September 2014 Archive

Jim Lauderdale Reflects on Legendary, 'Left-of-Center' Career

During the recent Americana Music Festival in Nashville, Jim Lauderdale was positively everywhere. He hosted the Americana Music Association’s annual awards show at the Ryman Auditorium, ...

'Crouching Tiger' Sequel to Hit Netflix and Imax Simultaneously in Groundbreaking Deal

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos has long wanted to get into the first-run movie business read more

The First Trailer for 'Inherent Vice' Has Arrived

“I need your help, Doc” read more

David Fincher Discussed 'Star Wars: Episode VII' With Lucasfilm

The ‘Gone Girl’ helmer said he saw the series as about slaves, C-3PO and R2-D2, witnessing man’s “ultimate folly” read more

Not Even China's Great Firewall Can Shut Out News About Hong Kong's Democracy Protests

Despite heavy censorship on news about the Hong Kong protests, some information has filtered through. That doesn’t mean all Chinese support the protests—far from it

Hong Kong Protests Are a Threat to Xi and His 'Chinese Dream'

The protests that have rocked Hong Kong pose a major challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who has been touting this moment in China’s history ...

California Says 'Yes' to Sex on College Campuses

Before having sex, students at California colleges must now get a clear indication that both participants agree to the act, according to a bill signed ...

Europe & China Start Direct Trading In Euros & Yuan As De-Dollarization Expands

De-dollarization has been an ongoing theme hidden just below the surface of the mainstream media for more than a year as Russia and China slowly ...

Senate Sponsor Exposes The Real Reason For The Fed

Robert Latham Owen was a part-Cherokee Democratic Senator from Oklahoma between 1907 and 1925 who (ironically) championed efforts to strengthen public control of government. He ...

China In A Nutshell

We have explained the complications of China’s monetary policy efforts, trade-financing shenanigans, ‘peculiarly stable’ headline macro data in the face of collapsing real data, and ...

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