Not long ago, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s calls for economic redistribution were seen by many within his own party as a liability. But today a decisive shift to the left seems possible, even probable in a bastion of Anglo-Saxon capitalism.
Today, the long awaited divorce talks between Britain and the EU officially began. But while ‘Brexit’ is often framed in terms of anger, the experience in Hull shows that hope is part of the equation too.
In almost every country in the world, average ages are rising fast, putting pressure on city councils, health-care systems, and national economies. And the solution may be the empowerment of older people themselves.
As the world's elderly population grows, it is also becoming increasingly urban. But city living poses many challenges to older people. In Manchester, England, they're trying to fix that.
Prime Minister Renzi resigned after Italians rejected his constitutional reforms. Experts attribute that in part to Donald Trump's election – which could upend elections in France, Germany, and the Netherlands next.
Though Russia's economy has suffered in recent years, due in part to Western sanctions over Russian activities in Ukraine, the Kremlin – and the Russian public – have shown little sign of yielding.