Advocacy for a cause replaces draw your own conclusions Journalism

By James Petras October 06, 2018 “Information Clearing House“ – The leading financial publications have misled their political and investor subscribers of emerging crises and military defeats which have precipitated catastrophic political and economic losses. The most egregious example is the Financial Times (FT) a publication which is widely read by the business and financial elite. In this essay we […]

via The Lies Of Our (Financial) Times — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

Diatribe war hits the airwaves

When Mexico and later Canada signed the new United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), it represented more of a capitulation to Donald Trump than a genuine new era of NAFTA, the now expunged agreement between the three North American nations that was originally ratified in 1994. While the USMCA forces Canada […] The post China Warns…

via China Warns Canada and Mexico That They Have Surrendered Their Sovereignty to The United States — Eurasia Future

A scramble for a piece of the pie

One of the most notable events in Russia’s precious metals market calendar is the annual “Russian Bullion Market” conference. Formerly known as the Russian Bullion Awards, this conference, now in its 10th year, took place this year on Friday 24 November in Moscow. Among the speakers lined up, the most notable inclusion was probably Sergey Shvetsov, […]

via Russia, China, India Unveil New Gold Trading Network — Easy Money

The Technological competition is coming to you

Everyone knows there are thriving startup communities outside of obvious hubs like San Francisco, Berlin, Bangalore and Beijing, but they don’t always get the support they deserve. Last year, TechCrunch took a major page from its playbook, the Startup Battlefield competition, and staged the event in Nairobi, Kenya to find the best early-stage startup in […]

via TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield is coming soon to Beirut, São Paulo and Lagos — TechCrunch