Democrats are spitting mad after President Trump canceled postponed an undisclosed trip by Nancy Pelosi and others to various foreign countries – revoking their military transport right as they got on a bus to depart on the trip.  Oh. My. God. The bus full of congressional Democrats had already *LEFT* the Capitol onRead More →

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, During this partial government shutdown, it’s become nearly impossible to avoid news articles, and segments on television and radio outlining the many ways that federal employees are apparently suffering financially as a result of the partial government shutdown. The stories are veryRead More →

Echoing Bloomberg’s sentiment indicator, University of Michigan’s survey shows Americans’ confidence collapsed heading into January with ‘expectations’ plunging to Oct 2016 lows. The University of Michigan’s preliminary January sentiment index fell to 90.7 from the prior month, missing all estimates in a Bloomberg survey of economists. The measures of current conditionsand expectations both declined toRead More →

Aid, Civil Society, Democracy, Editors’ Choice, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, Inequity, Population, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Daniel Mittler is the Political Director of Greenpeace International and is on the steering committee of the global Fight Inequality alliance. BERLIN, Jan 18 2019 (IPS) – Four of the topRead More →

Authored by John Rubino via, Since the start of December, gold has outperformed stocks by a nice margin… So why does this feel like such a let-down? Because the stars were aligned for a much bigger move. The structure of the late 2018 futures market had speculators historically short –Read More →