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futureUniversal Basic Income Candidate Could Emerge From Crowded 2020 Field

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Andrew Yang was an entrepreneur and is now running for the President of the USA for 2020 on the issues of Universal Basic Income. medicare for all and human-centered capitalism. He was CEO of a test prep company that reached …

futureUS Treasury Will Block $7 Billion in Assets from Venezuela’s Oil Company

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The U.S. Treasury will block $7 billion in assets of Venezuela’s state-run oil firm PDVSA. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13850 for …

chinaChina Solar and Wind Projects Must Beat Coal From Now On

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China will not approve wind and solar power projects unless they can compete with coal power prices. China stopped subsidizing large scale solar projects in May, 2018. This was reported by John Parnell at Forbes. China’s leaders did not like …

brazilWill the loyalty of Venezuela’s military follow the money?

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How will Maduro be able to keep the loyalty of the military when Guaido has all the money? The USA has already started to arrange to give all of its oil purchase money and gold to Venezuela’s new President Guaido. …

chinaMany Nations Recognize Guaido in Venezuela as Possibly Millions Took to the Streets

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Canada, Brazil, Peru and Colombia have joined the USA in recognizing Juan Guaido in Venezuela. This is reported by the Global News in Canada. The Miami Herald reported crowds amassed in Sucre, in eastern Caracas — one of the eight …

alibabaChina Passing the USA in Retail in 2019 But the USA Dominates in Services

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In 2019 e-marketer.com forecasts that China will pass the US in total retail sales for the first time. China has more than half of the world’s retail e-commerce sales. Alibaba has more than half of China’s e-commerce market, but its …

chinaChina Offers to Buy $1 Trillion from USA to Fix Trade and Give US a China Funded Stimulus

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China has offered to buy more than $1 trillion in additional imports over six years, shrinking its $323 billion trade surplus with the U.S. to zero by 2024. Global investors are increasingly confident that a China trade deal will happen. …

asiaWorld GDP Forecasts for 2030

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Standard Chartered forecasts the top 10 countries in the world by purchasing power parity GDP in 2030. 1. China: $64.2 trillion 2. India: $46.3 trillion 3. US: $31 trillion 4. Indonesia: $10.1 trillion 5. Turkey: $9.1 trillion 6. Brazil: $8.6 …

batteriesTesla Cars With Autopilot Are Over Six Times Safer Than Average US Car

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In the 4th quarter, Tesla cars had one accident for every 2.91 million miles driven in which drivers had Autopilot engaged. For those driving without Autopilot, we registered one accident for every 1.58 million miles driven. NHTSA’s most recent data …

asiaUS and China Aircraft Carriers and World Military Power 2025-2050

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There has been various speculation about China having five aircraft carrier by 2025 and up to ten aircraft carriers by 2049. Only two of China’s five aircraft carriers would be anywhere close to the capabilities of the US supercarriers. The …