Opinion | Not Doing Enough About Climate Change

Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. More from our inbox: To the Editor: Re “Dozens of Countries Pledge to Stop Using Coal Power” (news article, Nov. 5): Our angry climate is screaming for

Australia's Macquarie raises A$1.53 billion – sources

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Australia’s biggest investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd adorns a desk in the reception area of its Sydney office headquarters in Australia, Oct. 28, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray/File PhotoHONG KONG/SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australian investment conglomerate Macquarie Group has priced its shares at A$194 each to raise A$1.53 billion,

Opinion | Democrats Are on the Verge of … Something

By Gail Collins and Bret Stephens Ms. Collins and Mr. Stephens are opinion columnists. They converse every week. Gail Collins: Hey, Bret, the holiday season is almost upon us — if you presume we start off with Halloween, which is one of my favorites. Are you going to be dressing

Opinion | How the U.S. Dictates What Puerto Rico Eats

Supported by Outdated laws prevent local farmers from competing effectively with mainland products. By Israel Meléndez Ayala and Alicia Kennedy Photographs by Damon Winter Mr. Meléndez Ayala is an anthropologist and historian. Ms. Kennedy is a food writer working on a book about ethical eating. Mr. Winter is a staff

Your Friday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering a big test for President Biden’s agenda, the E.U.’s newest pandemic challenge and Lithuania’s spitting contest with China. Biden’s agenda on the line President Biden signed a short-term spending bill to fund the U.S. government until early December and avoid an imminent shutdown. The extension gave

Opinion | Why Are Fast Food Workers Signing Noncompete Agreements?

Heidi Shierholz is not a fan of noncompete agreements, which many employers require new hires to sign. The contracts prohibit employees who quit from taking a job at a competitor for a period ranging from months to years. Often the stated justification is to protect a company’s business strategies from