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Chris Hedges: Elites “Have No Credibility Left”

Chris Hedges and David North via TruthDig.com, On Monday, WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North interviewed Chris Hedges, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, lecturer and former New York Times correspondent. Among Hedges’ best-known books are War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, The Death of the Liberal Class, Empire of Illusion: the End of Literacy and the […]

Trumpfusion? ‘Record Low Approval Ratings But Record High Consumer Confidence’ Explained

Authored by Dilbert Creator Scott Adams via his blog, How did we get to a place where The President of the United States has historically low approval at the same time we have recent highs for consumer confidence? Almost everything President Trump does has an impact on the economy, and on consumers. That includes national security, immigration, taxes, […]

Buchanan Asks “Is Trump The Heir To Reagan?”

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review. Among his first questions to President Reagan was to ask him to assess the political importance of Barry Goldwater. Said Reagan, “I guess you could call him the […]

Higher Oil Prices Could Threaten Saudi Vision 2030

Authored by Irina Slav via OilPrice.com, Saudi’s headlines keep rolling in. Saudi Arabia is deepening its ties with Russia, with billions of investments planned for the future. Saudi Arabia is going to allow women to drive. Saudi Arabia booked a second quarterly GDP contraction in a row, with non-oil revenues particularly worrying. Saudi Arabia is […]

Visualizing The Many Failures Of Elon Musk

Elon Musk is having a rough week. After confessing to investors and Tesla’s customers that the company had only managed to build 260 of the 1,500 Model 3 Sedans that it had promised to deliver by the end of the third quarter, the Wall Street Journal revealed that the Tesla had not yet finished building […]

The NFL Is Now The Least Popular Professional Sports League In America

While mainstream media outlets like the New York Times have continued to assert that the dip in NFL ratings that began last season is in no way connected to the controversy surrounding players kneeling during the National Anthem, yet another poll has reaffirmed what many football fans have suspected for weeks: The protests have transformed […]

Russiagate Is More Fiction Than Fact

Authored by Aaron Mate via TheNation.com, From accusations of Trump campaign collusion to Russian Facebook ad buys, the media has substituted hype for evidence… In her new campaign memoir, What Happened, Hillary Clinton reveals that she has followed “every twist and turn of the story,” and “read everything I could get my hands on,” concerning […]

Networks Told NFL Cameramen To Avoid Shots Of Booing Crowds

President Donald Trump’s feud with the NFL erupted nearly a week ago when he demanded that NFL franchise owners should “get that son of a b***h off the field” when they see players kneeling during the national anthem.  Since then, league owners have discovered, to their surprise, that millions of Americans – and more importantly, […]

Blain: “The Bond Market Has Become A Series Of Crashes Followed By Rallies”

Submitted by Bill Blain of Mint Partners Blain’s Morning Porridge – Why Bond markets are going down and Markets have no memory “And everything around her is a silver pool of light, the people who surround her feel the benefit of it. It makes you calm…” Before delving into the collapse in global bonds on […]

Illinois Unpaid Vendor Backlog Hits A New Record At Over $16 Billion

Back in July, the state of Illinois narrowly avoided a junk bond rating with a last minute budget deal that included a 32% in hike in income taxes.  Republican Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the budget and called it a “disaster,” but both houses of the state legislature voted to override his veto.  Meanwhile, S&P and […]