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Censorship As An Investment: Turn Two Cents Into $311,562!

Censorship As An Investment: Turn Two Cents Into $311,562!

  by Thomas L. Knapp Writing at Antiwar.com, Natylie Baldwin reports on letters sent in October by the US Treasury Department to American writers Daniel Lazare and Michael Averko, threatening fines of up to “$311,562 or twice the value of the underlying transaction.” The “underlying transaction” in question? Getting paid to write for a publication […]

A Conversation About Free Trade in the 21st Century

by Ethan Yang On this episode of the Authors Corner, Ethan sits down with AIER Senior Fellow Don Boudreaux, who is also a board member at the Mercatus Center, a professor of economics at George Mason University, and the former president of the Foundation for Economic Education. His research specialties include globalization and trade, law […]

Senator Jeff Sessions on ObamaTrade: ‘My Fears Confirmed’; Shut Off Fast-Track Now

Senator Jeff Sessions on ObamaTrade: ‘My Fears Confirmed’; Shut Off Fast-Track Now

Jeff Sessions (R-AL) issued a statement today after the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was released.  Congress voted in June to fast-track TPP before a page of the agreement had been made public.  Sessions statement follows: “The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership runs 5,554 pages.  This is, by definition, anti-democratic.  No individual American has […]

JP Morgan Chase Denies “Capital Controls” on customer accounts

JP Morgan Chase Denies “Capital Controls” on customer accounts

By George Miller News and rumors have been rife for days that JPM sent letters to many customers halting international wire transfers exceeding $50,000 after 11/17/13.  Some reports say business customers, one says personal accounts, too. At least some of this was confirmed by usually reliable CJ sources in the financial industry.  Also, Fox  news […]