Meet Dark Money’s Secret $68 Million Donor

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Meet Dark Money’s Secret $68 Million Donor By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: August 14, 2018 ~ In 2010 we broke the news that a secretive nonprofit called Donors Capital Fund (with the fingerprints of billionaire Charles Koch all over it) had forked over $17,778,600 to fund a widely distributed race-baiting film in the weeks… Read More

Strzok GoFundMe Raises $250,000 Within Hours

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A GoFundMe launched by the “Friends Of Special Agent Peter Strzok” has raised over $250,000 from over 6,000 people in less than 24 hours, after the fired FBI agent tweeted a link to the campaign yesterday. The campaign, which originally sought to raise $150,000 has now raised its goal to $350,000 – and at this rate,… Read More

Cooperate Or Die: In Private Meeting, Top Facebook Exec Threatened News Outlets

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Authored by Jake Johnson via Common Dreams, During a closed-door and off-the-record meeting last week, top Facebook executive Campbell Brown reportedly warned news publishers that refusal to cooperate with the tech behemoth’s efforts to “revitalize journalism” will leave media outlets dying “like in a hospice.” Reported first by The Australian under a headline which read “Work With Facebook or… Read More

Treat Symptoms or Causes?

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Miles Franklin sponsored this article by Gary Christenson. The opinions are his. You have a headache. Treat with Advil. Well… maybe. The headache is the symptom. The cause might be tight neck muscles, brain tumor or something else. Advil relieves pain and diminishes inflammation, but it won’t fix a brain tumor and will do little… Read More

PGM leads increase in total SA production and sales increases for June

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SOUTH African mining production increased 2.8% in June, representing the first time in four months annual production has improved year-on-year, said Fin24 citing data published by Statistics South Africa. The largest contributor to the increase was platinum group metals (PGM) production which was 28.2% stronger whilst gold production fell 19.2% in the month. From a… Read More

How Gold & Will Silver Trade During The Next Market Crash

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While many investors believe the gold and silver price will crash during the next market meltdown, I see a much different outcome.  Yes, it is true that the metals may sell off initially in the beginning, but I believe gold and silver will disconnect from the broader markets and move up much higher. The reason…… Read More

Patriotism Has Been Turned Against Patriots

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Patriotism Has Been Turned Against Patriots Paul Craig Roberts To understand how screwed-up America is, consider that patriotism is now associated with the suppression of dissent. Rich football team owners, who know nothing of the hard lives of most Americans, and the police, who routinely shoot down black people in the streets and in their… Read More

Curro learner numbers hit 50,000 as half year headline earnings rise 25%

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Curro media statement Curro Holdings, the listed independent education provider, has today released its results for the first six months ending 30 June 2018, showing an 18% boost in revenue from R1,051 million to R1,242 million. Curro’s EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) rose 31% from R255 million to R335 million, while headline… Read More

Turkey To Boycott iPhones And US Electronic Goods, Erdogan Vows

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As the war of words between the US and Turkey escalates, several hours after John Bolton warned Turkey’s ambassador that the U.S. has nothing further to negotiate until detained American pastor Brunson is freed, on Tuesday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to boycott American electronic products in response to Washington’s economic pressure against Ankara.… Read More

Brief Respite but Little Relief

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Corrective pressures grip the capital markets today, helped by the easing of the selling pressure on Turkey,  but its more a respite than a relief as no new policy initiatives are behind the lira’s upticks.   The implication of this is that it is unlikely to last.  In fact, the dollar’s low in early Europe a… Read More