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Today we talk about South Africa and ICE. We also kind of chase feminism down a rabbit trail. We also touch, a little bit, on the John McCain and Aretha Franklin funerals. We had a small glitch with the audio recording so we hope it isnt too distracting. Overall though, if you are looking for a passionate and engaging look at politics with a side order of not taking ourselves to seriously you are gonna love The Schmidt Show.
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- America Uranium in Russia - The New York Times — Rosatom had taken over a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes stretching from Central Asia to the American West. The deal made Rosatom one of the world’s largest uranium producers and brought Mr. Putin closer to his goal of controlling much of the global uranium supply chain. But the untold story behind that story is one that involves not just the Russian president, but also a former American president and his wife.
- Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World — Russian nuclear energy demonstrated impressive achievements in the global market "of nuclear services" in 2012. In this area, Rosatom State Corporation wins competition with major Western companies, even though cooperation in the field of "peaceful atom" remains under strong political pressure.
- Russian Oligarch And Putin Pal Admits To Collusion — Russian Oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a close associate of Vladimir Putin, has gone on record with The Hill's John Solomon - admitting to colluding with Americans leading up to the 2016 US election, except it might not be what you're thinking.
- ICE Arrests in Courtrooms Become Necessity — The reason ICE has to do arrests on the street or in courthouses or other public places is precisely because the anti-border jurisdictions have prevented them from doing it in a safe, controlled environment in the county jails, these sanctuary jurisdictions are creating the very problem they’re complaining about.
- South Africa is in a Mess and Little Hope Remains — ...the South African economy is in a mess and diving deeper by the day. On Monday the rating agency Moody’s savagely criticised the finance minister Malusi Gigaba’s recent budget statement, almost certainly heralding a further down-grade of the country’s foreign and local currency – already given junk status by two of the three big rating agencies.
- Trump Bashing at Funerals is Juvenile — The Trump bashing at the John McCain and Aretha Franklin funerals was monumentally juvenile. Trump of course contributes to this by his own massive signal-to-noise problem. He doesn’t know how to shut his mouth when he’s ahead. With a roaring economy, he only has himself to blame if the Republicans lose the House in November.
- California Wants a Woman on Every Board — If the bill is signed into law by California governor Jerry Brown, it would be the first state to take such a step. Unlike some European countries, the United States doesn't mandate female representation on company boards. A majority of companies in the S&P 500 have at least one woman on their boards, but only 25% have more than two, according to a study from PwC.