Stocks Slide After US Launches WTO Challenge Against 5 Nations

The United States has launched five separate complaints at the World Trade Organization against Canada, China, the European Union, Mexico and Turkey, in response to retaliatory tariffs those countries and groups have launched against American products.

  • Jul 16, 2018 11:04 AM

Chris Hedges: America, The Failed State

"The unholy trinity of corruption, impunity and violence can no longer be checked...Congress works through corruption... The two political parties are one party - the corporate party... "

  • Jul 9, 2018 11:15 PM

Paul Craig Roberts: In The Western World, Truth Is An Endangered Species

"Nowhere in the Western world is truth respected... Governments are shutting down, and will eventually criminalize, all explanations that differ from official ones. The Western world no longer has a print and TV media...In its place there is a propaganda ministry for the ruling elite."

  • Jun 12, 2018 2:00 AM

Frontrunning: May 29

  • Italy Sparks Global Fear of Fresh Euro Crisis (WSJ)
  • Brazil Truckers Strike to Cost Government $2.6 Billion Through End of Year (WSJ)
  • Oil Drops After Saudi-Russia Output Revival Plan Rattles Traders (BBG)
  • Kim Jong Un Sends Right-Hand Man to U.S. for Pre-Summit Talks (BBG)
  • May 29, 2018 8:46 AM