Francisco Santos-Silva

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What Is the Digital Society We Want to Build Together?

One of the greatest and most pressing global governance challenges of the 21st century is managing the coexistence of national laws on the internet. …

Council on Foreign Relations

Erdogan defies Trump, says Turkey has own embassy plans for Jerusalem

<b>(CNN) —</b> Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hopes one day to open a Turkish embassy in Jerusalem, ahead of a possible UN vote Monday which seeks to nullify the US decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.<p>"Because Jerusalem is under occupation, what we could not do was open our …

Brabo Fountain - Antwerp, Belgium

0 0 Edit this post<p>[post_ads_2]<br>Antwerp is highlighting its roots and its copious examples of Baroque style with Antwerp Baroque 2018, a celebration of …

Election Day for Nancy Pelosi

Plus, why teachers unions don’t like DeVos.<p>A teachers union attack on Donald Trump’s pick for Education Secretary “is reason to cheer,” writes our columnist Jason Riley. In selecting Betsy DeVos, “Mr. Trump clearly has tapped a fighter, and education reformers are thrilled,” adds Mr. Riley. “Ms. …

101 reasons why white women might have voted for Donald Trump

Since we learned on Nov. 8 that 53% of white women voted for Donald Trump, I've seen a lot of people expressing shock and disbelief at that number. …

Hillary Clinton

Marijuana, gun control, minimum wage hikes win at the polls

Filling a void created by congressional inaction, voters in a scattering of states tightened gun control laws and approved increases in the minimum …

Networks Brace for Long Night as Donald Trump’s Momentum Shocks

TV news producers and anchors were bracing for a busy and unpredictable Election Night — but not quite this unpredictable.<p>The surprising strength of …

Civil Rights

WATCH: Eric Trump blames Syrian refugees for 15 years of wage stagnation

Eric Trump denied reports that his father planned to revise his immigration policy, which involves mass deportations and a border wall paid for by …

Booed Lavillenie apologizes for Owens comparison

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie has apologized for comparing the booing he was subject to during the men’s Olympic final on Monday to the hostility of Nazi Germany toward Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Final - Men's Pole Vault …

Brazil

The Most Important US Air Force Base You’ve Never Heard Of

The overseas hub for America’s “war on terror” is the massive Ramstein Air Base in southwest Germany. Nearly ignored by US media, Ramstein serves …

Germany's Energiewende goes global

As world leaders ratify the Paris climate agreement, what will it take to implement it? Many countries are looking to Germany's energy transition as …

Renewable Energy

Captured ISIS chemical weapons manufacturer transferred to Iraqi custody

Sulayman Dawud al-Bakkar, an Islamic State fighter apparently responsible for manufacturing chemical weapons, was transferred to Iraqi custody Thursday after being held by U.S. forces for roughly a month.<p>Al-Bakkar, also known as Abu Dawud, was captured in a U.S. special operations raid in February. …

If you were handed $1,100 a month, would you amount to anything?

Would Germany be a better place if each citizen received a no-strings-attached government check for $1,100 a month?<p>Would people still get out of bed each day and go to work or do something else productive even with that unconditional basic income of 1,000 euros, less than half the average German …

9 Reasons You Should Try Square Foot Gardening