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Lawlessness and disorder. Trump can not calm the rebellious Portland

In American Portland two months has experienced a series of riots. At first there appeared Autonomous zone without the police, now fenced off from protesters by the security forces. They were sent to the city to protect government buildings, which local activists are not happy: for them, the decision of the White house — a violation of the Constitution and not attempt to restore "law and order". What happens on the West coast of the United States, understood to RIA Novosti.

"I'm so tired! A single mother, work full-time and forced every night to spend here! Because you can't talk on the street about what life black important! Your building and the stupid feds we don't care about! And the lives of blacks — no!"

The U.S. President held hundreds of slaves and fought for their freedom

In Portland, the movement for the demolition of monuments "racists" got to the founding fathers. The statue of the third U.S. President, author of Declaration of independence Thomas Jefferson piled on the pedestal, the protesters wrote "slave owner". What a legendary fighter for freedom now so hated in America, understood to RIA Novosti.

"Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, who's next: Washington, Jefferson? Tomfoolery!" — written by Donald trump on Twitter in 2017. Then the country once again escalated the issue of racism and the heritage of the Confederate in Charlottesville intensified the ku Klux Klan.

In Portland, an unknown demolished a monument to Thomas Jefferson

Unknown demolished a bronze monument to the third US President Thomas Jefferson in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon, according to local television station KOIN-TV.

On Sunday afternoon next to the statue installed at the school of Jefferson, has gathered dozens of protesters. The rally was planned movement for the rights of blacks Black Lives Matter (BLM). The protesters wrote on the pedestal of the statue, the word "slave owner".

Experts explain why the dollar became the main reserve currency in the world

Dollar 235th birthday which falls on June 6, over time became the main reserve currency in the world. Could the third U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, who proposed to establish the dollar as the official monetary unit of the United States, to dream that the American currency will dominate the international financial system?

RIA Novosti interviewed experts, in analyzing the strength of the us currency and can digital currency be alternative.