2019 Best Year for Precious Metals Since 2010 – Craig Hemke

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Financial writer and precious metals expert Craig Hemke says the reason you are seeing the wild markets and rising gold prices is all attributed to the Fed. It is in a horrible position. Hemke explains, “I don’t think ‘panicked’ is the right word because that means they are … Read more2019 Best Year for Precious Metals Since 2010 – Craig Hemke

WATCH: Bir Khalsa group’s daring act wows ‘America’s Got Talent’ judges

Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) The seven feet and six inches tall Punjab Policeman, Jagdeep Singh, and other members of the Bir Khalsa Group left the audience in awe with their daring and dazzling acts at the “America’s Got Talent” show this week. Jagdeep is the tallest policeman in the world, claim group members Kanwaljit Singh and … Read moreWATCH: Bir Khalsa group’s daring act wows ‘America’s Got Talent’ judges

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: U.S. Jobs Report Again Shows Evidence of Tariffs Damage

A speaking engagement yesterday prevented me from posting promptly on that morning’s monthly U.S. jobs report (for May), but after crunching the numbers, two conclusions come through loud and clear. First, the overall results added up to a total stinker. And second, like last month’s release, they contained more evidence that President Trump’s tariff-centric trade … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: U.S. Jobs Report Again Shows Evidence of Tariffs Damage

Opportunity Zones: Prototyping Community Technocracy with Patrick Wood

~Interview will be posted on Thursday, June 13 at 6pm ~ “In a digital age, data about money is worth more than money.” ~ Nicholas Negroponte By Catherine Austin Fitts This week Patrick Wood, publisher of Technocracy News, joins me to continue our discussion on technocracy. Make sure you have first listened to our introduction … Read moreOpportunity Zones: Prototyping Community Technocracy with Patrick Wood

Greece Finds New Footing as a Player on the World Stage

Victor Davis Hanson // American Greatness ATHENS—After Greece temporarily hosted a pair of U.S. military drones, Greek Defense Minister Panagiotis Kammenos said last fall that, “It’s very important for Greece that the United States deploy military assets in Greece on a more permanent base.” Indeed, Greece just took delivery of … Read more → Please … Read moreGreece Finds New Footing as a Player on the World Stage

350 Congolese Migrants Arrive in San Antonio

San Antonio officials scrambled this week to find French-speaking volunteers to help with hundreds of Congolese migrants arriving in the Alamo City. “We didn’t get a heads up,” Interim Assistant City Manager Dr. Collen Bridger told KEN 5 after a group of 350 Congolese migrants arrived in the city unexpectedly. “When we called Border Patrol to confirm, … Read more350 Congolese Migrants Arrive in San Antonio

350 Congolese Migrants Arrive in San Antonio

published 2019-06-08 12:09:54 by Bob Price San Antonio officials scrambled this week to find French-speaking volunteers to help with hundreds of Congolese migrants arriving in the Alamo City. “We didn’t get a heads up,” Interim Assistant City Manager Dr. Collen Bridger told KEN 5 after a group of 350 Congolese migrants arrived in the city unexpectedly. “When … Read more350 Congolese Migrants Arrive in San Antonio

California Rewriting Rules on the Gig Economy

Could things be changing for thousands of drivers – at least in California? Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers California bill AB5, plus how a generation of taxi drivers was destroyed (not by Uber/Lyft) and more in this week’s roundup. California is cracking down on the gig economy [Vox] Sum and Substance: California just took … Read moreCalifornia Rewriting Rules on the Gig Economy

My Secret Life of Homelessness, Part One: Wake-up Call

The homeless problem in America is much larger than most people realize. While the problem is obvious on the mean streets of cities and the cruel back roads of rural communities, there are legions of “working poor” people who strive … Continue reading → The post My Secret Life of Homelessness, Part One: Wake-up Call … Read moreMy Secret Life of Homelessness, Part One: Wake-up Call

Indian-American activist who yelled at Jeff Bezos arrested

Las Vegas, June 8 (IANS) Indian-American activist Priya Sawhney, who interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ on-stage talk, was arrested on trespassing and burglary charges. Sawhney, 30, rushed on stage during Amazon’s “re:MARS” event here on Thursday and asked Bezos to do something about “chicken farms”. “You are the world’s richest man. You’re the President … Read moreIndian-American activist who yelled at Jeff Bezos arrested

Iran says selling oil through ‘unconventional’ means

Iran is keeping up oil sales through “unconventional” means to circumvent US sanctions, oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said in an interview published on Saturday. “We have unofficial or unconventional sales, all of which are secret, because if they are made known America would immediately stop them,” he said, quoted by the oil ministry’s news … Read moreIran says selling oil through ‘unconventional’ means

France to cut Renault stake to shore up Nissan ties

France is ready to consider paring back its 15 per cent stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker’s alliance with Japanese partner Nissan, finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday. Le Maire also said Renault and Nissan should work on beefing up ties before exploring further merger possibilities. Please follow and … Read moreFrance to cut Renault stake to shore up Nissan ties

Flyers to pay more for security fee from July 1

Amid rising airfares, flying from July 1 will mean shelling out Rs 20 to 115 more for security, too. The government has hiked passenger security fee (PSF) of domestic departing flyers from Rs 130-150. For international departures, PSF will be raised from $3.25 – 4.85 – a hike of about Rs 112. The new rates, … Read moreFlyers to pay more for security fee from July 1

US wants Modi to pursue tough economic reforms

The US is hopeful that Narendra Modi in his second term as PM with a strong mandate will have a freer hand to pursue some of the tough economic reforms that will help create a more business-friendly environment. US media on Friday reported that India could soon become the next target of President Trump’s aggressive … Read moreUS wants Modi to pursue tough economic reforms

RBI circular provides more freedom to bankers: IBA

The Reserve Bank’s new circular for resolution of stressed assets is propelled by provisioning requirements and gives more freedom to bankers in taking decisions, Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) chairman Sunil Mehta said on Saturday. The latest directions from the RBI retain the basic spirit of the February 12, 2018 circular as it mandates higher provisioning, … Read moreRBI circular provides more freedom to bankers: IBA

15 day premium processing for H-1B applications begins on Monday

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Friday night, that it will begin premium processing for all remaining H-1B cap applications from June 10. The first phase, which began on April 1, covered those H-1B cap applications filed for fiscal 2020 (year commencing October 1, 2019) that involved a change of status. … Read more15 day premium processing for H-1B applications begins on Monday

Jay Peak’s receiver nears $6M in fees, expenses, for EB-5 cleanup

Michael Goldberg, the court-appointed receiver in the EB-5 fraud case, speaks at a Statehouse news conference in 2017.  The Jay Peak receivership’s price tag for overseeing the resort and managing other properties in northern Vermont at the center of an EB-5 investor fraud scandal is approaching $6 million. Michael Goldberg, appointed receiver in April 2016 … Read moreJay Peak’s receiver nears $6M in fees, expenses, for EB-5 cleanup

What to Do If Uber Won’t Pay You for Flat Rate Surge

What happens when Uber won’t pay you what you’re owed? It’s unfortunately more common than you might think. RSG contributor Paula Gibbins interviewed one driver about his experience – and how he got paid back by Uber. As drivers we oftentimes have to blindly accept whatever Uber or Lyft tells us when it comes to what we … Read moreWhat to Do If Uber Won’t Pay You for Flat Rate Surge

Can DoorDash Drivers Really Make $17.50 an Hour?

In the good old days of rideshare driving and delivery, drivers could make some good money, especially if they coupled their earnings with bonuses and referrals. Not so any longer! By 2019, those opportunities are long gone. However, recently DoorDash founder Tony Xu claimed DoorDash drivers, aka Dashers, still could make $17.50 an hour. Is this … Read moreCan DoorDash Drivers Really Make $17.50 an Hour?