Sunday, January 10, 2010

Scratching The Surface On Suicide Bombers

Northwest Airlines Flight 253 (in Delta livery, due to the merging of the two airlines), an Airbus A330-300, sits at Metro Airport, Detroit, after the failed bombing attempt on Christmas Day.

Matt Frei's latest diary entry on the sociology around suicide bombers makes for interesting reading.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; There's not been enough reporting on research into the social reasons for people turning to suicide bombing. More articles like this are highly interesting and welcomed as part of wider discussion and reporting.

Friday, January 08, 2010

A Good News Story ; Truthiness Returns!

After an unplanned break, for much too long, Telling The Truthiness returns.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; Did no-one clean whilst I was out?

US Unemployment Holds At 10%, Because People Have Given Up Looking For Work

The headline that the new unemployment figures from the US show the level holding at 10% hides a concerning fact.

The figures have only reached that level because people are giving up on actively looking for work, and once that happens, they are no longer counted in the figures.

Tell The Truthiness Says ; 4000 jobs were created in November, the first increase in nearly two years. It's small, but it's a start.
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