Ocasio-Cortez: “This blows my mind: House Ethics Rules prevent me from receiving a $100 gift card, or crashing at a place as I wait for rent $, but somehow allow members w/ investment portfolios to write laws that will personally enrich them $1000s in their own stocks; potentially millions.”

by Orangutan This blows my mind: House Ethics Rules prevent me from receiving a $100 gift card, or crashing at a place as I wait for rent 💰, but somehow allow … Read more

Beijing is burning through its foreign reserves to prop up the yuan and prevent a currency outflow crisis, and the country is undergoing a real estate bubble. Eventually, something’s gotta give.

HOUSE OF CARDS: Forget the trade war, China’s economy has other big problems. The Chinese economy expanded rapidly in the years after the global financial crisis thanks to repeated debt binges. … Read more