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After Poland’s Duda  re-elected, hardline policy turn not inevitable

After Poland’s Duda re-elected, hardline policy turn not inevitable

Poland’s governing conservative Law and Justice (PiS) may enjoy a sympathetic president for another three years, but that does not necessarily mean the party will pursue hardline policies and further erode democratic institutions, as many fear.

A space odyssey: Britain rockets into unknown with OneWeb

A space odyssey: Britain rockets into unknown with OneWeb

Britain is betting that satellite operator OneWeb will help it boldly go into a post-Brexit era. But it faces formidable challenges to complete a working constellation and rebuild a collapsed venture that has proved a money pit for investors.

Coronavirus stalks cells of Cameroon’s crowded prisons

Coronavirus stalks cells of Cameroon’s crowded prisons

On the morning of April 24, Fritz Takang became so breathless he could barely walk across the cramped cell he shared with 60 inmates at the main prison in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde.

US election officials warn of chaos due to budget crunch

US election officials warn of chaos due to budget crunch

A Michigan town wants machines to speed up counting of absentee ballots. In Ohio, officials want to equip polling places so voters and poll workers feel safe from the coronavirus.

US Supreme Court’s ruling on presidential immunity from subpoena

US Supreme Court’s ruling on presidential immunity from subpoena

The US Supreme Court took two cautious, balanced steps on Thursday to clarify something that was obvious to everyone but President Trump and his lawyers: The president can’t dodge investigations into his conduct, even while in office.

Racism and cultural-distance nationalism

Racism and cultural-distance nationalism

In the past few years, the area of politics and culture has moved from the margins of cultural inquiry in Sociology.

Prudent fiscal policy needed to keep global debt levels sustainable

Prudent fiscal policy needed to keep global debt levels sustainable

Global public debt seems to be reaching its highest level in recorded history, in excess of 100% of world’s GDP as the Covid-19 pandemic already prompted an unprecedented fiscal policy response of close to $11tn worldwide.

Coronavirus chill upends solar power industry

Coronavirus chill upends solar power industry

The booming rooftop solar panel industry nosedived overnight when the coronavirus forced homeowners to rein in spending and keep their distance from would-be installers.

Money talks: US town prints own currency to boost coronavirus relief

Money talks: US town prints own currency to boost coronavirus relief

Tucked away under lock and key in a former railroad depot turned small-town museum in the US state of Washington, a wooden printing press cranked back to life to mint currency after nearly 90 dormant years.

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