JP Morgan Chase to pay $374m to settle China bribe scandal — Much More Is Known About China, The Practice of Hiring ‘Princelings,’ Global Systemically Important Banks (GSIBs) — Peace and Freedom

. J.P. Morgan Settlement Lays Bare the Practice of Hiring ‘Princelings’ So-called Sons and Daughters program in Asia sought to hire well-connected offspring to win business A pedestrian walks past the Shanghai office of J.P. Morgan Chase in China. PHOTO: ZUMA PRESS . By ARUNA VISWANATHA The Wall Street Journal Updated Nov. 17, 2016 4:56 […]

via JP Morgan Chase to pay $374m to settle China bribe scandal — Much More Is Known About China, The Practice of Hiring ‘Princelings,’ Global Systemically Important Banks (GSIBs) — Peace and Freedom

Amnesty International: Facebook, Microsoft, LinkedIn and others must resist China’s Orwellian vision of the internet — Peace and Freedom

16 November 2016 12:03 Amnesty International . By Roseann Rife, East Asia Research Director at Amnesty International. Facebook, Microsoft, and LinkedIn are among the tech firms expected to be on a charm offensive with Chinese officials at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, which starts today. China has made clear to Western companies what tune […]

via Amnesty International: Facebook, Microsoft, LinkedIn and others must resist China’s Orwellian vision of the internet — Peace and Freedom

Hillary Clinton at the Children’s Defense Fund — What her make-up free face might be telling us — No amount of grooming or blow drys will change this — Peace and Freedom

Clinton appeared less than her usual power-groomed self speaking at the Children’s Defense Fund CREDIT: AFP . By Victoria Moss, senior fashion news and features editor The Telegraph 17 NOVEMBER 2016 • 10:39PM Putting on a good face is something Hillary Clinton is used to. Throughout her gruelling campaign for presidency every pant suit, hair-cut […]

via Hillary Clinton at the Children’s Defense Fund — What her make-up free face might be telling us — No amount of grooming or blow drys will change this — Peace and Freedom

Donald Trump Offers Sen. Jeff Sessions Job as Attorney General: Reports — TIME

President-elect Donald Trump has offered Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions the job of attorney feneral, CBS reports. It’s not yet clear whether Sessions has accepted the position, but Bloomberg also reports that Trump has decided on Sessions as the pick. The Alabama senator has been a close ally of Trump’s since February, when he became the…

via Donald Trump Offers Sen. Jeff Sessions Job as Attorney General: Reports — TIME

Donald Trump Begins Filling Cabinet with Offers to Jeff Sessions, Mike Pompeo to Fill Attorney General, CIA — Peace and Freedom

Donald Trump taps Sessions as Attorney General, Pompeo for CIA director epa05635773 U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) speaks with reporters at Trump Tower in New York on Nov. 17 PHOTO: ANDREW GOMBERT/EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY . By MICHAEL C. BENDER and DAMIAN PALETTA The Wall Street Journal Updated Nov. 18, 2016 9:10 a.m. ET NEW YORK—President-elect […]

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“I would’ve voted for Trump.” And with that, Kanye West begins his 2020 campaign for president — Quartz

Kanye West, who still plans to run for president in 2020, is already pulling his first campaign stunt. The hip-hop artist pressed pause on his show last night in San Jose, California for a full 40 minutes to talk politics—and specifically Donald Trump. “I told y’all I didn’t vote, right,” West said. “If I had…

via “I would’ve voted for Trump.” And with that, Kanye West begins his 2020 campaign for president — Quartz

 

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