Posts Tagged ‘Credit’

Report: Moscow Plans Social Credit System

Open Media, a Russian Internet freedom news portal, reported on Tuesday that Moscow is preparing to implement a “social credit” system similar to the one used in China. Social credit systems monitor residents in various ways and feed huge amounts of data about them into algorithms that evaluate the quality of their citizenship, including their […]

Credit Suisse forecasts global economic growth in wake of COVID-19

Credit Suisse, a global wealth manager, investment bank and financial services firm located in Switzerland, released on Tuesday its economic forecast for the upcoming year, suggesting moderate recovery and an increase in consumer demand as countries continue to loosen coronavirus restrictions. This forecast comes amid the coronavirus lockdown, which has caused a global economic recession. […]

Israel faces tough questions from credit rating agencies

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Going Underground – Should Britain take the credit for today’s elections in Iraq? British Peer Lord Ahmed

Going Underground – Should Britain take the credit for today’s elections in Iraq? British Peer Lord Ahmed Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com We ask British Peer Lord Ahmed about deadly geopolitical errors and whether Britain will now go to war with Iran. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW Afshin Rattansi http://twitter.com/AfshinRattansiFOLLOW on Instagram http://instagram.com/officialgoingund… […]

Kafka’s Nightmare Emerges: China’s “Social Credit Score”

China is rapidly building out a Total Surveillance State on a scale that far surpasses any government surveillance program in the West. The scope of this surveillance is so broad and pervasive that it borders on science fiction: Life Inside China’s Total Surveillance State (8 min video) China Aims For Near-Total Surveillance, Including in People’s Homes (“Sharp Eyes” […]

Entire New Hampshire Town Accepts and Uses Cryptocurrency Just Like Cash And Credit Cards

The sparsely populated state of New Hampshire may seem like an unlikely place to be on the cutting edge of a technology like this, but the area is actually filled with just as many early Bitcoin adopters as you would find in silicon valley, thanks to a group of activists known as The […]

Colorado Students Earn Credit for ‘Unmasking Whiteness’

Toni Airaksinen, Campus Reform, 1 May 2018 The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs is awarding three academic credits exclusively to white students who attend a conference dedicated to “white privilege.”  The “Unmasking Whiteness” conference will convene students and educators from across the United States this July in North Hollywood, California to explore “how being white shapes […]

Schiff: Fair to Say Trump Deserves Credit for North Korea Coming to the Table

Schiff: Fair to Say Trump Deserves Credit for North Korea Coming to the Table Washington Free Beacon April 30, 2018 Congressman Adam Schiff (D., Calif.) said during an interview Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that it was fair to give President Donald Trump credit for North Korea coming to the negotiating table. ABC anchor Jonathan […]

Australian PM–‘Trump absolutely deserves credit for North Korea/South Korea rapprochement

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China bans journalist from buying a home due to "social credit score" system that punishes anyone who questions the state

(Natural News) China is taking their authoritarian government to a new level by implementing a new “social credit score” system. Under this new tyrannical system, the country’s 1.4 billion citizens can expect to be under constant surveillance — and how they “behave” on a daily basis will ultimately determine how many rights […]

China’s “Social Credit System” Sounds Pretty Dystopian, But Are We Far Behind?

By Jon Miltimore The ACLU declared China’s system “nightmarish,” and it’s not difficult to see why. In its third season, the British science fiction TV series Black Mirror featured an episode called “Nosedive.” The episode, which was co-written by The Office actress Rashida Jones and starred Bryce Howard, depicted a society of smiling people who walked around with […]

Students Earn Credit for Attending White Privilege Conference

The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs is currently offering a class awarding students up to 3 academic credits for attending the White Privilege Conference.  Taught by Abby Ferber, a sociology professor who is also co-organizes the White Privilege Conference, the “Intersections of Privilege” course is meeting exclusively online except for required attendance at the annual conference, which […]

EU may offer credit to firms trading with Iran if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal

The Guardian | Patrick Wintour: The EU is looking to provide European companies trading with Iran access to emergency credit lines and funding support if President Trump presses ahead with his plan to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. An American pull-out, leading to the reimposition of a tough sanctions regime, would also expose multinational firms trading […]

China to Bar People with Bad ‘Social Credit’ from Planes, Trains

China to Bar People with Bad ‘Social Credit’ from Planes, Trains March 16th, 2018 Via: Reuters: China said it will begin applying its so-called social credit system to flights and trains and stop people who have committed misdeeds from taking such transport for up […]

How China’s Social Credit Score Will Shape The “Perfect” Citizen

March 7, 2018 By The Daily Bell If you have too much debt and bad credit, it may be tough to get credit cards and loans. The idea is that people who are less likely to pay pack lenders get less credit. Well imagine if there was a social credit system. But it was the government that used […]

S. Korean credit line tapped for financing Iran refinery project

SHANA – A project to optimize Iran’s Isfahan Refinery will be financed by a South Korean credit line. South Korea will provide €1.9 billion worth of credit for upgrading and optimizing the refinery. “A contract for improving process and optimizing Isfahan Refinery was signed and sealed in March 2017, based on which, it was envisioned […]

US Claims Full Credit For Any ‘Meaningful’ Fight Against ISIS In Syria

The Pentagon has claimed full credit for wiping out the majority of terrorists in Syria. “The US led coalition, not the Russian Federation or Syrian Regime, is the only force that has made meaningful progress against ISIS” the US department of defense said It also denies hampering Russia’s anti-ISIS operations after the Russian defense ministry […]

US Credit Card Debt Rises Above $1 Trillion As Student, Auto Loans Hit All Time High

And while nonrevolving credit reached a fresh record high of $2.782 trillion, revolving – or credit card debt – is now back over a trillion dollars, or $1.006 trillion to be precise, and fast approaching the all time bubble high of $1.02 trillion hit in the summer of 2008. And speaking […]

8 Ways Credit Card Benefits Will Save You Money

A woeful number of humans take a blithe step into the credit card swimming pool and emerge with hideous personal finance injuries, perhaps even mortally wounded by their own ignorance and a cabal of companies who play for keeps. But a credit card doesn’t have to be that way. Used with […]

BOOBS ON CREDIT

BOOBS ON CREDIT By JimQwashingtonsblog.com Do you ever hear something so startlingly mind numbingly ridiculous you realize it must be a sign things have gotten so fucked up something has got to give? As I was driving to work yesterday morning on the Schuylkill Expressway a commercial comes on the radio from a plastic surgeon […]

The Equifax Hack Is The Most Disastrous Data Breach In History Because Now Hackers Have The Credit Information Of 143 Million Americans

Talk about a nightmare.  It is being reported that criminals were able to hack into Equifax and make off with the credit information of 143 million Americans.  We are talking about names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, home addresses and even driver’s license numbers.  If this data breach was an earthquake, we would be […]

US Sanctions Continue to Backfire: China Opens $10 Billion Credit Line for Iran

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How to check if your credit information was stolen by hackers who broke into Equifax (143 million Americans affected)

(Natural News) Even if you’ve never used Equifax before, there is a decent possibility that your credit information could have been stolen by hackers in their recent high-profile cybersecurity breach. According to Equifax, the personal information of up to 143 million Americans – nearly half the country – was accessed by cyber criminals. As one […]

Credit Agency Equifax Threatened To Pay Up In Bitcoin Or Else

By Aaron Kesel Credit reporting agency Equifax was hacked, potentially endangering 143 million Americans’ social security numbers, birth dates, and other private information. Unless, according to the alleged hackers who hacked them, Equifax pays the 600 BTC ransom (2.6 million dollars) by September 15th, according to a Darkweb onion site. The supposed hackers note […]

Goodbye USA: Moscow Bowing Out Of The US Payment System – Bringing Out Own Credit Card

Following the recently adopted sanctions against Russia, Moscow is leaving the US payment system. New Russian credit cards are very popular. This is also due to the fact that the label “Made in Russia” is trusted by the population. Following the latest sanctions imposed by the USA on Russia, Moscau is planning to withdraw from […]

China’s New ‘Social Credit’ System: A Digital, Dystopia Dictatorship Of Big Data, Mass Surveillance and Judgment

China’s citizen score system goes full dystopia What is China’s “Social Credit System”? The Government of China has been working with several large financial institutions to develop a supreme “social credit” system that will give each citizen a single number rating. According to Chinese officials, the rating system is meant to measure an individual’s overall “trustworthiness”. And unlike a traditional credit score, the new credit […]

Americans Now Have the Highest Credit-Card Debt in U.S. History

Americans Now Have the Highest Credit-Card Debt in U.S. History August 7th, 2017 I had this open in another tab, I wonder if it’s related: In 2016, Drug Overdoses Likely Killed More Americans than Wars in Vietnam and Iraq #greenshoots Via: MarketWatch: American consumers […]

Alarming new program awards inmates 30 days credit if they agree to have a vasectomy or birth control implant

(Natural News) A Tennessee judge believes that offering permanent birth-control procedures to inmates will lessen the number of babies being born with withdrawal symptoms, otherwise known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). Judge Benningfield admits that the controversial decision to offer a vasectomy or an implanted birth control device to inmates for reduced jail time can […]

Insurance Industry Leads The Way in Social Credit Systems

  In a 12 page pullout piece in The Times last week, which focused on the insurance business, technology is seen as the panacea to their industry ills – literally. In one frightening statement an insurer says: “Life policies could soon be sold on the basis of a selfie, without the need […]

Greece gets credit lifeline while IMF considers joining bailout

     Euro zone governments threw Greece another 11th-hour credit lifeline on Thursday worth $9.5 billion and sketched new detail on possible debt relief as the IMF finally offered to help out after two years of hesitation. The 8.5 billion euros of loans from the euro zone’s 18 other states, including Berlin which is wary of […]

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