Trump administration hails ‘phase-one’ trade deal with China, reached after prolonged trade war

impeachment in the house appears to be looming but that’s not enough to stop the back-slapping going on in the White House right now senior US officials are hailing the so-called phase 1 trade deal reached with China late last week as a great success of the American economy president Trump’s chief economic advisor is […]

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“America First” as an Economic Policy (w/ Alan Tonelson)

ED HARRISON: I’m Ed Harrison here for Real Vision. I’m talking to Alan Tonelson, who is the founder of the blog, Realitycheck, and he’s also a frequent guest on CNBC. Alan, great to have you here. ALAN TONELSON: Well, thank you so much for inviting me. ED HARRISON: Now, we’re going to be talking actually […]

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Richard Wolff Critiques Libertarian View that Capitalism’s Problem is the Government

The notion that the government’s intrusion into the economy is some sort of external influence (some sort of outside intrusion on what would be better left without such intrusions), I would argue based on a lifetime of work in the field we call economic history, that this is a complete illusion. Strong government has been […]

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Beijing Shocked After Hong Kong Elections

Hong Kong holds local elections. And Beijing is shocked and humiliated by the results. Welcome back to China Uncensored. I’m Chris Chappell. Hong Kong has been engulfed in protests for nearly six months now. People are upset about the Chinese Communist Party for increasingly interfering in their city, and encroaching on their freedoms. They’re also […]

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A Secret Government Project Sparks Huge Protest in Wenlou, China

Protests erupt in southern China. People gave up farmland for an “eco-park” But then learned the government had a secret agenda. Welcome back to China Uncensored. I’m Chris Chappell. Big protests over the weekend— and this time, not in Hong Kong. Ok, also in Hong Kong. But I’m talking about the protests in Wenlou. Wenlou […]

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When the Central Banks and Their Monetary Policy Aren’t Enough (w/ Christophe Ollari)

CHRISTOPHE OLLARI: I’m Christophe Ollari and I designed a few years ago a global macro, multi-currency, multi-asset research, and this after roughly 20 years of trading in banks and hedge fund. I think that just even before I’m looking at the details of the ECB package, I think what is very important, it’s a year […]

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S. Korea, Malaysia to synergize ‘New Southern Policy’ and ‘Look East Policy’

president McCain says he looks forward to expanding cooperation with Malaysia in a wide range of areas extending from the fourth Industrial Revolution to more concrete areas like defense and healthcare during their bilateral talks at the blue house this morning President moon jaein and a Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad agreed to enhance […]

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