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Is U.S. Or China The World’s Economic Superpower?

Since the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the world has had one undisputed economic superpower: the United States. But while the U.S. has enjoyed its moment in the sun, the balance of power has been slowly shifting towards the inevitable rise of China. It’s been a long time coming, but, as Visual Capitalist's […]

America 2017 = France 1789

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, We are looking more and more like France on the eve of its revolution in 1789. Our classes are distributed differently, but the inequity is just as sharp. America’s “aristocracy,” once based strictly on bank accounts, acts increasingly hereditary as the vapid offspring and relations of “stars” (in […]

Millennials Seek “Generic Father Figure” For Backyard BBQ On Craigslist

A group of millennials in Spokane, Washington are seeking a “generic father figure” to help them host a barbecue on Father's Day weekend.  In the Craigslist post which has explicably since gone viral, college student Dane Anderson and his “boys” are offering free food and booze to any enterprising area dad who’s willing to come […]

Don’t You Hate Spammy, Sensationalist Click-Bait Like This?

Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, So what's the difference between "fake news," spammy sensationalist click-bait and so-called "mainstream news" that serves the interests of the corporate-state? It's getting hard to tell. We're inundated with spammy sensationalist click-bait. You know what I mean–the little boxes containing eye-candy photos and headlines such as "you won't […]

Visualizing The Fake News Problem

PEER OPINION FILLS A VOID LEFT BY FALLING TRUST IN MASS MEDIA There’s been no shortage of blame passed around for the so-called “fake news” epidemic that has been front and center since the U.S. election. As Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins explains, social media has been singled out as one key factor leading to the […]

Washington Post Admits Shutting Down ‘Fake News’ Will Move Us Closer To A Modern-Day ‘1984’

Submitted by Flemming Rose and Jacob Mchangama via The Washington Post, Remember George Orwell’s Ministry of Truth? In his dystopian novel “1984,” its purpose was to dictate and protect the government’s version of reality. During the Cold War, Orwell’s book was banned behind the Iron Curtain, because readers perceived the novel as an allegory for […]

Bernie Sanders Cut Off After Saying ‘CNN Fake News, Whaddaya Think?’

Hilarious stuff. The chimps over at CNN must have a keyword trigger for whenever a guest says the words ‘CNN Fake News’ — which prompts an instant audio cut. After all, calling a CNN journalist ‘fake news’ is no different than calling a black person the ‘N word.’ Shills.   Speaking of CNN fake news. […]

Italy Bond Risk Soars To 3-Year Highs As Youth Unemployment Tops 40%

The last 4 months have seen something ‘odd’ happen in Europe’s periphery. Sovereign ‘risk’ has conspicuously (and rationally) risen as macro-fundamentals have deteriorated – something that we have not seen since Draghi’s 2012 “whatever it takes” moment. For the first time since June 2015, Italian youth unemployment has risen above 40% and notably, Italian bond […]

Indiana YMCA Bans CNN Over Complaints About Constant Barrage of “Fake News”

Last Friday night, the Valparaiso Family YMCA in Indiana abruptly stopped airing CNN on its televisions in the facility’s wellness and exercise area.  According the the Chicago Tribune, the decision was made by the Y’s CEO, Robert Wanek, after dozens of complaints were lodged from guests regarding CNN’s obvious “political bias” and constant reporting of […]

‘Policing For Profit’ Goes To The Next Level

Submitted by Eric Peters via EricPetersAutos.com, It’s bad enough getting arrested – especially when you didn’t do anything to warrant it. This happens all the time, because the the threshold for arresting someone is very low. It can be done by any cop, pretty much anytime – without much in the way of legal justification. He has the […]