One year after arrest, Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn seeks to throw out case against him

After 130 days languishing in a Japanese detention centre, Ghosn is now out on bail and vigorously proclaiming his innocence, seeking to have his case declared null and void — even if legal experts and his own defence deem his chances unlikely. The 65-year-old Brazil-born executive faces charges of deferring part of his salary until … Read moreOne year after arrest, Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn seeks to throw out case against him

Impotent Republicans Are a Joke—the Democrats Don’t Take Republicans Seriously

Impotent Republicans Are a Joke—the Democrats Don’t Take Republicans Seriously Paul Craig Roberts With the entirety of the presstitute media endeavoring to turn second-hand hear-say into an impeachable offense, do not expect to hear any contrary news. Such as: This on Zero Hedge: Adam Shifty Schiff involved in illegal sodomite drug den EXPOSED: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-10-20/adam-shifty-schiff-involved-illegal-sodomite-drug-den-exposed This … Read moreImpotent Republicans Are a Joke—the Democrats Don’t Take Republicans Seriously

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Trade Wars’ Impact on U.S. Manufacturing Output Still Clouded by GM and Boeing

If you read last month’s Federal Reserve report on after-inflation U.S. manufacturing output (for September), then there wasn’t much reason to read yesterday morning’s report on after-inflation manufacturing production (for October). For it described the same puzzling picture: American industrial performance clearly dragged down by the recently ended strike at General Motors (GM), but apparently … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Trade Wars’ Impact on U.S. Manufacturing Output Still Clouded by GM and Boeing

Roger Stone Guilty of Witness Tampering, Lying to Congress

From VOA News: “Roger Stone Guilty of Witness Tampering, Lying to Congress November 15, 2019 11:53 AM WASHINGTON –  Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, has been found guilty at his trial in federal court in Washington. Stone was convicted Friday. He was charged in a seven-count indictment that alleged … Read moreRoger Stone Guilty of Witness Tampering, Lying to Congress

US Senator Wyden Statement on Rick Gates’ Testimony in Roger Stone’s Trial; Trump Lied Under Oath

“Wyden Statement on Rick Gates’ Testimony in Roger Stone’s Trial November 12, 2019 Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today released the following statement in reaction to Rick Gates’ testimony in Roger Stone’s trial: “Rick Gates today provided blockbuster testimony indicating that Donald Trump lied under oath when he told Special Counsel Mueller that he did not recall … Read moreUS Senator Wyden Statement on Rick Gates’ Testimony in Roger Stone’s Trial; Trump Lied Under Oath

What Uber and Lyft’s Earnings Reports Say About the Future

In this week’s roundup, senior RSG contributor John Ince primarily covers the story of Uber and Lyft’s Q3 earnings reports. What did they say, and what do those reports mean for drivers? In addition, we cover some breaking Uber and Lyft news regarding Uber’s large fine in New Jersey and bad news for Lyft scooters. Uber’s … Read moreWhat Uber and Lyft’s Earnings Reports Say About the Future

South Park Takes On Tranny Madness

Slaughtering the sacred cows other comedians won’t touch for fear of cancel culture, South Park takes on the madness of men competing in women’s athletics: On Wednesday, South Park illustrated the absurdity of allowing men who identify as women into female athletic competitions, in a way only South Park can, in the episode titled “Strong … Read moreSouth Park Takes On Tranny Madness

May 1973 Roger Stone Interview With The FBI: Nixon’s CREEP & Dirty Tricks

Mining Awareness + FBI document on the need to interview Roger Stone in May 1973: Document Detail FBI Interview with Roger Stone, where he outlines some of the dirty tricks undertaken during the 1972 elections. Committee to Re-Elect the President (Nixon), called CREP in the document, has been dubbed CREEP. His pay was a lot … Read moreMay 1973 Roger Stone Interview With The FBI: Nixon’s CREEP & Dirty Tricks

Who Is Roger Stone (To Trump)?

Rick Gates “provided blockbuster testimony indicating that Donald Trump lied under oath when he told Special Counsel Mueller that he did not recall discussing with Roger Stone the release of emails stolen by Russian intelligence officials during the 2016 campaign. Gates painted a picture of a campaign that was not only informed about the releases … Read moreWho Is Roger Stone (To Trump)?

USCIS proposes 83% hike in cost to become US citizen

Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump’s administration has officially proposed an 83 per cent increase in cost to become an American citizen, claiming that “current fees do not recover the full costs of providing adjudication and naturalization services”. “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees … Read moreUSCIS proposes 83% hike in cost to become US citizen

Religious Freedom Laws Are a Trojan Horse for Homophobia

After the victory for marriage equality in Australia, the Right is back on the offensive with a new swathe of “religious freedom” legislation that promises to turn back the clock on LGBT rights. Australian prime minister Scott Morrison speaks during an event on November 15, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Mark Metcalfe / Getty Images) Fourteen … Read moreReligious Freedom Laws Are a Trojan Horse for Homophobia

We Now Have a Democratic-Socialist “Leisure Agenda”

In the United States, we have few holidays, work long hours, and barely get vacation and sick days. There is a better way — we can win more free time and the fundamental right to relax from our bosses. People enjoy a hot afternoon at the Astoria Pool in the borough of Queens on August … Read moreWe Now Have a Democratic-Socialist “Leisure Agenda”

Buying Local Won’t Help Exploited Farmworkers

On New York State’s dairy farms and in fields around the country, farmworkers are intensely exploited. The best way to improve their conditions is to build worker power — not buy organic. Farmworkers in New York State marched from Long Island to Albany in 2016 to demand the right to organize like workers in other … Read moreBuying Local Won’t Help Exploited Farmworkers

Anil Ambani resigns as director of RCom

Anil Ambani has resigned as director of Reliance Communications (RCom), the debt-ridden company said in a filing on Saturday. RCom, which is currently going through insolvency process, has posted a consolidated loss of Rs 30,142 crore for July-September 2019 due to provisioning for liabilities after the Supreme Court ruling on statutory dues. Please follow and … Read moreAnil Ambani resigns as director of RCom

Elizabeth Warren’s New Health Care Plan Would Doom the Fight for Medicare for All

Elizabeth Warren’s new health care proposal, released yesterday, is practically tailor-made to divide, depress, marginalize, and exhaust any political will for single payer before we’ve even begun the final fight. Senator Elizabeth Warren speaking with attendees at the Presidential Gun Sense Forum at the Iowa Events Center on August 10, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. … Read moreElizabeth Warren’s New Health Care Plan Would Doom the Fight for Medicare for All

President Correa to Jacobin: “Clearly What Happened in Bolivia Was a Coup”

In an exclusive interview, Ecuador’s former president Rafael Correa spoke to Jacobin about the coup against his ally Evo Morales in Bolivia and the mass resistance to his rightward moving successor Lenín Moreno in Ecuador. Former president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, speaks at a conference on October 26, 2012. (Fernanda LeMarie / Flickr) Rafael Correa, … Read morePresident Correa to Jacobin: “Clearly What Happened in Bolivia Was a Coup”

To Infinity And Beyond – The Property Imperative Weekly 16 Nov 2019

The latest edition of our weekly finance and property news digest with a distinctively Australian flavour. Contents 0:20 Introduction 1:05 Live Stream 19th Nov 1:30 US 2:00 US China Trade 2:50 US Economy 3:10 CASS Shipping 4:40 Fed Policy 5:20 US Markets 07:57 Hong Kong 8:25 UK 09:35 New Zealand 11:22 Australian Section 11:23 Employment … Read moreTo Infinity And Beyond – The Property Imperative Weekly 16 Nov 2019

Auction Results 16 Nov 2019

Domain released their preliminary results for today. The latest results continue the high clearance rates, with volumes now tracking closely to those a year ago (when momentum had ebbed away). Canberra listed 66 auctions, reported 54 and sold 39, with 3 withdrawn and 15 passed, giving a Domain clearance of 68%. Brisbane listed 86 auctions, … Read moreAuction Results 16 Nov 2019

30 Years Ago Today in El Salvador, US-Trained Soldiers Murdered 6 Priests in Cold Blood

Today marks thirty years since the massacre of six Jesuits, their housekeeper, and her daughter by US-trained forces. But US brutality in Latin America isn’t a thing of the past: top military officials involved in the coup against Bolivian president Evo Morales were trained by the United States, too. A procession honoring the victims of … Read more30 Years Ago Today in El Salvador, US-Trained Soldiers Murdered 6 Priests in Cold Blood

DGCA suspends 2 IndiGo pilots for runway incursion

Flying licences of two IndiGo pilots was on Friday suspended for three months for a runway incursion at Chennai airport while operating a flight to Ahmedabad on July 14, 2019. While air traffic control had asked pilots of this flight, 6E-244, to hold the Airbus A320 at runway holding point, they crossed the same leading … Read moreDGCA suspends 2 IndiGo pilots for runway incursion