Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum Than Other Western Countries?

President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried a comparable scheme in 2016, but it didn’t work.

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum Than Other Western Countries? 2019/09/14 18:00

New York Uncovers $1 Billion in Sackler Family Wire Transfers

In a court filing, the state attorney general’s office says that it has found new account transfers by members of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of opioids.

New York Uncovers $1 Billion in Sackler Family Wire Transfers 2019/09/14 15:04

Lies, Purging and Prorogation: Two Pivotal Weeks in Brexit

Britain seemed poised at times between a proud tradition and something new and menacing, a populist flouting of customs and institutions in the name of “the people.”

Lies, Purging and Prorogation: Two Pivotal Weeks in Brexit 2019/09/14 09:23

Transit Strike Slows Paris to a Crawl, in a Warning to Macron

The government’s pension reform plan would take aim at early retirement for some people, like transit workers, who consider it a benefit they have earned.

Transit Strike Slows Paris to a Crawl, in a Warning to Macron 2019/09/13 19:48

Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire

By having the crown suspend Parliament on a potentially misleading justification, the British prime minister threatened long-settled relations with the monarchy.

Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire 2019/09/13 15:05

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