Child holds onto an inflatable globe

Capitalism is ruining the world, and can save it, says economist

Climate Change

Social and environmental concerns are now being embraced by corporate America. Here’s why.

Stockholm's old town, the island of Gamla Stan.

Bernie Sanders wants us to be more equitable like Sweden. Could it work?

US Senator Bernie Sanders holds a news conference after he announced his candidacy for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination in Washington on April 30, 2015.

What can a socialist candidate achieve in America? Bernie Sanders will find out

Global Politics
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron addresses locals whilst campaigning in England

Britain’s politicians are turning to DC for advice

Global Politics
Customers don’t mind the long lines, according to writer and filmmaker Jason Motlagh. The line is part of the experience.

For Cubans, this ice cream store is about much more than just the cold, creamy scoops


You’re Cuban. You’ve reached the US by boat. Now what?

Global Politics

US immigration policy treats Cubans like no other foreigners. And until there’s big political change on the island, many Cubans say it should stay that way.


Cuban Americans know to shop at this sassy-named store if they want to send goods back home


In Florida, many Cuban Americans are very familiar with Ñoo Que Barato, a discount warehouse store outside of Miami where hard-to-find goods and trinkets are sent back home.

Director Andy Senor Jr. (C) takes part in a rehearsal for the musical "Rent" in Havana November 25, 2014.

A Broadway musical opens in Havana for the first time in 50 years


The Tony Award-winning musical Rent is being performed on stage, not on Broadway, but in Havana. It’s the first time in 50 years that a Broadway show has officially opened in Cuba.

The Cuban flag is displayed during pre-game anthems at exhibition game between members of one of Cuba's most famous baseball teams, Industriale, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

The deal between Washington and Havana has baseball fans drooling


Cuba is a goldmine for baseball talent, many fans are excited by the prospect of more Cuban players in the big leagues.

President Obama announces the thaw in US-Cuban relations

In Havana, Cubans are already welcoming a new era with the US

Global Politics

“There’s a palpable excitement here,” says author Peter Kornbluh from Havana, as word broke of US-Cuban talks to normalize relations. “This is a new dawn … and I think everybody here has realized that almost immediately.”