Bangkok is sinking into the Earth

July 13, 2015 in International

BANGKOK — Thailand's capital is both glitzy and gritty, a city of glass towers and cement hovels teeming with nearly 10 million people. All that steel and concrete and humanity sits on what was once marshland. The ground beneath is spongy and moist. Imagine a brick...

Here’s Why Marijuana Probably Won’t Be Legalized by the Federal Government Before 2020

July 13, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_6568" align="alignleft" width="300"] PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE RAND PAUL + PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE CHRIS CHRISTIE + PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA[/caption] From nearly all angles the marijuana movement looks unstoppable. Currently there are 23 states that have legalized marijuana use for medicinal purposes, from chronic conditions like glaucoma to terminal illnesses...

Young journalist gunned down in Belize

July 08, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_6498" align="alignleft" width="300"] MURDERED: Journalist Kareem Clarke. (Channel 5 Belize)[/caption] BELIZE CITY, Belize, Wednesday July 8, 2015 – Police say they have no leads so far in the murder of a 27-year-old journalist who was gunned down in the early hours of Monday. Kareem Clarke was...