“Treating corruption as society’s only problem is a problem,” says Brazilian economist Luiz Gonzaga Belluzzo, who talks of the damage to the Brazilian economy caused by the Lava Jato and Carne Fraca investigations.
A new report published May 6 by the non-profit Environmental Working Group and Northeastern University finds people in nearly every state in the country are exposed to unhealthy drinking water.
João Gilberto, one of the primary creators of bossa nova, the intimate Brazilian music that became a major cultural export, has died. He was 88.
Congress set a record this month: It’s now been nearly 10 years since lawmakers have raised the federal minimum wage, marking the longest period in history that it’s remained stagnant.
Signify, previously known as Phillips Lighting, has launched a new range of LiFi systems that includes the world’s fastest and most reliable Li-Fi systems commercially available.
Israel is one of only five nations in the world that refuse to sign the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, an international treaty aimed at ending the proliferation of nuclear weapons and achieving global nuclear disarmament.
The recent crackdown on journalists in Nepal is bad enough, but now the authorities have gone one step further and jailed a comedian for posting a satirical critical review of a film on YouTube.
A new report by The Intercept reveals that the judge who helped jail former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva likely aided federal prosecutors in their corruption case in an attempt to prevent Lula’s Workers’ Party from winning the 2018 presidential election.
A federal agency has forced open a gate indefinitely in the viral $23 million crowdfunded wall near the US-Mexico border, saying the group that built it didn’t follow proper permitting procedures.
Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, the WSJ reports.
Each year, Congress approves hundreds of billions of dollars for the US defense budget—but the real number exceeds $1 trillion.
Less than two months after the arrest of journalist Julian Assange, and two weeks after his indictment under the Espionage Act, emboldened governments have dispatched police after journalists who’ve challenged the state.
Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, causing nearly 100 deaths, in the second largest outbreak of the disease in history.
Thousands of delegates and activists descended on downtown San Francisco this weekend for the California Democratic Party’s annual convention, where 14 of the 23 declared 2020 presidential hopefuls vying for Read More…