Analysis & Commentary
‘Cultural Marxism’: A Uniting Theory for Rightwingers Who Love to Play the Victim

‘Cultural Marxism’: A Uniting Theory for Rightwingers Who Love to Play the Victim

The culture war that so defines current debates between the left and right sides of politics has its history in the barmy theory of ‘cultural Marxism’.…

Is the US giving up on Israel?

Is the US giving up on Israel?

The keys to what will happen in the coming year are in the hands of the Americans.…

Hillary Clinton: A Proven War Criminal and Least Fit to be President

Hillary Clinton: A Proven War Criminal and Least Fit to be President

Out of everyone, Hillary Clinton is the most unfit to run for U.S. President. No one who has done what she has done as a government official should…

Bernie Sanders Will Become President, Despite Rigged Debate Schedules, Skewed Polls, and Clinton’s ‘Inevitability’

Bernie Sanders Will Become President, Despite Rigged Debate Schedules, Skewed Polls, and Clinton’s ‘Inevitability’

Today's public relations spin won't work, especially since you're reading this online and Americans spend around 2 hours per day on social networking sites. Bernie Sanders now has…

Guns: The Founding Fathers and the Real Second Amendment, Americans

Guns: The Founding Fathers and the Real Second Amendment, Americans

A historical analysis of American perspectives and understandings of the source, nature and meaning of “the right to keep and bear arms” as immortalized in the 2nd Amendment…

The real reason for Turkey’s shoot-down of the Russian jet

The real reason for Turkey’s shoot-down of the Russian jet

The data supports Putin's assertion that the shoot-down was prepared in advance due to Russian bombing of Turkey-linked rebels in Syria.…

Copper Down Means More Job Cuts Underway

Copper Down Means More Job Cuts Underway

Earlier this year, we asked our readers to pay attention to copper because it is one of the key indicators of growth on a global level. It doesn't…

The First-Ever Raising of Palestine’s Flag at the U.N. Is Our Moment of Hope

The First-Ever Raising of Palestine’s Flag at the U.N. Is Our Moment of Hope

The Palestine question is even more dire because Israel, the occupying power, pays lip service to the two-state solution internationally while domestically employs blatant ethnic cleansing of the…

A Brief Discourse on Women and Humanity: Changing Archetypes

A Brief Discourse on Women and Humanity: Changing Archetypes

Women and Men, individually, are Part of the Whole.…

Trade & Economy

China Renminbi Approved As Main World Currency – IMF

China Renminbi Approved As Main World Currency – IMF

China's Renminbi now declared as main world currency, along with the U.S. dollar, the euro,…

Tsipras: Greece Needs Bridge Loan, Not Bailout – Full List of New Greek Govt Policy

Tsipras: Greece Needs Bridge Loan, Not Bailout – Full List of New Greek Govt Policy

Greece cannot service its huge debt and will seek a bridge loan rather than an…

Peru To Become World’s Agro Exporting Major Power In 5 years – Minister

Peru To Become World’s Agro Exporting Major Power In 5 years – Minister

In five years from now, Peru is poised to become the world’s biggest agro exporting…

Tsipras, Putin agree to boost bilateral cooperation

Tsipras, Putin agree to boost bilateral cooperation

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to boost bilateral ties…

Africa loses $50bn in illicit finance flows

Africa loses $50bn in illicit finance flows

Weak governance means Africa loses more than $50bn each year in unpaid taxes and money…

Palestinian territories face fiscal crisis, warns IMF

Palestinian territories face fiscal crisis, warns IMF

The Palestinian territories in the West Bank and Gaza face a deepening fiscal crisis this…

The 5 Economic Challenges of an Independent Scotland

The 5 Economic Challenges of an Independent Scotland

Completely integrated after 307 years of union with United Kingdom, an independent Scotland’s economic prospects…

UK to issue China’s RMB as bond to finance govt’s foreign currency reserve

UK to issue China’s RMB as bond to finance govt’s foreign currency reserve

UK government plans to issue the "world's first" Renminbi (RMB) denominated sovereign bond outside China…

Russia, Vietnam Take Steps Toward Free Trade Zone and Currency Settlements

Russia, Vietnam Take Steps Toward Free Trade Zone and Currency Settlements

The creation of a free trade zone between the states of the Eurasian Customs Union…

China, Switzerland sign $24bn currency swap, dumps dollar

China, Switzerland sign $24bn currency swap, dumps dollar

China and Switzerland have signed a direct currency swap agreement worth 150 billion yuan, or…

Diplomatic Briefing

Azerbaijan Work permit for foreigners can be removed

Azerbaijan Work permit for foreigners can be removed

Foreigners and stateless persons will be more easily employed in the territory of Azerbaijan, as the country is considering to eliminate work permit in several fields of employment.…

Israel “reprimands” Sweden on Palestine state recognition

Israel “reprimands” Sweden on Palestine state recognition

Israel's Foreign ministry summons Swedish ambassador for talks, after new prime minister promises to recognize Palestine as a state in inauguration speech.…

Israel rejects New Zealand Ambassador, refuses to share with Palestine

Israel rejects New Zealand Ambassador, refuses to share with Palestine

Offending New Zealand government once again, Israel refuses to accept the designated ambassador because he is also the ambassador to Palestine. Historically, whoever the New Zealand government accredits…

Bahrain expels top US diplomat for inteferrence

Bahrain expels top US diplomat for inteferrence

The Kingdom of Bahrain has ordered the expulsion of Tom Malinowski, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour who was confirmed by U.S.…

Sweden says Israeli Embassy negligence costed barring Peres airspace entry

Sweden says Israeli Embassy negligence costed barring Peres airspace entry

Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday said Israeli embassy negligence costed the barring President Shimon Peres’s airplane to pass through their airspace.…

Philippines grants visa-free to 7 more countries (Full List)

Philippines grants visa-free to 7 more countries (Full List)

The Philippines announced they would grant visa-free entry to 7 more countries, totaling 157 as of this year.…

Defense & Military

Japan Halts Work On New US Military Base In Okinawa

Japan Halts Work On New US Military Base In Okinawa

Japan temporarily halted work on a controversial new US military base in southern Okinawa as talks continue with local officials opposed…

Australia To Build New Naval Fleet in $65B Package

Australia To Build New Naval Fleet in $65B Package

Australia has announced an AUS $89 billion (US $65 billion) shipbuilding package to construct new frigates and patrol boats locally, with…

Governments and 21st Century Technology to Control Civil Unrest

Governments and 21st Century Technology to Control Civil Unrest

The level of police brutality varies and grows in some countries and so does the weapons of choice to disperse demonstrations.…

Saudi Arabia is on Nuclear and Weapon Shopping Spree

Saudi Arabia is on Nuclear and Weapon Shopping Spree

As the US-Iran nuclear talks wind to their conclusion, Saudi Arabia is on a shopping spree and loading up on nuclear…

Bankrupt gunmaker Colt is ‘now in a free-fall Chapter 11’

Bankrupt gunmaker Colt is ‘now in a free-fall Chapter 11’

Bankrupt gun maker Colt Holdings has reached an agreement with its bondholders that will postpone the company's rush into a controversial…

Earth & Environment

California drought causing San Joaquin Valley land to sink fast

California drought causing San Joaquin Valley land to sink fast

As Californians continue pumping groundwater in response to the historic drought, the California Department of Water Resources has released a new NASA report showing land in the…

Science & Technology

The Science of Your Racist Brain

The Science of Your Racist Brain

While our society has made progress when it comes to matters of race, subliminal categorization tendencies still permeate human behaviour. Neuroscientist David Amodio explains subconscious racial prejudice…

Internet & Telecom

Nigerian networks block 10.7m SIM cards in crackdown on scammers, kidnappers and Boko Haram

Nigerian networks block 10.7m SIM cards in crackdown on scammers, kidnappers and Boko Haram

Mobile network operators in Nigeria have deactivated 10.7 million unregistered SIM cards in an attempt to block communication methods used by terrorists and criminals in the country.…

Oil & Energy

Iran eyes $200 bn investment in oil

Iran eyes $200 bn investment in oil

Iran is planning to invest $200 billion in its oil sector over the coming 6 years, a deputy minister of petroleum said.…

Disaster Management

Japan gov’t calls on citizens to stockpile toilet paper

Japan gov’t calls on citizens to stockpile toilet paper

The Japanese government is calling on its citizens to prepare for the worst-case scenario, should a major disaster hit the quake-prone archipelago: Stockpile toilet paper.…

Cosmology & Space

Imminent Mini Ice Age as our Sun will ‘go to sleep’ in 2030

Imminent Mini Ice Age as our Sun will ‘go to sleep’ in 2030

Researchers have warned of imminent mini ice age as the Sun is producing unprecedentedly accurate irregularities within its 11-year heartbeat. …

Health & Medicine

Scientists find a way to get cancer cells to grow normally again

Scientists find a way to get cancer cells to grow normally again

Scientists found a way how to reverse the progression of cancer disease.…

Society & Culture

Divorced and remarried Catholics are not ‘excommunicated,’ says Pope Francis

Divorced and remarried Catholics are not ‘excommunicated,’ says Pope Francis

Pope Francis? said that divorced and remarried Catholics were still part of the Roman Catholic Church.…