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Why Bankruptcy is Not a Magic Wand for Illinois

Via The Daily Bell What if everyone declared bankruptcy, would that solve all financial woes? Or rather, would it be the ultimate debt bubble burst? Bankruptcy is a “solution” that would become disastrous if everyone were to use it. So can it truly be considered a solution at all? It just shifts the financial burden to someone […]

A Replacement Of Population Is Taking Place In Europe

Authored by Giulio Meotti via The Gatestone Institute, People-smugglers bring the migrants to the NGOs' ships, which then reach Italian seaports. Another legal enquiry has been opened about the mafia's economic interests in managing the migrants after their arrival. One cannot compare the migrants to the Jews fleeing Nazism. Pope Francis, for example, recently compared […]

EU Sues Poland, Hungary And Czech Republic For Refusing To Accept Refugees

The European Commission has launched a legal case against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic, for refusing to take in asylum seekers, escalating a bitter feud within the 28-nation bloc about how to deal with the Pandora’s box opened up Angela Merkel’s 2015 “Open Door” policy (since shut). The reason for Brussels’ ire is that […]

Opioids Killed More People In One Ohio County Last Year Than Car Accidents, Homicides, & Suicides Combined

As the national opioid crisis rages in the midwest and along the northern and mid-Atlantic states, Cuyahoga County has reported yet another disturbing statistic about the growing death toll from one of America’s most pressing health crises: Last year, deaths from drug overdoses in the county – the bulk of which were caused by powerful […]

57% Of Americans Think Government “Works Better” When Women Get Involved

How are women viewed in different countries across the world? Views fluctuate massively depending on where you live with Russians particularly negative about women's responsibilities in the government or companies… You will find more statistics at Statista The data used in the infographic was compiled by Ipsos MORI. Only 34 percent of people in Russia say things would work better […]

Number Of Potential Migrants Worldwide Tops 700 Million

Viruses, violent conflicts and a host of other regional calamities helped revive peoples’ desire to migrate permanently to another country between the years 2013 and 2016 as the number of potential migrants climbed to 710 million, according to a Gallup poll. Globally, 14% of the world’s adults wish to migrate, with the highest rates seen […]

Visualizing The Global Demographic Timebomb

With record-high amounts of student debt, questionable job prospects, and too much avocado toast in their bellies, many millennials already feel like they are getting the short end of the stick. But, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, there’s another economic headwind they face as they are coming of age: the percentage of the global population that […]

Another Reason For Brexodus? English Syphilis Cases Soar To Highest In 80 Years

It's not just bankers that are leaving the UK, broad-based Brexodus continues as EU citizens flee the apparently sinking-ship and now, courtesy of the latest report from Public Health England, they have another good reason to leave 'Ol Blighty – cases of syphilis have reached their highest level since 1949, new figures have shown. After […]

Fighting Systems Of Oppression: UCLA Will Now Pay Students To Be “Social Justice Advocates”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, As the warped social justice ideology has proliferating on college campuses, “bias response teams” have also multiplied. Though they were unheard of several years ago, they now exist on over two hundred college campuses. They consist of students and administrators who basically act as “speech police.” They narc on […]

Healthcare: “Insurance” Now Just Means Redistribution

Authored by Gary Galles via The Mises Institute, Americans have been fighting over health insurance reform for ages. For example, 25 years ago, in 1992, over 200 congressional health care bills were introduced. Unfortunately, while the rhetoric has focused on insurance, such as how many would supposedly gain or lose insurance if some change was […]