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Japan's Well-Fed Zombie Corporations

Japan’s Well-Fed Zombie Corporations Authored by Gunther Schnabl and Taiki Murai via The Mises Institute, The corona crisis has intensified the discussion about the zombification of the economy; enterprises have become more dependent on government bailouts, loans, subsidies, short-time working benefits, and loans from central banks. Governments around the world claim the measures to be only temporary. Yet Japan’s experience suggests…

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Who is Mitch McConnell’s wife Elaine Chao and does he have children?

ELAINE CHAO is Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s wife of nearly three decades and served as the US Secretary of Transportation. The Taiwan-born Republican resigned from her post on January 7, 2021, a day after President Donald Trump‘s supporters stormed the US Capitol building and rioted, which she said made her feel “deeply troubled.” Reuters Chao is the first Asian-American…

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Parler Sues Amazon Again, Alleging Effort to 'Destroy' App

Parler, a social media app popular among conservatives, filed a new lawsuit accusing Amazon.com Inc of trying to destroy its business following the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.The lawsuit seeking a variety of damages,… Source: News Max  0 total views

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Hundreds demonstrate in against closure of Catholic churches

(KTIV) — SIOUX CITY — Hundreds of people gathered Tuesday outside the Sioux City Diocese Office to protest the closing or merger of rural parishes in Iowa. The Diocese of Sioux City said it’s due to reductions in community and parish population, reduced numbers of parishioners active in their faith, and drastic downturns in the sacraments and ministries. “It’s just…

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When does Top Chef season 18 premiere?

SEASON 18 of Bravo’s Top Chef will launch in the spring of 2021. Contestants will be cooking up a storm in “picturesque” Portland, Oregon, according to showrunners. Getty Images – Getty Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi[/caption] When does Top Chef season 18 premiere? Season 18 will debut on Thursday, April 1, with a “supersized” episode on Bravo that begins at…

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People with blood type A are more likely to catch Covid, study warns

PEOPLE with blood type A are more likely to catch Covid, a study warns. Researchers found a virus protein which more easily binds to that group’s lung cells. Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates… Alamy Researchers found a virus protein which more easily binds to people with blood type A’s lung cells[/caption] Dr Sean Stowell, of the…

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Catch the freshest offers with Mrs Crunch’s top deals on British fish and seafood

GET trawling for some brilliant buys on British fish and seafood this week. Morrisons fishmongers have a catch of in-store only deals until March 14, supporting the country’s fishing community. Getty – Contributor March is a great time to enjoy the best of British fish[/caption] I’ve also hauled up the best seafood from other supermarkets, making March a great time…

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Ex-Tory MP Charlie Elphicke loses appeal against jail term for sex assault

DISGRACED former Tory MP Charlie Elphicke has lost his appeal against a jail term for sex assault. Elphicke, 49, was found guilty in July of groping two women and got two years in prison. PA:Press Association Ex-MP Charlie Elphicke at Southwark Crown Court last July[/caption] Yesterday, his lawyers asked for the sentence to be suspended as jail was tougher than…

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Corrupt ex-French President Sarkozy vows to go ‘all the way’ to clear his name after he’s convicted of bribing judge

NICOLAS Sarkozy has vowed to “go all the way” to clear his name after he was convicted of a “corruption pact” to bribe a judge. The former French President, 66, was earlier this week convicted of “corruption and influence peddling” after a three-week trial in Paris. AFP or licensors Sarkozy in the studio set of French television channel TF1’s evening…

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Tokyo Olympics Poised To Ban Foreign Spectators On Fears Of 'Superspreader' Event

Tokyo Olympics Poised To Ban Foreign Spectators On Fears Of ‘Superspreader’ Event Now it appears that even the Olympics is the next to become a ‘spectator-less’ sporting event due to the global pandemic, following over nine months of games played in empty arenas and stadiums when it comes to professional sports from America to Europe. While it’s clear there will be…

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State moves to shut down Chinese influence operation

  President Trump had enacted a policy to pressure universities to disclose any contracts and transactions with the Chinese Communist Party-sponsored Confucius Institutes. The aim was to reduce the “global propaganda and malign influence campaign” the organization carried out. President Biden eliminated Trump’s order, but at least one state has moved to restore the policy. Campus Reform reports a resolution…

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Mike Rowe: Everyone Is Essential

Mike Rowe: Everyone Is Essential Authored by John Stossel via PJMedia.com, Politicians have too much power over our lives. Many used the pandemic as another excuse to take more. Early on, politicians declared that they would decide who was “essential.” Everyone else was told to stay home. Much of the economy stopped. Millions were laid off. Then politicians relaxed the rules for…

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Capitol authorities on high alert Thursday over 'real inauguration' threat

New Jersey National Guard soldiers and airmen arrive near the Capitol to set up security positions in Washington, D.C., Jan. 12, 2021. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht) A belief spread by the Qanon community that President Trump will return to the White House on the old presidential inauguration date of March 4 has authorities on…

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Grimes Just Made $5.8 Million In 20 Minutes Selling Digital Art

Grimes Just Made $5.8 Million In 20 Minutes Selling Digital Art Elon Musk’s baby-mama/love interest Grimes recently made a $6 million score in only 20 minutes by selling digital artwork in an online auction. The art comes with a digital asset called an “NFT” that proves its authenticity, according to The Daily Mail. She told 10 items from a collection…

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Cuomo harassment scandal poses fresh #MeToo test for Democrats

“Disturbing.” “Serious.” “Troubling.” Senate Democrats use those words to describe the three allegations of sexual harassment against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. But calling for his resignation is another matter entirely. Cuomo’s own party, outside of New York politicos, is largely staying out of the controversy as Democrats say that they are waiting for the New York attorney general to…

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Why The SLR Is All That Matters For Markets Right Now

Why The SLR Is All That Matters For Markets Right Now One of the biggest buzzwords in finance right now is the three letter acronym SLR, which stands not for a discontinued and particularly expensive Mercedes model, but for Supplemental Liquidity Ratio – a limit on how leveraged US banks can get – and whose fate could mean the difference…

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What Lies Ahead? The Grand Solar Minimum

What Lies Ahead? The Grand Solar Minimum Submitted by Luke Eastwood We are all aware of the environnmental crisis that humanity (and all life on Earth) faces, characterised by the term ‘climate change’. Much of the current thinking in the scientific community is promoting the idea that our planet is rapidly warming due to excess CO2 (carbon dioxide) gas produced…

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Some New York Theaters Allowed to Reopen in April

With NBA games back in Madison Square Garden and certain movie theaters reopening at the end of the week, New York could soon celebrate the resumption of the performing arts — the governor announced Wednesday that theaters could reopen at limited capacity from April… Source: News Max  0 total views

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Barcelona 3 Sevilla 0 AET (3-2 agg): Barca reach Copa del Rey final with last-gasp equaliser and Braithwaite’s ET winner

BARCELONA needed extra-time to complete a stunning second-leg comeback against nine-man Sevilla to reach the Copa del Rey final with a 3-2 aggregate win. Gerard Pique scored in the 94th minute of normal time to make it 2-0 on the night and 2-2 on aggregate before Martin Braithwaite’s extra-time winner at the Nou Camp. Getty Images – Getty Gerard Pique…

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