Category: Business

The Fifth Column’s business section focuses on more than just Profit and Loss statements.

Trump on Debt: More establishment than the establishment

(Garrison) – The Washington Post reports that US president Donald Trump and Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) “have agreed to pursue a deal that would permanently remove the requirement that Congress repeatedly raise the debt ceiling.” That must be a bitter pill to…

Videos Document Torture of Ruby Miners in Mozambique

(GVO) – Videos published on social media by the investigative journalist Lázaro Mabunda documented scenes of torture, allegedly at a ruby mine in Namanhumbir, a northern city in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province. Globally, Namanhumbir rubies are traded in large auctions generating millions of dollars. In 2016, the company Gemfields,…