Tag Archives: Economy

Freezers and royal escapism

A 19-year-old woman was found dead in a walk-in hotel freezer in Chicago some time ago. The incident caught fire on social media, and was widely covered by the more traditional media too.

I mention this only to illustrate what catches our attention these days. Continue reading

Unprecedented uncertainty

For the first time in US history the president-elect has no experience in governing or in military leadership. The potential for overconfidence and recklessness is clear. Donald Trump is used to feeling confident in his business decisions, but has yet to experience how different running a country is.

Trump may not have meant to divide the country so deeply with his campaign, or to incite such aggression, but he did. Continue reading