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How the poster boy for bad financial management lost shareholders $25 billion
April 19, 2018
An analysis by investment firm Artemis Capital Management, in fact, argues that more than 40% of corporate earnings growth between 2009 and 2017 is due to share buybacks… not actual profit. ...
There is no ‘patriotic duty’ to pay more tax
April 18, 2018
It’s a very simple calculus: when your government goes into debt, YOU are the collateral. ...
Crimes of a Monster: Your Tax Dollars at Work
April 18, 2018
If the government can just take from you what they want, when they want, and then use it however they want, you can’t claim to be anything more than a serf in a land they think of as theirs. This was the case in the colonial era, and it’s the case once agai ...
4 Ways to get a Second Passport and Foreign Citizenship in 23 Countries
April 17, 2018
Second passports and foreign citizenship opens doors around the world and provides a solid emergency insurance. ...
The Myth Of Mental Illness: The Case Of Asperger’s Syndrome
April 16, 2018
A different brain doesn't necessarily mean an ill brain. At what point does breaking social norms become a disease? ...
AS WAR DRUMS BEAT FOR SYRIA, REMEMBER, LIES AND PROPAGANDA STARTED NEARLY EVERY WAR IN US HISTORY
April 14, 2018
Anyone else getting deja vu? Can we stop history from repeating itself yet again? ...
6 Ways to Regain the Financial Margin We All Need
April 13, 2018
Financial freedom means you are in control. This is how to cut the stress, and take unexpected expenses in stride. ...
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World War III: The False Narrative that Fuels Conflict in Syria and Beyond
April 12, 2018
At a time when the war is almost won for Assad, he decided to re-ignite international calls for his ouster by senselessly murdering about the same number of civilians the Las Vegas Shooter killed. Seems logical, right? ...
Is Science Offensive? The Blurry Line Between Transgender Athlete and Cheating.
April 10, 2018
To have an intellectually honest discussion about transgender issues, transgender advocates need to recognize the difference between the terms gender and sex. They should stop using these terms selectively whenever it suits their argument. ...
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The Slippery Slope to a Constitution-Free America
April 10, 2018
"All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in every country." ...
The world’s most powerful banker sees chance of “market panic”
April 09, 2018
"...the Fed will have to raise rates faster and/ or sell more securities, which certainly could lead to more uncertainty and market volatility. Whether this would lead to a recession or not, we don’t know." ...
One Day Before Retirement, Nest Egg Smashed by Mayor’s Executive Order
April 08, 2018
"My parents have lost their long-nurtured nest egg to the whim of a young authoritarian politico... this may entirely change how they live out the rest of their lives." ...
RED FLAG: Homeland Security Hiring “Media Monitoring Services” to Compile Journalist and Media Influencer Database
April 07, 2018
"...monitor traditional news sources as well as social media, identify any and all media coverage related to the Department of Homeland Security..." ...
How You Could Be Enslaving Your Future Self With Current Decisions
April 06, 2018
What you want is different from what you WANT to want. ...
WATCH: COPS SEXUALLY ASSAULT INNOCENT MAN IN BROAD DAYLIGHT BECAUSE THEY “SMELL WEED”
April 05, 2018
One of the most disturbing videos illustrating the horrors of marijuana prohibition was released this week showing police officers handcuff an innocent man and publicly grope his genitals and probe his anus.  ...
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America Hasn’t Learned a Thing: Racism, Materialism and Militarism Still Reign Supreme
April 05, 2018
America is still waging endless wars abroad, prioritizing profit margins over principle, and adopting institutionalized racist policies that result in a disproportionate number of people of color being stopped, searched, raided, arrested, thrown in jail, and ...
Not All Teens are Begging for their Rights to be Taken
April 04, 2018
Why do civil rights suddenly disappear when students enter a school they are forced to attend? ...
And the fastest growing bank asset in 2017 was… SUBPRIME!
April 03, 2018
Not even a decade after these loans nearly brought down the entire global economy, SUBPRIME IS BACK. ...
Why Elon Musk’s bankruptcy joke on Twitter isn’t funny
April 03, 2018
Over the past four years, the company has lost $9 BILLION in negative free cash flow. ...
Stabbings Increase Despite UK Knife Crackdown. London Murders Surpass NYC
April 02, 2018
Thank you to everyone who uses weapons to make their home a safe-space from criminals. ...
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6 Liberating Motivation Hacks To Try While Building Your Future
April 01, 2018
Make your goals SMART: Specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timebound. ...
What the Hell Are These Colleges Talking About?
March 31, 2018
Why does everything have to be queered or read in the light of gender indeterminacy? ...
A new ICO from a bunch of porn stars
March 30, 2018
Whether or not these tokens will have any value in the future depends entirely on the executives’ abilities to grow and build a sustainable business. ...
A Blueprint for Resistance: Jesus Christ vs. the Police State
March 30, 2018
Indeed, the police state in which Jesus lived and its striking similarities to modern-day America are beyond troubling. ...
Why “Pharma Bro” and “The Next Steve Jobs” Got Different Treatment for Their “Massive Fraud”
March 29, 2018
The ability to mete out subjective punishment is a terrifyingly immense power. ...
THE WAR ON DRUGS IS FAR DEADLIER THAN MOST PEOPLE REALIZE
March 28, 2018
Although there is a serious black-market violence problem in the U.S., it pales in comparison to the countries that are source and transshipment points of illegal drugs. ...
US government issuing $300 billion in new debt– just this WEEK
March 28, 2018
...the entire US national debt was around $300 billion when John F. Kennedy was President of the United States. Now they’re issuing that much debt in a single week ...
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Enough Is Enough: If You Really Want to Save Lives, Take Aim at Government Violence
March 27, 2018
...they were remarkably silent about the gun violence perpetrated by their own government. ...
How Digital Citizens Will Become Independent of Location Based Governments
March 26, 2018
Prepare for an "upset" in the industry of governance. With so much value on the line, it is only a matter of time until better alternatives emerge to compete with current nation states. ...
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How to Frame the School-Shooting Problem Without Partisan Stumping
March 25, 2018
Maybe we afraid that the answers will present inconvenient truths that challenge our personal beliefs or biases. ...
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Open Source is Tech’s Explosive Organic Movement
March 24, 2018
From food justice and free Internet to politics and water rights, the onus is on us to shape the future we want to become reality. ...
How Teen Suicide “Experts” Miss the Cause of Depression and Only Focus on Symptoms
March 23, 2018
With a tear in her eye his mother joked that if J.C. was still alive, she would ground her sixteen-year-old son for killing himself. Unfortunately, her attempt to remain somewhat lighthearted after her son's death reveals the tragic root of the problem. ...
Tolerance Cuts Both Ways: Freedom for the Speech We Hate
March 22, 2018
What this means is opening the door to more speech not less, even if that speech is offensive to some. ...
Who Else Wants to Laugh Off the Next Election, However it Goes?
March 21, 2018
Individuals really do have personal power, but they end up selling it to be cleansed of their personal responsibility. ...
Japan is so broke that its prisons are full of 80+ year old ‘felons’
March 21, 2018
In prison, of course, they’re fed, clothed, housed, and even have their health care covered by the state. ...
25 Year Sentence for Driving Drunk Versus Probation for Prison Guard Who Raped Inmate
March 20, 2018
The contrast between civilian and government officials is stark. Government officials get off basically scot-free for actual serious harm to victims. ...
At $21 TRILLION, the national debt is growing 36% faster than the US economy
March 20, 2018
In the span of a SINGLE DAY, from Thursday to Friday, the national debt grew by $73 BILLION. In a day. ...
The Irony of the Chinese Communist Party Pushing a U.S. Gun Ban
March 19, 2018
China state media says that the U.S. government must ban guns in order to protect human rights. ...
JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH: SUBTERRANEAN STARTUP SOCIETIES
March 18, 2018
We have an overabundance of space that we don't know how to use - physically and legally. Let's use land more intelligently by thinking vertically. ...
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HARVARD INVESTIGATION SHOWS DOCTORS ARE PAID HUGE SUMS TO PRESCRIBE ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS
March 17, 2018
Now, according to a recent Harvard University analysis, doctors who prescribe these pain-killers are being paid huge sums of money from their manufacturers. ...
WHY DOES MODERN MEDICINE HAVE A BIG PROBLEM WITH NATURAL HEALTH?
March 17, 2018
Medical propaganda is on a long decline of failure. ...
Say No to “Hardening” the Schools with Zero Tolerance Policies and Gun-Toting Cops
March 16, 2018
None of these tactics are making our communities or our schools any safer. ...
Google to Ban Cryptocurrency Ads, Deepening “Crypto Blackout”
March 16, 2018
Google has announced that it will be cracking down on cryptocurrency-related advertising, furthering the “crypto blackout” online. ...
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How Blockchain Technology is Changing the World
March 15, 2018
For some, the blockchain may very well be the next level of the internet. ...
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You Hate the State, But Do You Hate Politics? How Self Deception and Coalitions Affect Society
March 14, 2018
We are strategically blind to our own motives because we are political. ...
Social Justice Curriculum Leaks into Math and Science
March 13, 2018
If a train leaves New York going west at 60 mph, and a train leaves Chicago going east at 70 mph, how many microaggressions will the conductors commit before the trains collide? ...
2,000 years of history says this country should be on your radar
March 13, 2018
And if history is any guide, the prosperity and benefits that come from this Pax Colombiana can last for decades. ...
Why a “Media Blockade” Could be Right for You
March 12, 2018
A better society will be built by individuals engaging in what they can control, and letting go of what they cannot. ...
Judge Uses Electroshock in Court on Suspect, like a live Milgram experiment
March 10, 2018
A judge used the shock vest on one subject who refused to answer his questions. But did the judge issue the shocks himself? No. He ordered the bailiff to do so. And of course, the bailiff complied. ...
This is one of history’s most accurate indicators of a looming financial crisis
March 09, 2018
And on the eve of the Great Depression, multiple projects were all simultaneously competing to become the world’s tallest building, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the Manhattan Bank Trust Building (now known as the Trump Build ...
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