Inside the final days of the Standing Rock protest

Inside the final days of the Standing Rock protest

“Those small victories were always difficult to claim at Standing Rock because the terms of the protests were absolute — either the pipeline was built or it wasn’t — and I imagine that as people return to their homes or ship off to the next fight, they will have to find a more personal justification for the months they spent there.” By Jay Caspian Kang. (Feb. 21, 2017)

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Legalizing Marijuana Would Hurt Mexican Drug Cartels More Than Trump’s Border Wall

Legalizing Marijuana Would Hurt Mexican Drug Cartels More Than Trump's Border Wall

A crucial part of President Donald Trump's rationale for building a wall along the United State's border with Mexico is that it would help to stop the trade of illegal drugs, including marijuana. "I want to build the wall. We need the wall," Trump said at one of the presidential debates last year. "We stop the drugs. We shore up the border."

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A startup sale made this low-level employee into an Indian millionaire

A startup sale made this low-level employee into an Indian millionaire

Kumar, originally from the eastern state of Uttar Pradesh, joined the budding startup with an initial monthly salary of Rs8,000 ($120). As one of the first employees, Kumar was signed up for the employee stock ownership plan. He didn’t fully understand how it worked, but did grasp that it might yield long-term benefits.

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