Britain's government wants to spend billions on a high-speed rail system. HS2 -- as it's called -- could cut some journey times in half but critics say it would harm the countryside and trains are yesterday's technology.
What began as small protests against bus price hikes has now escalated into nationwide wide protests involving hundreds of thousands of people. When an economy expands, people bristle at corruption and poor spending choices.0
In the U.S., corporations pay big money to put their names on sports stadiums and other venues. Now there's a proposal to rename stops on the London subway. The idea is to raise money for the subway system and reduce fares.