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  • Escobar: How The New Silk Roads Are Merging Into Greater Eurasia
    Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Russia is keen to push economic integration with parts of Asia and this fits in with China's Belt and Road Initiative... The concept of Greater Eurasia has been discussed at the highest levels of Russian academia and policy-making for some time. This week the policy was presented […]
  • Mapping America's Most-Distressed Communities
    Despite a recent slump in the markets, the U.S. economy is still putting up strong numbers. Unemployment is at its lowest point since the 1960s, and the U.S. manufacturing sector is thriving. But, as Visual Capitalist's Nick Routley points out, looking beyond these big picture gains, many communities in the United States are struggling. Check […]
  • The Navy Wants Swarm Weapons (That Can Steal Electricity)
    Authored by Michael Peck via The National Interest, The U.S. Navy wants to develop drones that are powered by harvesting “battlefield energy.” Which is a more charitable way of describing a drone that flies by stealing electricity from power lines. The problem is that future conflicts are likely to feature clouds of small drones, whether […]
  • Robot Trucks Coming To US Army in 2019 
    The US Army has recently stated that two transportation battalions will receive a fleet of autonomous leader-follower vehicles by summer 2019. This is a developing theme in the service of 'take the man out of the machine’ has led to a new era of autonomous systems entering the modern battlefield as the Pentagon prepares for the next series of conflicts.  […]
  • Former FBI SSA Exposes McCabe & Mueller's "Unethtical, Target & Destroy Coercion" Tactics, Defends Flynn
    Via, Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent Robyn Gritz has asked to post her letter to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in support of her friend and colleague retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, who will be sentenced on Dec. 18. The Special Counsel’s Office has requested that Flynn not serve any jail time due to his […]
  • "Peak TV": Streaming Originals Overtake Basic Cable
    A brand new report from FX Research determined that for the first time, more scripted television shows were released by online streaming platforms like Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix in 2018 than aired on basic cable, pay cable and broadcast television. In total, there were 495 scripted shows produced in 2018, and 160 of those or 33% debuted on streaming services, a monumental shift […]
  • The Festering Social Rift Over Pensions
    Authored by Adam Taggart via, Why does he get to retire and I don't? Most Americans will never be able to afford to retire. We laid out the depressing math in our recent report Will Your Retirement Efforts Achieve Escape Velocity?: The median retirement account balance among all working US adults is $0. This is true […]
  • "Pretty Loud Bang": Boeing 737 Jet Damaged In Possible Midair Drone Strike 
    Grupo Aeromexico, an airline holding company, headquartered in Mexico City that owns and operates Aeromexico, is investigating a possible drone strike that severely damaged one of its Boeing 737 jetliners as the aircraft approached its final destination in Tijuana, Mexico, reported Bloomberg. Several social media reports and local Mexican news media confirmed by Grupo Aeromexico that Flight 773 from […]
  • US Medicare-For-All & Big-Tech: The Future Of Mass Patient Surveillance
    Authored by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, As tech executives continue to be grilled in front of Congress, the growing Bernie Sanders-wing of the Democratic Party is preparing to push its misnamed “Medicare for All” into the political mainstream after its political gains in the midterms. While these two stories seem to have very […]
  • Rich Americans Say Money Trumps Love In Relationships
    Bloomberg has obtained a new report that reveals the truth about money and relationships in the upper echelon of society. When searching for a significant other, 56% of rich Americans want someone with wealth, versus 44% who want to be “head over heels” in love, according to 1,000 respondents surveyed by Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Edge. “There’s a level […]

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