While the report shows that there have been increases in sending patterns to almost all regions of the world, the sharp rise over the past decade is in large part due to Asia which has witnessed an 87 per cent increase in remittances.
Weeks after Mayor Jim Kenney denounced the White House’s move to reject the Paris climate accord, Philadelphia announced today that it has committed to transitioning to 100 percent clean energy.
The Social Progress Index offers a rich framework for measuring the multiple dimensions of social progress, benchmarking success, and catalyzing greater human wellbeing.
The common thread is using technology to mobilize progressives — many of whom have never been politically active.
The Supreme Court declared Monday that it will consider whether gerrymandered election maps favoring one political party over another violate the Constitution, a potentially fundamental change in the way American elections are conducted.
Leo Varadkar was elected Irish Prime Minister on Wednesday, making the 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant the first gay premier of the once-staunchly Catholic country and the youngest person to hold the office.
DC and Maryland Attorneys sued President Trump, alleging that he has violated anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution.
Mr Corbyn’s party ousted a series of Tories with previously safe constituencies across the country, from North Yorkshire to Portsmouth. The Conservative casualties included several ministers.
What’s known annually as a celebration of progress made within the LGBTQ community, the LA Pride parade will instead become the Resist March Sunday in Hollywood.
With the unanimous passage in both the Illinois House and Senate of automatic voter registration (AVR) legislation, it is safe to say this particular reform is moving along rapidly with bipartisan support.