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America: "Indispensable Nation" No More?

Authored by Andrew Bacevich via The American Conservative, Rather than seeing 'far into the future,' American elites have struggled to discern what might happen next...

Microsoft Workers Revolt Over $480 Million Defense Contract

18 years after Microsoft's Halo began training kids to shoot bad guys using a heads-up display (HUD), dozens of Microsoft employees have signed a petition...

Virgin Galactic Makes History With Second Commercial Spaceflight

Sorry, Elon. The title of market leader of the commercial spaceflight industry officially belongs to Sir Richard Branson. Because on Friday, Virgin Galactic's spaceplane,...

Billionaire Investor’s Take On America’s Socialist Fever

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Howard Marks is one of the smartest, wealthiest investors in the world. As founder of Oaktree Capital, Marks manages around...

Philippine Central Bank Chief Dead

Global monetary policy uncertainty just increased marginally as Philippines central bank governor Nestor Espenilla has died after battling cancer. He was 60. A veteran of the central...

Europe Now Pays The Price Of The Anti-Assad Jihad: Where Will Foreign Fighters Go?

Authored by Elijah Magnier, Middle East based chief international war correspondent for Al Rai Media On Twitter, apparently the US president’s preferred forum to reveal...

Saul Alinsky’s 13 Rules For ‘Have-Nots’ To Gain Power

Submitted by Bilal Hafeez of Nomura Obama used his ideas on his path to the US Presidency, Hilary Clinton wrote her thesis on his work,...

These Are The Richest Towns In America

With its proximity to Stanford University, and the corporate campuses of Google and Facebook, the leafy Bay Area suburb of Atherton, Calif. has placed...

“Humanitarian Intervention” And The New World Order, Part 3

Authored by Vladislav Sotirovic via Oriental Review, Read Part 1 here... Read Part 2 here... NATO’s Aggression Against Serbia and Montenegro in 1999 The NATO launched a...

Gene-Edited CRISPR Twins May Have Supercharged Brains, And Silicon Valley Wants In On It

A pair of Chinese twins who were gene-edited for resistance to HIV may also have 'supercharged' brains, along with possible resistance to age-related cognitive diseases such as Alzheimer's.  In...