Saturday, October 9, 2021
A.P. reports that hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders, and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront property, yachts, and other assets for the past quarter-century, according to a review of nearly 12 million files obtained from 14 firms located around the world.
The report released yesterday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists involved 600 journalists from 150 media outlets in 117 countries. It’s being dubbed the “Pandora Papers” because the findings shed light on the previously hidden dealings and thievery of the elite and the corrupt, and how they have used offshore accounts to illegally shield assets collectively worth trillions of dollars... Read the rest of the story at https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/the-pandora-papers and subscribe for free.
Friday, October 8, 2021
|The U.S. Navy nuclear submarine USS Connecticut reportedly crashed in the South China Sea, Saturday.|
Recently, some critical voices have emerged from inside and outside the administration, calling for a foreign policy shift away from cold war. It’s too soon to tell whether or not they will result in any significant changes.
An op-ed in Tuesday’s Guardian by Lt. Col. (retired) Daniel L Davis, warns Biden and the military leadership not to get “drawn into a no-win war with Beijing” over Taiwan...To read the whole story, go to https://klonsky.substack.com/
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Billionaire grifter Ken Griffin keeps threatening to leave Chicago. He hates this place. Too many poor folks. Too much public space —you know, public schools, parks, libraries... It’s that word public that gets him. Makes him gag.
To top it off, a Black, gay woman is the mayor. She beat the pants off of his candidate, Bill Daley in the last election despite Griffin’s million-dollar bankrolling of Daley’s great-white-hope campaign...