Category: World

The unbearable lightness of leadership

By Eugenio Ambrosi Contrary to prevailing mainstream political narrative, the recent migration flows across the Mediterranean to Europe are not the problem. But they have exposed the real problems we face. The most significant of these is the crisis of leadership…

Mad Dog Memo: Hints at the cost of war

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis distributed an Oct. 5 memorandum to all personnel that said America’s military is on a wartime footing, but the Pentagon’s $639 billion budget represents only part of the money spent on destructive power and violence, which is…

Astronomers hunting for new planets

There’s no map showing all the billions of exoplanets hiding in our galaxy — they’re so distant and faint compared to their stars, it’s hard to find them. Now, astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for…