China has been making it harder for foreigners to adopt. How hard? Well, with the backlog building, prospective parents could, as of this week, be looking at an arrival date of 2016.By KATRINA ONSTAD20 min
AFTER BEING REPEATEDLY exiled from their own country by invaders, callously uprooted from their homesteads in Europe on the sudden whim of a local ruler and murdered in gas chambers, the Jewish people have merely come back to what was originally their own with the prior sanction of the UN (“Why Israel can’t survive,” World, May 5).
Ever wonder what your neighbour with the new car makes? If you lived in Italy, you’d have had a chance to find out. Last week, the country’s finance department posted the income, and taxes paid, of every single Italian on its website. Deputy Finance Minister Vincenzo Visco, who had the unenviable task of defending the move, said it was part of an effort to tax evasion.
The story you want is part of the Maclean’s Archives. To access it, log in here or sign up for your free 30-day trial.
Experience anything and everything Maclean's has ever published — over 3,500 issues and 150,000 articles, images and advertisements — since 1905. Browse on your own, or explore our curated collections and timely recommendations.WATCH THIS VIDEO for highlights of everything the Maclean's Archives has to offer.