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The Phony Job Recovery

The Phony Job Recovery

Archives August 2016 Last Friday saw the release of a bombshell jobs report, with headlines exclaiming that the US economy added over 250,000 jobs in July, far in excess of any forecasts. The reality was far more grim. Those “jobs” weren’t actually created by... read more
Trump’s Mouth is His Worst Enemy

Trump’s Mouth is His Worst Enemy

Archives August 2016 It’s been the week from hell for Donald Trump. Everything seems to be going wrong for him. The worst was the foolish and painful fight he picked with the grieving Khan family. What happened was clearly a very clever ambush devised by the Clinton... read more
The Sham Rebrand of al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front

The Sham Rebrand of al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front

Archives August 2016 The Nusra Front’s adoption of the new name Jabhat Fateh al-Sham and claim that it has separated itself from al-Qaeda was designed to influence US policy, not to make the group any more independent of al-Qaeda. The objective of the manoeuvre was to... read more