Bill Kelly: Why don’t millennials vote?
For those of us left scratching our heads at the results of recent elections on both sides of the border, a quick analysis of who actually votes offers some valuable insight into the results. In the 60+ age demographic, almost 90 per cent of eligible voters cast their ballots, but, at the other end of…
Better Call Saul season 4 finale: The hugely important final shot, explained
On Breaking Bad, the 2008-2013 series that gave rise to spinoff Better Call Saul (which completed its fourth season on Monday), the fall of man occurred in one stroke. In that series’ pilot, Walter White decides to cook meth, ostensibly to support his family after he dies from cancer, and every bad decision he makes…
Vox Sentences: Hurricane Michael fast approaches
Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Hurricane Michael strengthens as it travels to the Gulf Coast; a female journalist was found murdered in a northeastern…
How the weird case of the missing Interpol chief got even weirder
The strange story of the vanishing Interpol chief just got even stranger. Days after Meng Hongwei, the president of Interpol, was reported missing in China, the Chinese government said on Monday that Meng was “under supervision” and being investigated on bribery charges. Meng, a Chinese national, has also resigned from his post “with immediate effect,”…
Why North Korea’s latest nuclear concession isn’t one at all
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made “significant progress” over the weekend toward dismantling Pyongyang’s nuclear program. The problem is it’s not clear what advancement he’s pointing to. The two met for a nearly three-hour summit in Pyongyang on Sunday to discuss a way…