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The World through Everyone’s Eyes

COMMENT: Sir, I appreciate that I may not always agree with what you write but I listen and examine and respect your viewpoint. You, in turn, have answered my many [...]

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Market Talk – September 5, 2019

ASIA: There was a somewhat successful call yesterday between US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. The call concluded that the US [...]

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Hong Kong Withdraws Controversial Bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that she will withdraw a controversial extradition bill that has sparked months of mass protests. The Hang Seng index rallied [...]

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BREXIT & the Attempt to Delay until January 2020 ECM Turning Point

Prime Minister Borris Johnson had wanted an election on October 15, but Labour and other opposition MPs would not back the move while the option of a no-deal Brexit [...]

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Why the CNN Fake News & Others are a Major Threat to Democracy

We think of false information as a domestic problem that Trump is in the battle with CNN and the term “fake news” is just political talk. It’s far [...]

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AOC: Stop Reproducing – Save the World

Stop Reproducing – Save the World Let’s prevent climate change, a naturally occurring cyclical phenomenon, by not having families. The proposition sounds like a [...]

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Computer v Influence

QUESTION: Do you think that Cambridge Analytica actually had any influence in creating BREXIT given the controversy that they were hired but then not? Can such [...]

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PRIVATE BLOG – Silver Catch Up

PRIVATE BLOG – Silver Catch-Up Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn more, please [...]

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Market Talk – September 4, 2019

ASIA: China today has officially filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) as the US raised tariffs from 10 to 15 percent over the weekend on 300 [...]

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Life is Not Fair

IRS: Hello; This is the IRS helpline. What is your problem? Obviously, you owe us money or you would not be calling. CITIZEN: Can you explain why I owe you money? [...]

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