June 21, 2021

GOP Senator Presses Biden Nominee Over Investment In Company That Makes Chemical Used By Mexican Drug Cartels

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley is pressing Vanita Gupta, the nominee for the number three position at the Justice Department, over millions of dollars in stock holdings she has in a chemical company that makes a key ingredient that Mexican drug cartels use to make heroin. Gupta holds between $11 million and $55 million in shares…

Armageddon: Meanwhile, A Major US Company Has Announced a Massive New Investment, Crediting Tax Reform.

With the Kavanaugh confirmation drama emerging as an all-consuming political story over the last two weeks, it  may be somewhat inevitable that many voters don’t hear much about significant economic developments.  With Republicans holding a consistent lead over Democrats on the issues of job creation and the economy — and with President Trump and his […]

Hundreds of thousands protest in Berlin against Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal

BERLIN (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Berlin on Saturday in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the United States that they say is anti-democratic and will lower food safety, labor and environmental standards. Organizers – an alliance of environmental groups, charities and opposition parties – said 250,000 […]

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