How Anti-Racist Is Ibram X. Kendi’s Anti-Racism?

The author Ibram X. Kendi. Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images America’s sitting president is decades older than its democracy. From the time of the Constitution’s founding until Joe Biden’s junior year of college, our federal republic counted authoritarian white ethno-states among its members. Throughout that period, the bulk of America’s Black population was denied opportunities for […]

Less Than a Full Deck: Russia’s Economic Influence in the Mediterranean

Summary Russia’s intervention in Syria in 2015, and then subsequently in Libya, marked its return as a major actor in the Mediterranean. Much has been made of Russia’s use of all elements of statecraft, including diplomatic, ideological, military, and economic instruments, to advance its interests in this region, a vital shipping and transit corridor. A […]

FinanceAsia Country Awards 2021: why they won, part 1 | country awards, 25thanniversary

In May, we announced the winners of this year’s Country Awards. Today, we are pleased to announce the rationale for our decisions covering Bangladesh, China, CLM (Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar) and Hong Kong – including Hong Kong’s Chinese financial institutions. See below for details of other winners: Click here for India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Mongolia […]

How to Get Free Hotel Stays With Credit Card Rewards Points

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McCarthy Announces Opposition to Jan. 6 Commission

ImageProtestors at the Capitol as they breached the doors on Jan. 6.Credit…Jason Andrew for The New York Times Representative Kevin McCarthy, the top House Republican, said on Tuesday that he would oppose an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, denouncing the proposed bipartisan inquiry into the deadliest attack on Congress in centuries […]

Best Credit Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fees of October 2021

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on links for products from our affiliate partners. Traveling abroad can be expensive, but it’s even worse when you have a credit card that charges you foreign transaction […]

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