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Trump's Bait And Switch?

Within the political-financial establishment, the more things change, the more, it seems, they stay the same. As Trump moves ahead with his cabinet picks, several of them already stand out in a Mellon-esque fashion for their staggering wealth, their legal entanglements, and the policies they seem ready to support that sound like eerie throwbacks to the age of Harding.

Hillary Reemerges, Slams "Dangerous Epidemic" Of Fake News

"This is not about politics or partisanship. Lives are at risk, lives of ordinary people just trying to go about their days to do their jobs, contribute to their communities," Clinton said addressing the "fake news epidemic." "It is a danger that must be addressed and addressed quickly."

"Then We Will Fight In The Shade" - A Guide To Winning The Media Wars

"So let me end this with a warning to Facebook, Google, and all the other tech behemoths. You start this fight at your own risk. Any disingenuous attempt to smear genuine, independent media websites via blacklists and censorship will ultimately harm you more than it harms us. In a misguided attempt to destroy us, you will destroy yourselves. Tread carefully and be on the right side of history."

Global Equity Euphoria Prepares To Meet Mario Draghi

There’s seemingly no stopping the equity side of the “Trumpflation” trade in what may be developing into an epic year end blow-off top. The euphoria which took the S&P 500, Russell 2000 and the Transports to all-time highs yesterday, and the Dow to less than 500 points away from 20,000 carried over into Asian stocks (+0.8%) as they followed bullish trend, while European stocks rose for a fourth day.

Here's What Happens When A Currency Completely Breaks Down

But regardless of the form, money is only credible as long as everyone agrees that it has value, i.e. there’s a large enough market size of people willing to use it. This fundamentally comes down to trust and confidence. But Venezuela’s example shows how quickly that very thin veneer of trust and confidence can shatter, plunging a country into chaotic hyperinflation.

Saudi Journalist Banned From Media After Criticizing Trump

Saudi authorities banned journalist Jamal Khashoggi from writing in newspapers, appearing on TV and attending conferences, the Alkhalij Aljadid reported in Arabic after comments he made that were critical of Donald Trump’s ascension to the US presidency.

Denzel Washington Slams Mainstream Media For Peddling "Bullshit"

 “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you do read it, you’re misinformed,” Denzel Washington said quoting Mark Twain and added: "In our society, now it's just first — who cares, get it out there. We don't care who we destroy. We don't care if it's true. Just say it, sell it. Anything you practice you'll get good at — including bullshit.

France: Decomposing In Front Of Our Eyes

France will elect a new president in May 2017. Politicians are already campaigning and debating about deficits, welfare recipients, GDP growth, and so on, but they look like puppets disconnected from the real country. What is reality in France today? Violence. It is spreading. Not just terrorist attacks; pure gang violence. A climate of civil war, however, is spreading visibly in the police, schools, hospitals and politics.