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MORE THAN JUST SHOES AND JEANS AT STAKE IN THE TRADE TARIFF ARENA

Summary and Compilation By Adrinne Payton-Green

I wanted to know what all of the fuss about the Nike commercial was all about so I went and found it on Kaepernick’s Twatter page.
I watched the commercial and to be honest with you, it is a really inspiring commercial. So I started to wonder what is really going on here.
Why would Nike single out Colin in this commercial when it’s multiple talented athletes in the video, knowing that Colin is a “hot button” topic?

Then I started to wonder why would Levi’s join in the madness and damage their company by attacking the 2nd amendment? Then it hit me, this is way bigger than some shoes, jeans and social justice warriors.
This leads right back to the NWO and President Trump’s trade tariffs. You see, America has been sold out and if you know where to look, you will find who we have been sold out to.

It is always going to lead back to the BRICS nations because the NWO’s plan was to have China and Russia be the military might in the New Order and America will just be a shell of its former self.
That is why Russia and China have the military technology that we haven’t even released nor started producing yet. That is why our military was allowed to be depleted the way it was.

China was supposed to be the new financial institution, that’s why the elites loaned China trillions to build up cities to accommodate everyone fleeing the US once we fell, that is now known as “ghost cities.”
The manufacturing was gonna go to North Korea and South Africa, that’s why they need to remove the farmers so they can build factories that are controlled by China.

The crack’s in China’s real economy is starting to show and they are doing everything in their power to cover it up because you can’t let the rest of the world know the truth about China.
You see, we don’t owe China anything because the people that own China’s shadow banking owns our Federal Reserve.

They can’t win a trade war with President Trump, but they can’t afford to even out the tariffs because their entire economy is based on cheap goods and tariffs.
We are in a very interesting time when the covers are being pulled back off of a lot of corruption.

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Apple, Nike and 18 other U.S. companies have $158 billion at stake in China trade war

Apple’s sales in China totaled about $45 billion in 2017.

Here are two lists. The first is the 20 U.S. companies among the S&P 500 with the highest level of sales, in U.S. dollars, in China during the most recently reported full fiscal year, totaling $158.4 billion:

As you can see, in a potential trade war with China there would be nowhere to hide even if you were invested in a broad index fund. Apple Inc. AAPL, -0.33% alone has a market value of nearly $845 billion, or 3.8% of the total value of the S&P 500. [2]

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North Korea factories humming with ‘Made in China’ clothes, traders say

Chinese textile firms are increasingly using North Korean factories to take advantage of cheaper labor across the border, traders and businesses in the border city of Dandong told Reuters.

The clothes made in North Korea are labeled “Made in China” and exported across the world, they said.
Using North Korea to produce cheap clothes for sale around the globe shows that for every door that is closed by ever-tightening U.N. sanctions another one may open. The UN sanctions, introduced to punish North Korea for its missile and nuclear programs, do not include any bans on textile exports.

Chinese exports to North Korea rose almost 30 percent to $1.67 billion in the first half of the year, largely driven by textile materials and other traditional labour-intensive goods not included on the United Nations embargo list, Chinese customs spokesman Huang Songping told reporters.

Chinese clothing manufacturers have been increasingly using North Korean textile factories even as they relocate their own factories offshore, including to Bangladesh, Vietnam and Cambodia.

“Wages are too high in China now. It’s no wonder so many orders are being sent to North Korea,” said a Korean-Chinese businesswoman who works in the textiles industry in Dandong.

Chinese textile companies are also employing thousands of cheaper North Korean workers in China.
North Korea relies on overseas workers to earn hard currency, especially since U.N. sanctions have choked off some other sources of export earnings. Much of their wages are remitted back to the state and help fund Pyongyang’s ambitious nuclear and missile programmes, the U.N. says. [4]

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‘Banned’ shoes on N. Korean athletes point to sanctions breach

North Korea’s top athletes have found ways around the embargo on the nation, based on footwear they are sporting for training in South Korea–sneakers that appear to be by well-known U.S. and Japanese brands.

The North Korean players became the center of attention when media were invited to cover the joint training on Aug. 2, not for their performance, but for the shoes worn by some players branded with logos of U.S. firm Nike… Export of products by those brands to North Korea is restricted, and it is not known how the players acquired them. [5]

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Levi Strauss Funding $1 Million Gun Control Campaign

In 2016, the CEO sent an open letter to customers requesting them not bring firearms into its stores. Recently, he followed up with an opinion piece announcing the campaign.

 While Nike disgustingly announced Colin Kaepernick to be an ‘icon’ of its 30th anniversary as a company, Levi Strauss, also this week, revealed that it would be allocating $1 million towards gun control efforts. Although this may be admirable to those who desire ‘common sense gun control,’ the CEO’s announcement of this anticipated ‘unpopular opinion’ includes the typical liberal justifications that make so little sense it would appear that the company is trying to go out of business. [6]

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From comments under Nike commercial on CK twitter feed.

Pat Tillman paid the ultimate price for what he believed & I honor that as an #ArmyVeteran . However, his sacrifice was to ensure that we can continue to live free & by the constitution. @Kaepernick7 is being ostracised for exercising the 1st amendment.

 

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BRICS is the acronym coined by British Economist Jim O’Neill meant for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Originally the first four were grouped as “BRIC” (or “the BRICs”), before the induction of South Africa in 2010.  The BRICS members are known for their significant influence on regional affairs; all are members of G20.  Since 2009, the BRICS nations have met annually at formal summits. China hosted the 9th BRICS summit in Xiamen on September 2017,  while South Africa hosted the most recent 10th BRICS summit in July 2018. [8]

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Why are there dozens of ‘ghost cities’ in China?

Fancy villas, high-rise apartment blocks, lakes, parks and sprawling road networks: ghost cities in China have it all — except people. To some, the empty sprawls are a sign of a Chinese debt crisis, but to others it shows China’s thinking one step ahead.

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China’s Economy Is Running on Borrowed Money – and Time | Ruchir Sharma

It takes four dollars of debt to create a single dollar of GDP growth in China. For context, at the peak of the GFC in 2008 it was taking three dollars of debt to create a dollar of GDP growth in the U.S. China has received the kiss of debt, says Ruchir Sharma.

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China Offers $60 Billion to Africa With ‘No Strings Attached’

Chinese President Xi Jinping has offered a $60 billion aid package to African countries over the next three years, in response to the continent’s increasing debt distress — with no strings attached.
China’s investment plans include $5 billion in African exports, $10 billion for development, and $15 billion grants and interest-free loans. A $20 billion credit line will also be included, as well as emergency food aid, scholarships and vocational training, and increased agricultural development.
“China will extend $60 billion of financing to Africa in the form of government assistance as well as investment and financing by financial institutions and companies,” China’s president said during the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), a triennial meeting between Chinese leaders and leaders from across Africa. Leaders of 53 African nations were present during the two-day summit in Beijing.
The $60 billion aid package is the same amount Beijing previously pledged at the last FOCAC summit in South Africa in 2015. While aid pledged during FOCAC summits in the past has a history of increasing from year to year, such pledges have remained consistent more recently. [9]

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SOURCES:

[1] Adrinne Payton-Green

[2]  Market Watch

[3]  USTR.gov

[4]  Reuters

[5]  Asahi.com

[6]  Conservative Daily Post

[7]  Twitter – Colin Kaepernick

[8]  Wikipedia – BRICS

[9]  BlacklistedNews