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Category Archives: Columbia University

BoE Deputy Governor Gives Crazy Speech Warning Markets Have Underestimated Rate Rises

On 2 November 2017, the Bank of England raised rates for the first time in a decade and Sterling’s initial rise was promptly sold off by forex traders as we discussed. The 7-2 vote by the Monetary Policy Committee was not the unanimous decision some had expected, while Cunliffe and Ramsden saw insufficient evidence that […]

Blaming Russia For The Internet ‘Sewer’

Authored by Robert Parry via ConsortiumNews.com, As the Russia-gate hysteria spirals down from the implausible to the absurd, almost every bad thing is blamed on the Russians, even how they turned the previously pristine Internet into a 'sewer'… With the U.S. government offering tens of millions of dollars to combat Russian “propaganda and disinformation,” it’s perhaps not […]

Hillary Goes To College: Clinton In Talks To Accept Columbia Professorship

Like the old joke goes: Those who can’t, teach. And after losing an election to the most controversial and unpopular candidate in American history, Hillary Clinton is going back to school. The New York Post is reporting, citing sources close to the Clinton camp, that the former Secretary of State is in talks to accept […]

Abe’s Party Suffers “Historic Defeat” In Tokyo Elections, USDJPY Slides

On Sunday Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party suffered what Reuters called a “historic defeat” in the Tokyo assembly election, losing to an upstart outfit in an vote that is seen as a harbinger for Japan’s national elections, and signaling trouble ahead for the premier who has suffered from slumping support after a series […]

Will Central Banks Derail The Shale Boom?

Authored by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, The U.S. Federal Reserve has already increased interest rates several times, most recently in June, with promises to do much more. Rate hikes pose a problem for the oil industry, which has used debt to underpin a drilling boom across the U.S. shale patch. Higher rates could raise the […]

Did James Comey’s Document Leaks Violate The FBI Employment Agreement?

Authored by Bre Payton via The Federalist, Former FBI director James Comey's decision to leak FBI documents to a friend may have violated the FBI's employment agreement regarding unauthorized leaks. During his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, former FBI director James Comey revealed that he was the source of leaked memos about […]

When Mother Jones Was Investigated For Spreading “Kremlin Disinformation”

Authored by Mark Ames via ExiledOnline.com, Mother Jones recently announced it’s “redoubling our Russia reporting”—in the words of editor Clara Jeffery. Ain’t that rich. What passes for “Russia reporting” at Mother Jones is mostly just glorified InfoWars paranoia for progressive marks — a cataract of xenophobic conspiracy theories about inscrutable Russian barbarians hellbent on subverting […]

Catalonia Threatens Spain With “Financial Bloodbath”

Authored by Don Quijones via WolfStreet.com,  Catalonia’s independence would set off Spain’s debt time-bomb. On Monday El Pais published leaked excerpts from what it claims to be the Catalonian regional government’s road map to independence. The secret document includes a plan for the region to unilaterally break away from Spain should its citizens be prevented […]

Westinghouse Bankruptcy Puts Fate Of Four U.S. Nuclear Reactors In Limbo

When Westinghouse Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday morning, few were surprised as the outcome was the only one which allowed the company’s troubled, and near-insolvent Japanese parent, Toshiba, to continue operating, even if it meant the bankruptcy of the iconic company. Westinghouse was one of the originators of the nuclear age, […]

How The Cultural Marxists Of The Frankfurt School Subverted American Education

Via Beau Albrecht of ReturnOfKings.com, Perhaps you’ve wondered why so many college professors are so left-wing.  In your freshman year, you might have noted with dread—as I did—some of your fellow students “going with the flow” and molding their beliefs to fit in.  Perhaps one of them was you, before you grew up and snapped […]