A Libertarian in Hong Kong Speaks Out

Austin Petersen The Libertarian Republic 01 Oct 2014

The Freedom Report podcast today interviews an anonymous source in Hong Kong, a libertarian who has been observing the protests and is planning on taking part. Citizens of the city have taken to the streets in recent days to protest the Chinese government’s antidemocratic reforms. This […]

China Quashes Democracy in Hong Kong

Ruling allows Beijing to still control nomination process for city’s top leader

Daniel Wiser The Washington Free Beacon 8/31/2014

China’s legislature on Sunday denied fully democratic elections to Hong Kong in a move that could spark mass protests in the city’s streets.

The National People’s Congress Standing Committee ruled that nominees for Hong Kong’s chief […]

Trader kills self in finance world’s latest suicide

Michael Gray The New York Post 3/12/2014

A Manhattan trader was killed Tuesday morning by a speeding Long Island Rail Road commuter train, marking at least the seventh suicide of a financial professional this year.

Edmund (Eddie) Reilly, 47, a trader at Midtown’s Vertical Group, jumped in front of an LIRR train at 6 a.m. […]

Prominent bankers, reporter turning up dead or missing

Four Prominent Bankers Found Dead Within Six Days, All Ruled ‘Suicides’

M.B. David Political Blind Spot via The Daily Sheeple 2/4/2014

What’s going on? Top officials from JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, and the Federal Reserve have all turned up dead over the course of six days.

Each was ruled by coroners to have taken their […]

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind revelations of NSA surveillance

The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in US history explains his motives, his future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows

The Guardian [UK] 09 Jun 2013

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: ‘I do not expect to see home again’ Booz Allen Hamilton: Edward Snowden’s US contracting firm US surveillance has […]

Hong Kong Fed’s Epiphany: Is Bernanke Wrong About Everything?

Tyler Durden ZeroHedge 12/11/2012

It seems not every nation’s head of central banking believes in the Bernanke Doctrine of moar QE is better QE… Hong Kong Monetary Authority Chief Executive Norman Chan said Monday that quantitative easing is not a panacea, and added:

…there is a possibility that the process of deleveraging is disrupted by […]