Daily Archives: January 25, 2019

Wolff on Boom Bust: Major Investor Issues Global Warning

Published on Jan 25, 2019

Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss the warning letter written by billionaire investor Seth Klarman prior to Davos.

Worker urges lawmakers set rules to bar shutdowns

Associated Press

Published on Jan 25, 2019

(25 Jan 2019) In Denver, furloughed federal workers discussed the impact of the shutdown with Rep. Diane DeGette. President Donald Trump agreed to a deal Friday to reopen the government for three weeks. (Jan 25)

Divided Nation, United States: Navigating Today’s Partisan Waters

PBS NewsHour

Scheduled for Jan 29, 2019

The Johns Hopkins University Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute will sponsor a PBS NewsHour event Divided Nation, United States, to try to uncover how these governors work with their legislatures, relate to their constituents, and define success. PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff will moderate a conversation with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire, and Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania.

The Heat: World Economic Forum

CGTN America
Published on Jan 25, 2019

Global leaders and representatives from more than 100 governments gathered in Davos, Switzerland this week for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.

The major theme for the event this year was globalization. And, with the U.S. and China still involved in a major trade dispute, and concerns over economic challenges like Brexit, trade was an important part of the discussion. Other major global issues including climate change were also on the agenda.

Annual meeting comes to a close in Davos

CGTN AmericaPublished on Jan 25, 2019

The World Economic Forum has come to a close in Davos. And on the final day – a warning to world leaders on climate change. CGTN’s Guy Henderson reports.

‘Defying American values’: Ron Paul on Venezuela crisis


Published on Jan 25, 2019

The Venezuelan President said he is ready for dialogue with the opposition – but is refusing to stand down. Maduro announced he was severing diplomatic ties with Washington, after the Trump administration backed opposition leader Juan Guaido, as interim president. Maduro accuses him of being America’s puppet.

Trump caves, ends longest-ever US gov’t shutdown

RT America

Published on Jan 25, 2019

President Donald Trump agreed to temporarily end the longest-ever US government shutdown, in a deal giving him no funding for the border wall. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca joins Manila Chan to discuss the conditions of this temporary reprieve, impacting at least 800,000 federal employees – including air traffic controllers in airports in the North East.