The Duran Live: E43. HK Crackdown & Epstein Cover-Up
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss seven unanswered questions about Jeffrey Epstein’s death that investigators and news outlets should be trying to figure out. Also: (The Duran) – BREAKING: Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide in Manhattan jail cell
Jeffrey Epstein has died after reportedly committing suicide in his jail cell, according to multiple news reports. Epstein hanged himself in his jail cell according to multiple reports. A gurney carring what is believed to be Epstein was seen wheeled out of the Manhattan Correctional Center around 7:30 a.m. Also: (The Duran) – From trade war to currency war. Global economy braces for difficult times ahead
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the trade and tariff war that has now escalated into a currency war between the U.S. and China. Many investors and analysts believe that China’s retaliation measures, which could hurt Chinese businesses, are focused on weakening Trump’s chances to win the White House in 2020 so China could have a Democratic leader to negotiate an easier deal.
Trump continues to push the US towards a protectionist economy, with the aim of bringing back manufacturing. Also: (The Duran) – U.S. – China trade war ushers in new world system
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the economic and political divorce unfolding between the U.S. and China. President Trump announced last week that the U.S. would add 10% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods starting Sept. 1. When that tariff takes affect, the U.S. will have imposed elevated tariffs on all goods it buys from China.
In response, China allowed its currency, the yuan, to weaken to more than 7 per U.S. dollar, a level many analysts considered important. Trump called the slide in the Chinese yuan “a major violation.” For the first time in 15 years, the U.S. Treasury Department proceeded to name China a currency manipulator. Also: (The Duran) – New text messages reveal MI-5 & FBI colluded in Trump soft coup
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss newly surfaced text messages (published via The Guardian) between Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and his UK counterpart at MI-5 Jeremy Fleming, which reveal Britain’s role in the 2016 ‘Russiagate hoax’ investigation and soft coup attempt against US President Donald Trump. Also: (The Duran) – Dems attack Obama legacy, Tulsi DEMOLISHES Kamala
RT CrossTalk host Peter Lavelle and The Duran’s Alex Christoforou discuss the second leg, of the round of Democrat debates in Detroit, hosted by CNN, which saw 2020 hopefuls take turns attacking Barack Obama’s policies, as Joe Biden defended his VP record under the Obama White House. Tulsi Gabbard delivered a knock out blow to Kamala Harris, who was caught off guard trying to defend her prosecutorial record in California and her record on criminal justice reform, the death penalty, and the war on drugs during. Also: (The Duran) – Epstein defense focuses on double jeopardy, will it succeed?
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the developing case of multi-millionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who accepted a plea bargain on sex charges in Florida in 2008. Epstein’s legal team appears to be betting on double jeopardy protections to avoid the new charges filed against him…will he succeed in this line of defense? Also: (The Duran) – Moscow protests aim to destabilize Putin government
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss this weekends protests organized by liberal Russian opposition figures, demanding places on the ballot ahead of September’s Moscow city council elections. The protests blocked traffic along major Moscow streets, eventually ending in clashes with police. The Saturday march was one of the largest unsanctioned rallies Moscow has seen in years, with estimates placing the number of participants at roughly 3,500 people, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The Ministry claims that 700 people in attendance were working as journalists. Various independent Russian media outlets estimate the protestors to have been over 5,000. Moscow police detained over 1,000 protesters, among them, professional provocateur Alexei Navalny.
In a recent turn of events, certain to embolden protestors, a Moscow doctor says Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny may have been poisoned while in prison. Also: (The Duran) – Mueller plays dumb & the failed coup by Clinton stooge Weissmann
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the disaster for the Democrats and the Deep State that was the Robert Mueller testimony. Of course Mueller’s stupidity and lack of knowledge was very much theater. Now that it has been revealed that Hillary Clinton stooge, Andrew Weissmann, was the man running the two year plus Russiagate hoax, will AG Barr & Co., bring the hoaxster to justice, and will the various pieces to this soft coup against President Trump finally be put together. Also: (The Duran) – Mueller disaster was a small victory against the Deep State
The Robert Mueller testimony debacle was a small victory for truth, but the fake news narrative that Trump is connected to Putin and Russia meddled in the US election has managed to be a statement of fact for a wide majority of Americans. The Deep State may have lost the “collusion” war, but the disinformation campaign about Trump and Russia was a battle that they have won in part. Also: (The Duran) – Oil & gas hubris moves Cyprus, Greece & Turkey closer to conflict
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss rising tensions in the Mediterranean, as Turkey pushes forward with its illegal oil and gas drilling, despite EU sanctions. Turkish President Erdogan stated that Turkey is prepared to reinvade Cyprus if needed.