National Grid Wants to Install a Pipeline Across Brooklyn, and New Yorkers Aren’t Happy

If you've ever attended a climate strike or seen one on TV, chances are you've seen climate-conscious demonstrators protesting fracking. Fracking is a hugely controversial oil extraction process that takes a...

HAITIANS WHO GIVE BACK – FAMOUS PHILANTHROPIC HAITIANS

There have been many Haitians, both past and present, who have dedicated their lives to philanthropy for the benefit of their fellow Haitians and given Haiti a great name in surrounding...

California cannabis arrests down 27%, but racial disparities increase

The number of felony marijuana arrests in California continued to decline in 2019 in the age of legalization, but another trend remained unchanged: those arrests fell disproportionately on Hispanics and Blacks,...

How slavery flourished in the United States

Four hundred years ago the first slave ship docked on North American shores, launching a chapter of the trans-Atlantic trade that saw more than 12.5 million people kidnapped from Africa and...

Trump’s Fumbling of the Coronavirus Crisis Could Kill the College Football Season

One of Donald Trump’s favorite things to do as President has been visiting college football games in friendly locations, bathing his eternally needy ego in applause and affirmation. Last season alone,...

U.S. Senator Wants Answers From Adam Silver About NBA’s China Relationship

A U.S. Senator is demanding answers from NBA commissioner Adam Silver on his league’s relationship with China. In a letter sent Tuesday to Silver, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) expressed “concern” over the...

NBA’s trouble with China, four months and counting

For someone who was raised in Italy, came of age in Philadelphia, and ultimately established himself as a star in southern California, it is telling that Kobe Bryant once referred to...

Israeli researchers are using cannabis treatment for COVID-19

Israeli researchers are using cannabis treatment to down-regulate the inflammation storm before patients develop severe lung inflammation. With the widespread impact of COVID-19 on the nation’s health and the rising need for...

Biden-Sanders Task Force Does Not Recommend Legalizing Marijuana

While the unity task force pushed Biden farther left on cannabis policy, the former Vice President still doesn’t support ending prohibition. Joe Biden will not change his mind on cannabis anytime soon....

Defense Department accuses Huawei, along with 19 other top Chinese companies, of having links...

The Defense Department made its list of Chinese companies that operate in the US and have been linked to the Chinese military public this week. The list was published by Axios and other media...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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