Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Murky Business of Chinese Merchandise on Amazon’s US Site

by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street:

As Amazon “aggressively recruited Chinese manufacturers and merchants” to sell to US consumers, its China team “saw increasing patterns of fraud, counterfeits and unsafe products.” But consumers have no clue where the sellers are and where the products came from.

Everybody who buys enough on Amazon has noticed this: Buyer beware!

You get a mix of Amazon’s own merchandise and the third-party market place, which accounts for over half of Amazon’s physical gross merchandise sales. You’re surrounded by good merchandise, fakes, and dangerous products made overseas. There are legit sellers, legit manufacturers, and dubious sellers and manufacturers. You don’t know who or where the seller or manufacturer is because they don’t have to disclose it, including many sellers in China. It’s all there, the good, the bad, and the ugly, and buyers have to sort it out on their own. Even many of the product reviews are fake.

If Impeachment Fails, Will The Elite Crash The Economy In Order To Prevent Four More Years Of Trump?

by Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse Blog:

By now, it is exceedingly obvious that the global elite absolutely hate Donald Trump.  No president in U.S. history has faced such a relentless assault by the corporate media, and there have been attempts to sabotage his presidency at every turn.  Miraculously, Trump has survived all of these attacks so far, but now the specter of impeachment looms large over his administration.  The Democrats have a solid majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, they are working quickly toward drafting articles of impeachment, and they actually hope to have Trump impeached by Christmas Day.  But in order to have Trump removed from office, 67 votes will be needed in the Senate, and right now Democrats only control 47 of those seats.  It was always going to be tough for Democrats to get 20 Republicans in the Senate to turn on Trump, but they have bungled this process so badly that they might not end up getting any at all.

Feminism and Immigrant-Invaders Destroyed Europe

by Paul Craig Roberts, Paul Craig Roberts:

In Sweden the rape of white Swedish women by black immigrant-invaders never stops. In the latest outrage four black Eritreans forced a 13 year old Swedish girl into a bathroom and took turns raping her while filming the gang rape. According to the news report, the vaginal rape was “preceded by violence consisting of at least two of the defendants grabbing the plaintiff’s neck and shoulder, slamming her head into a wall and pushing her into a bathroom.” https://europe.infowars.com/four-migrants-charged-in-brutal-gang-rape-of-13-year-old-swedish-girl/

BREAKING: Google running Orwellian project to secretly hoover up health records of millions of Americans across 21 states – WSJ

by Mike Adams, Natural News:

The Wall Street Journal is now breaking the news that Google is running a secret, Orwellian project called “Project Nightingale,” designed to covertly sweep up the health records of millions of Americans across 21 U.S. states.

“Search giant is amassing health records from Ascension facilities in 21 states; patients not yet informed,” warns the WSJ.

The WSJ goes on to explain:

World’s Ultra-Rich Preparing For Market Crash, UBS Warns

from ZeroHedge:

A synchronized global slowdown, with no end in sight, has spooked some of the wealthiest investors around the world, according to a new survey from UBS Wealth Management, seen by Bloomberg. UBS polled wealthy investors, who are preparing for a significant stock market correction by the end of next year.

The Fed’s Repo Bailout and JPMorgan’s 38 Trading Floors

by Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Wall St On Parade:

Since September 17 of this year, the central bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve, has been pumping hundreds of billions of dollars each week to unnamed trading firms on Wall Street. We know the loans are going to trading firms because the loans are being made to the 24 primary dealers (see list below) with whom the New York Fed conducts open market operations. (The list includes one foreign bank and 23 stock brokerage houses and investment banks.) The New York Fed has publicly disclosed that the loans are going to primary dealers but will not say which firms are getting the bulk of the money.

Don’t Let the Democrats Bring It Here! Oligarchs Push to Make EU’s European Investment Bank, Major World Lender, into ‘Climate Bank’

by Harley Schlanger, LaRouche PAC:

A fight has broken out in Europe over a move driven by London-centered environmentalist foundations, to make the world’s largest multilateral financial institution—the European Investment Bank (EIB)—into something called a “climate bank” which would be used to stop all investments into fossil fuels and “carbon-based” technologies by next year. If pushed through, it would put European Union’s EIB, in harness with big central banks—Bank of England, European Central Bank—trying to deindustrialize Europe completely by denying energy and industry credit except for wind and solar farms. Even the German government, notorious for shutting down nuclear and coal-fired power, refuses to back this move, as does the Italian government.

BANK RUN IN LEBANON AS CITIZENS STORM THE BANKS WITH GUNS

by Harvey Organ, Harvey Organ Blog:

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The Battle For #FreeSpeech! 8Kun.us Lives!!

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from Neon Revolt:

In my previous articles, I’ve detailed the efforts of one Fredrick Brennan, the previous founder and owner of 8chan, to continuously deplatform the newest imageboard owned and operated by the Watkins, named 8kun.

Anyone who has been watching this space for a while knows how incredibly frustrating it’s been to watch Brennan launch deplatforming effort after deplatforming effort upon 8kun, forcing them to hop from service provider to service provider, and they fight to come back online, in a fully operational capacity.