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Connect The Dots – Predatory Speculation Gets Uglier Under TPP Secret Courts – 09.21.16

Listen to journalist, David Dayen, author of the new book “Chain of Title,” has recently investigated how global financial speculators are now using the corporate dispute process (common to TPP and other trade agreements) to fund court cases and to bankrupt poor regions. As the battle over the ratification of the TPP intensifies, Dayen will discuss these heinous and growing investment practice with Alison Rose Levy.

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Glenn Greenwald – Al Jazeera America Terminates All TV and Digital Operations

xecutives of Al Jazeera America (AJAM) held a meeting at 2 p.m. Eastern Time to tell their employees that the company is terminating all news and digital operations in the U.S. as of April 2016, resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs. The announcement marks a stunning and rapid collapse of what, from the start, has been a towering failure. AJAM began when …

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Leid Stories – 10.14.15

Debating the ‘Debate’: The Leid Stories Q&A About the Democrats’ Q&A

Well, that’s done. The first of six scheduled presidential Q&A sessions (they aren’t debates) was held yesterday at the opulent Wynn resort and casino in Las Vegas. It was a CNN-Facebook production.

Leid Stories listeners dissect the Q&A, debating the so-called debate.

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Nomi Prins – Trumpocrisy

The 2016 election campaign is certainly a billionaire’s playground when it comes to “establishment candidates” like Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush who cater to mega-donors and use their money to try to rally party bases. The only genuine exception to the rule this time around has been Bernie Sanders, who has built a solid grassroots following and funding machine, while …

Silver

The Silver Market: Don’t Push a Bad Position! By Bill Holter

“Don’t push a bad position”!  This is good advice in many varied quests.  It is good advice in games like chess or poker.  Good advice in sports, business, politics, geopolitics and certainly in militarily ventures.  Today we will look at two separate issues where “bad positions” are being pushed to the wall! First, we have an insane situation brewing in COMEX …