Opinion | Through a car window in a Nairobi traffic jam, a view of global economics

[ad_1] October 11, 2023 at 6:00 a.m. EDT A vender navigates his way through the traffic trying to sell framed photos, including a portrait of the president, on Uhuru Highway in Nairobi on Sept. 22. (Sarah Waiswa for The Washington Post) Comment on this storyComment Kenda Mutongi is a history professor at MIT and the … Read more

OPINION: Michael Armstrong discusses myths about cannabis legalization

[ad_1] This article written by Michael Armstrong, Associate Professor of Operations Research at Brock University, originally appeared in The Conversation. Before Canada legalized recreational cannabis in October 2018, there was considerable debate about its potential effects. Some predicted it would trigger an economic “goldrush,” while others worried it would lead to public health “tragedies.” Researchers like myself have since investigated … Read more

Opinion: Flawed Buncombe County process endangers public safety on Candler’s Queen Road

[ad_1] Jo Ellen Wade and Laila Deane  |  Guest Opinion On Sept. 14, the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment approved a Special Use Permit to proceed with the addition of a 336-unit apartment complex on the corner of Queen Road and Pisgah Highway (N.C. 151) with the only entrance on Queen Road in Candler, dumping … Read more

Highway department works to finish final road projects

[ad_1] Despite the switch from summer to fall, it will still be construction season for your commute through Door County.   Despite the switch from summer to fall, it will still be construction season on your commute through Door County. This week, work on the Michigan Street Bridge was confirmed by Door County officials after … Read more

Opinion: Putin’s virtual bravado, Xi’s big win, and 6 new members. Why this was a summit like no other | CNN

[ad_1] Alet Pretorius/Pool/AFP/Getty Images Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, China’s President Xi Jinping, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov pose for a group photograph at the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg on August 23. Editor’s Note: Michael Bociurkiw (@WorldAffairsPro) is a global affairs analyst … Read more