"[The Pacifica Foundation] is at risk of asset seizure following a judgment in October that ordered the network to pay $1.8 million in back rent plus interest to the Empire State Realty Trust. The rent is for the transmitter of WBAI, Pacifica's New York City station.... Pacifica's total debt is roughly $8 million, including […]
Submitted by Bill Blain of Mint Partners “Look back at the past and the changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future….” Why and How did it happen? And who should we blame? Welcome to the X-Factor Economy: Carillion, once the darling of infrastructure, is exposed as a debt-addled fraud. Show More Summary
The accepted date for the collapse of the Western Roman Empire was approximately 476 CE, when the last true Roman Emperor Romulus was overthrown by Odoacer, the Germanic leader who became the first Barbarian to rule Rome. The post The Roman Empire Strikes Back appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.
The borders that divide the Earth’s population cannot stop the empirical truth that Eminem’s “Till I Collapse” makes anyone with a pulse want to jump on an elliptical. According to Spotify (via Variety), the 2002 track is the song that most often appears on playlists labelled “Workout” globally for a ... More »
Authored by James Traub via Foreign Policy, The United States of America Is Decadent and Depraved The problem isn’t Donald Trump – it’s the Donald Trump in all of us... In The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon luridly evokes the Rome of 408 A.D., when the armies of the Goths prepared to descend upon the city. Show More Summary
> Video Game Description: The year is 270 AD. A string of inept emperors and usurpers vying for power has led the Roman Empire into near-total economic collapse. This is... For more, visit our blog !
As the empire of the movie mogul Harvey Weinstein seemed to collapse this weekend amid a barrage of published allegations of sexual misconduct, there was quiet uneasiness among New York's liberal elite. Evidence suggested that many of those who took loud, public positions against the kind of toxic...
Sam Issacharoff has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, U Chicago L Review). Here is the abstract: Barely a quarter century after the collapse of the Soviet empire, it is democracy that has entered an intense period of public scrutiny. The … Continue reading ?
Reading from the Voice Media empire: A heavily edited cellhouse video that depicts the fatal collapse of an inmate at a county detention facility is a key piece of evidence in a lawsuit brought by the inmate’s family against several...Show More Summary
World War II ended the Japanese and Italian empires, with the British and French following soon after. The Soviet Empire collapsed in 1989. Is it now the turn of the Americans? This post Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed? appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
The other day I announced The Collapsing Empire was a finalist for the Dragon Award in the Best Science Fiction novel category, which was neat. Today, I notified the Dragon Award administrators and let them know I was withdrawing The Collapsing Empire from consideration for the award. The reason is simple: Some other finalists are […]
Which is an award given out at DragonCon. It’s a finalist in the category of Best Science Fiction Novel, which makes perfect sense, really. Here’s the full ballot (there’s more than a dozen categories), and if you’re inspired to vote in one or more of those categories, here’s how you register to do that. As […]
Report demands massive expansion of military-industrial complex to maintain global "access to resources."...
In the decades after World War II, the United States created an international order whose centerpiece was the dominance of American military power. However, a new study issued by the U.S. Department of Defense suggests that this order “may be collapsing,” with little hope of revival in...
Authored by Darius Shatahmasebi via TheAntiMedia.org, A new study conducted by members of the U.S. military establishment has concluded that the U.S.-led international global order established after World War II is “fraying” and may even be “collapsing” as the U.S. Show More Summary
In 2002, I was one year into my new job in San Francisco when I decided I needed to build a real estate empire. The dotcom collapse was traumatizing and I wanted to own real assets with more stable cash flow. After a couple years, my desire for real estate narrowed so I could retire Read More...
LONDON — The collapse of BHS cost Sir Philip Green's retail empire £26.4 million and declining sales at its High Street outlets, such as Topshop and Dorothy Perkins, led to writedowns of £100 million. Accounts filed with Companies House...Show More Summary
Decades before Romulus Augustulus was deposed in 476 AD and the Western Roman Empire officially went out of business, the provinces of northern Gaul (roughly the area between Paris and the lower Rhine in what’s now the Netherlands and northwest Germany) had long since slipped from the grasp of the authorities. The… Read more...
My 47th year was a pretty productive one: Three books of mine were published (The Dispatcher, in both audio and print; Miniatures; and of course The Collapsing Empire), one video game I worked on was released (Midnight Star: Renegade), I toured all around the country and saw lots of people, I had some work optioned […]