The Elite Controllers Fear The Individual And Individual Intelligence

Authored by Gary Barnett via LewRockwell.com, This once great country of America has gone through many changes, and these changes, while implemented by the design of its true rulers, are not understood by the huddled masses that have been taught to accept mediocrity as desired normalcy. The ruling class fully understands that the only way […]

Suicide Rates Are Surging Around The World

Yesterday, November 19, was International Men’s Day and in 2019, the theme is “Making a Difference for Men and Boys”. The focus of the day is to “promote the need to value men and boys and help people make practical improvements in men and boy’s health and well-being,” Sadly, as Statista’s Martin Armstrong details in […]

Escobar: Iran's “Only Crime Is We Decided Not To Fold”

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Just in time to shine a light on what’s behind the latest sanctions from Washington, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a speech at the annual Astana Club meeting in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan delivered a searing account of Iran-US relations to a select audience of high-ranking diplomats, former Presidents and […]

US-China Exposure Index Signals Next Market Downturn Imminent 

With ‘Not QE’ inflating risk assets and President Trump promoting a non-existent trade deal, something we outlined last week, new evidence is being communicated by various Chinese sources in the previous 24 hours that suggests a deal is unlikely in the coming weeks, and it now might be time for investors to readjust risk-taking behavior.  On Monday […]

Medicare For All Study: 2/3 Of Households Would Be Worse Off

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, If Democrats get their way and jack up taxes to attempt to cover a “Medicare for All” plan, not only would jobs be lost, but 2/3 of American households would be worse off. A majority of households would end up worse off financially with less disposable income. That’s bad […]

Saks Manhattan Flagship Store Crashes 60% In Value

The value of Hudson’s Bay’s Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store in Midtown Manhattan has more than halved in five years, that is according to a new Bloomberg report.  Filings show the building at 611 Fifth Ave. was assessed for $1.6 billion in 2H19, has plunged by 60% in value since it was last appraised at $3.7 […]

Rail Recession: U.S. Carloads Continue Collapse As Manufacturing Slows

Nowhere is the slowdown in the U.S. economy more obvious than in places like Class 8 Heavy Duty Truck orders and rail traffic. We already wrote about how Class 8 orders continued to fall in October and new data the American Association of Railroads (AAR) now shows that last week’s rail traffic and intermodal container […]

A Huge Red Flag? India Shutters Power Plants Citing Lack Of Demand

Authored by Irina Slav via OilPrice.com, Half of India’s power generation capacity using coal and nuclear power is being shut down because of lackluster demand, the Indian Express reports, adding that some of the shutdowns have been temporary, lasting just a few days, but other power plants have been closed for months. Some 65.13 GW in generation capacity […]

FBI Wants To Speak With Trump-Ukraine CIA Whistleblower

The FBI has reached out to an attorney for the Trump-Ukraine whistleblower reported to be CIA analyst Eric Ciaramella, who filed a complaint over President Trump’s July 25 phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodomyr Zelensky, according to Yahoo! News.  The move came after a vigorous internal debate at the agency over how to proceed […]

Devin Nunes Exposes The Democrats' 10 Most “Outlandish” Trump Conspiracy Theories

“In their mania to attack the president, no conspiracy theory is too outlandish for the Democrats.” Those were the ‘fighting’ words of a clearly frustrated Rep. Devin Nunes as he addressed the American public ahead of today’s latest round of farcical impeachment circus shenanigans. With Democrats yawningly repeating endless hearsay and opinion as ‘fact’, Nunes […]

Campus 'Inclusivity' Training: “If You're Breathing, You're Biased”

Authored by Daniel Payne via The College Fix, Diversity training at a prominent Christian university seems to suggest that merely being alive is enough to qualify one as biased… Baylor University’s Equity Office recently offered a training session called “If You’re Breathing, You’re Biased.” The event, which was held last Wednesday, was styled as an “introductory workshop […]

WTI Jumps Back Above $56 After Smaller Than Expected Crude Build

Oil prices are rebounding modestly this morning after the biggest drop in seven weeks yesterday and following weakness (to a $54 handle for WTI overnight) after last night’s bigger than expected API-reported crude build. “Refineries should show more progress and be further back on online,” says John Kilduff partner at Again Capital in New York. “Then, we […]

Absurdity Spewed From Market Peaks: “Investors Should Check Their Brains At The Door”

Authored by Michael Lebowitz and Jack Scott via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, A recent article by James Deporre at thestreet.com asked Will Powell’s Remarks Push the Algos to Make a Move? Deporre’s article is a recap of a day’s market events beginning with Jerome Powell’s recent testimony to Congress. He suggests that what matters are not Powell’s words, but whether computerized […]

What Will Happen In The 2020s? (Spoiler Alert: Nothing Good)

Authored by ‘Lance Welton’ via VDare.com, Peter Turchin And The Coming Crisis Of The 2020s Increasingly, social science is dominated by Leftist ideologues who use the remaining respect that academia still has among the public to inculcate students and public alike with their equalitarian dogmas. But there are honorable exceptions. One of these: Peter Turchin, a Russian who is professor of […]

China 'Mega Dump' Full Of Trash 25 Years Ahead Of Schedule

A ‘mega dump’ in China has reached capacity 25 years sooner than anticipated after receiving far more trash per day than originally planned, according to the BBC. The Jiangcungou ladfill in Shaanxi Province – around the size of 100 football fields, was designed to accept 2,500 tons of trash per day. Instead, it received 10,000 […]

Six Conflicting Global Projects

The six major world powers approach the reorganization of international relations according to their experiences and dreams. Prudently, they intend to defend their interests first before promoting their vision of the world. VoltaireNet.org’s Thierry Meyssan describes their respective positions before the fight begins. The US withdrawal from Syria, even if it was immediately corrected, indicates […]

For Christmas This Year, Teens Want Apple, Nike, And Louis Vuitton

According to a new survey from Piper Jaffray, Apple, Nike and Louis Vuitton could be the big winners with teenagers this holiday season. And why wouldn’t teenagers, most of whom likely don’t work for a living, ask for luxury brands on the one day of the year where they are gifted things without regard for price? Piper […]

Baby Boomers Face Most Economic Insecurity In Democratic States

New estimates from the 2019 Elder Index, calculated by the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston, show that older Americans living alone in mostly Democratic Northeast states are at risk of not having enough financial resources to cover expenses, reported Bloomberg.  The Elder Index tracks the income needed for baby boomers to cover basic needs. […]

C.J. Hopkins: Reclaiming Your Inner Fascist

Authored (satirically) by C.J.Hopkins via The Unz Review, OK, we need to talk about fascism. Not just any kind of fascism. A particularly insidious kind of fascism. No, not the fascism of the early 20th Century. Not Mussolini’s National Fascist Party. Not Hitler’s NSDAP. Not Francoist fascism or any other kind of organized fascist movement […]

Federal Reserve: Enemy Of Liberty And Prosperity?

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Lost in the media’s obsession with the impeachment circus last week was Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony on the state of the economy before the Joint Economic Committee. In his testimony, Chairman Powell warned that when the next recession inevitably occurs, […]

American Airlines Staff “Begging” Not To Fly On Boeing 737 Max Planes

While Boeing continues trying to repair its 737 Max plane and its image with Wall Street, there’s one group it certainly hasn’t won back over yet: American Airlines flight attendants.  Flight attendants for American are “fearful” of flying in the 737 Max again, even with the plane nearing regulatory approval to fly again, according to RT. The […]

Stocks, Yuan Pump'n'Dump On Yet More Trade Deal Headlines

With stocks notably lower this morning, it was time to roll out the “trade deal is close” headlines to juice markets to yet another record high. Bloomberg reports that US and China are said to tie tariff relief to the failed “deal” in May… Analysts say the first phase covers significantly less than what Trump […]

What's Behind Our World On Fire?

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, When the wildfires of California broke out across the Golden State, many were the causes given. Negligence by campers. Falling power lines. Arson. A dried-out land. Climate change. Failure to manage forests, prune trees and clear debris, leaving fuel for blazes ignited. Abnormally high winds spreading the flames. Too […]

Russia Slams US Backing For Israeli Settlements As “New Dangerous Escalation”

Reuters reports that Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday condemned the US move to reverse decades-long official policy which viewed Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank as illegal.  “The Trump administration is reversing the Obama administration’s approach towards Israeli settlements. U.S. public statements on settlement activities in the West Bank have been inconsistent over decades,” […]

WeWork's Ex-CEO Adam Neumann Investigated For Criminal Self-Dealing

When we first learned about former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann’s practice of buying commercial properties (or shares in said properties), and then leasing them back to WeWork (often at an inflated rate), we knew that if Neumann had gotten away with such blatant self-dealing without a peep from the board, then WeWork’s governance problems were […]

The Rise Of Tech Totalitarianism

Authored by James Kirkpatrick, The Wall Street Journal just published a shocking expose, How Google Interferes With Its Search Algorithms and Changes Your Results, [by Kirsten Grind, Sam Schechner, Robert McMillan and John West , November 15, 2019], revealing not only that Google is exploiting its market power in ways the clearly raise anti-trust questions, but also that it shadow-bans sites that promote “hate […]

World Trade Barometer Suggests Global Economy Continues To Plunge As Trade War Takes Toll

The World Trade Organization (WTO) published a new report Monday that warns global merchandise trade in goods will plunge through this quarter amid no resolution to the trade war, along with the continuation of a worldwide synchronized slowdown that shows no signs of abating in the near term.  The Geneva-based intergovernmental organization’s leading-indicator called the Goods Trade […]

Globalist-Endorsed War-On-Cash May Be China's Next Terrifying Weapon

Authored by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, Recent protests in Hong Kong, along with the resulting fall out from international corporations questioned for their relationships with mainland China, has placed a renewed focus on the authoritarianism of the Chinese Communist Party. This has led to several articles identifying ways in which Western countries have […]

Landmark Bill Would Bar State From Enforcing Federal Red-Flag Gun Laws

Authored by Matt Agorist via TheFreeThoughtProject.com, A bill prefiled in the Oklahoma Senate would prohibit state enforcement of any federal “red-flag” laws, setting the foundation to nullify any such laws in practice and effect. Sen. Nathan Dahm (R-Broken Arrow) filed Senate Bill 1081 (SB1081) for introduction in the 2020 legislative session. Under the proposed law, […]

Sorry CNN, Here's 25 Times Trump Has Been 'Dangerously Hawkish' On Russia

Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via Medium.com, CNN has published a fascinatingly manipulative and falsehood-laden article titled “25 times Trump was soft on Russia”, in which a lot of strained effort is poured into building the case that the US president is suspiciously loyal to the nation against which he has spent his administration escalating dangerous […]

Is This Boeing Blowback Or Anger At Lack Of Support For Aramco?

On the second day of the Dubai Airshow, also the same day Saudi Aramco canceled an IPO tour across the US, several Saudi airline carriers made a surprising move to order less Boeing planes, and in one case, even opted to buy Airbus planes instead.  Saudi Aramco canceled an IPO roadshow across the US over […]

Leftist Bill Maher: “Learn To Live With Each Other Or There Will Be Blood!”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Left-leaning HBO host Bill Maher said that he believes the divisiveness among Americans could potentially spark another civil war. The comedian and staunch critic of President Trump made the declaration on his latest HBO show Friday. “Lately we’ve been hearing more and more about a second Civil War, which […]