Is the Run on the Dollar Due to Panic or Greed?

Is the Run on the Dollar Due to Panic or Greed?

Truthdig What’s going on in the repo market? Rates on repurchase (“repo”)  agreements should be about 2%, in line with the Federal Reserve funds rate. But they shot up to over 5% on Sept. 16 and got as high as 10% on Sept. 17. Yet banks were refusing to...

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From the Trump campaign to the Green New Deal

From the Trump campaign to the Green New Deal

With the 2020 election approaching, President Trump is undertaking steps to improve his popularity in key demographics that support him. As The Nation reports, the Trump administration is trying to implement several policies to deter immigration and reduce...

Bolivia and Tulsi Gabbard

Bolivia and Tulsi Gabbard

Bolivia is dealing with the contentious results of a recent election and, as The Nation reports, “Even if this fraud thing falls apart, I don’t know if people who are protesting against the results will accept the results, because there’s so much...

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Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Inside a sterile, but lavish wood paneled courtroom in Brunswick, Ga. Monday, the Kings Bay plowshares seven, formally opened their legal argument, providing hints to what Judge Lisa Godbey Wood would allow. The government, represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Karl...

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Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Inside a sterile, but lavish wood paneled courtroom in Brunswick, Ga. Monday, the Kings Bay plowshares seven, formally opened their legal argument, providing hints to what Judge Lisa Godbey Wood would allow. The government, represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Karl...