Nation-states

What the US can learn from the UK about wind power

EAGLESHAM, Scotland – As President Joe Biden’s administration puts its forces in the service of wind power with plans to develop large-scale wind farms along the entire coastline of the United States, the administration can examine how Europe’s windiest nation is transforming its energy grid by example of how to …

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States are almost ready for travel resumption

National news and sport States are almost ready for travel resumption 25 October 2021 Updated 1 hour ago MELBURNIANS are enjoying their first non-lockdown weekend, as the country’s airlines prepare for a return to international travel. The Victorian capital came out of its sixth – and final – lockdown on …

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Insurgency, secessionism and banditry threaten Nigeria

23 October 2021 THELITTLE MORE that six decades ago, as Nigeria neared independence, even those soon to rule Africa’s largest country had doubts about its ability to hold out. British settlers had drawn a border around land that was home to more than 250 ethnic groups. Obafemi Awolowo, a politician …

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Tuscaloosa Joins Nation’s University Towns in Tough Counts

As Tuscaloosa city officials embarked on the 10-year process of redesigning its seven district lines, a concern of Mayor Walt Maddox quickly became evident. People were missing. The redistribution process relies on the population counts reflected in the United States Decennial Census. But last year, the official tally came in …

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