Monday , 20 May 2019

Finance

The Polar Silk Road Comes To Life As A New Epoch In History Begins

Authored by Matthew Ehret via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Speaking at China’s second Belt and Road conference in Beijing featuring 37 heads of state, Russia President Vladimir Putin unveiled the intention to unite Russia’s Northern Sea Route with China’s Maritime Silk Road. This announcement should come as no surprise to anyone who has been paying attention to the close strategic friendship between ... Read More »

Fake Has Become Realer-Than-Real And The Dogs Of War Are There To Keep It That Way

Authored by Denis Conroy via The Saker blog, America’s self-imagined custodianship of human rights and freedom epitomize problems associated with fake prophesies. That Americans now rally behind the latest battle-cry of the Republic, ‘Make America Great Again’, indicate that they are indifferent to the fact that their country has been barnstorming across the globe these past six decades killing vast ... Read More »

The Places In America With The Most Cases Of Human Trafficking

Submitted by Priceonomics Human trafficking is the crime of transporting a person from one country to another, usually for the purposes of sexual exploitation, and it’s much more common that one may know. Underlying much of the prostitution industry and illegal massage parlors is the horrible fact that many of the women supposedly working there are being held against their ... Read More »

Will Robot Tractors Save America’s Farming Industry After It Crashes? 

Agriculture automation has the potential to reshape the farming industry in the 2020s and beyond. A new analysis from Bloomberg shows robot farm equipment is becoming commercially available, which means tractors will have no cabs – able to spray, plant, plow, and weed cropland with artificial intelligence. Autonomous farming is a popular theme among all farming equipment manufacturers. Several years ... Read More »

Attention Millennials: You Can Now Buy Tiny Homes On Amazon 

One of the main goals of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policies of the past decade was to generate the “wealth effect”: by pushing the valuations of homes higher, would make American households feel wealthier. But it didn’t. Most Americans can’t afford the traditional home with a white picket fence around a private yard (otherwise known as the American dream), and ... Read More »

Not The Onion: Pentagon Wanted US Taxpayers To Reimburse Taliban

The Pentagon wanted to reimburse the Taliban for expenses the group incurred attending recent peace talks, according to the BBC, citing a US Congressional aide.  The request to cover the militants’ costs such as transportation, lodging and food was ultimately denied by a Congressional committee, despite the Pentagon’s request “to use funds to facilitate [the] meetings.”  The funding requested by the ... Read More »

“Cultural Schizophrenia”: US Media No Longer Reports Facts, But Appeals To Emotions

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The mainstream media in the United States has made a shift in the past few decades.  Now, they appeal to emotions as opposed to reporting the facts. This “cultural schizophrenia” is tearing the U.S. apart at the seams. Based on the conclusions to a RAND Corporation study, the mainstream media is actively sowing discord in ... Read More »

Cartels “Kicking Our Butts” In New Mexico As State Left Without Checkpoints

Authored by Daniel Horowitz via ConservativeReview.com, What happens when our government takes down its interior checkpoints north of the border in New Mexico? Well, the cartels, with the drug and human smuggling, are “kicking our butts,” according to one local official. In an interview with CR, Couy Griffin, the chairman of the Otero County, New Mexico, county commission, explained how ... Read More »

Farm Crisis: Suicides Spike In Rural America As Trade War Deepens

The deepening trade war between the US and China has roiled complex global supply chains and America’s Heartland. The latest breakdown in negotiations comes at a time when soybean exports to China have crashed, and huge stockpiles are building, have resulted in many farmers teetering on the verge of bankruptcy. Mounting financial stress in the Midwest has allowed a public ... Read More »

Taibbi: The Liberal Embrace Of War

Authored by Matt Taibbi via RollingStone.com, American interventionists learned a lesson from Iraq: pre-empt the debate. Now everyone is for regime change… The United States has just suspended flights to Venezuela. Per the New York Times: CARACAS — The United States banned all air transport with Venezuela on Wednesday over security concerns, further isolating the troubled South American nation… A disinterested ... Read More »