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China buys US soybeans for first time since trade war 14.12.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
One of the biggest casualties of the US-China trade war has been the US soybean sector.
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Trump says GM shift to electric vehicles is ‘not going to work’ 14.12.2018 Raw Story

President Donald Trump on Thursday said General Motors Co’s decision to shift much of its focus to electric vehicles will not succeed, and he asserted a new trade deal will make it harder for the company to move work to other countries. GM last year said it planned to launch 20 new electric vehicles...

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US Agriculture chief predicts more farm aid payouts despite China soy purchases 14.12.2018 Raw Story

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday he expects the White House to approve a second tranche of aid payments to farmers hurt by ongoing trade disputes, despite new Chinese purchases of soybeans. Perdue told reporters he expected to meet with the White House Office of Management an...

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Wall Street, Banks and Angry Citizens: The Inequality Gap Is Growing 13.12.2018 Truthout.com
In today's global economy, financial security is increasingly the property of the 1 percent.

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Brexit rooted more in elite politics than mass resentment 13.12.2018 The Moderate Voice

Craig Parsons, University of Oregon Thirty months after the British voted to exit the European Union, or the EU, nobody knows where Brexit will end up. Champions of the exit hoped to free themselves from the EU’s constraints – especially requirements for open migration from Europe – while maintaining access to its vast market. This […]

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US goverment believes Chinese intelligence is behind the Marriott hack 13.12.2018 Raw Story

The United States said Wednesday that China was behind the massive hack of data from hotel giant Marriott, part of an ongoing global campaign of cyber-theft run by Beijing. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed to Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” program that the government believ...

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What to know about the no-confidence vote facing British Prime Minister Theresa May 12.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Britain's prime minister faces a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday evening. Why do members of her own party want to sack her?
Trump is risking an economic recession to protect the profits of corporations who don’t care about American workers 12.12.2018 Raw Story

“I am a Tariff Man,” Trump tweeted last week. “When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of doing so…. We are right now taking in $billions in Tariffs. MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN.” I’m sorry, Mr President, but you got this wrong. Tarif...

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The countries that think it's OK to use cannabis 11.12.2018 BBC: World
What has led one country after another to move towards the legalisation of cannabis?
Somalia piracy: How foreign powers are tackling it 11.12.2018 BBC: World
Foreign navies have played a key role in curbing piracy off Somalia's coast, writes the BBC's Anne Soy.
Japan’s economy shrinks most in four years as global risks hit business spending 10.12.2018 Raw Story

The Japanese economy contracted the most in over four years in the third quarter as companies slashed spending, threatening to chill the investment outlook in 2019 as the export-reliant nation grapples with slowing global growth and trade frictions. The slump in the world’s third-biggest economy add...

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Rich Nations Aren’t “Paying Their Fair Share” to Mitigate the Climate Crisis 8.12.2018 Truthout.com
"Equity is not a moral or academic nicety, but a practical necessity in meeting the Paris goals," the report said.

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George H.W. Bush Was an Enemy of the Working Class 8.12.2018 Truthout.com
Bush Sr. bears plenty of responsibility for the uncivil world we live in today.

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Oil Industry Spent Millions to Defeat Carbon Tax in Washington State 7.12.2018 Truthout.com
Big Oil spent over $31 million to defeat a carbon tax that would have helped create good paying, clean energy jobs.

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November Jobs Growth Falls Short Of Expectations 7.12.2018 Outside the Beltway
Jobs Growth in November was healthy but fell short of expectations.
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NYT’s Krugman busts ‘ignorant, volatile and delusional’ Trump for starting a trade war that has everyone panicking 7.12.2018 Raw Story

As if President Donald Trump doesn’t already have enough on his plate — with special counsel Robert Mueller about to release more details into his investigation into Trump associates’ involvement with the Russians — now he has Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman pronou...

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Is A Recession On The Horizon? 7.12.2018 Crooks Liars
Is A Recession On The Horizon?
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CNN guest steamrolls Trump adviser on damaging trade war: ‘Farmers and manufacturers are suffering’ 7.12.2018 Raw Story

Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell on Friday rolled over Trump economic adviser Stephen Moore, who tried in vain to defend the president’s trade wars. During a CNN panel on Trump’s trade policies, Moore tried to defend President Donald Trump’s approach to handling internat...

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He's Jewish, but being Santa is his calling 7.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Rick Rosenthal has been playing the role of Santa for almost seven years. At StoryCorps, he recalls how it all began.
Could a recession be just around the corner? 7.12.2018 Raw Story

The U.S. economy is growing at the fastest pace in five years, American companies are earning record profits and unemployment is at the lowest level in almost half a century. So why are Wall Street and some economists suddenly worried about a recession? Financial markets in particular have been sign...

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