Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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23 October 2019 • 20:40 — The New Dark Age There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back Dozens Of French, UK, U.S. Service Members Withdraw From Northeast Syria Russian MoD: Syrian Army To Establish 15 Observation Post East Of Euphrates (Map) Turkish Defense … Continue reading Syria News Links 22-23 October 2019
23 October 2019 — The New Dark Age There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back Chilean Unions Call General Strike, Demanding Piñera’s Resignation and Constituent Assembly Chile: A Million People Take to the Streets as the Government Extends State of Emergency The military crackdown … Continue reading Chile News Links 23 October 2019
22 October 2019 — The New Dark Age There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back Ecuador: From The Middle of the World to the End of the World https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/10/21/ecuador-middle-world-end-world The Joker and Latin American Turbulence https://libya360.wordpress.com/2019/10/21/the-joker-and-latin-american-turbulence/ Reviewing The Crisis In Ecuador: An Indigenous Perspective … Continue reading Ecuador News Links 22 October 2019
Imagine living on a council estate and being given a ballot on the proposed destruction of your home as part of a ‘regeneration’ plan. Imagine that the council makes all kinds of lavish promises regarding your future housing and security, but then refuses to back up these promises with anything resembling a legally-binding contract. This is what’s happening at Achilles Street.
23 October 2019 • 14:20 — The New Dark Age There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back The City Of London https://hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com/2019/10/23/the-city-of-london/ Brexit: Can a no-deal still happen? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-49612757 Brexit: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn meet after timetable rejected https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-50153910 PM to push … Continue reading Brexit News Links 22-23 October 2019
In a full-page editorial in its Sunday edition, the New York Times engaged in a vicious anti-Chinese rant, warning of a “dangerous and growing threat” by the “aggressive … Communist state.”
Data for Progress for quite a while appeared to be yet another U.S. PEP group (Progressive Except for Peace). They were producing useful polling reports on all sorts of topics as if 96% of humanity didn’t exist. Foreign policy just couldn’t be found. They told me they were just getting around to it. You still can’t find it from the homepage of their website (or at least it’s beyond my navigational skills), but Data for Progress has now published a report called “Voters Want to See a Progressive Overhaul of American Foreign Policy.”
Egyptians Accuse Sisi of Murdering Residents of Sinai by https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/ Egyptians held their country’s President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, responsible for the massacre that took place on Saturday evening when a shell hit a truck carrying civilians in the city of Bir El Abd in the Sinai Peninsula. – According to Associated Press news agency, security …
SkyWatch TV Dr. Thomas Horn, Messianic Rabbi Zev Porat, Carl Gallups and Derek Gilbert discuss amazing revelations that have been hidden in Scripture until now that will change your understanding of prophecy and the future! end
China Just Injected The Most Liquidity Since January… And It’s Not Enough by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/ Just days after China’s GDP unexpectedly dropped to a sub-consensus 6.0%, the lowest in three decades (with Beijing now set to reveal a 5-handle GDP in the coming months), China watchers were convinced that this week would start with Beijing …
Arcadia Economics Is The Fed Losing Control Of The Market As the Federal Reserve continues to resort to emergency measures, to address a problem that it claims does not exist, more and more market participants are starting to realize there’s an element to the Fed’s story that just doesn’t add up. For the last 10 …
TonyfromOz at PA Pundits – International - 20 hours ago
By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily wind power generation data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click […]
By P.J. Gladnick ~ On Monday, Politico Magazine pondered the unthinkable (for liberals). What if President Donald Trump actually wins re-election next year? In order to present this dystopian future, Politico’s senior White House reporter Darren Samuelsohn took us on a trip to the (possibly) near future in a time machine. Although it was Samuelsohn’s obvious […]
By Larry Bell ~ Climate doom prophets and profiteers assert that their “science is settled,” that the crisis is immediate and dire. They just can’t seem to agree over time regarding whether Earth is going into a deep freeze or is about to boil over. On Oct. 7, 1912, for example, the Los Angeles Times […]
By Nicolas Loris ~ A recent Rasmussen poll found 20% of voters feel we should eliminate capitalism to protect the environment. That’s like saying we should eliminate teachers to improve education. Truth be told, capitalism has helped cleanse our planet—improving living standards while protecting the environment. Rather than eliminate capitalism, policymakers need to unleash it. […]
email@example.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 20 hours ago
*"Fed Pawn Shop Repo Market Shows Panic Mode,* * Financial Crash Near"* By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com "Early this year, financial writer and precious metals expert Craig Hemke predicted the Fed would be forced to return to QE, just like in the 2008 market meltdown. Looks like Hemke’s prediction has come true because the Federal Reserve is printing billions in cash in the Repo market every week. Hemke explains, “At the last Fed meeting in September, we were told that the Fed was ‘neutral’ right now, and they were just going to be ‘data dependent’ and everything is fine. Just thre... more »
War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 20 hours ago
*RT:* *Targets destroyed: Spectacular VIDEO shows Russia’s S-400 air defense system in action * Russia’s S-400 is a hot commodity, with the likes of India and Turkey braving US sanctions to get the anti-aircraft missile system. Moscow is keen to reveal its impressive capabilities in freshly released field test footage. Eight out of eight high-maneuverability target missiles were shot out of the sky as anti-aircraft units trained at the Kapustin Yar range, in the southern Russian Astrakhan Region. *Read more* .... *WNU Editor*: It seems everyone wants this air defense system.
Thierry MEYSSAN at OrientalReview.org - 20 hours ago
Thierry Meyssan underlines the extreme gravity of the collapse of the world’s current landmarks. We are entering a short transition period, during which the current masters of the game, the "financial capitalists" - and those he refers to here have nothing to do with either original capitalism or the original bank - will be rejected in favour of the rules of law laid down by Russia in 1899.
zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 20 hours ago
Land Destroyer at Land Destroyer - 20 hours ago
The notion that Russia "controls" the US is absurd. That this conspiracy theory has taken root in the US says a lot about the public's grip on reality. *October 23, 2019* (Gunnar Ulson - NEO) - Before 2016, few Americans had any real opinion on Russia. In the wake of "Russia Gate," a conspiracy theory claiming that the Russian Federation meddled in America's 2016 elections and "owns" a growing number of US politicians including the current US President, a wave of hysteria has swept Americans. With the help of the corporate media, Americans are beginning to see "Russian influence... more »
DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 21 hours ago
*by Noah* Not to cast aspersions on every single person in the former Soviet Union, but how shady and sleazy do you have to be for Ukrainians to see you as so sleazy that you have broken the accepted norms and deserve the extra special kind of attention that appeared on the front page of the October 18th *Kyiv Post*? Started up in 1995, the *Kyiv Post* is the Ukrainian media outlet that is seen as the the global media voice of Ukraine. It's available in both English and Russian language editions and has withstood many attempts to shut it down. It seems that, in a place that tole... more »
Andrew Probyn at Just In - 21 hours ago
The ABC understands drought-stricken towns will be the target of federal stimulus potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars under a program designed to support regional communities enduring hardship.
Henry Zwartz at Just In - 21 hours ago
Calls for a trial of the Federal Government's cashless welfare card in Tasmania spark fierce rebukes, including a comparison to "Nazi Germany" by one local mayor.
The family of the man who died while zip-lining in Far North Queensland has described him as a "loving husband, father, son, brother and friend to all".
Nassim Khadem at Just In - 21 hours ago
Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan takes the extraordinary step of talking in detail about the affairs of individuals while before Parliament.
Dom Vukovic at Just In - 21 hours ago
A man who denied knowing anything about $245 million worth of drugs onboard a catamaran he skippered from Tahiti faces life in jail after being found guilty of the crime.
Eliza Goetze at Just In - 21 hours ago
NSW Deputy Premier says asking mining companies to consider greenhouse gas emissions from Australian coal exports "doesn't pass the pub test"
Chan Tong-kai is accused of the murder of his girlfriend in Taiwan, but his case exploded onto the international scene when his proposed extradition kicked off protests in Hong Kong that have since morphed into a massive pro-democracy movement.
Michaela Boland at Just In - 21 hours ago
Celebrated children's writer and novelist Gail Jones takes out two of six Prime Minister's Literary Awards, worth a total of $480,000.
British MPs voted in favour of legislation for Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, but minutes later voted against his tight timetable to push it through Parliament. So, after a yes and a no, where does the deal sit?
Rebecca Opie And Claire Campbell at Just In - 21 hours ago
An inquest into the deaths of two young vets who took a drug linked to almost 20 suicides per year within the industry urges better mental health support for veterinary professionals.
Elias Clure at Just In - 21 hours ago
Truck drivers are slamming their vehicles into a bridge at an unusually frequent rate, and a third crash in a week has been caught on camera today. A community group fears lives are at risk and better warning systems are desperately needed.
Erwin Renaldi at Just In - 21 hours ago
Joko Widodo reveals his new Cabinet, with Indonesians expressing disappointment the Indonesian President has chosen Opposition Leader Prabowo Subianto as his new Defence Minister.
Kellie Lazzaro at Just In - 21 hours ago
A Victorian court is told Samantha Fraser, who was allegedly murdered by her husband at Phillip Island last year, was disowned by her extended family when she left their religious cult.
Sean Mantesso at Just In - 21 hours ago
Chile is in the midst of its worst crisis since the end of Augusto Pinochet's military dictatorship in 1990 — how has a rise in subway fares in Latin America's most stable democracy gotten to this point?
Jacob Kagi at Just In - 21 hours ago
The WA Government announces stamp duty discounts of 75 per cent for those buying off-the-plan apartments following repeated pleas for help from the property sector, which has been in the doldrums since the end of the mining boom.
Kevin Nguyen at Just In - 21 hours ago
Billionaire property developer Huang Xiangmo publishes a lengthy and scathing attack at the ATO, which is pursuing him over a $141 million tax bill, and ASIO, which revoked his permanent residency.
Matt Garrick at Just In - 21 hours ago
The Australian head of the US Marines in the NT says the current figure of 2,500 troops rotating through the region could be "exceeded in certain years", but a continued focus on the figures is "missing the point".
Robyn Hausler continued paying her mortgage and rates for six years, not realising the house she'd lived in for 20 years wasn't hers anymore. Now a court has ruled she can have her property back.
Antonette Collins at Just In - 21 hours ago
In the wake of the construction disasters of the Opal Tower and Mascot Towers, the NSW Government is introducing new laws to Parliament which would mean builders have a duty of care to owners and could be fined upwards of $100,000 for any faulty work.
Businesses in SA's Riverland are urged to be on the lookout for fake $100 notes after one was passed at a bakery and two other incidents were reported to police.
Toxic masculinity's latest appearance comes in the form of private school boys chanting a sexist song on a packed tram. So what do we need to do to set things right? asks Emma Jane.
Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 21 hours ago
Your humble correspondent and virtually all my compatriots who have heard the news from Texas yesterday just cannot believe it: Jury rules against dad trying to save his 7-year-old from gender ‘transition’ ...Google News... Dr. Anne Georgulas, a child physician (this occupation itself is absolutely shocking given the story below), has claimed to be the mother of James Younger (7) and also asserted that James wants to become a girl, Luna, so she wants to start to hormonally castrate the boy. She asked a Dallas court to attack the father of the boy, Mr Jeffrey Younger (in the process ... more »
Iolanda Fonseca at The Rio Times - 21 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Entrepreneurs in the sector are now perceiving a slight improvement in consumption and in the financial situation of companies. In addition, employment rose 0.4 points in September compared to August, according to the Industrial Survey, released yesterday, October 22nd, by . . . To read the full NEWS and much […] The post Brazil’s Industry Maintains Slow Recovery Rate, Says CNI Survey appeared first on The Rio Times.
War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 21 hours ago
China is now the world's largest official creditor https://t.co/slwBhb2mLF — The Economist (@TheEconomist) October 23, 2019 *WNU Editor:* The Chinese are brutal when they want to be paid back. Here is an easy prediction. Many of these countries are going to regret going into bed with China.
Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on Science Matters: Below are a series of rebuttals of the 11 most common climate alarmists’ claims such as those made in the recently released Fourth National Climate Assessment Report. The authors of these rebuttals are all recognized experts in the relevant fields. H/T Joseph D’Aleo for compiling work by many experts on…
Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on PA Pundits - International: By Larry Bell ~ Climate doom prophets and profiteers assert that their “science is settled,” that the crisis is immediate and dire. They just can’t seem to agree over time regarding whether Earth is going into a deep freeze or is about to boil over. On Oct. 7,…
War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Exclusive: US Secretary of Defense @EsperDoD says he *was* on the fateful phone call between Trump and Erdogan, right before US withdrawal and Turkish incursion into Syria. Esper says he knew ahead of time about the incursion, but "we're not going to war with a NATO ally." pic.twitter.com/LVOxNzN7rn — Christiane Amanpour (@camanpour) October 22, 2019 Exclusive: As US troops abandon northeast Syria, confusion abounds about deployments to Iraq. I asked US Secretary of Defense @EsperDoD to explain where exactly America's troops are going. He says "the bulk of the forces would re-po... more »
Dan Flynn at Food Safety News - 22 hours ago
The Moby Dick House of Kabob, a Persian restaurant chain with two dozen locations in the Washington D.C. area, has had 30 good years, but this is not one of them. Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. health departments continue their investigations into Salmonella illnesses likely linked to hummus served at various Moby Dick locations throughout... Continue Reading
Coral Beach at Food Safety News - 22 hours ago
Public health officials have added two more notices to the stack of beef recalls already underway in Canada. An E. coli investigation sparked the actions there, which in turn caused U.S. officials to issue a warning. Well, more than 100 beef and veal products are under recall in Canada. The first notice was posted on... Continue Reading
Joe Whitworth at Food Safety News - 22 hours ago
The boss of the Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit has spoken of the need for industry input to tackle problems and urged patience for those eager to hear results of operations. Ron McNaughton, head of the SFCIU at Food Standards Scotland, said food crime is any fraudulent activity that can impact the safety and... Continue Reading
News Desk at Food Safety News - 22 hours ago
Nearly eight out of 10 adults in the United Kingdom admit to taking food safety for granted according to a survey. The online analysis of more than 2,100 U.K. adults this month looked at people’s concerns about the food they buy and their confidence in U.K. produced food. The survey by YouGov, commissioned by the... Continue Reading
sundance at The Last Refuge - 22 hours ago
In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the Donald Trump Administration and … Continue reading →
sundance at The Last Refuge - 22 hours ago
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those … Continue reading →
Summit News at Need To Know - 22 hours ago
Climate activist Bill Gates is responsible for emitting approximately 1,600 tonnes of CO2, which is about 1600 times higher than the global average of 100 kilos per person per year for air travel.
Judicial Watch at Need To Know - 22 hours ago
The New York City Council voted to close the 400-acre Rikers Island jail complex by 2026, which currently houses 7,200 inmates.
Shaun Attwood at Need To Know - 22 hours ago
Steven Hoffenberg, who worked with Epstein at Bear Stearns, and spent 20 years in prison for swindling $460 million in a ponzi scheme, claims Epstein was deeply involved in the scam.
Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 22 hours ago
I am staying at a tourist hotel on the north side of Moscow. It appears that mostly Russian tourists are staying in one of the seven red brick five story Soviet-era buildings that surround this garden. This is unusual because these days there are lots of Chinese tourists in this city. Music is piped into the center of the garden - mostly jazz and blues is what I've heard when walking through the courtyard. Like all hotels in this country a buffet breakfast comes with the room price which is under $50 per night. A good deal. I've been here four nights and my luggage finally arr... more »
War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
The PM (pictured in the Commons on Tuesday evening) did not have to wait long to be given a definitive answer as Mr Tusk, the president of the European Council, tweeted that he was in favour of the EU granting a postponement *Daily Mail: **Boris Johnson will push for a general election if the EU grants another Brexit delay because it is 'the only way the country can move on' after MPs REJECTED the Prime Minister's three-day timetable* * Donald Tusk says he will tell European leaders to approve a Brexit extension after Boris Johnson's plans stalled * Prime Minister will press for a ... more »
Francis Menton at Manhattan Contrarian - 22 hours ago
* From time to time here at this blog I have considered candidates for the title of “Stupidest Litigation in the Country.” * Today I have a new candidate for the coveted title. The title of the case is People of the State of New York v. ExxonMobil Corp., currently pending in the New York State Supreme Court, New York County. Trial in this case began today. * The history of the case goes back to a big press conference held by then NY AG Eric Schneiderman, together with AGs from some 20 or so other states, and Al Gore, in March 2016, to breathlessly announce that they were commencing ... more »
Martin Armstrong at Global Warming – Armstrong Economics - 23 hours ago
Algae absorbs CO2 and a 500% increase in its population caused a mass extinction that wiped out more than three-quarters of all marine life and turned the planet into a phase of global cooling. Researchers from Harvard University made the discovery while studying ancient ocean sediments unearthed in Nevada. The sample of shale and limestone […]
War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
Foreign tourists taking pictures in Red Square in Moscow. © Sputnik / Sergey Pyatakov *WNU Editor*: The above picture came from this photo-gallery .... *First Stop in Russia: Red Square is Top Attraction for Foreign Tourists in Moscow* (Sputnik). Sighhhh ..... getting that itch to go back home again for a quick visit.
firstname.lastname@example.org (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 23 hours ago
*"The Big One? CA Fault Line Is * *Moving & Scientists Say It Could Be Bad"* by Mac Slavo "A fault line in California is moving in part due to the recent earthquakes in the area. Scientists are now expecting “The Big One” to occur in their lifetimes, but they still don’t know exactly when or where the massive and devastating earthquake will strike. At any moment, an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 or higher could vibrate through California, leading infrastructure to topple, the power to shut off, and buildings to collapse. The Big One is expected at any time now. Last week, scientist... more »
Marjorie Cohn at Marjorie Cohn - 23 hours ago
Nearly two weeks have passed since Turkey launched its ground and air attack on Rojava, the autonomous region of northeast Syria, following Trump’s sudden removal of 1,000 U.S. troops from the area. While the United States and Turkey reached a “ceasefire” agreement on October 17, there are ongoing reports of violations of the deal. A U.S. official told CNN that Turkish-backed forces... Read more »
Yves Smith at naked capitalism - 23 hours ago
The Democratic convention is shaping up as a classic example of corruptoin.
War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
FILE PHOTO: A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. December 28, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly *Business Insider: **Nearly 60% of banks need to make changes or they'll struggle during the next downturn, McKinsey says* * Nearly 60% of the world's banks need to make changes or they'll struggle during the next downturn, McKinsey & Company said in a new report. * The banks' returns on equity are too low relative to their costs, the consultancy said. * It urged banks to invest in technology and pursue mergers to stay... more »
sundance at The Last Refuge - 23 hours ago
The crowd has realized that Senator Lindsey Graham is playing a role and has no intention to do anything to stop the malicious impeachment of President Trump. Last night Senator Rand Paul went on the record and called attention to … Continue reading →
Meagan Dillon at Just In - 23 hours ago
Accused wife-killer Peter Dansie was engaged in online chats with two women and was ready to fly to China with a bag of sex toys and condoms shortly after his wife's death, it can now be revealed.
Danielle Grindlay at Just In - 23 hours ago
A man who claims he can make it rain is building a following in the Victorian grain belt, where a group of farmers have paid for rainfall between May and October.
Kristy Sexton-McGrath at Just In - 23 hours ago
Mardi Liebelt was next in line to take a flying fox through the rainforest canopy when the zip-line snapped, watching in horror as a 50-year-old South Australian man fall to his death and his wife writhed in pain.
Jennifer Nichols at Just In - 23 hours ago
An annual health check of Queensland's Mary River records E. coli higher than recommended levels at two popular swimming spots.
Peter Marsh at Just In - 23 hours ago
The final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has landed. And fans are already putting every moment under the microscope.
Brett Worthington at Just In - 23 hours ago
Union boss John Setka, facing the prospect of being expelled from the Labor, resigns from the party after a four month legal battle to retain his membership.
Camron Slessor at Just In - 23 hours ago
Child predators have the ability to use photos of children taken in public or sourced from social media to create child-like sex dolls which are manufactured overseas, an Adelaide MP warns.
Alan Weedon at Just In - 23 hours ago
One man's plot to assassinate a business rival fails spectacularly, after five hitmen subcontracted the kill to each other — now they've all been found guilty of attempted murder.
Claire Campbell at Just In - 23 hours ago
The death of a frail and immobile prisoner at an Adelaide hospital in 2015 was not because he was shackled to his bed for three weeks, but due to natural causes, SA's deputy coroner finds.
Mollie Gorman And Cara Jeffery at Just In - 23 hours ago
A group of southern New South Wales irrigators have pledged to give millions of litres of their own water to those who need it most, but they need help to deliver it.
Bridget Rollason And Richard Willingham at Just In - 23 hours ago
Victoria's one-stop shop for all things to do with fines has been crippled by serious IT issues. So what's behind the multi-million-dollar problem, and what does it mean for people facing a payment deadline?
Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle says Israel Folau's sacking in the build-up to the Wallabies' failed Rugby World Cup campaign was "a positive thing from a culture perspective". But she concedes it didn't help the team on the field.
Jamie McKinnell at Just In - 23 hours ago
A NSW police officer is accused of "sloppy work" in an inquiry after she mistakenly inflated the quantity of drugs found on a reveller at Splendour in the Grass last year by nearly eight times.
Josh Bavas at Just In - 23 hours ago
Queensland's only One Nation MP apologises to Parliament for bringing a group of guests into the chamber who were caught rummaging through the desks of other MPs.
Demonstrators take to the streets for fiery protests across Bolivia after discrepancies in the vote count in the presidential election.
A bushfire that was threatening homes at Peregian on Queensland's Sunshine Coast is brought under control, with firefighters surrounding the blaze to keep it contained.
DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
When I studied the revolutionary period in high school, the teacher, Mr. Feinstein, a relatively conservative guy, loved Alexander Hamilton, who seemed pretty conservative to me. I preferred the more populist Thomas Jefferson, who I associated with the left. Hamilton hated the "common people," and democracy and wanted a king instead of a president and a House of Lords instead of a Senate. Last week, Ron Chernow, an historian who wrote, among many books, a classic biography of Alexander Hamilton (2004)-- the source material for Miranda's Broadway show. Last week, Chernow's op-ed ... more »
RT America Hilary Fordwich of the British American Business Association joins Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss the countdown to a new UK Parliamentary vote on PM Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the EU. She expects to see the “worst case scenario,” a no-deal Brexit on October 31. She also points out that the UK media …
Press TV Saudi airstrikes on Yemen continue to claim the lives of civilians as there is no end sight to the brutal attacks. On Tuesday, five members of a family including two children were killed in a Saudi attack on their vehicle in Sa’dah. end
Press TV Israeli occupation authorities unveiled a new plan to seize about 700 dunums of land in the village of Qaryout in the north of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian farmers, who were not been officially informed about the plan, tried to reach their olive groves, but they were attacked by the settlers and the …
CGTN “It’s very important that people know what is upright. And then they can do the right thing, and solve problems in a constructive way. By hating one person, or one group of people, it’s very difficult to solve any problems,” said a German woman, who has been living in Hong Kong for 34 years, …
SilverDoctors A currency crisis is not a linear event. Everything seems okay, until one moment, abruptly, things aren’t okay. What does a currency crisis mean for the US dollar, and, more importantly, what does it mean for Main Street? Keith sat down with Half Dollar on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 for a robust discussion on …
Iran Is Almost Encircled by at Least 45 American Military Bases. Who is Really Threatening Whom by Shane Quinn, https://www.globalresearch.ca/ A month ago president Donald Trump spoke of his desire to “avoid” war with Iran, as anxieties simmer between the United States and this large, diverse Middle East country. It is likely that the Trump administration …
Half the World’s Banks Are Too Weak to Survive Downturn – McKinsey by https://www.rt.com/ A new survey from consultancy McKinsey & Co has found that a majority of banks globally may not be economically viable because their returns on equity aren’t keeping pace with costs. – The study looked at 1,000 banks in developed and …
As Liquidity Evaporates, Fed’s Third Bill POMO Is 5.5 Oversubscribed, Most Yet by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/ Earlier this morning, when discussing today’s oversubscribed term repo and latest funding squeeze, we previewed today’s T-Bill POMO saying, “and now we await today’s T-Bill Pomo result for the final proof of funding deterioration, as we expect today’s operation will …
RT Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized rally on Sunday. Protesters tossed firebombs and took their anger out on shops with mainland Chinese ties as they skirmished late into the evening with riot police, who unleashed numerous tear gas rounds on short notice, angering residents and passers-by. Authorities had beefed up …
Kitco NEWS Several countries around the world, including the UAE, are establishing a federal platform for gold trading, and this may signal an overvaluation of the U.S. dollar, or that countries are moving away from the dollar for gold denomination, says Doug Groh, portfolio manager of Tocqueville. Several countries around the world, including the UAE, …
RoadtoRoota Just when the mainstream financial media no longer talks about the overnight bailouts…the big banks Belly Up to the Bar AGAIN!! …and SNIPPY!! DON’T GO TO THE DARK SIDE!! end
WallStForMainSt Low interest rates are encouraging companies to take on a level of debt that risks becoming a $19 trillion time bomb in the event of another global recession, the International Monetary Fund has said. In its half-yearly update on the state of the world’s financial markets, the IMF said that almost 40% of the …
*Michael Snyder, Zero Hedge/The Economic Collapse blog:* *Snyder: If Donald Trump Is Impeached, All Hell Will Break Loose In America* Most Americans don’t realize it yet, but in just a few weeks we will witness one of the most critical moments in American history. Right now the Democrats in the House of Representatives are drafting articles of impeachment, and it is expected that there will be a vote by the end of this year. If President Trump is impeached by the House, that will set off a chain of events that nobody is going to be able to control, and if the U.S. Senate ultimatel... more »
Assyrian International News Agency - 1 day ago
WASHINGTON -- House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY), Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and other leading legislators are reporting publicly that the Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.
nonnie9999 at HYSTERICAL RAISINS - 1 day ago
Oh, kids!! Didja watch the video of John Cornyn that they played at the Texas State Republican Convention in Houston? Hi-larious!!! You can watch it at Burnt Orange. Go ahead, kids, watch it. I’ll wait for you. All done? Well, it seems that Senator Corny (no, that’s not a typo) realizes that it didn’t go […]
Ron Clutz at Science Matters - 1 day ago
Below are a series of rebuttals of the 11 most common climate alarmists’ claims such as those made in the recently released Fourth National Climate Assessment Report. The authors of these rebuttals are all recognized experts in the relevant fields. H/T Joseph D’Aleo for compiling work by many experts at his website ACRESEARCH Fact Checking […]
Representative Elise Stefanik (R-New York) gives a good general perspective from a centrist, non ideological, politician. As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) Stefanik is at the center of the impeachment efforts undertaken by HPSCI … Continue reading →
White House manufacturing policy advisor Peter Navarro discusses the lack of action from Speaker Pelosi on ratification of the USMCA. As CTH has outlined since the July 2019 alliance meeting between Pelosi and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the strongest … Continue reading →
Representative John Ratcliffe appears with Martha MacCallum to discuss the ongoing closed-door testimony from officials upset about President Trump’s unorthodox approach to foreign policy. Mr. Ratcliffe notes the purposeful leaks from Chairman Adam Schiff and his Lawfare staff to their … Continue reading →
Unknown at The Verma Report - 1 day ago
Populism and nationalism are fundamental to the conservatives. Intellectualism and globalism are fundamental to the liberals. The conservatives base their policies on the feedback that they have from the masses. The liberals enact their policies on the basis of the advice that they have from the “liberal experts,” who have contempt for the masses. The conservatives believe in equality before the law. The liberals believe in equality of wealth and resources. Conservatism leads to good outcomes only in nations that have a sense of connection with the great civilizations of the past an... more »
A demonstrator rides a bicycle past an improvised bonfire during a protest against the increase in subway ticket prices in Santiago, October 19. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado *Reuters: **Season of discontent: protests flare around the world* *Another day, another protest.* On Monday it was Bolivia - angry people clashed with police after the political opposition said it had been cheated in an election won by incumbent President Evo Morales. Last week, the streets of the Chilean capital Santiago descended into chaos, as demonstrators enraged by a hike in public transport fares looted stor... more »
*Jonathan Martin, New York Times:* *Anxious Democratic Establishment Asks, ‘Is There Anybody Else?’* WASHINGTON — When a half-dozen Democratic donors gathered at the Whitby Hotel in Manhattan last week, the dinner began with a discussion of which presidential candidates the contributors liked. But as conversations among influential Democrats often go these days, the meeting quickly evolved into a discussion of who was not in the race — but could be lured in. Would Hillary Clinton get in, the contributors wondered, and how about Michael R. Bloomberg, the former New York mayor? One ... more »
Editor, cairnsnews at cairnsnews.org - 1 day ago
Queensland author and researcher Dr Keith Noble, based in Austria, in his latest revelations exposes the Port Arthur ‘massacre’ as being designed by the Deep State to remove firearms from the hands of the public. The recent New Zealand ‘atrocity’ of 50 Muslims being shot in Mosques, unleashed by a Muslim sycophant posing as a […]
Activist Post at Activist Post - 1 day ago
By B.N. Frank Environmentalists are already fighting cell towers at national parks because of known risks and harm caused by exposure to RadioFrequency (RF) Radiation... more »
WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*John W. Whitehead* - We are fast becoming slaves in thrall to a faceless, nameless, bureaucratic totalitarian government machine.
WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago*John Vibes* - A paper published this month could be given psilocybin to stimulate desired brain activity.