2012 and Beyond

2012 & Beyond: Internet Restrictions Increase in Some Nations

January 1, 2013, 2:24 am

Across the world and in the United States, governments struck down anti-piracy measures ACTA, SOPA, and PIPA after facing a chorus of public scorn. The Japanese government, [...]

2012 & Beyond: Country Grieves Mass Shootings

December 31, 2012, 11:58 pm

Two of the largest mass shootings in U.S. history took place in 2012, and the White House is considering certain anti-assault weapon legislation.

2012 & Beyond: A Look Around the World

December 31, 2012, 11:55 pm

A brief glimpse into the 2012 stories offered from around the world.

2012 & Beyond: India’s Budget Presented With Elections to Follow

December 31, 2012, 7:35 pm

The Indian government will present its budget in 2013, leading up to national elections in 2014, with a focus on playing out controversial economic reforms it introduced this year.

2012 & Beyond: German Elections Focus on Eurozone

December 31, 2012, 3:45 pm

Germany’s parliamentary election in the fall of 2013 will be one of the most significant events of the year in Europe

2012 & Beyond: Shifting Power from Military to Electorate in Burma

December 31, 2012, 3:44 pm

Critics warn that the reforms are in place only so sanctions will be lifted, and they can be reversed at any moment. The constitution drafted by the military junta in 2008 is [...]

2012 & Beyond: Growing Concern, Little Action on Climate Change

December 31, 2012, 3:12 pm

A number of reports in 2012 pointed out the increasing impact of global warming, such as the greater loss of Arctic ice. Meanwhile, no real progress was made on advancing [...]

2012 & Beyond: Asia-Pacific Rises in Geopolitical Importance

December 31, 2012, 3:00 pm

In 2012, the Asia-Pacific increasingly gained geopolitical importance as the United States strengthened its commitments in the region.

2012 & Beyond: The U.S. Postal Service’s Financial Difficulties

December 30, 2012, 7:58 pm

As in recent years, 2012 was another difficult fiscal year for the United States Postal Service.

2012 & Beyond: End of Year NYC Briefs

December 30, 2012, 5:45 pm

Headlines highlight: Stop and Frisk – High Cost of Living – Summer Heat – Aquarium Woes – Bike Share Stalled – Soda Ban – High Line and Lowline – 18,000 New Taxis Blocked

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Ralph Dzegniuk