Home / Tag Archives: America

Tag Archives: America

Our 9,000-Year Love Affair With Booze

Our 9,000-Year Love Affair With Booze

Alcohol isn’t just a mind-altering drink: It has been a prime mover of human culture from the beginning, fueling the development of arts, language, and religion. If you’re a beermaker in Germany, Martin Zarnkow is a guy you want to know. Students come to his department at the Technical University …

Read More »

Georgia: America’s Strategic Partner

Georgia: America's Strategic Partner

As American voters ponder which candidates can best manage their foreign-policy challenges, they should rejoice that they have some strong foreign partners equally committed to liberal democratic values. On October 8, the approximately three million voters of the former Soviet republic of Georgia will hold their own national elections, choosing …

Read More »

Blacks Will take Hundreds of Years to Catch up to White Wealth

Blacks Will take Hundreds of Years to Catch up to White Wealth

The wealth gap between blacks and whites in America will take hundreds of years to close — if ever. If current trends persist, it will take 228 years for black families to accumulate the same amount of wealth as whites, according to a report released this week from the Corporation …

Read More »

Pre-Ordering Starbucks Coffee Via Mobile App is Available in America

NEW YORK (AP) – Starbucks says its mobile app that lets people order and pay in advance will be available nationally starting Tuesday. That means lattes, breakfast sandwiches and other items you want could theoretically be waiting for you by the time you arrive. Starbucks Corp. introduced order-and-pay ahead in …

Read More »

This is how much Americans will spend on July 4

The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is a federal holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked with red, white and blue flags, fireworks, parades and backyard barbecues across the country. This July Fourth …

Read More »