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Party Foul: The London Metals Exchange Has Banned Drinking During The Workday

You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. Daytime drinking, which we previously reported had become a point of contention at Lloyd’s ...

From Dollar Hegemony To Global Warming: Globalization, Glyphosate, And Doctrines Of Consent

Authored by Colin Todhunter via Counterpunch.org, There has been an on-going tectonic shift in the West since the abandonment of the Bretton Woods agreement in ...

The Hitlerization Of Jeremy Corbyn (Among Others)

Authored (satirically) by CJ Hopkins via The Unz Review, Every time you think the corporatocracy’s manufactured anti-Semitism hysteria cannot possibly get more absurd, they somehow ...

Marine Le Pen Ordered To Stand Trial For Re-Tweeting ISIS Atrocities

Right-wing French politician Marine Le Pen has been ordered to stand trial for tweeting photographs of ISIS atrocities in December 2015, weeks after IS jihadis ...

Putin Sets The Table To Leave The Dollar Behind

Authored by Rory Hall via The Daily Coin, This is twice that Russian President Putin has said on the global stage the Federal Reserve Note ...

WTO Warns Global Trade May Plunge 17% In Full Trade War

In the event of a full-blown trade war, global trade would collapse by 17%, a move that would rival the Dot Com bust, warned the ...

US-China Trade War Damage May Be "Irreversible"

With the trade war between the US and China on the brink of re-escalating once more, a journalist told ABS-CBN News Philippines that damage to ...

Turkey's New Violent Political Culture

Authored by Burak Bekdil via The Gatestone Institute, At the heart of the matter is a culture that programs most less-educated masses (and in Turkey ...

#KuToo Overtakes #MeToo In Japan

The Japanese version of the #MeToo-Movement, #KuToo, garnered international attention after a press conference and performance including the inventor of the movement, Yumi Ishikawa. Google searches for ...

What Exactly Did Pompeo Mean When He Vowed To "Push Back" Against Corbyn?

Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via Medium.com, An audio recording from a private meeting that was leaked to The Washington Post reportedly features US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...

China's Rare Earth Monopoly Is Diminishing

Some while ago, precious rare earths important in the production of microchips, electronics and electric motors were almost exclusively sourced in China. However, as Statista’s Katharina Buchholz ...

Is A Permanent Military Presence In The Persian Gulf The Only Way To Counter Iran?

It might sound counterintuitive, but a larger military presence in a given region can actually lower the chances of a violent outbreak. It’s the concept ...

The Government's Next Big Challenge: Regulating The Sex Robot Industry

Today in “your tax dollars at work” news, who would’ve thought a simple idea like sex robots would bring with it so much red tape? As ...

"Europe Will Not Be Europe"

Authored by Guy Milliere via The Gatestone Institute, In the United Kingdom, the Brexit Party victory at 31.6% of the vote was a remarkable achievement ...

Zuesse: The Force That Is Ending Freedom

Authored by Eric Zuesse via Off-Guardian.org, Every empire is a dictatorship. No nation can be a democracy that’s either heading an empire, or a vassal-state ...

"Nervous Nancy" Pelosi Slams Trump's "Temper Tantrum" Tariff Win With Mexico

The President’s resolution to the impromptu Mexican tariff war that “popped up” last week was ridiculed and slammed by Nancy Pelosi on Saturday morning. The ...

The Pentagon's Spoiling For A Fight… But With China, Not Iran

Authored by Michael Klare via TomDispatch.com, After years of a fruitless War on Terror, the Pentagon is turning its focus to China and Russia… The ...

Rates, Time, & Gold – The Last Thing Central Bankers Want To See

Authored by Alasdair Macleod via GoldMoney.com, The interest rate fallacy There is a widespread assumption that interest rates represent the cost of borrowing money. In ...

You're Under Arrest: How The Police State Muzzles Our Right To Speak Truth To Power

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “History shows that governments sometimes seek to regulate our lives finely, acutely, thoroughly, and exhaustively. In our ...

Watch: World's First Raspberry-Picking Robot Completes Field Tasks

We have spoken on many occasions about the new wave of investments in automation could stimulate the economy after the next economic reset. And we ...

The Pentagon's New Strategy For The Indo-Pacific Region

Authored by Leonard Savin via Oriental Review, On 1 June, the Pentagon officially unveiled its new strategy for the Indo-Pacific region. Although several such documents have ...

STDs On The Rise In England

New figures from Public Health England have revealed a jump up in the sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnosis rates in the country in 2018. As Statista’s Martin Armstrong points ...

Russia's Lavrov Blasts D-Day Memorials As Part Of A "False History" Of WWII

Speaking at a weekly news conference in Moscow, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova offered a tribute to those who died on the western front of ...

The Most 'Believed' "Conspiracy Theories" In America

Believers in conspiracy theories are usually written off immediately as weirdos and idiots, but as a new survey by YouGov for Statista reveals, in some cases, these ...

French Weapons Sales To Saudi Jumped 50% Last Year

Via Middle East Monitor, France’s weapons sales to Saudi Arabia rose 50 pct in 2018 despite the government calling for an end to the “dirty ...

Israeli Navy Deploys Drone Boat To Hunt Submarines During War Exercise 

Seagull, Elbit Systems‘ groundbreaking autonomous vessel recently participated in an Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) exercise conducted by the Hellenic and Israeli Navy. The multi-mission drone ship ...

Berlin's "Quds Day" Panic Of 2019

Authored (satirically) by CJ Hopkins via The Unz Review, So it appears we managed to survive another terrifying Quds Day in Berlin. It was certainly ...

Fake Saudi Who Swindled Millions From Investors Sentenced In Fraud Scheme

Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac, 48, who spent several decades impersonating a Saudi prince was sentenced last week to 18 years in prison for defrauding investors ...

How The Allies Guaranteed A 2nd World War

Authored by Serban V.C. Enache via Hereticus Economicus: John Maynard Keynes, as a young adviser to the UK Treasury, successfully predicted another great conflict in ...

Chinese Warships Cause Surprise In Sydney Harbor

A Chinese frigate, auxiliary replenishment ship, and an amphibious vessel with 700 sailors docked in Sydney, Australia, for an unannounced visit on Monday amid rising ...

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