WHY PEOPLE EMBRACE SOCIALISM, PART 568 – Out of ignorance of some important facts: An overwhelming majority—95 percent—of Americans are confused about the state of global poverty. A survey from …

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PEW MAKES A STARTLING DISCOVERY ABOUT POPULISM – What would we do without polling organisations? Nationalist populism has become a major force in European politics. But while such populism has …

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$247,000,000,000,000 – Robert Samuelson at the WaPo: The untold story of the world economy — so far at least — is the potentially explosive interaction between the spreading trade war …

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THE GREAT RETIREMENT ROBBERY – The golden years will be nicer for some than for the majority: For two decades the superannuation industry has extracted more than $700 billion in …

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FROM CHINA WITH LOVE – This is very disturbing: A NSW Labor MP has come under fire over an extraordinary speech promoting China which an academic claims is “propaganda from …

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