zerohedge January 16, 2019

CNN legal analyst Areva Martin had a race-baiting fail after accusing SiriusXM radio host and Fox News contributor David Webb of “white privilege” during a debate on his Monday morning radio show  David Webb While discussing a recent controversy stoked by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) over CBS failing to hire any black journalists to cover the 2020 election, Webb […]

zerohedge January 16, 2019

Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, There will be elections for the European Parliament on May 23-26 2019. They will likely change the face of Europe more than anything has done since the EU was founded. That is not some wild prediction. Many European countries have held elections since the last […]

zerohedge January 16, 2019

President Trump has privately told senior administration officials that he wants to withdraw from NATO altogether, finds an explosive New York Times report:  Senior administration officials told The New York Times that several times over the course of 2018, Mr. Trump privately said he wanted to withdraw from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Current and former officials […]

zerohedge January 16, 2019

Authored by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation, This time the outspoken US ambassador in Berlin may have gone too far to be ignored. The German government has denounced as a “provocation” letters that the American envoy sent to companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project warning them of possible US sanctions. The German government reportedly told […]

zerohedge January 16, 2019

While president Trump is cracking down on Chinese technology theft “transfer” in the US, with Canada somehow caught in the middle of the ongoing crossfire (as random Canadians are now getting arrested on the mainland in retaliation for Trump’s aggressive practices), it has emerged that China’s Belt and Road initiative may be nothing more than […]

zerohedge January 16, 2019

Authored by Therry Meyssan via Voltaire Network, One of the consequences of the successive ends of the bipolar and unipolar world is the re-establishment of colonial projects. One after the other, the French, Turkish and English have publicly declared the return of their colonial ambitions. We still need to know what form they will adopt […]

zerohedge January 16, 2019

When in doubt, desperately reach for the Reductio ad Hitlerum argument. Venezuela’s self-styled socialist “liberator” President Nicolas Maduro has dubbed Brazil’s newly elected right-wing leader Jair Bolsonaro “a Hitler of the modern era.” Speaking in front of members of Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly on Monday, Maduro decried that Brazil was “in the hands of a fascist.” And in a sign he’s […]

zerohedge January 16, 2019

Having risen almost non-stop since the start of the year – despite dismal economic data, a still-tightening Fed, and an increasingly ‘easing’ PBOC – the last two days have seen offshore yuan start to fade. Following stimulus headlines overnight (“but not a flood of liquidity” according to the PBOC), US Sen. Grassley admitted today that […]