Liberals and lefties have been decrying the United States’ inequality problems for years, but now the topic has been officially certified a concern by the country’s Federal Reserve chair. Janet Yellen, who has been Fed chair for eight and a […]
The United States government and its allies want you to know that bombs are being dropped on Syria because the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) terrorists are very bad men who must be stopped. Those IS militants in Iraq and […]
Pardon the pun, but global warming has been a hot topic in the news these last few days. First there was a Sunday of public rallies exhorting governments to do something, for crying out loud, about the pernicious upward creep in […]
To defuse a public perception problem, you can go in two directions. Either say the situation is so complicated that there’s no clear right and wrong, or simplify it by using one aspect of the situation that you can spin […]
The state had 109 temblors measuring magnitude 3 or greater in 2013 — more than 5,000% above normal — and there have already been more than 200 such quakes this year.
Maggie and I have managed to remain friends for many years: we disagree on practically everything. Most recently, it was a heated exchange about Benghazi. We’re still on speaking terms: friendly speaking terms. How? In all the years we’ve […]
Today is the anniversary of the greatest tragedy ever to hit the garment industry anywhere in the world. On April 24, 2013, more than 1,100 workers at a large garment-factory building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, perished after the structure collapsed. Many […]
Republicans and Democrats alike in Washington enjoy seeing street rallies against Venezuela’s government – in much the same way donkey and elephant party supporters enjoyed seeing Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych driven from office. It is notable, however, that in both […]