Sports as Foreign Policy

Preface: As one of Daily Censored most prolific journalist (Danny Weil) moves from issues related to the country he has fled from (US) to now his home in Ecuador where he will start concentrating on the Realities of this Global Economic devourer of mineral extraction…a few words of hopeful insight to welcome his future undertakings […]

Rafael Correa is not considering Snowden asylum: says Consul granting a temporary travel card was a mistake

In an effort to backpedal from what could have been disastrous for Ecuador and the Correa government, Ecuador’s president revealed July 1, 2013 that the whistleblower, Edward Snowden was granted a temporary travel card at 4am ‘without authorization or validity’. Correa said that Ecuador is not Considering Edward Snowden’s asylum request and never intended to […]

Ecuador cancels the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (TATPDEA) as the US creates an international incident

    “Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted… but to weigh and consider.” Francis Bacon I read today in the Guardian UK (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/27/ecuador-us-trade-pact-edward-snowden?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2) that Ecuador has waived preferential trade rights with Washington over the Edward Snowden affair even as the whistleblower’s prospect of reaching Quito seem dim.  These […]

China Moves Against the Dollar

  The following video by Storm Clouds Gathering provides an excellent summary of continuing Chinese moves to chip away at the US dollar. These include a recent trade agreement between China and Australia to use the yuan and Australian dollar – rather than the US dollar – in bilateral trade. China entered into a similar […]

To get the gold they will have to kill everyone of us! Ecuador gives gold and copper concession to China

As readers might know, President Rafael Correa of Ecuador was once the darling of the environmental movement around the world.   Correa adopted what was said to be a groundbreaking new constitution that recognized “the rights of nature” (http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120329/ecuador-indigenous-protest-chinese-mirador-copper-mine). The 2008 constitution even used the words “Pacha Mama” — the indigenous Quechua language’s term for the “Earth […]

China advertises foreclosed homes in the US

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