US Dollar Banned for Trade in Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran has delivered another sharp blow to the US dollar. The government recently announced that it will no longer be accepting the dollar for trade. Anyone attempting to use the dollar will be barred from passing through import procedures. This comes as a result of concerns the Central Bank of Iran…

Trump Policy Brings USD to 3 Year Low

The value of the US dollar has dropped to its lowest point in three years (since 2015). As reported by RT America: “The ICE US Dollar Index, which measures the American currency against a basket of six rival currencies, dropped 1 percent to 89.245 on his speech, falling below 90 for the first time since…

U.S. Hypocircy over Softwood Lumber and Free Trade

The issue of softwood lumber has been a long-standing problem of trade between the US and Canada since 1982. There have been numerous legal battles over the trade which have caused some degree of tension between the two countries. But as I will show, the U.S. outrage at softwood lumber prices is nothing short of…

Fidel Castro Succumbs to “Old Age” with New Cuba

The road to peace has been laid between Cuba and the United States. Anyone who isn’t caught up in dogmatic thinking recognises that this will be the death of the Revolution. As this alteration in the relations between Cuba and the U.S. took place, the big mean himself, El Jefe, was conspicuously silent. if there…