Dominique DiPrima News & Views in Many Hues

  • The opposite of Brexit: African Union launches an all-Africa passport
    Posted by Front Page News on July 1, 2016 at 5:01 pm

        On June 13, two weeks before the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the African Union announced a new “single African passport.” The lead-up discussion was much like the original debate on the European Economic Community, the E.U.’s predecessor. African passport proponents say it will boost the continent’s socioeconomic development because it will reduce trade […]

  • Antarctic ozone layer is gradually healing, researchers find
    Posted by Front Page News on July 1, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    The Antarctic ozone layer, which shields the Earth from harmful ultraviolet rays, shows encouraging signs that it’s beginning to heal, according to research published in the journal Science. Scientists credit the healing to an international policy set nearly two decades ago that cut the production of ozone-destroying chemicals. That agreement — the 1987 Montreal Protocol […]

  • Sonia Sotomayor’s Epic Dissent Explains What’s at Stake When the Police Don’t Follow the Law
    Posted by Front Page News on June 22, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    The US Supreme Court just made a deeply flawed, and profoundly unsettling, decision that upsets historic protections against using evidence obtained in illegal searches to convict Americans of… READ MORE. […]