Traffic to major online destinations such as Netflix and Reddit slowed to a crawl last week in a symbolic protest known as “Internet Slowdown Day.”
Millions of Americans entrust their financial information to private accountants, lest they fill out the dreaded 1040 tax form on their own. When things go wrong, and they’re overcharged, they sometimes lodge a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service.
The campaign slogan for Carol Schwartz’s quixotic quest to be mayor of the District of Columbia could well be “The fifth time’s the charm.”
America’s largest environmental groups earn millions from crude oil. The Nature Conservancy, for example, owns an oil well in Texas and has $23 million invested in energy stocks.
Scotland the brave, the ancestral home of millions of the sturdiest and most independent of Americans, will vote Thursday whether to secede to become once more an independent nation. The United Kingdom would be united no more.