ecuadorian Environment Minister Tarsicio Granizo speaks during an interview with IPS inRead More →