Category Archives: International News

Venezuela Increasingly Looks Like A War Zone [VIDEO]

Over the years, we have repeatedly poked fun at the transformation of Venezuela into a “socialist utopia” – an economy in a state of terminal collapse, where the destruction of the currency (one black market Bolivar is now worth 107 times less than the official currency’s exchange rate) and the resulting hyperinflation is only matched be barren wasteland that local […]

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Where China Goes To Outsource Its Own Soaring Labor Costs

30 years ago, the great outsourcing wave took millions of US low-skilled jobs and planted them right in the heart of China, which was about to undergo the fastest industrialization-commercialization-financialization experiment in history. $26 trillion in bank assets later, the world’s biggest housing bubble, and a teetering financial system that every day depends on Beijing making the correct central-planning decision […]

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Greece Told To Have A Deal Ready Before Monday Meeting; Tsipras Submits Revised Plan With No Pension Cuts

With just under 24 hours until Monday’s final summit after which even JPMorgan now agrees the ECB will be forced to use a nuclear option and limit or cut Greek ELA thus imposing capital controls as a “negotiating tactic”, earlier today both France and Germany told Greece it must have a reform deal agreement with the Troika finalized and delivered […]

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China Finally Stops Fighting the Stock Market

Although China’s economy has been leading the world in annualized growth since the days that mobile phones had retractable antennas, there have always been some aspects of the country’s commercial and financial system that loudly broadcast the underlying illogic of a Communist Party’s firm control of burgeoning capitalism. China’s stock markets were one such venue where things just didn’t add […]

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The Origins of Isis [VIDEO]

ISIS.  We hear about it/them almost every day in the news.  But, who are they?  And, where did they come from?  In this episode of Truth in Media, Ben Swann explores the origin of ISIS that has already been long forgotten by American media. Swann takes on the central issue of whether or not ISIS was created by “inaction” by […]

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