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As Shanghai Stock Market Tanks, China Makes Mass Arrests: ‘You Could Disappear at any Time’

 

by Pam Martens and Russ Martens

...what has received far less attention than melting China stocks is the mass arrests of dissidents, human rights activists, attorneys and religious leaders. More recently, the government has begun to “detain” journalists and finance executives in an apparent attempt to scapegoat them for the stock market’s selloff.

The mass arrests began in July, the same time the China stock market started to crater in earnest. Last evening, the Financial Times had this to say about the disappearance of Li Yifei, a prominent hedge fund chief at Man Group China.

“The whereabouts of Ms Li remained unclear on Wednesday. Her husband, Wang Chaoyong, told the Financial Times that her meetings with financial market authorities in Beijing had concluded, and ‘she will take a break for a while.’ ”

Bloomberg Business had previously reported that Li Yifei was being held by the police as part of a larger roundup of persons they wanted to interview regarding the stock market rout.

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Photo credit: TIME Magazine

Newsweek: On Hurricane Katrina's 10th Anniversary, Half of New Orleans Remains in Ruins

My hometown Nawlins is slowly making its way back.  Please see more here, here and here

Americans Rescue Europeans - AGAIN!

The crew on a Paris-bound train barricaded themselves in their staffroom and locked the door as a gun-wielding terrorist went on the rampage – leaving these three young American passengers to take him down!
 

NerdWallet's Carlton Robinson

 

 

 

NerdWallet Head of Finance and IT, Carlton Robinson, shares how Oracle ERP Cloud is helping the fast-growing financial services company scale and grow, and attract new finance talent.

On a personal note, Carlton is a good friend of one of my brothers.  He is on a roll in Silicon Valley - having already sold one company to Intuit for hundreds of millions of dollars!

Story Musgrave: Mathematician, Surgeon, Astronaut & Future President(?)

 

Franklin Story MusgraveM.D. is an American physician and a retired NASA astronaut. He is a public speaker and consultant to both Disney's Imagineering group and Applied Minds in California. In 1996 he became only the second astronaut to achieve the record of six spaceflights, and he's the most formally educated astronaut with seven academic degrees.

I nominate Dr. Musgrave for PRESIDENT!  He appears to be cooler and smarter than all the other knuckleheads running for office. Plus, he is not a career politician.

Donald Trump's Biggest Fans: Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richards

 

 

This video has gone viral and has made the headlines on the Drudge Report.  Please learn more about Ms. Hardaway and Ms. Richards here.