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Retail Resurrection: A Rosy Outlook for 2019?

Retail Resurrection: A Rosy Outlook for 2019?

by    KnowledgeWharton

Buoyed by a strong economy and low unemployment, 2018 retail sales were the best in six years. What’s in store for this year? For many US retailers, 2018 turned out to be a very good year. Buoyed by a strong economy and low unemployment, total retail sales rose 5.1% to $850 billion, the best showing Read More

Frustration in Iran Leads to Fallout Online

Frustration in Iran Leads to Fallout Online

by    Kourosh Ziabari

Iranian youths want to speak their mind and express their frustration, but are doing so in counterproductive ways. Iranian society is divided more than ever. Social fragmentation stems from a range of issues, including foreign policy failures, widespread corruption, a lack of transparency, restrictions on the media and the infringement of civil liberties. The US Read More

Donald Trump Has Broken This Record

Donald Trump Has Broken This Record

by    Peter Isackson

Donald Trump is as obsessed with breaking records as he is with breaking agreements. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. US President Donald Trump has set in motion a national counting game exploited by the media on a daily basis. It stems from the drama of his frustration with the political obstacles to obtaining the funding Read More

The Forever War in the Middle East Is Far from Over

The Forever War in the Middle East Is Far from Over

by    John Feffer

US involvement in Syria — hesitant, misguided, quixotic — has been benighted from the beginning. Donald Trump wants to pull US troops out of Syria as quickly as possible. Well, it’s Friday, so that’s what the president wants now. Tomorrow, who knows, maybe he’ll insist that Syria pay for the pullout. Maybe Trump will decide Read More

Theresa May Survives, Brexit May Not

Theresa May Survives, Brexit May Not

by    Atul Singh

Divorce is turning out to be more painful than marriage and might make the UK stay in the European Union. These are days of high drama. William Shakespeare, the prince of playwrights, could not have penned it better. On January 15, British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a historic defeat in the House of Commons. Read More

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