Editorials

A brutal dinner: celebrities talk about meeting Donald Trump

August 13, 2019 Community Submission

If you think it’s bad enough sharing a planet with Donald Trump, spare a thought for poor Woody Harrelson. Because according to the man himself, Harrelson once shared a dinner table with the president, and it went just as well as you would expect. In a recent Esquire interview , Harrelson deployed a Trump anecdote for the ages. MORE

Health

Make mine a double

August 12, 2019 Clancy

Good news arrived today on two fronts in the vaccines-vs-disease war. An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo started a little over a year ago, and health-care workers continue to struggle with widespread MORE

Editorials

Infrastructure Week is a Big Fat Joke — But is it Funny?

August 12, 2019 Expat Patriot

Early in the Trump Administration, the go-to distraction when some plan had gone awry was to announce that next week was “Infrastructure Week,” when experts and stakeholders would come together at the White House and apply their collective brainpower to the problem of America’s crumbling infrastructure. MORE

Asia

DOW dips below 26,000

August 12, 2019 Ms. G

The DOW closed at 25,896 today falling 391 points and slipping once again below 26,000. Last Friday and today have seen the market trend towards a sell off pattern wiping out any gains of recovery MORE