Alabama’s Lynching Memorial and the Legacy of Racial Terror in the South

Alabama’s Lynching Memorial and the Legacy of Racial Terror in the South

A week before the crowds arrived in Montgomery for the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a monument to victims of lynching in the United States, Alabama prepared to kill 83-year-old Walter Moody. From his death watch cell at Holman prison, Moody called his attorney the night before he was to die. “He […]

Trump and South Korea's Moon to hold talks on Kim summit

Trump and South Korea's Moon to hold talks on Kim summit

US President Donald Trump and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in are due to hold talks in Washington, amid uncertainty over a planned US-North Korea summit. Last week the North said it may cancel the summit if the US insists on it giving up nuclear weapons unilaterally. Mr Moon will try to calm US nerves to get […]

Will Kim Jong Un meet Donald Trump? North Korea suspends talks with South

Will Kim Jong Un meet Donald Trump? North Korea suspends talks with South

North Korea on Wednesday threw into question an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump scheduled for next month, denouncing military exercises between South Korea and the United States as a provocation and calling off high-level talks with Seoul. A report on North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency […]

A plague from South Korea is killing frogs and toads worldwide

A plague from South Korea is killing frogs and toads worldwide

A mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa) from California, killed by the chytrid fungusJoel Sartore / Nat Geo / Getty By Andy Coghlan A deadly disease that is wiping out the world’s frogs and toads probably originated in the Korean peninsula. The disease is being spread by the pet trade, so banning the trade in amphibians […]

After Improvements in South carolina, Democrats’ First Major Take Is naturally a Bad fats Freebie with the State’s Energy Monopoly

After Improvements in South carolina, Democrats’ First Major Take Is naturally a Bad fats Freebie with the State’s Energy Monopoly

The historic wins in Virginia’s legislative elections last November were supposed to herald a brighter future for progressives in the state. But one of the first major initiatives out of the capitol, which faces a key vote in the House of Delegates tomorrow, could well be a gift to electric utility Dominion Energy, which was […]

South Cameras: ANC the best leaders estimated to ask Chief Zuma to surrender

South Cameras: ANC the best leaders estimated to ask Chief Zuma to surrender

Leaders of South Africa’s governing ANC party are meeting to decide the future of President Jacob Zuma. The National Executive Committee (NEC) is likely to ask him to step down, says BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding. ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged on Sunday that the issue was causing “disunity and discord”. Mr Zuma, 75, faces […]

South Korea’s antitrust tsar has a good shot at taming the chaebol

South Korea’s antitrust tsar has a good shot at taming the chaebol

AS KIM SANG-JO was preparing last May to make the switch from snappy shareholder activist to a regulatory role as South Korea’s fair-trade commissioner, he had a simple message for the country’s big conglomerates: “Please do not break the law.” Not one to make bosses quake in their brogues, exactly. And yet the chaebol, as […]

Inland flood threat increasing in South Florida

Inland flood threat increasing in South Florida

Top Story As South Florida raises groundwater levels to fight saltwater intrusion, the threat of inland flooding will only increase, according to newly published research results. Although high groundwater levels in South Florida are a major contributor to inland floods, especially during the wet season or extreme rain events, traditional flood models don’t account for […]