Daily Archives: July 4, 2018

Konrad or the Child out of the Tin (1983)…


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Date: July 04, 2018

01) Konrad oder Das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse – Konrad or the Child out of the Tin (1983)


“8 Languages Subtitles in Settings! The movie Konrad or the Child out of the Tin is based loosely on the children’s book Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse (Konrad ou a criança fora da lata 1975) by Austrian author Christine Nöstlinger. The book Konrad ou l’enfant hors de l’étain was awarded the Mildred L. Batchelder award from the American Library Association in 1979.”

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People Realizing How Dumb Trump Is…


Date: July 04, 2018

01) People Realizing How Dumb Trump Is


“Trump is losing supporters left and right.

President Donald Trump is not a fan of the World Trade Organization.

Axios is reporting that Trump has told several top White House officials he wants to withdraw the United States from the WTO.

“He’s [threatened to withdraw] 100 times. It would totally [screw] us as a country,” one source told the media outlet. The same source said Trump has told his advisors, “We always get f—ed by them [the WTO]. I don’t know why we’re in it. The WTO is designed by the rest of the world to screw the United States.”

The media outlet said Trump’s aides push back when he talks about withdrawing, but four sources said they’ve never put in place a policy process to take the idea seriously.

Axios also said a withdrawal from the WTO would require Congressional approval.

When asked about the Axios report, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said, “There is no breaking news [here] … This is an exaggeration” in a Fox Business interview.”

Anti-Corruption Populist Left Candidate Wins Mexican Presidency…


Date: July 04, 2018

01) Anti-Corruption Populist Left Candidate Wins Mexican Presidency


“Mexico City’s former head of government and standard-bearer of the Mexican left Andrés Manuel López Obrador has won a sweeping victory — as expected — in the race to become Mexico’s new president, per The New York Times…

Citation:
https://www.axios.com/andres-manuel-lopez-obrador-mexico-president-exit-polls-c9fadf79-bdfa-4343-82aa-fc39c0557a53.html


The Bernie Sanders of Mexico was just Elected President:

Economic Update: Criticizing Capitalism…


Date: July 04, 2018

01) Economic Update: Criticizing Capitalism


“Economic Update: [S8 E03] Criticizing Capitalism
THIS WEEK’S TOPICS (w/timestamps):
00:49 – Updates on Colorado’s laws favoring co-ops;
02:29 – capitalism and suicide continues;
04:59 – rent control on the California ballot;
06:40 – the effects of U.S. foreign trade controls;
09:25 – the French gov’t VS GE;
12:49 – and Ford buys an old train station it helped destroy.
14:55 – SPECIAL GUEST: Interview with Professor David Harvey on Karl Marx’s contribution to understanding capitalism today.”