Posts Tagged ‘ditches’

Russia’s Largest Oil Company Ditches Dollar in New Oil Deals

Russia’s largest oil company Rosneft has set the euro as the default currency for all new exports of crude oil and refined products, as the state-controlled giant looks to switch as many sales as possible from U.S. dollars to euros in order to avoid further U.S. sanctions against it. As of September, Rosneft is seeking […]

CrossFit ditches Facebook and Instagram, citing privacy concerns

CrossFit, the popular fitness and lifestyle program with a cult-like following, broke up with Facebook and Instagram on Friday, citing security and privacy concerns. CrossFit, Inc., which boasts 15,000 affiliates and millions of followers, said it was investigating alleged security problems and opposed what it called Facebook’s overwhelming influence on”the marketplace of public thought,” the […]

Feeling Unwelcome, Amazon Ditches Plans For New York Hub

Feeling Unwelcome, Amazon Ditches Plans For New York Hub Above Photo: From reuters.com NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians. The […]

Either the EU ditches neoliberalism or its people will ditch the EU

In 1948 US State Department mandarin George Kennan – the man credited with devising the policy of containment vis-à-vis the Soviet Union at the end of WWII, – laid bare the focus of US foreign policy in the postwar period: “We have about 50 percent of the world’s wealth, but only 6.3 percent of its […]

Venezuela Ditches US Dollar, Will Use Euros For International Trade

While we’re sure that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro would love to frame this as his latest gesture of defiance against tyrannical imperialist overreach by Washington, which he has blamed for aggravating the country’s humanitarian crisis by waging an “economic war” against the oil-rich nation, remember that the US effectively blocked the Venezuelan government from transacting […]

Netanyahu ditches US Jews for alliance with Christian evangelicals and the alt-right

By Jonathan Cook in Nazareth For decades most American Jews have claimed an “Israel exemption”: resolutely progressive on domestic issues, they are hawks on their cherished cause. Racism they would vigorously oppose if applied in the United States is welcomed in Israel. Reports suggest that Donald Trump is about to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, […]

Turkey Rejects Rothschild – Ditches Dollar & Buys Up Gold

Turkey has rejected the corrupt House of Rothschild, as citizens and banks drop the US dollar in favor of gold.  The central bank has sharply ramped up gold buying in recent months, in a move a World Gold Council report calls a ‘revolt against the International Monetary Fund.’ According to the report, investments in gold […]

Venezuela ditches the US dollar and prices its oil in Chinese yuan

President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has made good on his promise to forsake the US dollar and publish their oil prices in yuan, which is the currency of China. This highly controversial move is likened to Venezuela giving the US “the middle finger”. Former Venezuelan leader, Hugo Chavez has threatened this […]

British singer ditches pharma cocktail and “cures” her fibromyalgia with a natural cream made primarily of fatty acids

(Natural News) A British woman who dreams one day of singing in the opera has ditched a cocktail of various drugs for treatment of her fibromyalgia and has essentially ‘cured’ her disease with an all-natural cream made primarily of fatty acids. The U.K.’s Daily Mail is reporting that Liz Farrell, 40, of Ireland, suffered from […]

School Ditches Common Core then Soars to #1 in English Language Arts

Alex Pietrowski, Staff WriterWaking Times  The federally mandated, nationally standardized education program Common Core has many parents and teachers concerned. For starters, it imposes rigorous testing onto students, forcing curriculums to be molded around exams, not necessarily around learning or the development of critical thinking. Additionally, Common Core is part of a system developed […]

Florida School Ditches Common Core – Soars To Number One

A school in Florida that dumped the Common Core program in favor of traditional teaching methods has soared to the number one position in the State’s top schools list, according to government statistics. Mason Classical Academy, a charter school in Naples, Florida, decided against forcing kids to learn the Obama endorsed Common Core method of teaching, due […]

‘Destructive Fossil Fuel Puppet’ Trump Ditches Climate Deal with Fact-Free Speech

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9 Shocking Facts About Society That We Oddly Accept As Normal

When you take a moment and look around at the world, things can seem pretty messed up. Take 5 or 10 minutes and watch the 6 o’clock news. Chances are, the entire time, all you are going to see is war, conflict, death, illness, etc. Sure, this is part of the mainstream media’s content strategy to sell […]

Threat To Free Speech: Criminalizing Activism Against Israeli Occupation

Print Friendly Above Photo: From theintercept.com THE U.K. GOVERNMENT today announced that it is will be illegal for “local [city] councils, public bodies, and even some university student unions … to refuse to buy goods and services from companies involved in the arms trade, fossil fuels, tobacco products, or Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.” Thus, any […]

Flint, Michigan, bureaucrats could be charged with manslaughter for mass poisoning of population with toxic lead

(NaturalNews) The Michigan Attorney General’s office will likely have to petition the state legislature for some hefty cash to investigate the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where some nine local residents have died from polluted water. According to reports, those responsible for the disaster could face criminal charges for negligently poisoning the […]

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