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An Amerikanischen Unis gibt es systematischen Rassismus. Asiaten werden beim Immatrikulationstest systematisch benachteiligt. Die inhaltlichen Bewertungen sind alle spitze, aber es gibt da noch eine zweite Spalte an Bullshit-Bewertungskriterien, und da kriegen die dann ihr Fett weg:
Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower than others on traits like positive personality, likability, courage, kindness and being widely respected, according to an analysis of more than 160,000 student recordsNanu? Was haben denn diese Kriterien da zu suchen? Wo kommen die denn her?
Nun, h, die sind aus den 1920er Jahren! Die sind damals eingefhrt worden, damit man die damals zu dominieren drohenden Juden wegfiltern kann. Nein, wirklich!
They compare Harvards treatment of Asian-Americans with its well-documented campaign to reduce the growing number of Jews being admitted to Harvard in the 1920s. Until then, applicants had been admitted on academic merit. To avoid adopting a blatant quota system, Harvard introduced subjective criteria like character, personality and promise. The plaintiffs call this the original sin of holistic admissions.Holistisch, ja? Na sowas.
The 2008 financial crisis was the consequence of a loosely regulated banking system in which power was concentrated in the hands of too limited a cast of speculators, Nomi Prins tell me. And after the crisis, the way the US government and the Federal Reserve dealt with this corrupt and criminal banking system was to give them a subsidy.
Such strong, withering analysis is, perhaps, unexpected from someone who has held senior roles at Wall Street finance houses such as Bear Stearns and Goldman Sachs. But Prins is no ordinary former banker.
The US author and journalist left the financial services industry in 2001. She did so, in her own words, partly because life was too short, and partly out of disgust at how citizens everywhere had become collateral damage, and later hostages, to the banking system.
Since then, Prins has chronicled the closed and often confusing world of high finance through the 2008 crisis and beyond. Her writing combines deep insider knowledge with on-the-ground reporting with sharp, searing prose. Alongside countless articles for New York Times, Forbes and Fortune, she has produced six books including Collusion: how central bankers rigged the world, which has just been published.
Her main target in the new work is quantitative easing described by Prins as a conjuring trick in which a central bank manufactures electronic money, then injects it into private banks and financial markets. Over the last decade, she tells me when we meet in London, under the guise of QE, central bankers have massively overstepped their traditional mandates, directing the flow of epic sums of fabricated money, without any checks or balances, towards the private banking sector.
Since QE began, in the aftermath of the financial crisis, the US Federal Reserve has produced a massive $4.5 trillion of conjured money, out of a worldwide QE total of around $21 trillion, says Prins. The combination of ultra-low interest rates and vast monetary expansion, she explains, has caused speculation to rage much as a global casino would be abuzz if everyone gambled using everyone elses money.
Much of this new spending power, though, has remained inside the system, with banks shoring up their balance sheets. So lending to ordinary firms and households has barely grown as a result of QE, says Prins, nor have wages or prosperity for most of the worlds population. Instead, the banks have gone on an asset-buying spree, she explains, getting into her stride, with the vast flow of QE cash from central banks to private banks ensuring endless opportunities for market manipulation and asset bubbles driven by government support....
by Jeff J. Brown for The Saker Blog Crosslinked with: http://chinarising.puntopress.com/2018/06/17/russians-are-much-admired-and-putin-is-loved-by-the-chinese-for-good-reasons-china-rising-radio-sinoland-180618/ https://youtu.be/txVSSlfUD6o https://soundcloud.com/44-days/russians-are-much-admired-and-putin-is-loved-by-the-chinese-for-good-reasons-c-rising-r-sinoland Looking back at the rocky, mutually suspecting and disrespecting relations between Russias and Chinas leaders, 1917-2000,
Louis Further rounds up the latest in dodgy goings on across the pond. Truth convenient or inconvenient is counting for less and less in Trumps United States. Any kind of understanding which the lite have of the climate let alone climate change is hard to find. In part this can be
Other governments have separated mothers and childrenUnd dann ein Foto von Auschwitz.
Und dann kommt dieses Highlight:
Civilization is a thin veneer that must be protectedOh, ach? Wenn sich jemand mit dem Schutz der Zivilisation auskennt, dann jemand wie Hayden, der fr anlasslose Massenberwachung verantwortlich war!
Update: Muss man vielleicht anders herum sehen. Wenn selbst DER erkennt, dass das Unrecht ist, dann ist die Lage wirklich bel.
Sally Nugent: We're joined now by our political correspondent Jonathan Blake. Jonathan, so we're hearing about this kind of...it's being framed as money as a result of Brexit, but it's really not as straightforward as that, is it?
Jonathan Blake: No. Things in politics are rarely as simple as the politicians might like to point out. And when the Prime Minister talks about the Brexit dividend, that is something which a lot of people argue doesn't really exist. The UK will stop paying into the EU budget after we leave the EU, but that money may well be accounted for elsewhere if the government wants to keep funding sectors such as agriculture which get funding back from the EU as a result. There is also the rebate that the UK gets back every year as well from its contributions. And the government's own spending watchdog, the Office for Budgetary Responsibility, has said that tax revenues will fall overall as a result of Brexit. The government has accepted that so we'll have less money to spend in general. Nevertheless, that's the detail. It's the message that matters for the government and for the Prime Minister to come out and clearly link the money she apparently thinks the UK will save as a result of leaving th...
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Wir erinnern uns: Aussphen unter Freunden, das geht gar nicht!
Gut, dann ist sterreich anscheinend nicht unser Freund, denn:
Der BND hat laut Medienberichten systematisch Einrichtungen in sterreich ausgespht. Die Agenten berwachten offenbar mehr als 2000 Ziele.Wohlgemerkt: Wir reden hier von 1999-2006. Kontext: Jrg Haiders Zeit in der Bundespolitik war bis 2000.
Roland Kochs Performance bei Bilfiger war grob wie erwartet. Auf dem Niveau seiner politischen Arbeit. Mit anderen Worten: Unter aller Sau.
Meine Damen und Herren, es ist soweit!
Seit Tagen eskaliert der Streit in der Union. In der Whlergunst schadet ihr das massiv, ebenso wie der SPD. Diese liegt nur noch ganz knapp vor der AfD. Die Groe Koalition htte laut dem aktuellen RTL/n-tv Trendbarometer keine Mehrheit mehr.Das Szenario male ich ja seit Jahren an die Wand. Jetzt, wo es da ist, fhlt sich das auch Scheie an. Htten sie das nicht machen knnen, bevor es die AfD gab?
The last month has been an unhappy time for daydreamers of a cashless nirvana. Following weeks of disruptive tech failures, payment outages, and escalating cyber fraud scams, much of it taking place in Britain, consumers have been reminded of one of the great benefits of physical cash: it is accepted just about everywhere and does not suddenly fail on you.
The findings of a new study by UK-based online payments company Paysafe, partly owned by US private equity giant Blackstone, confirm that consumers on both sides of the Atlantic continue to cling to physical lucre.
For its Lost in Transaction report, Paysafe surveyed over 5,000 consumers in the UK, Canada, the US, Germany, and Austria on their payment habits. One of its main findings is that 87% of consumers used cash to make purchases in the last month, while 83% visited ATMs, and 41% are not interested in even hearing about cash alternatives.
Despite the apparent benefits of low-friction payment technologies, these findings suggest many consumers arent ready to lose visibility of the payment process, says Paysafe Group Chief Marketing Officer Oscar Nieboer. Its clear that the benefits are not unilaterally agreed upon, with cultural and infrastructure trends at play, and it may be some time before adoption is widespread.
Although consumers continue to cling to cash, they appear to be carrying less of it: 49% overall in the survey and 55% of U.S. respondents said they carry less cash now than they did a year ago. The average American consumer carries $42 today thats $8 less than in 2017. In the UK the average amount carried in 2017 was 33; that has now fallen to 21
Sir Christopher is a leading member of a group of backbench Conservatives who make a practice of ensuring that what they see as well-meaning but flabby legislation is not lazily plopped on...
by Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-seven-against-eight-or-223/ source: http://alternatio.org/articles/articles/item/60178-semyorka-protiv-vosmyorki-ili-2-2-3 On June 9th-10th, the G7 summit was held in Quebec and the Shanghai Cooperation
A Letter to the Editor from John KENDRICK of Scalby, Scarborough, commenting on our local Councils implementation of the present public toilet facility in Whitby, for which the depth of forethought would appear to conform to the sign on the door (above) pretty vacant.
I was somewhat disturbed today to discover that the toilet facilities in North Terrace, Whitby, adjacent to the skate park, now require an admission fee of 40p . These were free to use up to around a month ago.
Are the children who come to use the skate park (and other nearby facilities) after school expected to pay this extortion should they have the need to spend a penny?
Where are these kids supposed to go should they need to? I bet many dont carry any cash, let alone have a spare 40p with them?
I can think of plenty of expletives about this but none would be publishable. Disgusting will have to do.
These facilities have already been financed from our public funds via Council Tax.
What is Scarborough Borough Council and its underlings coming to?
I have to say, it seems our Scarborough councils are now no longer fit to run essential public services for the Boroughs residents and visitors.
John KENDRICK, Scalby, Scarborough. 16th June 2018.
Nicht nur der von selbsternannten Rchern in Bremen berfallene 50-Jhrige ist vllig unschuldig, sondern offenbar auch derjenige Mann, der im RTL-Magazin Punkt 12 unter Pdophilie-Verdacht gestellt wurde.Ja! Im "Fernsehen" (RTL) haben sie einen angeblichen Tter gezeigt, aber verpixelt. Der war unschuldig. Aber verprgelt wurde jemand anderes:
Bis zu zehn Mnner hatten den RTL-Film zum Anlass genommen, einen unschuldigen 50-Jhrigen an seiner Wohnungstr zusammenzuschlagen, weil sie ihn irrtmlich fr den im Fernsehen verpixelten Beschuldigten hielten.
Der US-Spamwirtschaft fllt gerade auf, dass niemand Opt-In gemacht hat bei ihren Datenschutz-Warnmails.
Ja wie kommt denn sowas? Wollen die Leute etwa die wichtigen Hinweise gar nicht haben?!
One protester was injured during clashes with police outside the Greek Palriament in Athens on Saturday. Clashes started early in the afternoon and continued until in the night, during and after the no-confidence vote against the government over the Macedonia agreement. Again and again, groups of protesters tried to raid into the Parliament building. At
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Greek government survived late on Saturday the no-confidence vote submitted by major opposition party, conservative New Democracy over the Macedonia Agreement. The motion against the government received just 127 votes in favor towards 153 votes against. MP Dimitris Kammenos (ANEL) voted in favor and was immediately expelled from the party. With Kammenos out, SYRIZA-ANEL coalition
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Ich wei ja nicht, wie es euch ging, aber bei einer berschrift wie dieser hier mache ich mir erstmal ein bisschen Sorgen:
"Hackbacks": Bundeswehr-Hacker knnten jetzt zurckschlagenGlcklicherweise verfliegen die Sorgen schnell, wenn ich ein bisschen runterscrolle und dann lese:
Die Bundeswehr verfolgt im "Cyber- und Informationsraum" zahlreiche Projekte, die bis sptestens 2021 ihren vollen "Wirkbetrieb" aufnehmen sollen, darunter etwa das Absichern von Gefechtskommandos per Blockchain-Technik.Danke, McKinsey! Ich machte mir kurz Sorgen, dass ihr vielleicht nur das physische Schlachtfeld befrieden knnt mit eurer Geldabsaug- und -vernichtungskampagne gegen die Bundeswehr. Aber offensichtlich seid ihr auch in der Demilitarisierung des Cyberspace bahnbrechend effektiv. Phew! Nicht ausdenken!
Ich hatte kurz Sorgen, dass die vielleicht so viel Geld auf das Problem werfen, dass sich das doch von alleine lst. Aber frchtet euch nicht:
Ein Aggressor msse die Abschreckung sofort nach seiner Identifizierung (sofern sie eindeutig mglich sei) zu spren bekommen, und sie sei auch nicht auf den Cyber-Bereich beschrnkt. Im Rahmen der Null-Toleranz-Richtlinie knnten weitere Manahmen folgen.Nach dieser Meldung ist vllig ausgeschlossen, dass da jemand sitzt, der mehr als Management by Buzzword-Sprechblase betreibt. Ich schlafe jetzt wieder ruhiger.
Greek police arrested fugitive Artemis Sorras in a house in Alimos suburb of South Athens on Saturday. The self-proclaimed billionaire had grown a beard and long hair and at times he was going around pretending to be a priest, some media report. The arrest followed a tip off, police sources told the state news agency.
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In what police claims it was a movie-like car chase on the countrys highways on Friday night, the now former Golden Dawn MP, Konstantinos Barbarousis, managed to escape arrest for high treason. The MP who called for a military coup, got on his parliamentary car and driving at high speed left the Greek capital, Athens,
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On Monday Reuters reported that a judge in Mexico has issued an arrest warrant for the country head of U.S. investment bank JPMorgan for alleged fraud. Details about the arrest warrant were provided the same day in a lawsuit filed in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York.
The lawsuit explained that a prosecutor has conducted a criminal investigation into fraud by J.P. Morgan. Based on the preliminary evidence collected, the prosecutor recently (in June 2018) requested that a judge detain Eduardo Cepeda, the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Defendants Mexican unit, and former J.P. Morgan managing director Miguel Barbosa. Upon review of the evidence presented by the prosecutor, a criminal court judge has found the elements of felony fraud in the amount of $100 million, and issued a detention order for Eduardo Cepeda and Miguel Barbosa.
That was this past Monday. By Wednesday, Reuters was reporting the following: A judge in Mexico canceled an arrest warrant for the country head of U.S. investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co and another employee, the bank said on Wednesday, just days after it was issued.
Exactly how does one get a judge to rescind an arrest warrant after an alleged finding of felony fraud in the amount of $100 million? Well get to the details of the alleged fraud in a moment, but first a bit of historical perspective on JPMorgan Chases decade-long crime spree.
Peculiar things happen a lot where JPMorgan Chase is involved. Crimes are routinely committed, tens of billions of dollars are paid in fines, the bank admits to three felony counts in a two year period, it gambles in exotic derivatives with its bank depositors money and loses $6.2 billion and yet, no executive ever goes to jail and CEO Jamie Dimon not only keeps his job but keeps getting big pay raises, moving him now onto the Forbes billionaire list
US foreign affairs magazine Foreign Policy is praising the Macedonia deal, Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, has reached with his FYROM counterpart, Zoran Zaef. The two leaders created a model for solving identity clashes across the globe, foreign policy expert Edward P. Joseph writes among others. Alexis Tsipras Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize Greeces prime minister,
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|North Korea's answer to Fiona Bruce|
The exultant voice of Ri Chun-hee, North Korean television's top newsreader. She tells her audience the good news. Apparently even North Koreans find her hard to take. Still, the main thing she announced was - to use a familiar Trumpism - fake news. President Trump had, she said, promised to lift the sanctions on North Korea. Well, no-one knows for sure what went on when the two men were just talking alone together with their interpreters but if he did that really would have been dynamite. Even so Mr. Trump, who'd said beforehand he wouldn't be doing any preparation for the summit, did promise (apparently off the cuff) to stop the joint military exercises which the US has always carried out with South Korea without telling the South Koreans first.
Donald Trump: We will be stopping the war games, which will save us a tremendous amount of money, unless and until we see the future negotiation is not going along like it should.Until now North Korea has always wriggled out of promises it's made to the Americans and others about its nuclear programme, but, if it suits him, Kim Jong-un could perhaps agree to cut back on his nuclear weapons and even let international inspection teams check that he's keeping his word.
Today five years ago thousands took the streets of Berlin to
march against Turkeys Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his AKP
administration. They also expressed their solidarity with the
Turkish opposition. The participants came from a political wide
range from left wing and Kurdish groups to Turkish nationalists.
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I'm not answering for Bari but, if I can say so, I think we all know exactly what is going on it with these attacks. If you got a load of crap you get when you write about one thing, when you see something else that is a lie are you likely to identify it as such or are you likely to think I could do without that crap as well it? I know journalists all across our country - and many journalists from the BBC - who say things like, 'I'm not willing to take x on as a subject. I'm just not willing to'. I've had this discussion with senior people in the BBC who have admitted to me they don't want to take stuff on because they know what's coming their way if they do. Now an individual may occasionally be willing to take on one big fight, but there's just the point where you go, you know...I said some years ago, 'I've already got some Islamist problems going for me. I've already been told not to appear in public by the police for some time. I could do without the transsexuals coming for me as well. I could just do with a break this week, OK!' We've all ha...
The bones of the English local election results have been picked clean by now but here's one under-reported result: Nearly 4,000 people who wanted to vote were stopped from doing so, according to the Electoral Reform Society.
Appeal to Locate Wanted Scarborough Woman
Police are asking members of the public to help locate a wanted woman.
Scarborough Magistrates Court issued a warrant for the arrest of Rhianne Warriner in May 2018, after she failed to attend court in connection with theft allegations.
Officers have been searching for her, but she remains outstanding.
Warriner, 32, is believed to be in the Scarborough.
Anyone who sees her, or knows where she is, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. Please select option 1, and quote reference number 12180084282.
Jon Bigger looks over the stumbling Parliamentary scene as Theresa May struggles with Brexit and Ireland. Theresa May is the figurehead of a government that could last a full five-year term or collapse at any moment. It is now just over a year since her party failed to win an overall majority at the last
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by Rostislav Ishchenko for Actual Comment Translated by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-this-is-how-wars-start/ Russia keeps its most powerful grouping of troops in the western direction. Just according to official
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We narrowly escaped, a man wrote on his Facebook acocunt and posted a video showing a lightning striking right next a group of Greeks enjoying their coffee on the island of Rhodes. Vassilis Anadiotis from Patras was apparently still overwhelmed by the shock to see a lightning crashing like a bombshell right next to their
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A Radical Review of William J. Barber The Third
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber is an important organizer of North Carolina's Moral Monday movement and now of the national Poor People's Campaign. He and his co-workers have organized large scale demonstrations and civil disobedience at statehouses across the U.S. He has worked to build a fusion coalition of oppressed and exploited people. This book provides a view of the political and religious thinking which has motivated him and many others.
In fast track procedures a prosecutor in Athens pressed felony charges against the now ex Golden Dawn Mo, Konstantinos Barbarousis, for preparing acts of high treason. Prosecutor Giorgos Kaloudis completed the investigation commissioned by Greeces Supreme Court on Friday afternoon. Investigation was completed in fast track, in less than 8 hours after the MP called
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An organized beach on the island of Lesvos has introduced new practices that stun not only swimmers but also local media. Tsamakia Beach requests from visitors to show their passport at the entrance if they are from countries outside the Schengen zone. With a notice posted at the entrance, visitors are warned that will be
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palabra frente a la coyuntura electoral
En definitiva, la cuestin para nosotras no se encuentra en votar o no votar, sino en encontrarnos para luchar, en unir fuerzas de manera horizontal, solidaria y de abajo a arriba para lograr conseguir vida digna, respeto a nuestros territorios y autogestin social de nuestras comunidades. Y en ese camino ya estamos, y lo demuestran las banderas de lucha que todava an son vigentes y requieren de toda nuestra energa y esfuerzo, y que al da de hoy la respuesta de guerra del establecimiento ha dejado 370 luchadores sociales muertos que han cado en defensa de la Madre Tierra, contra el extractivismo minero-energtico, defendiendo los derechos humanos de sus comunidades, resistiendo contra la guerra en sus territorios, dando la pelea por los derechos de mujeres y compas LGBTI, rechazando el militarismo y paramilitarismo del Estado; es all donde debemos concentrar nuestras fuerzas, en la voz rebelde del pueblo, no en domesticar esa voz en manos de Petro ni alejarnos de las luchas.
A 9-year-old girl reportedly suffered serious injuries after the engine of a sailing boat exploded earlier on Friday near the island of Corfu in the Ionian Sea. The girls parents were injured as well even though much slighter than the girl. The 9-year-old is being hospitalized with serious burning injuries in a hospital in the
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Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos expelled MP Konstantinos Barbarousis less than an hour after the Justice Ministry announced investigation on crimes of high treason. The General Secretary said the party was distancing itself from Barbarousis statement and that he was off the party line. With the expulsion the far-right party hopes to escape any persecution
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Trs comentrios aps a pesquisa de inteno
de votos do Datafolha de 09 e 10 de junho de 2018
No texto abaixo, realizo trs comentrios rpidos a respeito desta situao inusitada, onde a democracia indireta, liberal, representativa e delegativa no Brasil ps-golpe coxinha pode levar a um protofascista ao segundo turno, e qui, ao Palcio do Planalto.
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