Andy Murray Wins Wimbledon – First British To Do So In 77 Years

Andy Murray of Scotland finally knocked off top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, ending 77 years of the British dream of seeing someone from their country win the coveted title – Wimbledon played in their land. Earlier today he told the BBC that beating Djokovic was an incredible challenge. During the match he was cheered by 15,000 …

The Free-Trade Charade by Joseph E. Stiglitz – Project Syndicate

NEW YORK – Though nothing has come of the World Trade Organization’s Doha Development Round of global trade negotiations since they were launched almost a dozen years ago, another round of talks is in the works. But this time the negotiations will not be held on a global, multilateral basis; rather, two huge regional agreements – one …

In India, Prism-like Surveillance Slips Under the Radar

Prism, the contentious U.S. data-collection surveillance program, has captured the world’s attention ever since whistle-blower Edward Snowden leaked details of global spying to the Guardian and Washington Post. However, it turns out India, the world’s largest democracy, is building its own version to monitor internal communications in the name of national security. Yet India’s Central …