Brazil’s latest sales pitch? Come exploit the Amazon rainforest

Brazil’s environment minister has a vision for the Amazon — as a money-making venture open to business. In meetings with international fund managers, Ricardo Salles pitches the rainforest as a novel opportunity ripe for investment. Where conservationists see a fragile region in urgent need of protection,

Trump makes last-ditch pitch to Black Americans in op-ed

After losing Black Americans by 85 points to Hillary Clinton in 2016, President Trump has made a concentrated push to win a larger share of that crucial voting bloc, culminating in an op-ed this week entitled, “My Message to Black America.” The