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Swiss Town Denies Passport To Dutch Vegan For Being "Too Annoying"

While the Trump administration faces judicial blocks at every turn when it comes to immigration, it appears the Swiss are a little more creative with their citizenship. A Dutch vegan who applied for a Swiss passport has had her application...Show More Summary

Oliver Stone's "Ukraine On Fire" Documentary Released In The West

Via Jim Quinn's Burning Platform blog, Oliver Stone’s seminal documentary Ukraine on Fire has finally been made available to watch in the West. Investigative journalist Robert Parry reveals how US-funded political NGOs and media companies have...Show More Summary

There's No 'Fake News' In Holland?

Following President Trump's 'Fake News' Olympics this week, we wondered just how widespread the belief in the inaccuracy of the news worldwide really is.   As Statista's Niall McCarthy notes, the growing phenomenon of fake news has exacerbated...Show More Summary

Russia Might "Pivot To Africa" With "Mercenaries"

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, The upcoming draft proposal to legalize private military companies (PMCs, a.k.a. “mercenaries”) in Russia could give the country a competitive edge over its rivals by helping it carve out...Show More Summary

Army Major: "We're Killing These Kids, We're Breaking The Army!"

Authored by Major Danny Sjursen via, Our soldiers are still redeploying at a frenetic pace that cannot keep up with reality - and the cracks are showing...   I’ll admit I was taken aback. This senior officer and mentor - with nearly 28 years of military service - wasn’t one for hyperbole. Show More Summary

The State Of 'Freedom' Worldwide (According To Democratic Think-Tanks)

Democratic watchdog organization Freedom House has released its annual ranking of the world's most free and the world's most suppressed nations. For the twelfth year in a row, global freedom has been found to have declined. As Staista's...Show More Summary

Is San Francisco Too Expensive For "San Francisco"-Based Startups?

By Elissa Maercklein of Priceonomics Silicon Valley - the promised land of innovation, venture capital, and exorbitant costs of living. And many of the most valuable companies from the region, such as Square, Stripe, Airbnb, Uber are...Show More Summary

Why Are Millennials Eating Toxic Tide-Pods?

A new internet meme called ‘The Tide Pod Challenge‘ has circulated social media channels with the millennial generation taking some severe risks to their health. In a period of wage stagnation and a job environment that is deteriorating,...Show More Summary

Thinking The Unthinkable: Nuclear War With North Korea

Authored by Richard Bitzinger via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Is the Trump administration prepping the American people – indeed, the world – for a war against North Korea? It certainly seems so. US President Donald Trump is constantly...Show More Summary

"Explosive", "Shocking" And "Alarming" FISA Memo Set To Rock DC, "End Mueller Investigation"

All hell is breaking loose in Washington D.C. tonight after a four-page memo detailing extensive FISA court abuse was made available to the entire House of Representatives Thursday. The contents of the memo are so explosive, says Journalist...Show More Summary

Hungary Introduces "Stop Soros" Legislation To Fend Off Illegal Migrants By "Every Means Possible"

Hungarian lawmakers previewed a proposed legislation package aimed at stemming the flood of mass illegal migrants through "every means possible," including those who are aided by foreign funded NGOs such as the various organizationsShow More Summary

Course Uses "Pyramid Of White Supremacy" To Teach Diversity

Authored by Kassy Dillon via Campus Reform, A course at Salisbury University in Maryland is using a “Pyramid of White Supremacy” to help teach students about diversity and “cultural competence.” The one-credit course, “Diversity andShow More Summary

India Test Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM, Poses Major Threat To China

On Thursday, India successfully conducted the “first pre-induction trial” of its over 5,000-km range Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), reported The Times of India. The nuclear-capable ICBM paves the way for India to join an "elite" group of countries who can strap a nuclear bomb to an ICBM and fling it across the globe. Show More Summary

Why California Has The Nation's Worst Poverty Rate

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, Earlier this week, the LA Times reminded its readers that California has the highest poverty rate in the nation.  Specifically, when using the Census Bureau's most recent" Supplemental...Show More Summary

China's Housing Market Is Bursting Again; Should You Be Worried This Time?

Roughly 1 year ago we explained why the "fate of the world economy is in the hands of China's housing bubble." The answer was simple: for the Chinese population, and growing middle class, to keep spending vibrant and borrowing elevated, it had to feel comfortable and confident that its wealth would keep rising. Show More Summary

"We Must Avoid Day Zero" - Cape Town Is 90 Days Away From Running Out Of Water

Authored by Mac Slavo via, If you’ve ever needed a reason to store extra food and water, this just might be it.   Cape Town, South Africa is on schedule to run out of water in less than 95 days, and when they do, the government...Show More Summary

10Y Treasury Crosses Gundlach's "Red-Line": Will Stocks "Start To Suffer"?

10Y US Treasury yields just jerked higher, breaking above the crucial 2.63% level - the highest yield since Dec 2016. 10Y is up almost 30bps since the Dec 13th Fed rate hike... As we detailed previously, during the Q&A segment of DoubleLine's...Show More Summary

CNN's Jim Acosta Rips Trump As "King Of Fake News" After Being Thrown Out Of Oval Office

A day after being thrown out of the Oval Office by President Trump, CNN White House correspondent (and possibly the biggest contributor to CNN’s whopping four wins at last night’s ‘Fake News Awards’) hit back at the president duringShow More Summary

Lawyer For Saudi Arabia Says Families Have "No Evidence" Kingdom Was Involved In 9/11

As the long-awaited civil trial of a lawsuit brought by families of Sept. 11 victims against the Saudi government, Saudi Arabia’s lawyers asked the US judge presiding over the case to throw out lawsuits claiming agents in the Saudi government...Show More Summary

"Too Good To Believe"? Did China 'Revise' Data Or Did Growth Collapse?

We noted earlier in the week the impact of China's 'fake data' and last night's data deluge sparked more questions than answers from Wall Street and beyond. As a reminder, the data deluge tonight printed as follows... China GDP YoY BEAT:...Show More Summary

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