“Saudi discrimination against women is gross and systematic in law and in practice. Every Saudi woman must have a male guardian who makes all critical decisions on her behalf, controlling a woman’s life from her birth until death. Saudi Arabia bans women from driving cars,” he continued. “Why did the UN choose the world’s leading promoter of gender inequality to sit on its gender equality commission?”
As pressure mounts on Trump to post some victories within the totally arbitrary window of the "First 100 Days" of his administration, the President is expected to join Secretary Steven Mnuchin at the Treasury to sign a combination of executive orders and memos targeting the reduction of tax regulations and certain components of Dodd-Frank.
"...yes, we’re an incredibly violent and cruel species that is capable of mind-boggling horrors when we’re trying to survive. Hell, some of the things we do when we aren’t desperate are still nightmare inducing. But what most people forget is that in our darkest moments, we’re capable of immeasurable acts of compassion and altruism."
"We have a dual economy: There are the ones who are angry and are falling behind and there are the ones who are doing very well. The financial markets are largely about those who are doing very well...So it’s quite a one-sided hope and we will see how it plays out."
Let’s get PrOGRessive SPIRIT! (Finally a positive acronym.) The long protracted sovereign crisis is over. These European markets have been overlooked and avoided for such a long time, they now represent some of the most compelling stories.
In a letter to employees, United CEO Oscar Munoz said he was "upset to see and hear about what happened," but defended his staff's actions because the passenger had been "disruptive and belligerent." It seems not acquiescing to a computer's decision to select you for 'reaccomodation' is "disruptive" and warrants violence?
As Europe's Core population collapses (and economic activity with it), the Euro and ECB seem to be serving a select few at the expense of the majority. The imbalances and distortions will only grow as the attempts to mask who the Euro and ECB truly serve continue. What little vitality exists is being transfused to prop up the few.
President Trump will sign on Friday executive orders aimed at "identifying abuses" that are causing "massive U.S. trade deficits" and clamp down on non-payment of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on imports
Presenting the Brexit "Wall Chart" courtesy of Goldman, which lays out in clear detail not only what the next two years will look like for the Brexit process, but superimposes on it parallel events across Europe.