Category: Economy

Jan 16

Today’s News 16th January 2018

Paul Craig Roberts: "Amnesty International Is Barking Up The Wrong Tree" Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, I have received a letter from Margaret Huang, Amnesty International’s executive director. She is fundraising on the basis of President Trump’s “chilling disregard for our cherished human rights” and his exploitation of “hatred, misogyny, racism and xenophobia,” by which …

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Jan 15

Today’s News 15th January 2018

Is There Such A Thing As A "Shithole Country"? Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, The question should be rephrased to whether there’s such a thing as a “shithole” period, and yes, there is, but the stereotypical “Third World” socio-economic and physical conditions that the word often embodies are also widely present in parts …

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Jan 14

Today’s News 14th January 2018

Army Strategist Exposes The Disturbing Parallels Between US Domestic Policing & Military Tactics Abroad Authored by Major Danny Sjursen via TheNation.com, “This…thing, [the War on Drugs] this ain’t police work… I mean, you call something a war and pretty soon everybody gonna be running around acting like warriors… running around on a damn crusade, storming …

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Jan 13

Today’s News 13th January 2018

U.S. Policies Continue To Fail In 2018 Authored by Jeremiah Johnson (nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces) via SHTFplan.com, As of this writing, the Russian military has had three of their bases attacked by drones. They destroyed six of them and captured another seven. The significance: …

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Jan 12

Today’s News 12th January 2018

Military Intelligence Has Weaponized Democracy Worldwide Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, It doesn’t matter whether it’s the US’ brand of “democracy” for export or the national-specific model of government that strengthens non-Western states, the theoretical concept behind this system has been weaponized by military intelligence agencies worldwide in a back-and-forth competition to change …

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Jan 11

Today’s News 11th January 2018

Israel Confirms It Has Spies Operating Inside Iran In a rare admission an Israeli intelligence chief confirmed early this week that Israel has spies currently operating on the ground in Iran. Yossi Cohen, the director of Israel’s Mossad – the country’s powerful national intelligence and special operations agency, addressed Israeli policy and the recent Iran …

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Jan 10

Today’s News 10th January 2018

Highly Classified Satellite Plummeted Into Indian Ocean After SpaceX Launch, Official Confirms After the launch of the secretive Zuma satellite into outer space aboard the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, reports circulated that the new eye in the sky, which is worth billions, “is presumed to be a total loss after it failed …

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Jan 09

Today’s News 9th January 2018

Only 1-In-5 South Koreans Expect Korean War In 2018 Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that he has a bigger nuclear button than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The tweet was the latest in a series of spats between the two and many observers fear the squabbling could spiral into nuclear war. Despite the tensions, …

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Jan 08

Today’s News 8th January 2018

How Three European Oligarchs Looted 100s Of Millions From Ukraine Via AlJazeera.com, Three Ukrainian oligarchs traded part of around $1.5bn in illicit assets traced to cronies of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, an exclusive investigation by Al Jazeera revealed on Sunday. They did so as the war-torn country struggled to return suspected misappropriated funds to …

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Jan 07

Today’s News 7th January 2018

Fusion GPS Bank Records Handed Over; May Shed Light On Payments From Russian Embezzler The bank for opposition research firm Fusion GPS handed over financial records on Friday, after a Federal judge struck down the firm’s attempt to conceal the records from the House Intelligence Committee the previous day.  At issue are 70 financial transactions from 2016, …

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