Reports from the border region between Colombia and Panama warn that as many as 20,000 more Haitian migrants are walking northward, drawn by the belief that pregnant women and families with children will get preferential treatment by the U.S. government.Continue Reading
The US government has until Thursday to raise the federal debt ceiling or it risks running out of money in October. Meanwhile, China is trying to stave off the collapse of Evergrande, which would be several times larger than 2008’s Lehman Brothers crash.Continue Reading
A growing number of influential voices are calling for deplatforming anyone who criticizes “the science” behind government responses to COVID-19–including one prominent scientist who suggested using federal hate crimes legislation to silence dissent.Continue Reading
After 11 days of rockets, Israel and Hamas have signaled willingness to discuss a cease-fire. The question is how long it will last and what the consequences will be for Israel’s relations with its Western allies.