Global economy is booming but the global elites in Davos are not celebrating

Global economy is booming but the global elites in Davos are not celebrating

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 As the wave of capitalist populism led by Donald Trump sweeps through a world brimming with economic optimism, elite globalist politicians, CEOs and bankers are chilling in the Swiss Alps – but are in no mood to celebrate, analysts say. With stock markets booming, oil prices on the rise […]

Report: Hedge fund czar Soros bet against Trump in late 2016 and lost big

Report: Hedge fund czar Soros bet against Trump in late 2016 and lost big

by WorldTribune Staff, January 12, 2017 Leftist hedge fund guru George Soros bet big against Donald Trump winning the presidency, then doubled down and went bearish after Trump’s victory. He has lost all of those bets – and nearly a billion dollars to boot. Soros became more bearish immediately after Trump won on Nov. 8, […]

Diane Sawyer takes belated look at ‘forgotten’ Americans as small business optimism booms

Diane Sawyer takes belated look at ‘forgotten’ Americans as small business optimism booms

by WorldTribune Staff, January 10, 2017 ABC News is set to broadcast a Diane Sawyer “20/20” special which shines a light on the “forgotten” American middle class that struggled mightily in the eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency. The special, which took over a year to make, is called “My Reality: A Hidden America”, and […]

Greatest Hits, No. 4: Martin Luther King’s niece endorses Trump

Greatest Hits, No. 4: Martin Luther King’s niece endorses Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2016 The American black community is “being pimped like prostitutes” by the Democratic Party, the leader of the New Black Panther Party said on Aug. 27. Meanwhile, Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has endorsed Trump for president, saying the GOP candidate’s plan for the […]

‘I am a Democrat and I hate Obamacare’

‘I am a Democrat and I hate Obamacare’

Special to WorldTribune.com The following letter to the editor was published today by the Fairfax Citizen. I am a Democrat and I hate Obamacare. In my work, I help seniors with Medicare bill problems. The Obamacare law cut over $700 billion of Medicare benefits for senior citizens and created many other problems for those who […]

Trump names China critic as U.S. trade envoy

Trump names China critic as U.S. trade envoy

by WorldTribune Staff, January 4, 2017 President-elect Donald Trump on Jan. 3 named a former Reagan administration official and current critic of Chinese trade practices to be his chief trade negotiator. Trump said Robert Lighthizer, a veteran steel industry trade lawyer, will help “fight for good trade deals that put the American worker first.” “He […]

Greatest Hits, No. 14: Obama to hand over control of the Internet — created by the U.S. military — on Oct. 1

Greatest Hits, No. 14: Obama to hand over control of the Internet — created by the U.S. military — on Oct. 1

by WorldTribune Staff, August 18, 2016 President Barack Obama is set to relinquish the last vestiges of U.S. control of the Internet. Barring “any significant impediment” the Department of Commerce will finalize the transition effective Oct. 1, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Lawrence Strickling said on Aug. 16. The U.S. Department of Defense awarded contracts as […]

Iran says it will pay half price for Boeing jetliners

Iran says it will pay half price for Boeing jetliners

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran has said it will only pay half of the price announced for 80 new planes from U.S. firm Boeing. Iran’s official IRNA news agency quoted Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan as saying the country will only pay half of the $16.6 billion deal because […]

Last-ditch Obama decree seeks to stop Trump energy revival before it can start

Last-ditch Obama decree seeks to stop Trump energy revival before it can start

by WorldTribune Staff, December 21, 2016 In a final effort to counter President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to expand energy extraction, President Barack Obama on Dec. 20 announced a permanent ban on offshore drilling in broad parts of the Arctic and Atlantic coasts. The ban relies on the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act of 1953, which […]

Report: Documents show U.S. has approved sale of Chicago Stock Exchange to Chinese firm

Report: Documents show U.S. has approved sale of Chicago Stock Exchange to Chinese firm

by WorldTribune Staff, December 18, 2016 The sale of the Chicago Stock Exchange to a Chinese investment group has been approved, according to U.S. Treasury documents. The sale was approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to a Chinese group led by Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group despite the objections of […]

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