Pronghorn were almost perfectly fitted to the West Texas landscape. And then people started building fences. By Sterry Butcher.
Jeremy Corbyn has been slammed in the right-wing press for choosing to appear at Glastonbury rather than Armed Forces Day events. Nothing sums up more neatly than this the longstanding preoccupation of our country’s majority right-wing press with Corbyn’s refusal to sanction war and violence. And nothing sums up better how out-of-kilter that thinking is. By Lee Williams.
Guarded by a fortress of medieval walls cut from thick ominous sandstone, Les Archives Nationales means business. The former humble abode to a member of the French aristocracy, today this decadent sprawling chateau houses France’s most precious documents, each securely locked behind layers of mahogany-framed, etched-glass bookshelves.
On an uncharacteristically warm and clear weekend in May, more than 5,000 people descended on Helsinki's Kaivopuisto Park — one of the Finnish capital's largest — to take part in the latest craze beginning to sweep the nation.
Britain is experiencing profound political changes, going by the outcome of the general election, but new trends are shadowy, developing below the surface. It may be that Labour’s relative success – achieved amid confident predictions by pundits of annihilating defeat – stemmed from a last-minute change of direction by voters, or simply because pollsters vastly underestimated the turnout of pro-Labour younger voters. By Patrick Cockburn.
This may sound a little repetitive, but it's impossible to ignore: The decline in solar costs is not slowing down. GTM Research expects a 27 percent drop in average global project prices by 2022, or about 4.4 percent each year. Those improvements are not limited to the U.S. They are occurring globally, and in some cases resulting in even sharper price declines than those America is experiencing.