Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s former president, built an empire in a country mired in corruption. Western consultants were her advisers.

Is it just me or does "dos Santos" not sound like a typically African surname?

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Japan has one of the lowest rates of gun crime in the world. In 2014 there were just six gun deaths, compared to 33,599 in the US. What is the secret?

They do it by having the most homogeneous society on the planet in a little teeny island.

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The process doesn’t ask environmentalists or fiscal conservatives to change their values; it shows which solutions can best meet a variety of desires.

This article is about a decade late on reporting this...

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New South Wales police say a total of 183 people, including 40 juveniles, face criminal charges linked to the wildfires.

So, they saw a hot spring and then did nothing to jump on that and stop the bush from becoming kindling in the summer???

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Readers reveal a high level of anxiety at worsening climate conditions as bushfires burn through NSW and Queensland

Why can't I find any information in the Guardian about this being the product of arsonists? Isn't that relevant? How can you blame this on climate change?

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When companies like Starbucks got rid of plastic straws, we started talking about who is responsible for the environment.

vox is clearly trash. We need legislation to ban it.

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In 2004, Disney sold the downtown of utopian Celebration, Florida, to a private equity firm. Residents say it took their money and let the city rot around them.

Disney doesn't know how to run a city. After ruining Star Wars and their own classics, who'd imagine they'd ruin an entire city?

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In a book released on the eve of the 2016 election called “Asymmetric Politics,” political scientists Matthew Grossmann and David Hopkins argued that America’s …

LOL, what united Republicans right now is Democrats. Way to go! Thanks for resurrecting that party. What unites Democrats is them pushing everyone out of the party. Making them into Republicans.... I'm sure the GOP is grateful. BTW... where are the libertarians?????

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is this STILL broken?

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After an officer was killed on a domestic violence call, police chief delivered a ferocious on-camera rebuke of Sens. McConnell, Cruz and Cornyn over failure to close the "boyfriend loophole" in the Violence Against Women Act. The message, writes Jill Filipovic: The GOP cares about the NRA than cops, women and children.

"Republican allegiance to the gun lobby appears to be more important than the lives of vulnerable women and small children." Oh STFU... Their allegiance to the constitution and a woman's right to defend themselves is more important than your stupid ass opinion.... biotch.

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