Monthly Archives: April 2016

US imprisons citizen who investigated ISIS

US Citizen vs. ISIS: An Online Sleuth Lands in Jail. Toby Lopez was a supremely ordinary guy. He sold Toyotas and lived with his mother in a tidy rancher here with a cherry tree out front. After a high school friend was killed in Afghanistan, Mr. Lopez heard on CNN that the Islamic State […]

United Nations officially backs global carbon taxing

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund are pressing governments to impose a price tag on planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions, using economic leverage and technical assistance that institutions like the United Nations cannot muster. The campaign by two of the largest international lenders comes as world leaders have begun to sign the Paris agreement […]