Man With Pride Turban Catches Obama’s Attention | NowThis

‘To wear a turban is to really show the world that you stand for equality and justice.’ — Sikh PhD student Jiwandeep Kohli has gone viral for his Pride turban after Obama tweeted at him. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe...

/ June 17, 2019

Boeing CEO admits 737 MAX jet warning system ‘mistake’

Boeing made mistakes in its handling of an alert system on the company's 737 MAX planes and communicating the problem to authorities, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said at the world's biggest air show in Paris on Sunday. Muilenburg referred to a cockpit...

/ June 17, 2019

Adani embroiled in African corruption scandal via arms deal

The Adani Group has become embroiled in a corruption scandal in South Africa after a series of leaked emails revealed the Indian power company was in talks to do a weapons deal with the controversial Gupta family. Adani Mining, which...

/ June 17, 2019

Australia’s Most Wanted: Rex Patrick and the Senate’s new power-block

Six people exercise extraordinary power in the current parliament. They are the Senate cross-benchers, senators whose votes are wanted, and courted, by both the Coalition government and the Opposition – to either pass laws or block them. Michael West looks...

/ June 17, 2019

US-Iran war on brink: Trump to discuss sending forces to Middle East after oil ship attack

President Trump will this week hold talks with his trusted security aides in the wake of last week’s attack on two oil tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, two US officials with direct knowledge of the discussions told CNN....

/ June 17, 2019

The Morality of CIA Assassins – Annie Jacobsen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stqC8cA-ksQ Did you know the CIA has a secret paramilitary army? Some might say this is a book about assassination, but really it is a book about covert action, Tertia Optio, the president’s third option when the first option, diplomacy,...

/ June 17, 2019

Germany’s far-right AfD party fails to win first mayor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption CDU candidate Octavian Ursu won a run-off vote in Görlitz, a city that has attracted top Hollywood directors Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has failed to win its first mayoral seat, after...

/ June 17, 2019

Can Elizabeth Warren Win Back Trump Country?

Recently, amid a broader flare up on the right over how to approach the culture war, Fox News host Tucker Carlson said something that got everyone’s attention: he endorsed Elizabeth Warren’s economic platform. This wasn’t a shock to those who...

/ June 16, 2019

Two million join Hong Kong protests as Carrie Lam apologises for handling of controversial extradition bill

About two million protesters choked Hong Kong's streets in a powerful rebuke of a reviled extradition law, organisers said Sunday, piling pressure on the city's embattled pro-Beijing leader who apologised for causing "conflict" but refused to step down. The show...

/ June 16, 2019

Bitcoin Trades for a Premium in Hong Kong During Protests

Right now, thousands of citizens from Hong Kong are protesting certain leaders and opposing a proposed extradition law. Alongside the protests, the country’s political issues are reportedly pushing wealthy Hong Kong residents to move their capital offshore. Since last week,...

/ June 16, 2019

Financing the Climate… ? It is the economy, stupid! | Bruno Colmant | TEDxULB

Climate change and energy transition could easily be financed by central banks. This would stimulate productive investment and amplify labor supply Titular Member of the Royal Academy of Science of Belgium, President of the Belgian Finance Club, Head of macro...

/ June 16, 2019

Happy Father’s Day to Adam Smith

Matt Kibbe Matt Kibbe is the President and Chief Community Organizer of Free the People. He is a leading advocate for personal, civil and economic liberties. An economist by training, Kibbe is a public policy expert, bestselling author, and political...

/ June 16, 2019

US, Israel and Saudis Pushing for War on Iran?

What’s going on in Washington and the Middle East is eerily reminiscent of what preceded Bush/Cheney’s 2003 war on Iraq — weapons of mass deception the pretext. All wars are based on Big Lies and deception. Pretexts are needed to sell...

/ June 16, 2019

The Bully Who Cried “Iran!”

Ali Vaez rebuts Mike Pompeo’s terse, evidence-free statement accusing Iran of responsibility for the two tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman: . . . .@SecPompeo's little performance aimed at accusing Iran for this morning's tanker attacks was stunning in...

/ June 16, 2019

US Accuses Iran. Will the Real Bombers Please Stand Up. Japan’s PM Abe: The Danger of “An Accidental Conflict”

Who is attacking oil tankers in the Gulf between Oman and Iran? So far, the answer is still a mystery. The US, of course, accuses Iran. Iran says it’s the US or its local allies Saudi Arabia and the United...

/ June 16, 2019

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill

Hong Kong's embattled leader has apologised to the public with "utmost sincerity and humility" after massive protests demanding she step down over her administration's handling of a bill that would have allowed extraditions to China.Chief Executive Carrie Lam "admitted that shortcomings...

/ June 16, 2019

Say Hello to the Russia-China Mobile Operating System

Google cuts Huawei off Android; so Huawei may migrate to Aurora. Call it mobile Eurasia integration; the evolving Russia-China strategic partnership may be on the verge of spawning its own operating system – and that is not a metaphor. Aurora is...

/ June 16, 2019

Plenty of Fish in Gaza Sea, but Not for Palestinians

In a dangerous development June 12, Israel announced a full naval closure on the Gaza Strip until further notice, denying Palestinian fishermen access to the sea. Israel said it took the measure in response to the continued firing of incendiary balloons at Israeli settlements...

/ June 16, 2019

Selected Articles: Gulf of Oman Attack: False Flag Towards Iran War?

“It appears that Mike Pompeo has a hard time kicking his old habits.  He appears to be as smug about lying as a CIA operative as he is as Secretary of State.  Categorically blaming the Iranians for the recent oil...

/ June 16, 2019

Is the Venezuelan Economy Stabilizing or Is the Worst Still to Come?

Lots of readers have asked us via social media what we think are the reasons that led the government and the Central Bank (BCV) to publish, all of a sudden, indicators that, also suddenly, stopped being published over three years...

/ June 16, 2019

Once Upon a Time Never Comes Again: Bob Dylan, a Masked Man in Search of Redemption?

“He wears a mask and his face grows to fit it.” – George Orwell, “Shooting an Elephant” The lobby of the temple of time travel called the Triplex Cinema in Great Barrington, Massachusetts was suffused with a nostalgic vibe tinged with...

/ June 16, 2019