LONG-CONCEALED RECORDS SHOW TRUMP’S CHRONIC LOSSES AND YEARS OF TAX AVOIDANCE

LONG-CONCEALED RECORDS SHOW TRUMP’S CHRONIC LOSSES AND YEARS OF TAX AVOIDANCE

The Times obtained Donald Trump’s tax information extending over more than two decades, revealing struggling properties, vast write-offs, an audit battle and hundreds of millions in debt coming due.

‘Sort out your own internal affairs,’ Lukashenko tells Macron after French leader calls for his resignation

RT | September 27, 2020 Responding to Macron, Lukashenko quipped that Minsk is ready to provide a venue for negotiations on “a peaceful transition of power [from the French president] to any of the above-mentioned groups.”

‘Sort out your own internal affairs,’ Lukashenko tells Macron after French leader calls for his resignation

*giggles*

Wall Street is set to start trading in a new commodity – Water

Wall Street is set to start trading in a new commodity – Water

Climate advocates have warned in recent years for the potential of water wars as competition increases between needs from agriculture, energy and growing cities. Food production in particular could be vulnerable as drought makes it increasingly difficult to grow crops in many parts of the world and farmers balance water and land needs with protecting forest in places like Brazil’s Amazon.

On Russia, Joe Biden’s mouth is writing checks the US can’t afford to cash

On Russia, Joe Biden’s mouth is writing checks the US can’t afford to cash

But others are listening to the rhetoric who might be fooled into believing that there is substance behind the bluster. Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine, and Georgia – all of these lesser powers today play an oversized role in shaping the US-Russian dynamic, whether by anointing a “true president” in Belarus, dragging their feet on peace in the Donbas, or reigniting the dream of NATO membership by playing host to US forces in large scale military exercises designed to mimic a NATO-like reality.

Inflation Is Already Here—For the Stuff You Actually Want to Buy

Inflation Is Already Here—For the Stuff You Actually Want to Buy

The pandemic provided inflationary pressure by restricting supply, so when demand rose—for example, for eating out as the lockdown eased—prices rose sharply. And because Covid-19 has intensified the U.S.-China trade war and the trend toward deglobalization, supply could be constrained for a long time.

The pandemic also creates deflationary pressure, hitting demand as people socially distance, leading to job losses and corporate cutbacks.