Daily Archives: 04/08/2019

Guyana: Oil Dorado: They are coming…are we prepared? – By Lincoln Lewis

Guyana’s New Immigrants …. are we prepared?

CARS: China’s plans for the electrified, autonomous and shared cars

It does not need to have the best car companies to win the race

| BEIJING – The Economist

Chinese carmakers already make more cars than those of any other country. They also make more electric cars than anyone else, laying a claim to the industry’s future. Beyond that, China’s rulers, carmakers and tech firms also want to take advantage of the upheavals in how people get around beyond driving their own car—ride-hailing apps, autonomous vehicles, bike- and scooter-sharing schemes, smart public transport and more. A mediocre track record as carmakers need not be an obstacle in this. Indeed, it may be an advantage.    + Continue reading

USA- The ‘War on Drugs’: A Race War started by the Nixon Administration in 1971- commentary

The ‘War on Drugs’ Really A Race War That Had Nothing To Do With Marijuana?
“…Former aide to President Richard Nixon pulls back the curtain on the true motivation of the United States’ war on drugs… John Ehrlichman, who served 18 months in prison for his central role in the Watergate scandal, was Nixon’s chief domestic advisor when the president announced the “war on drugs” in 1971” ( see video below)

Top Nixon Aide Admits The Drug War Is To Target Blacks

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USA Politics: Campaign Promises – Trump’s Biggest Lie – commentary

He Likes to Claim He’s Keeping His Campaign Promises, But Let’s Look at His Record

David Cay Johnston | DCReport Editor-in-Chief

Donald Trump’s latest flip-flops on healthcare and the Mexican border continue a pattern of promises, and reversals, that gets far too little attention. His flip-flops show that Trump ignores the interests of the party he latched onto in favor of whatever crazy idea pops into his head.

Although at his rallies Trump delights his uninformed supporters with claims that he’s followed through on his campaign promises — The Wall — he is actually delivering very little.

Candidate Trump promised a $1 trillion program to repair and improve America’s infrastructure but has done nothing. Had he pushed an infrastructure bill, the Democrats would have had to go along or risk the wrath of the working class. But instead, they can run on Republicans failure to fulfill the promise of jobs and smoother roads.                Continue reading

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