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Stocks Plummet as Trump’s Trade War With China Worsens

May 13, 2019           |                                       

The US trade war with China is going from bad to worse this week, as the broader US market plummeted on news of retaliatory Chinese tariffs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell over 600 points on Monday. Trump had long dismissed the idea that a trade war would even hurt the US, and has been […]

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UN Security Council, G7 Demand Haftar Forces Halt Military Advance In Libya

April 5, 2019           |                                       

The United Nations Security Council has called on Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar to halt his forces’ advance toward Tripoli, which is under the control of a UN-backed government. After an emergency meeting on April 5, the council warned that the military activity of Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) was putting the country’s stability at […]

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DiEM25’s first official stance on Brexit was debated and decided in this and this all-member vote in autumn 2016. With that vote, DiEM25 supported the view that the result of the June 2016 referendum to leave the EU should be respected and that debate should concentrate on an outcome (amongst the many conceivable Brexits) that […]

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Even with the IMF’s largest loan ever, Argentina cannot seem to avoid rising unemployment, high inflation, and recession. CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot explains that this is because they are following the usual failed neoliberal recipe The post Neoliberal Policies Are Tanking the Argentine Economy appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Released depositions revealed that Richard Sackler, owner of Purdue Pharma, lied to physicians about the danger of OxyContin. Now Purdue Pharma is considering declaring bankruptcy to avoid lawsuits. Tarbell.org founder Wendell Potter discusses the case The post Billionaire Owners of Purdue Pharma Pushed Opioid Drug OxyContin Knowing it Could Kill appeared first on The Real […]

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FDA Bans Cancer-Causing Food Additives, But Won’t Enforce Until 2020

February 28, 2019           |                                       

The Constitution Will Not Save Us From Trump’s “Emergency” Torture Fans and War Criminals Determine US Foreign Policy To Disempower Lobbyists, Give Congressional Staff a Raise Racist Anti-LGBTQ Violence Is Real. Smollett Doesn’t Change That. Flat Broke, Black Voters Want More Than Just Another Black President WATCH LIVE: Michael Cohen Testifies Trump Is a “Racist […]

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Pompeo Calls On Pakistan, India To Avoid Further Military Action

February 26, 2019           |                                       

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on India and Pakistan to avoid further military activity, a day after Indian jets bombed targets in Pakistani controlled territory. Pompeo’s statement, issued February 26, followed the Indian air attack in the disputed Kashmir region. It was the first time in nearly five decades that Indian jets have […]

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Iraq Blasts U.S. For Statements On Iranian-Backed Militias

November 3, 2018           |                                       

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has issued a rare rebuke of its American ally, asserting that a U.S. Twitter posting concerning neighboring Iran “goes beyond diplomatic norms” and represents an “interference” in Iraq’s internal affairs. In a statement issued on November 3, the ministry called on the U.S. Embassy to delete the comments from its Twitter […]

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We are republishing our Comment Policy to remind readers to please adhere to it in the comments section. We do not practice censorship based on political views but comments that violate the Policy will be removed. At Consortium News, we welcome substantive comments about our articles, but comments should avoid ad hominem attacks, abusive language […]

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US Cities Issue IDs to Protect Undocumented Immigrants

August 24, 2018           |                                       

NAFTA Renegotiation Should Reject Neoliberalism The Problem With Bail Isn’t the Bondsmen, It’s the State A New Framework for Labor Law: Shifting the Paradigm on Workers’ Rights What US Society Looks Like When It Starts to Dissolve Verizon Throttled Data During Deadly Wildfire in California Rep. Al Green Says Trump Must Resign or Face Impeachment […]

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As I disclosed last month, I provided information to the FBI on issues related to the Mueller investigation, so I’m going to include disclosure statements on Mueller investigation posts from here on out. I will include the disclosure whether or not the stuff I shared with the FBI pertains to the subject of the post. […]

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