The Future of Uber and Lyft

Lyft has finally gone public. After a hot debut, its stock price has begun sinking. What’s the deal?

The Future of Uber and Lyft

By Hamilton Nolan (Splinter News) When a company goes public, though, there are lots of bothersome reporting requirements and big investors who want to see annoying things like “profits,” and all the early VC guys have already waltzed off with their money, and suddenly things can get very grim. Which brings us to the famous […]

The butterflies that could stop Trump’s wall

The obstacles to President Donald Trump's border wall are not confined to the four walls of Congress. As areas are cleared to start building new sections, some landowners, including a butterfly sanctuary, have sued to stop the construction.

The butterflies that could stop Trump’s wall

By Anthony Zurcher (BBC) Marianna Trevino Wright sits on a bench near a wooded section of the National Butterfly Center and begins identifying animals. Scissortail flycatchers, green jays, olive sparrows and clay-coloured thrushes swoop by, pecking at oranges set out as a snack and splashing in a bubbling fountain. From the tree branches above, great-tailed […]

Belgium apologized for Kidnapping of Thousands of Mixed-race Children in Colonial Era

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has apologised for the kidnapping of thousands of children born to mixed-race couples during colonial rule in Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda.

Belgium apologized for Kidnapping of Thousands of Mixed-race Children in Colonial Era

By BBC  Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has apologized for the kidnapping of thousands of children born to mixed-race couples during colonial rule in Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda. The “métis” children born to Belgian settlers and local women were forcibly taken to Belgium and fostered by Catholic orders and other institutions. About 20,000 children […]