On America’s Hostile Coexistence with China

Via ChasFreeman.net,

Remarks to the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies China Program

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.)
Senior Fellow, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University
Stanford, Califor…

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Visualizing The 150 Apps That Power The Gig Economy

Go back in time a decade, and you’d have a tough time convincing anyone that they would be “employed” through an app on their phone.

And yet, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins explains, in a short period of time, the emergence of the smartphone h…

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Exposing The Regulatory-Industrial Complex

Authored by Llewellyn Rockwell via The Mises Institute,

Socialists want socialism for everyone else, but capitalism for themselves, while capitalists want capitalism for everyone else, but socialism for themselves.

Neither Ted Kennedy nor Jane Fond…

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America’s Top Cities Swamped In Debt, Chicago Leads The Way 

Taxpayers in America’s ten biggest cities face an average per taxpayer burden of $50,000 in debt incurred by the county, state and or “off-balance-sheet” transactions by city government entities, according to Truth in Accounting (TIA).

The taxpayer bu…

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Big Ag Gets Rid of People

Submitted by Hardscrabble Farmer Farming and Industrial Agriculture are similar in the way a day old baby and a elderly corpse are the same thing. The difference is that one has potential and represents health and life and the other is dangerous to life if you don’t do something about it soon. Whenever you see … Continue reading “Big Ag Gets Rid of People”

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Australia votes

Australian’s cast their vote around the country today in the Federal Election

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MAY 17/GOLD DOWN $9.70 TO $1276.25//SILVER DOWN ANOTHER 13 CENTS ON THIS COMEX EXPIRY DAY: MORE MANIPULATION//CHINA STATES THAT THERE ARE NO MORE TALKS WITH THE USA CONCERNING THE TRADE WAR AND THIS WAS VERIFIED BY THE USA//THE TURKISH LIRA FALTERS AGAIN WITH TRUMP REMOVING THE “DEVELOPING NATION” STATUS ON THE COUNTRY AND THEN THE USA IMPOSES A 25% TARIFF ON STEEL AND ALUMINUM ON TURKEY//BARR IS GOING AFTER THE DEMOCRATS FOR THEIR CRIMES/MAY BE TREASON//MORE SWAMP STORIES FOR YOU TONIGHT//

              GOLD: $1276.25  DOWN $9.70 (COMEX TO COMEX CLOSING) Silver:  $14.41 DOWN 13 CENTS  (COMEX TO COMEX CLOSING) Closing access prices: Gold : 1277.70       silver:  $14.42   OPTIONS EXPIRY FOR THE STOCK MARKET AND GLD/SLV WAS TODAY COMEX EXPIRY FOR GOLD/SILVER:  TUES MAY 28/2019   LBMA/OTC […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 5/17/2019

Today’s Water Cooler: NAFTA metals tariffs, Biden and Trump in PA, Sanders on charters, thinning the Dem field, AOC v Big Pharma, Obama legacy, leading indicators, consumer sentiment, e-commerce, Tesla, John Deere, the Old River Control Structure, citi…

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Ishak Ismail forks out RM20m in settlement with SC

Earlier this month, the High Court recorded a consent judgment between the Securities Commission Malaysia and businessman Datuk Ishak Ismail, requiring him to pay a fine just shy of RM20 million to the market regulator.

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Who Is Winning The Offshore Solar Race?

Solar is one of the most forms of clean energy we have, in a time that emissions-free energy is more important than ever. If the global community has any hope of keeping with the ambitious goals set by the Paris Agreement, in “keeping a global temperat…

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Venezuela Hit By Gasoline Shortages

Another problem has been added to Venezuela’s growing list of woes: gasoline import shortages that have caused lines at gas stations, Reuters reports, adding that local production has slumped too as the second-largest refinery in the country stopped op…

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Five years in prison for offending someone online…

Let the weekly absurdity begin! New SAT scoring will combat Asian privilege The infamous SAT has been used since 1926 as a sort of university entrance exam to objectively test high school students’ scholastic aptitude. Until now. Test administrators announced plans this week to include an ‘adversity score’ for every student taking the SAT. This score will excuse poor test results if the student lives in a high crime neighborhood, went to a poor high school, is living in a single parent or low income household, and so on. And this should really put a dent in Asian privilege. Yes you read that right. With an average SAT score of […]

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FBM KLCI rebounds on local fund buying support

The FBM KLCI closed 6.17 points or 0.39% higher today at 1,605.36 on buying support from local funds and after Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced on Thursday its market liquidity and accessibility enhancement initiatives.
Today, analysts said the KLC…

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Bitcoin sinks abruptly after seven weeks of recovery

TOKYO (May 17): The price of bitcoin abruptly sank more than 20% on Friday, a move that didn’t appear to have a particular trigger and came after a strong recovery in the crypto-currency since early April that took it to 10-month highs.
Bitcoin fell to…

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SC introduces property crowdfunding framework

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has released a new property crowdfunding framework, following revisions made to its Guidelines on Recognised Markets here today.
This is in relation to an initiative announced in Budget 2019 to provide an alterna…

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Live AFL scores: West Coast v Melbourne

Melbourne return to the scene of the crime. The crime happened in daylight during last year’s preliminary finals when they were destroyed by the Eagles at Optus Stadium.

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