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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Saying Goodbye to 2014 & Welcome to 2015: RT’s New Year roll-out

How the past year will be remembered? What images will stick in our minds? And who will shape the year ahead? They’re some of the questions RT is going to try and answer in New Year’s coverage. RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow […]

US Ally, Saudi Arabia Beheads 87 In 2014, Up Over 10% From 2013

It was a good year for those long ‘beheadings’. After a solid 79 head-removals in 2013, 2014 surged 10% higher with a recent record 87 beheadings overall (following a surge since August for crimes such as “drug smuggling, witchcraft, or sorcery”). The ‘State’ responsible for all these executions… not ISIS, but US ally, Saudi Arabia… […]

What’s Really Going on Inside the Latest GDP Number / by Shah Gilani / December 30, 2014 Sit down before you read this. It’s going to make your head spin and, worse, change the way you think about what’s real in America. Christmas came early this year, for the market that is, by way of a gift from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. However, this […]

Metaphor For America: Starving 4 Pound Baby Dies In Car While Parents Eat At Golden Corral / By Michael Snyder on December 31st, 2014 What should be done to parents that stuffed themselves full of food at a Golden Corral while their starving four pound baby girl died in their car outside?  This actually just happened down in Florida, and it is a crime that is shocking the entire nation.  […]

Where The Minority Rules In America / by Tyler Durden on 12/31/2014 20:05 “An increasingly muscular minority political base is here to stay,” says Politico, and nowhere is that minority more in charge in America than shown in the following map. As the white population continues to age (only 51% of Under-5s were white in 2010), racial minorities will pick up […]

Capture of Top al-Qaeda Operative Highlights Turkey’s Role in U.S.-NATO Terror Operations / Christoph Germann / December 31, 2014 Al-Zawahiri’s Man in Libya Detained in Turkey: Another Desperate Attempt to Save the War on Terror Myth  Since the start of the so-called “Syrian civil war,” NATO member Turkey has played a decisive role in fueling the conflict by funneling countless weapons and fighters into Syria. Were it not for […]

Guest Post: 2014 – A Russian Viewpoint

Via The Vineyard Of The Saker blog, Introduction: By any measure 2014 has been a truly historic year which saw huge, I would say, even tectonic developments. This year ends in very high instability, and the future looks hard to guess. I don't think that anybody can confidently predict what might happen next year. So […]

The Most Bearish Bear You’ll Find Anywhere: The FED / by Jesse Felder • December 30, 2014 In a new economic letter recently released by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (h/t @dvolatility), a pair of researchers forecast a price-to-earnings ratio for the S&P 500 of a mere 8 in the year 2025 (due to retiring baby boomers’ waning risk appetites). This compares to 17 […]

#Heroes2014: ‘Crazy Russians’ climb Dubai skyscraper, snap vertigo-inducing selfie

Nineteen-year-old IT student from Moscow Alexander Remnev, known for scaling a number of Dubai’s towering buildings, climbed several city skyscrapers without safety equipment. The teenager and his thrill-seeking friends took vertigo-inducing snapshots of themselves and the city landscape. As the New Year cheer builds, RT meets the people who shaped the past twelve months. They […]

2014 Greatest Hits: Presenting The Most Popular Posts Of The Past Year / by Tyler Durden on 12/31/2014 18:55 A quick glance at the 20 most popular stories of 2014 as determined by you, our readers, shows something troubling: despite the just concluded 6th consecutive year of a rising S&P 500 – the longest such stretch since 1999 of what otherwise would be deemed optimism – despite […]