On Putin’s Valdai Speech

The Logjam in World Diplomacy by Patrick L Young RT.com (October 25 2014) President Putin expressed frustration at the global status quo from the Valdai Conference. Western politicians may find it painful to appreciate that the Russian president was accurate in many assessments. Former French PM Dominique de Villepin expressed a 'mot juste': the spiral … Continue reading On Putin’s Valdai Speech

Humpty-Dumpty and the Fall of Berlin’s Wall

by Victor Grossman SpeakOut | Op-Ed (October 06 2014) Humpty-Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty-Dumpty had a great fall. The children's rhyme and its words Wall and Fall came to mind in connection with commemorations of the fall of the Berlin Wall - actually its opening up. Is such an allusion frivolous? Maybe. For millions … Continue reading Humpty-Dumpty and the Fall of Berlin’s Wall

Fifty Percent of American Workers …

... Make Less Than 28,031 Dollars a Year by Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse (October 23 2014) http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Real-Median-Household-Income-2014-300x199.png The Social Security Administration has just released wage statistics for 2013, and the numbers are startling.  Last year, fifty percent of all American workers made less than $28,031, and 39 percent of all American workers made less … Continue reading Fifty Percent of American Workers …