“No one likes to admit defeat. But global policymakers, who continue to insist that there’s more they can do to revive growth and inflation, are starting to sound like Monty Python’s Black Knight (click to see video)..."
With all eyes on the drop in the British Pound, it is another 'pound' that is utterly collapsing. Despite its official exchange rate is 8.88 per dollar, Egypt’s pound dropped to 16.11 per dollar in the black market, another record that extends declines over the past month to 19% and down over 40% since it devalued in March.
For the moment, of course, the huge majority of the left is consumed with the impending election, and with the perceived imperative of defeating Trump by supporting Clinton as the "lesser evil" candidate. At first glance this seems eminently reasonable. But the certitude that has swept the country regarding the preferability of Clinton over Trump ought to give us pause. For those paying close attention, it is not necessarily clear which candidate is the lesser evil.
More than 80 human rights groups and other related non-governmental organizations have called on the United Nations to drop Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council over its military campaign in Syria. Given that the rest of the Council members’ atrocities are overlooked by these so-called human rights organizations, the motives of these groups should be called into question. So what is really at play here?
A Russian-made anti-tank missile reportedly obliterated a US-made Abrams tank involved in the offensive on the terrorist-held city of Mosul, Iraq. Footage of the alleged incident was released by ISIS' propaganda channel.
Undoubtedly the US is home to some of the finest medical professionals in the world. But they’ve been buried under an expensive, over-regulated bureaucracy that continues to erode overall quality in the system. So despite what may be some very good intentions to fix the system, they invariably make things worse. The end result is that your pet probably has access to more efficient healthcare than you do.
As Russia and the United States approach arguably the most dangerous crossroads in history - and as Western media continues to crucify Russia for its actions within Syria - a closer look at the rationale Putin used for intervening in the Syrian war paints a sane explanation of how we ended up at this juncture of a global conflict.
While the mainstream media has been working day and night promoting Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, it has largely ignored or downplayed violent attacks against supporters of Donald Trump. But assaults on Trump supporters appear to be growing increasingly common as Election Day approaches and tensions intensify.
“It was a very strong, apocalyptic earthquake – people were screaming in the street, and now the lights are cut off,” said Marco Rinaldi, the mayor of Ussita, a community of 400 that was also affected by the earthquake. “Many houses have collapsed. Our town is finished."
In the latest revelation certain to reignite accusations of collusion between the Clinton campaign and the DOJ, among the recent batch of hacked emails released by Wikileaks, we learn that one day after Hillary Clinton's Benghazi tesimony last October, John Podesta, Hillary's campaign chairman met for dinner with a small group of well-connected friends, including top DOJ official Peter Kadzik.