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Is Real Populism On The Way?

The new cover of Time thinks so. Real populism is usually rooted in left-wing economic policies of soaking the rich, import-substitution trade policies and zero concern of protecting the wealth of the elites, which is mostly held in public and private equity (around 60 percent). In 2016, the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) had 5,000 members; since then, its dues-paying membership has multiplied more than tenfold. This new energy on the left terrifies chief executives and...

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Time Reveals Its “Person Of The Year” Finalists

Time Magazine has released its list of finalists for 2017's "Person of the Year" issue - and what a list it is. After Trump criticized Time for informing him that he was in the running to win "Person of the Year" for the second year in a row - an honor last achieved by former President Richard Nixon, who was named man of the year in 1972 and 1973 - it appears Trump was right once again: He is one of 10 contenders for the honor released to MSNBC - even though editors at...

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Time Accuses Trump Of Lying With “Person Of The Year” Tweet

As if by clockwork, president Trump has once again managed to dominated the holiday weekend news cycle, with a strategically timed, Friday afternoon tweet, in which he claimed that Time called to tell him that he was "probably" going to be named the magazine's person of the year, but that he turned the offer down. "Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named "Man (Person) of the Year," like last year but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot. I...

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The “Other” Side of Asymmetry You Never Hear About

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Everyone's heard of "The Big Short". We've Hollywood to thank for that, and thank them I will. After all, who didn't love Margot Robbie explaining how it all worked? Even Mrs. Chris liked her. Of course, our heroes correctly bet against these mortgage backed securities smoking piles of isht and now they all drive Porsches and eat lobsters in their bathrobes. Likewise, everyone's heard of Jesse Livermore's famous shorting of the 1907 and 1929...

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13 Shocking Facts About Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller

Talking heads act like Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is fair, impartial and unbiased. But the facts are a wee bit different ... Failure to Aggressively Prosecute the BCCI Scandal The BBC noted: [Mueller] is also known for leading the probe into the 1991 collapse of the Luxembourg-registered Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI). Williams Safire wrote in the New York Times: The B.C.C.I. scandal involves the laundering of drug money, the illicit financing of terrorism and of...

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NBC Fires Mark Halperin After Sexual Harassment Allegations; Behavior Was ‘Open Secret’ At ABC

The heated national exchange about the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment in the entertainment and media industries took another unexpected, but not altogether unsurprising, turn Thursday when CNN reported that veteran political journalist and “Game Change” author Mark Halperin has been accused of sexual harassment by no fewer than five women with whom he worked during his tenure as the director of political coverage at ABC News. Halperin acknowledged the accusations in a...

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How The Elites Betrayed Working-Class America

Authored by Bill Bonner via InternationalMan.com, Win-win deals get people more of what they want. Win-lose deals – usually imposed by government – bring them less. The few (the insiders) use government to exploit the many (the rest of us). Win-lose deals also depress economic progress for everybody. Partly, this happens for an obvious reason. Dropping the atom bomb on Hiroshima was a technical milestone, but not the kind of progress we’re talking about. Progress only makes...

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Mighty Dollar: Economist Contrarian Cover Nails The Top

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Magazine covers tend to coincide with extreme sentiment. The Economist is particularly good at offering contrarian articles. In December of 2016, The Economist nailed the peak in the US dollar with its “Mighty Dollar” issue. The dollar has been gradually gaining strength for years. But the prompt for this latest surge is the prospect of a shift in the economic-policy mix in America. The weight of investors’ money has bet that Mr...

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Bob Woodward Blasts MSM: “Fair-Mindedness Is Essential If You Want People To Trust You”

After being tripped up by a series of embarrassing events this week, including a "fake news" story which resulted in the "resignation" of three CNN 'journalists' and two undercover videos from Project Veritas which reveal CNN insiders describing their own network's 'Russian collusion' narrative as "mostly bullshit" and "a big nothing burger', the mainstream media has resorted to doing what liberals do best when they get caught...they're playing the victim card.  In case you haven't been...

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Putin Accuses “Foreign Spy Agencies” Of Supporting Terrorism To Destabilize Russia

In the first public accusation that "foreign spy agencies" are seeking to destabilize Russia made in recent years, during a meeting with Russia's foreign intelligence agency President Vladimir Putin said that "some foreign special services" are directly supporting extremist and terrorist groups to destabilize the situation near Russia’s borders, President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with Russia’s foreign intelligence agency. “In general, the growing activity of foreign special services...

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