. April 11, 2019 – Page 3 – Articels

Time to stop pretending: fascism is back

It is no use pretending. The signs are clear. Fascism is raising its poisonous, extremist head again. To very old people like me, whose World War II experiences as children are still raw, fascism signifies many things but its essence …


Producer Price Inflation Prints Much Hotter Than Expected As Energy Costs Soar

After a mixed bag from CPI yesterday (headline better, core weaker) with apparel prices plunging, expectations for producer prices were more of the same slowflation.

However, much to the chagrin of Fed doves everywhere, PPI came in much hotter than …


What, exactly, would a China trade deal accomplish?

A very cynical analysis.

China’s Vice Premier Liu He, center, poses for a photo with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Beijing. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

By Daniel W. DreznerDaniel W. Drezner is a …


Blind Faith Versus The Bottom Line

There is more than a little “let them eat brioche” in the blind faith that the masses’ patience for pillage is infinite.

We’ve reached an interesting moment in history where we each have a simple choice: we either go with blind faith


A fight for survival: RLD leaders Ajit Singh and Jayant Chaudhary are fighting today for sheer existence in Uttar Pradesh

The RLD came a cropper in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections by getting out on a duck. Thereafter, it has slowly lost significance as the BJP has gained power in its strongholds.

The son and grandson of former Prime Minister …


Children ‘stripped of innocence’ during the civil rights movement: ‘Voices of the Movement’ Episode 2

MINNIJEAN BROWN-TRICKEY: Everything is stripped. Stripped of illusion. Stripped of innocence. All the safe things that you get in your life about what the world is about, it just goes away.

JONATHAN CAPEHART: Hey, everyone, I’m Jonathan Capehart and welcome …


Sudan army to make ‘important’ announcement after weeks of protests

Crowds of demonstrators have spent five nights thronging the sprawling complex, singing and dancing to the tunes of revolutionary songs. (AFP)

Khartoum: The Sudanese army was Thursday planning to make “an important announcement”, state media said, after weeks of protests …


Petrol rationing hits war-weary Damascus cab drivers

Syrian drivers are having to wait in long queues to fill their cars as government-controlled regions suffer a fuel crisis AFP

After his tank ran dry, Syrian taxi driver Abu Sammy had to get out and push his car with …


The yellow vests movement may be just the start of a worldwide revolt against climate action

The episodes of violence as a result of the Gilets Jaunes protests in France, which were initially triggered by increasing fuel prices, are an example of a recent type of conflict related to energy resources. Although these fuel riots have …


Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Polls May Have Forced Oil Companies to Bear Losses

Representational image (Photo: eagleonline)

Mumbai, April 10: In contrast with highest international crude oil prices so far this year, the domestic fuel prices have seen fewer revisions, indicating that the policy of market-determined retail pricing of petroleum products has been …