The Pentagon Re-Packaged Al Qaeda As ‘Khorasan Group’ To Sell Attack On Syria January 6, 2017
Only after the US conducted strikes in Syria against the Khorasan Group, national security officials began offering a “more nuanced picture” on the threat that verged on being outright defensive.
Will Trump Back Paul Ryan’s Plan To Destroy Medicare? By Dan Wright
Trump's populist economic message which included rolling back corporate trade agreements and preserving Social Security and Medicare, is at odds with one of Congress’ most important leaders, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.
Economic Recovery Mostly A Myth For The 99 Percent By Dan Wright
93 percent of U.S. counties haven’t recovered from the Great Recession according to the National Association of Counties.
Steve Bannon Says Joining Goldman Sachs Is Like ‘Joining The Jesuits’ By Dan Wright
Despite Steve Bannon’s embrace of economic nationalism in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Bannon was singing the praises of Goldman Sachs as recently as 2012.
Goldman Sachs Endorses Hillary Clinton For President By Dan Wright
For Goldman Sachs, was there really any other choice this cycle?
How The Syria’s White Helmets Became The Latest Neocon Tool For Regime Change By Dan Wright
Though the US has been supplying rebels with weapons directly and indirectly since 2013, including Al Qaeda-connected Al-Nusra/Fateh Al-Sham, the White Helmets are advocating further US intervention in the form of a No Fly Zone (NFZ) in Syria.
Obama Scrambles To Pass TPP As Corporate Tribunals Face Scrutiny By Dan Wright
Though opposition to TPP has typically focused on the threat of losing American jobs, another concern is coming front and center: loss of sovereignty through a byzantine process known as investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS).
Rebranded Al-Qaeda Cell In Syria Receiving US Weapons By Dan Wright
In the recent push by rebels in the city of Aleppo, Al-Nusra /Al-Sham took a leading role and was reportedly among the rebels groups who received US weapons.
US Income Inequality Reaches Highest Level In History By Dan Wright
The land of opportunity? Not so much. In fact, the rich are getting richer at a historic rate.