currency manipulation

Iran Sentences Currency Traders to Death for ‘Disrupting the Economy’

The Iranian Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld death sentences against financial traders Vahid Mazloumin and Mohammad Esmail Ghasemi on charges of “spreading corruption on earth” because their currency trades were allegedly intended to “disrupt the economy” at a time of “enemy pressure” on Iran, that enemy being the United States.

Amnesty International found that at least once a week between 2011 and 2015, groups of up to 50 people at the Saydnaya prison near Damascus were taken out of their prison cells for arbitrary trials, beaten, then hanged Amnesty International found that at least once a week between 2011 and …

Fox News’s Rupert Murdoch Endorsed Obamatrade

Donald Trump’s decision not to participate in the Fox News debate has shined a spotlight on the advocacy efforts and undisclosed conflict of interests of the news network’s founder, Rupert Murdoch. These advocacy efforts may perhaps explain some of the motivations underlying the network’s treatment of the GOP frontrunner.

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No Inflation, No Interest, No Recovery: How Printing Money Enslaves the Middle Class

Much of the debate over the maybe-recovery concerns the manipulation of government reports. The Western world is moving rapidly toward a stagnant feudal system populated only by rich aristocrats, rich government officials, and a vast lower class that needs welfare transfer payments to survive. Debt-burdened workers with flat wages, shaky job prospects, and government subsidies for their basic needs are serfs, not a vibrant and independent middle class of entrepreneurs selling their labor to the highest bidders.

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Donald Trump Nukes Obamatrade

In Tuesday nights’s Republican debate, Donald Trump further distinguished himself from the other top-polling GOP presidential candidates by expressing his adamant opposition to the massive 5,554-page TransPacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during the Republican Presidential Debate sponsored by Fox Business and the Wall Street Journal at the Milwaukee Theatre November 10, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The fourth Republican debate is held in two parts, one main debate for the top eight candidates, and another for four …

China Only Has 2 Years of Currency Reserves

With China’s foreign exchange reserves falling by $490 billion in the last twelve months, China is on pace to run out of currency reserves in just two years.

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