October Diary: China Rising, America (And Christianity) Declining; FORBES’s Misleading Advice to Girl Backpackers; Etc., by John Derbyshire

I spent most of September in China, so The American Dream is Alive in China. Yeah, yeah, I thought: another puff piece from the ChiCom propaganda office. The internet’s full of those. The genre is pinned at its most risible end by the contributions of “ Please follow and like us:

Truth, Faith and Palestine – Chester Interfaith Palestine Conference, by Gilad Atzmon

The following is a talk given at Chester Interfaith Palestine Conference 2019 on (2.1.2019). In the last few days Zionist and Israeli advocacy groups were desperate to cancel the gathering of many local peace enthusiasts, intellectuals and religious leaders. Every Hasbara trick was put into play: Social media abuse, intimidating phone calls, smears and lies…. … Read moreTruth, Faith and Palestine – Chester Interfaith Palestine Conference, by Gilad Atzmon

Bye Bye Beto

Former nanny, warez-trader, would-be punk rock star, El Paso City Councilman, three-term U.S. Representative, magazine cover boy, and losing 2018 U.S. Senate candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke is now a former Presidential candidate. Our campaign has always been about seeing clearly, speaking honestly, and acting decisively. In that spirit: I am announcing that my service … Read moreBye Bye Beto

Predictions for Uber and Lyft’s Upcoming Earnings Reports

Uber and Lyft are expected to drop earnings news this coming week, and the media has a lot to say about it. Should we expect good or bad news? Senior RSG contributor John Ince sums it all up for us, and more, in this week’s rideshare roundup. Uber’s lockup expiration could ‘hobble the entire market’ … Read morePredictions for Uber and Lyft’s Upcoming Earnings Reports

A New People Is Born in Chile

The mass protests that have rocked Chile this month declare a new popular movement, emerging from the ruins of a broken system. The country’s new left force, the Frente Amplio, must seize on the people’s demands for radical transformation, from the ground up. A demonstrator waves a Chilean flag on top of a monument during … Read moreA New People Is Born in Chile

A Bipartisan Attack on the Homeless in Texas

Texas Republicans are known for their particularly vicious reactionary politics. But Heidi Sloan — a socialist candidate for the House of Representatives in Austin — argues here that when it comes to issues like homelessness, many of the state’s Democrats aren’t much better. Two homeless people sit on ground on Guadalupe Street in Austin, Texas. … Read moreA Bipartisan Attack on the Homeless in Texas

Show Me the Money, Axne Seeks Answers from 8 Federal Agencies on Disaster Funding

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) sent letters to eight different Federal agencies, requesting detailed information about where Congressionally allocated disaster relief funding has been spent, and how much has gone to Iowa. She requested each agency outline how to apply for their disaster funding in their response letters, which she’ll make public … Read moreShow Me the Money, Axne Seeks Answers from 8 Federal Agencies on Disaster Funding

When Hate and Scapegoating Get Normalized

Hateful, stigmatizing rhetoric fills our political discourse and social media feeds and rears its ugly head at political rallies and everyday interactions as it is normalized by national leaders. Immigrants, people of color, LGBTQ people and others who do not … Continue reading → The post When Hate and Scapegoating Get Normalized appeared first on … Read moreWhen Hate and Scapegoating Get Normalized

US treasury secretary, RBI guv hold talks over eco

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin met RBI governor Shaktikanta Das in the financial capital on Saturday. The two discussed “global and domestic macro-economic scenario in both countries and regulatory developments”, according to an RBI official statement. Mnuchin is reportedly on a tour to build support against Iran over the country’s nuclear programme. Please follow and … Read moreUS treasury secretary, RBI guv hold talks over eco

When the Ruling Class Feared Communism

As we commemorate the many horrors of the Cold War, let’s not forget some of the good things it brought us — above all, a frightened ruling class scared into making concessions. Over 100 black and white demonstrators linking arms were organized by the local Communist Party to picket the White House on March 6, … Read moreWhen the Ruling Class Feared Communism

“We Are the Only Opposition”

Magdalena, Colombia was a right-wing paramilitary stronghold. Now it’s undergoing a political revolution from the Left. Carlos Caicedo, leader of Fuerza Ciudadana and governor-elect of Magdalena, Colombia. (Fuerza Ciudadana / Twitter) On October 27, Colombians went to the polls to elect new governors and mayors in what many see as a referendum on the administration of right-wing … Read more“We Are the Only Opposition”

Do Indian travelers fake wheelchair need, asks Mahindra

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra in a tweet on Saturday wondered if many Indian travelers fake the need of wheelchairs at airports, sparking a heated debate among his followers. “Only flights to and from India at most airports have so many wheelchairs pre-ordered. Trying to figure out why. “1) Do elderly … Read moreDo Indian travelers fake wheelchair need, asks Mahindra

Festive season upshifts two-wheeler sales in October

There is much to cheer for the two-wheeler market as major players have raked healthy numbers and others have consolidated their stand. Hero MotoCorp highest-ever retail sales (12.84 lakh) in any single calendar month was recorded in October 2019. Riding on the back of strong festive demand from all the regions, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter … Read moreFestive season upshifts two-wheeler sales in October

Truth, Asian-Indian Caste Groups USA-Canada

“Kumar Exclusive” 3 minute video from 2015. If you are not a speed reader you may wish to either stop the video or take screen grabs to better read the text: Please read the text at the original link, as well: https://youtu.be/Y6OzZTM4lzw Hopefully he will write an article, and then a book, tying together the … Read moreTruth, Asian-Indian Caste Groups USA-Canada

Gang leader sentenced to 37 years for armed home invasions that targeted Indians in Atlanta and across the US

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, November 2, 2019: A Texas woman was sentenced to 37 years in prison for her role as the leader of several robbery crews that conducted armed home invasions of families of Indian and Asian descent in several Atlanta suburbs and other states across the US. Chaka Castro, 44, of … Read moreGang leader sentenced to 37 years for armed home invasions that targeted Indians in Atlanta and across the US

The Criminal Feminist Government of Sweden Has Inflicted Mass Rape on Swedish Women

The Criminal Feminist Government of Sweden Has Inflicted Mass Rape on Swedish Women Forty years after the Swedish parliament unanimously decided to change the formerly homogenous Sweden into a multicultural country, violent crime has increased by 300% and rapes by 1,472%. Sweden is now number two on the list of rape countries, surpassed only by … Read moreThe Criminal Feminist Government of Sweden Has Inflicted Mass Rape on Swedish Women

The Obama Regime’s Plan to Seize the Russian Naval Base in Crimera

The Obama Regime’s Plan to Seize the Russian Naval Base in Crimera by Eric Zuesse Clear and convincing evidence will be presented here that, under U.S. President Barack Obama, the U.S. Government had a detailed plan, which was already active in June 2013, to take over Russia’s main naval base, which is in Sevastopol in … Read moreThe Obama Regime’s Plan to Seize the Russian Naval Base in Crimera

Auction Results 02 Nov 2019

Domain released their preliminary results for today. The latest data continues the story of high clearance rates, though on relatively low volumes (and the weekend before the big race on Tuesday), hence low counts in Melbourne. Canberra listed 66 auctions, reported 50 and sold 42, with 2 withdrawn and 8 passed in, giving a Domain … Read moreAuction Results 02 Nov 2019

The Pushmi-pullyu Economy – The Property Imperative Weekly 02 Nov 2019

The latest edition of our weekly finance and property news digest with a distinctively Australian flavour. Contents: 0:25 Introduction 1:15 US Economy 2:20 Fed Cuts 06:40 China/trade 9:10 US Markets 12:10 China GDP 14:00 Australian Section 14:00 ANZ/Credit/Remediation 15:50 Building Approvals 17:07 Auction Results 17:30 Property Prices 20:00 Rental Yields 20:40 Hot Spots 24:40 Wealth … Read moreThe Pushmi-pullyu Economy – The Property Imperative Weekly 02 Nov 2019

EU on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists – 2nd November 2019

Daphne Caruana Galizia car Daphne Caruana Galizia See: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2017/10/16/maltese-investigative-journalist-killed-in-car-bomb/ “Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists – 2nd November 2019 Council of the EU Press release 31 October 2019 12:00 The EU stands by all those who have … Read moreEU on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists – 2nd November 2019

US Senator Markey Demands Answers from Tar Sands Oil Pipeline Owner – TC Energy- on Latest Keystone Spill, 4th Major Spill Since 2010

TransCanada rebranded itself as TC Energy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TC_Energy “Senator Markey Demands Answers from Pipeline Owner on Latest Keystone Spill, 4th Major Spill Since 2010 Friday, November 1, 2019 Questions whether TC Energy should continue to operate pipeline if it cannot do so safely   Boston (November 1, 2019) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today demanded … Read moreUS Senator Markey Demands Answers from Tar Sands Oil Pipeline Owner – TC Energy- on Latest Keystone Spill, 4th Major Spill Since 2010

Not Just Trump and Bolton, but Obama and Rhodes Too

From Afghanistan to Yemen, we have to acknowledge the full extent of the Obama administration’s war crimes. White House deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes addresses the media at the Edgartown School on August 22, 2014 in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Darren McCollester / Getty On March 27, 2015, two days into the Saudi-led war … Read moreNot Just Trump and Bolton, but Obama and Rhodes Too

BSE 500 companies’ PoSH complaints rise 28%

A large number of BSE 500 companies — 210 to be exact (42% of the total) — have declared in their annual reports that they received zero complaints on sexual harassment since 2015-16. However, there’s been a 28% increase in the total number of sexual harassment complaints (at 1,453) received by BSE 500 companies — … Read moreBSE 500 companies’ PoSH complaints rise 28%