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American Panic Led to the Creation and Expansion of the Corrupt Federal Reserve System

The Federal Reserve System was created after the “Panic of 1907” and ever since its inception in 1913, the Fed is one of the most powerful modern central banks in the world. Moreover, the Fed has always been either celebrated or criticized for stepping in whenever the U.S. is stricken with some kind of fear. …

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US “terminating relationship” with World Health Organization, Trump says

Enlarge Getty Images | Westend61 President Trump today said the US government is “terminating our relationship” with the World Health Organization, alleging that the global health group has not implemented needed reforms and that it is controlled entirely by China. “China has total control over the World Health Organization despite only paying $40 million per …

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FCC Republican excitedly endorses Trump’s crackdown on social media

Enlarge / FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Getty Images | Bloomberg Republican Brendan Carr of the Federal Communications Commission is cheering on President Trump’s attack on Big Tech this week. The commissioner also accused social media platforms of bias against the president …

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White House, Trump accounts both get Twitter rulebreaker warning

Enlarge / The twitter page of US President Donald Trump is displayed on a mobile phone in Vaasa, Finland, on May 29, 2020. Oliver Morin | AFP | Getty Images Twitter is once again facing the ire of its most famous user, President Donald Trump, after putting a warning label on one of Trump’s tweets …

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100,000 Americans dead—and counting—as COVID-19 ravages US

Enlarge / Transporter Morgan Dean-McMillan prepares the body of a COVID-19 victim at a morgue in Montgomery county, Maryland, on April 17, 2020. Getty | ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS More than 100,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19 according to several pandemic-tracking efforts—and the pandemic is far from over. As the country reached the grim …

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Twitter’s first fact-check on President Trump calls out “false claims” [Updated]

Enlarge / Twitter’s policies currently protect apparent rule-breaking posts due to a “world leader” clause. Tuesday saw the social media service try a different tack. Aurich Lawson / Getty Images Twitter’s newest fact-checking initiative, which slaps warnings on misleading posts by major public officials, appeared on arguably the biggest possible account in North America on …

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Hydroxychloroquine linked to increase in COVID-19 deaths, heart risks

Enlarge / A bottle and pills of Hydroxychloroquine. US President Donald Trump announced May 18 he has been taking hydroxychloroquine for almost two weeks as a preventative measure against COVID-19. Getty | George Frey Two closely related anti-malarial drugs championed by President Donald Trump as promising treatments for COVID-19 appear to substantially increase the risks …

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Trump extends telecom order behind Huawei ban until May 2021

Sponsored Links NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images Huawei isn’t about to get a reprieve from the US trade ban any time soon. President Trump has extended until May 2021 the executive order barring American companies from buying and using telecom equipment that represents an “unacceptable” national security risk. The order was key to the Commerce …

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Trump admin illegally retaliated against pandemic whistleblower, reports say

Enlarge / Rick Bright, head of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, listens during a House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on Thursday, March 8, 2018. In the background is Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Getty Images | Bloomberg The Trump administration is facing pressure from a …

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Trump admin, focused on “reopening,” sidelines COVID-19 experts

Enlarge / US President Donald Trump speaks about COVID-19 after signing a Proclamation in honor of National Nurses Day in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, May 6, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images The poor federal response to the COVID-19 crisis has become even lighter on details in …

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