I asked one of America’s top pollsters why 47% did not vote in the US 2016 election. Mindful that this is common to past elections, generally 50% do not vote in presidential election years and fewer in the intervening congressional years, this is what he said, asking for non-attribution at the same time that he agreed his remarks could be published.
To mark the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Davos, Oxfam today published a report stating eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion poorest.
The world’s 8 richest people are, in order of net worth:
Sometimes really big lies are good – when seen to be lies!
The election of Donald Trump against all odds (20-1 at best, 200-1 at worst) could go down in history as the turning point in Western civilization. Bracketed on one end by Brexit and on the other by the looming collapse of the European cartel mis-named the European Union, this election has seen three sacred cows gored deeply, perhaps to the death: