Day: May 17, 2017

Trump is in impeachment territory

Source: CNN Inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the mood was darker still. “This is on him,” meaning Trump, a top Republican close to the White House said, after speaking with dejected advisers inside the West Wing. Even before news of the Comey memos broke, the West Wing was wallowing in despondency, […]

The insecurity of inequality

May 16,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Kaushik Basu Global inequality today is at a level last seen in the late nineteenth century — and it is continuing to rise. With it has come a surging sense of disenfranchisement that has fuelled alienation and anger, and even bred nationalism and xenophobia. As […]

Germany granting asylum to suspected coup plotters further strains ties, Turkey PM says

 Reuters International MAY 16, 2017  Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim makes a speech during a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, April 19, 2017. Ali Balikci/Prime Minister’s Press Office/Handout via REUTERS (reuters_tickers) By Ece Toksabay ANKARA (Reuters) – Germany’s decision to grant asylum to Turks accused of participating in last year’s failed […]