Since arriving in Cuba just two years ago, mobile internet has revolutionized life here — helping people find food, fuel and even medicine amid crippling shortages, and helping them organize protests in a country where waving a placard can land you in deep trouble. © YAMIL LAGE The arrival of mobile […]

Carla Indipendente In April, Kristina Tocce was video chatting with a woman who wanted to end her pregnancy. Tocce, an obstetrician-gynecologist, was used to providing this kind of care; she’d been virtually prescribing abortion pills from her Colorado office to patients there and in New Mexico for more than a […]

We are on our way home. We were blessed to be part of the most politically important day of our lives. I don’t mean that feeble attempt at a coup d’etat Wednesday in Washington. That was a loser’s last-ditch effort to maintain his hold on the headlines. When those patriarchal […]

The government’s plan to move forward a ban on new petrol and diesel cars to 2030 has been welcomed by the industry and environmentalists. But there are challenges to overcome.  They are still far from fully green, with emissions coming from manufacturing, mining, transport and electricity generation. More work is needed to […]

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced £2 billion to create thousands of miles of protected bike lanes and pedestrian space. There are lots of good reasons to encourage walking and cycling – active travel, as it’s called. The pandemic necessitates social distancing on public transport, which means buses and […]