ARE BRICS COUNTRIES READY TO ADD ANOTHER LETTER TO THEIR ACRONYM?

UPDATE JULY 30, 2018 ERDOGAN TALKING TURKEY AGAIN REGARDING BRICS Two years ago, we posed the question, "IS THERE ROOM FOR ANOTHER BRICK IN BRICS?", The questions was inspired by a sudden rapprochement between Turkey and Russia, after a Russian intelligence tip-off about a coup saved Erdogan's presidential bacon. Since then, Turkey and Russia have been …

HIGH COST OF CHEAP IMPORTS

A MORAL DILEMMA: TO BUY OR NOT TO BUY? SHOPPERS OF CHEAP IMPORTS HAVE BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS: AIR POLLUTION KILLS 4,400 EVERY DAY IN CHINA PARADOXIC FLIP SIDE OF FREE TRADE DEALS: SAVING AMERICAN LIVES BY EXPORTING DEADLY INDUSTRIES OVERSEAS One of the most popular sports in American politics is hurling rocks at business leaders and politicians …

GREECE BETRAYED BY OWN GOVERNMENT, LOSES FISCAL SOVEREIGNTY

  WITH FRIENDS LIKE THE EU, WHO NEEDS ENEMIES? No Surprise There: Brussels 2015 Like Versailles 1919? One week ago today, the Greeks were celebrating the power of democracy. On July 5, the OXI (NO) voters sent a resounding message to the global and European bankers' ultimatums. They won the referendum 61% to 39%. The next day, …