Still no deal for Greece as radical Prime Minister stays firm

For a country in such a dire financial mess, they are positioning themselves very strongly against the demands of the IMF and eurozone creditors. That’s the stance that got Alexis Tsipras elected and it’s the same stance that will either save Greece or send them into the worst economic turmoil a country of its size has seen in decades. Continue reading Still no deal for Greece as radical Prime Minister stays firm

Putin’s exclusion from G-7 is a meaningless snub

Call it PR. Call it a slap on the wrist. Call it a deal that’s not that big and nobody is saying that it really means anything. Russian President Vladimir Putin is not invited to next week’s G-7 meeting in Germany and no repercussions will take place as a result. Continue reading Putin’s exclusion from G-7 is a meaningless snub

Martin O’Malley is the next Barack Obama

The concept of being a “frontrunner” at this stage well before the primaries is usually the type of joke that’s only popular because journalists and mainstream media publications like to get people riled up before it’s even necessary. At this point in 2007, Hillary Clinton was the frontrunner for the democrats and nobody was really considering Barack Obama. We all know how that turned out. Continue reading Martin O’Malley is the next Barack Obama

Is Obama’s legacy really falling apart?

Supporters for President Barack Obama have stayed true to his vision for over six years now, but the perception from the general population has been mixed. This is normal for any president, especially a two-term president, but what makes this particular “collapse” of a legacy important is that it’s a democratic president and the naysayers seem to be journalists. Continue reading Is Obama’s legacy really falling apart?

Evidence of Russian involvement in Ukraine growing

For a country that is supposedly not involved directly in the Ukrainian conflict, Russian forces seem to be popping up more often than not. The latest evidence comes in the form of a report published by Russian opposition activists showing that 220 Russian soldiers are among the dead in Ukraine. Continue reading Evidence of Russian involvement in Ukraine growing