The little Scandinavian country of Denmark is showing a huge resolve to do its part to bring climate change under control. The parliament of Denmark last month unanimously passed a far-reaching premier climate law aiming to reduce the entire nation’s carbon footprint by seventy percent by 2030, and then to make the country a carbon
This week Great Britain announced sweeping and massive new online protection legislation for children. Even though numerous trade groups and tech companies, both in Britain and in the United States, have lodged strong protests against the new rules — calling them ‘unreasonable.’ The new rules will mandate, among other things, that gaming apps, online toys,
The Standing Committee of Correspondents, a Washington D.C. based group of reporters who write about politics and economics, have issued a formal complaint to leaders of both the House and the Senate, claiming that recent changes in security procedures is making it harder for journalists to reach legislators and their staff for interviews. In a
This week Google, which based its name on the mathematical concept of ‘googol,’ which means the numeral ‘1’ followed by one-hundred zeros, joined the Trillion Dollar Club — meaning, the market cap of its parent company Alphabet has gone above the one-trillion-dollar mark for the very first time. The other well-heeled members of the Trillion
The biggest food trend for 2020 is undoubtedly going to be plant-based meat in restaurants. Burger King has already rolled out their version of the vegan Whopper, and after months of hype on every media imaginable, the Impossible Whopper is now a profitable staple in their stores across the United States. White Castle recently came
America can expect very serious cyberattacks originating from Iran in the coming weeks. This dismal news comes from a large majority of internet experts interviewed by reporters during the last five days. Such digital combat is likely to be aimed primarily at American oil refineries, the nation’s electricity grid, and our banking and other financial
How is the American milk industry going to do in 2020? One thing is for certain — it’s changing to keep up with consumer trends. It has to . . . otherwise, as the following news indicates, it’s headed for extinction. America’s biggest milk processor, Dean Foods Inc., had to file for bankruptcy last November.
The Cincinnati retail giant Macy’s, which has struggled with falling sales for the past few years while experimenting with niche concept stores like the Backstage shops, has announced that after this past year’s lukewarm sales, especially during the holiday season just past, it is going to board up a total of 28 of its own