Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson: “Russian government is reconsidering the neoliberal policy”

by Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson

According to various reports, the Russian government is reconsidering the neoliberal policy that has served Russia so badly since the collapse of the Soviet Union.  If Russia had adopted an intelligent economic policy, its economy would be far ahead of where it stands today.  It would have avoided most of the capital flight to the West by relying on self-finance.

Beijing Installs Supersonic Missiles on South China Sea’s Most Lethal Destroyer

The upgraded combat features on board the flagship of the South China Sea fleet impress Western defense analysts, as Beijing threatens to aggressively defend the disputed territories.

'Road of Life to Aleppo': First Report From the Besieged Syrian City

The Syrian army has repelled attacks by terrorist groups in the southwestern outskirts of Aleppo for ten days, and has managed to launch a counterattack in some districts, backed by air forces and artillery.

Why ATM Pin Has 4 Digits Only

We as Nigerians come across a lot of exciting, captivating and thought provoking things in our day to day activities. However, due to our busy schedule, and sometimes the thought of where we're headed at the particular period in time, across we don't really bother to look into the background of these amazing inventions. I am 100% sure that 99.9% of my readers make use of the ATM machines more than twice within the period of a week.

MEND Replies Goodluck Jonathan

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has issued a press release in response to former President Goodluck Jonathan's statement on MEND in which he denied allegations that he was one of the sponsors of the Niger Delta Avengers. In it, the group claims that Mr. Jonathan's failure to address the Niger Delta's challenges led to the formation of MEND.

Read the MEND press release below:

Ondo : APC Aspirants Tackle Tinubu Over Alleged Imposition

Ahead of the August 27 primaries of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ondo state, 24 of the 25 aspirants yesterday kicked against a surreptitious plan by the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to impose Dr. Segun Abraham on the party.