Elon Musk isn’t the only one whose afraid that advances in artificial intelligence will leads to something akin to the creation of Skynet. The Daily Mail is reporting that Russian President Vladimir…
Via Global Macro Monitor, “Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.” – President Herbert Hoover The Hoover administration thought there was no room and was ideologically…
By Victor Shvets of Macquarie Capital Japan Debt Mountain: does it matter? For almost 25 years, Japan’s debt burden has been the poster child of what would happen to others if capital is misallocated…
Hurricane Maria caused widespread damage to Puerto Rico. Drone footage captured the scene in San Juan and Canóvanas on Sept. 21. As we reported earlier, flash flooding caused by the storm has…
Spain found itself on the verge of a full-blown sovereign crisis on Saturday, after the "rebel region" of Catalonia rejected giving more control to the central government in defiance of authorities…
What won't you see in this book? You won't see a picture of Muslim "morality police" patrolling neighborhoods and controlling women's conduct. You won't see Muslim men cutting in front of Swedish…
Valerie Plame had to know what she was tweeting. Plame retweeted a virulently anti-Semitic article by a well-known bigot, which she characterized as "thoughtful." Now she's trying to make excuses,…
Seyran Ates, a moderate imam, has received "300 emails per day encouraging me to carry on," but "3,000 a day full of hate," some with death threats. In Germany, it is not the Muslim supremacists,…
Instead of hurting the AfD's electoral prospects, the smear campaign has ended up driving more voters toward the party. Questioning the AfD's legitimacy on judicial and constitutional grounds has a…
In general, lawful Islamist movements such as the Muslim Brotherhood work to insert themselves into Western society, exploiting liberal, democratic bodies to promote their own illiberal and anti…
By: Jacob G. Hornberger With last weeks’s beginning of Ken Burns’ new documentary about the Vietnam War, the war will be brought back to the front burner for national discussion and debate.There is…
By: Mark Thornton, Jeff Deist Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced the bank would begin selling assets it has relentlessly bought since the Crash of '08. The financial press, including…
By: Mises Institute Almost a decade later, the Federal Reserve this week announced it will begin reversing quantitative easing. Slowly. Very slowly. The balance sheet currently stands at $4.5…
By: Doug French It’s as old as time: taking on debt to fund a sure thing. Be it houses, stocks, cryptocurrencies, tulip bulbs or taxi medallions. Winnie Hu tells the current tale of woe brilliantly…
By: Joseph T. Salerno The title of this post — minus the reference to Finland — is shamelessly copped from a prescient essay that Ludwig von Mises wrote in 1953.  In his article Mises pointed out…
This week's episode of Five Minutes Five Issues is out. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and…
British commentator, comedian, and author Russell Brand has presented a short summation of some benefits from legalizing currently illegal drugs. Brand, in a new video commentary, presents the…
Libya has two rival governments and parliaments, as well as several militia groups aligned to both sides, and some "independent" ones, battling to control its oil wealth.  Inexplicably for many,…
Trump was seen as a presidential candidate who would possibly move towards a less interventionist foreign policy. That hope is gone. The insurgency that brought Trump to the top was defeated by a…
A new episode of Five Minutes Five Issues is out. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and SoundCloud. …
Canadian Prime Minister*Justin Trudeau called for "Bro culture" to come to an end and said all men need to become feminists and "shut down" one another's "negative conversations" in locker rooms. …
Life comes at you fast. From Breitbart: A former journalist who worked for the…
An emergency broadcast in Orange Country on Thursday caused citizens to panic with its "ominous" predictions about the end of the world. From OC Register: Some Orange County residents were stunned…
Wikileaks' Julian Assange said Monday on Twitter that neither special council Robert Mueller or the US Senate Intelligence Committee has "bothered to contact" Wikileaks or himself. "Neither Robert…
James Clapper, former Director of National Intelligence under President Barack Obama, admitted during an appearance on CNN last night that it's possible President Trump's conversations could have…
Jacob Rees-Mogg and Owen Paterson have serious concerns about May's Brexit announcement.
They're fed up of being dictated to from afar.
The UKIP Brexit spokesman thinks May wants to leave the EU in name only.
The German parliament should have made the decision.
Four people were stabbed.
Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico has no power and no gas. It also has crumbling infrastructure and near-worthless utility bonds following bankruptcy. Today it faces another disaster: The 90-year old…
Trump wants a “great wall” on the US-Mexican border that Mexico will pay for. A new wrinkle is the wall must be see-through so we can see who is on the other side. Trump will personally select the…
Many people have been predicting another stock market “crash”. I have not been in that camp for reasons I will explain below. Yet, I believe the stock market is at least 50% overvalued, and a 40% to…
Spain’s plan to send boatloads of military police to Catalonia to prevent its independence referendum have backfired with dockers in two ports staging a boycott and a third refusing access. The…
Thousands have gathered at the gates of Catalonia’s judiciary body to demand the release of a dozen officials arrested in connection with an upcoming vote on independence. And a defiant Catalonia…
Editorial note: On Thursday night, the poster above and several others were put up all over the campus of UC Berkeley in conjunction with Milo Yiannopoulos’s “Free Speech Week.” The next morning,…
President Obama’s UN Ambassador Samantha Power was reportedly “unmasking” Americans almost on a daily basis right up to President Trump’s inauguration, which bolsters Trump’s claim that the Obama…
In the wake of violent protests in St. Louis following the acquittal of white former police officer Jason Stockley for the murder of black suspect Anthony Lamar Smith, a Cornell University doctoral…
Editor's note: The David Horowitz Freedom Center today announced the University of California-Irvine as the second school named in its new report on the “Top Ten Worst Schools that Support…
As if he weren’t already committed enough to foolish false charity and willful ignorance regarding the jihad threat, Pope Francis on Wednesday met in the Vatican with Dr. Muhammad bin Abdul Karim…
People have asked me to discuss this issue, which I've written a book about, so I decided to make it into a bonus episode. (This episode is my appearance on Roger McCaffrey's Catholic Book Radio…
Gerard Casey is the author of what the brilliant David Gordon is calling the best history of political thought he's ever read. We discuss several of his early chapters, on the sophists, Socrates,…
Dave Smith, the libertarian comedian whose new comedy special Libertas is the number one comedy album on iTunes, joins me for a lively discussion of Trump, foreign policy, Milo, libertarianism, and a…
Is it really true that the American standard of living is falling, and that our children will be worse off than we are? Martin Feldstein challenged this view in the Wall Street Journal. Jeff Herbener…
Chris Guillebeau, the New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup, returns for his third appearance on the show to discuss how to build up a "side hustle" as an additional income stream.…
On the bleeding edge of “in-fridge delivery.”
Master of share-buybacks and revenue-shrinkage does what it does best.
But the Swiss National Bank is just an innocent bystander.
Spain's "ships of repression" are coming to help out. 
It's not "destroying the Internet's economic model."
Our weekly commentaries provide Euro Pacific Capital's latest thinking on developments in the global marketplace. Opinions expressed are those of the writer,…
Our weekly commentaries provide Euro Pacific Capital's latest thinking on developments in the global marketplace. Opinions expressed are those of the writer,…
Our weekly commentaries provide Euro Pacific Capital's latest thinking on developments in the global marketplace. Opinions expressed are those of the writer,…
Our weekly commentaries provide Euro Pacific Capital's latest thinking on developments in the global marketplace. Opinions expressed are those of the writer,…
Our weekly commentaries provide Euro Pacific Capital's latest thinking on developments in the global marketplace. Opinions expressed are those of the writer,…
MARC FABER - 15 Sep 2017 - Better Value In Asia Like Japan And Europe Than The US Marc Faber is an international investor known for his uncanny predictions of the stock market and futures…
"So, we have had a shift in market leadership away from the U.S. to other markets," he said on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street." "And I think there is better value in Europe and still better value in…
Marc Faber is Buying More China Marc Faber is an international investor known for his uncanny predictions of the stock market and futures markets around the world.Dr. Doom also trades…
“For me, if India can grow at 5 per cent for next 10-20 years, that is a fantastic growth rate. But most Indians, they think their country should grow at 8-10 per cent. Forget it. Five per cent is a…
“We all know demonetisation has been a catastrophe. It didn’t achieve its objectives. It could have been done in a benign way, giving a period of six months ” Marc Faber, editor and publisher of…
September 23, 2017 NEW YORK – Not since Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev banged his fists and waved his shoe at the UN in 1960 has a world leader made such a spectacle of himself as President Donald…
September 9, 2017 Few people have ever heard of Myanmar’s Rohingya people.  Not many more could find Myanmar on a map – particularly after its name was changed some years ago from Burma to Myanmar.…
September 2, 2017 Old Chinese saying: ‘when elephants battle, ants get crushed.’ Think of the current crisis on the Korean Peninsula in which the government in Seoul has been all but ignored. South…
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I heartily accept the motto, “That government is best which governs least”; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which…
Liberty is meaningless where the right to utter one’s thoughts and opinions has ceased to exist. That, of all rights, is the dread of tyrants. It is the right which they first of all strike down.…
When it comes to the U.S. economy, the “con” part offers the best description of the current relationship between business, government and the preyed upon consumer. The way things work in early 21st…
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Notes on Ursula Le Guin's "Solitude," introversion, politics, and class.
Why is the brilliant Ta-Nehisi Coates not as persuasive as you'd expect?
Today's Water Cooler: Warmonger Morgan Freeman, Sanders/Klobuchar to debate Graham/Cassidy on health care, copper, Uber, SEC, juggalos, frats
Cybersecurity is much in today’s news, but it’s not the only source of scams-- which are much more omnipresent than in the past.
Full-throated nationalism is winning out over snarky centrism. The post Tucker Carlson’s Last Laugh appeared first on American Renaissance.
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The German election is Sunday. The post Will the Ephialtes of Germany Get Her Due? appeared first on American Renaissance.
This speech was delivered at the 2017 American Renaissance conference. The video is available here. Each of us in this room are here for noble and important reasons, and foremost among those are the…
SCOTUS will hear oral arguments about the ban in two weeks. The post Trump’s Travel Ban Set to Expire, Forcing Decision on Vetting appeared first on American Renaissance.
There has been a lot of talk about whether Milo would return to Berkeley and whether #FreeSpeechWeek would take place there. But yes, he is back and it is on. Team Milo has even prepared a little…
Donald Trump comes out hard against the NFL players protesting during the national anthem:“We’re proud of our country. We respect our flag,” Trump said to loud applause at a campaign event in Alabama…
Galactic society is ruled by algorithms. From interstellar travel and planetary terraforming to artificial intelligence and agriculture, every human endeavor has become completely dependent upon the…
This doesn't strike me as a positive development. The Saker contemplates the significance of a Russian special forces operation in Syria.Something rather unprecedented just happened in Syria: US…
I want to be sure that I didn't forget any of them in the chapter of SJWADD devoted to them. I'm talking about the specific tactics, such as the "bait-and-report", rather than the larger tendencies…
Any parliamentary struggle must be preceded, legitimised, and supported by a metapolitical struggle. Metapolitics, at its best, reduces parliamentarism to a question of mere formalities.
In his book, Anarcho-Fascism: Nature Reborn (LogikFörlag), the author Jonas Nilsson takes aim at some of the tensions which he argues lies dormant in Swedish society, and rather than picking at the…
This video has been making its rounds on Youtube. The cult of Putler grows stronger and stronger everyday in the West. Amusingly, Putin is portrayed as both simultaneously a Commie and a Nazi by the…
Submitted by Emmanuel Spraguer ** Being a White nationalist, or a White advocate, or a White person who doesn’t want to suicide himself or his civilization, is something like being a Muslim or a Jew…
This is a pet topic near and dear to me that I’ve written about before. In the near future, Europe and the rest of the White world will be racked by secession crisis after secession crisis. This is a…
To: Matt@Occidentalism.org September 23, 2017 at 7:00 AMMatt,I am not concerned with my friend’s opinion about a white America.  I am concerned that he was confused about my opinion.  Allow me to…
I thank those of you who took the time to respond to my request regarding how I handle the comments section.  There were many comments of “fine as is,” and I appreciate these.  Overall this is my…
Jeffrey Tucker was interviewed at the Corbett Report.  The primary topic was the blockchain.  I was sent the link to this interview by email; after listening for a few minutes I was torn between two…
On and off I think about the comments section to this blog.  The question of “should I moderate” I have answered with a “yes,” and continue to feel this decision is appropriate.Somewhat more…
I meant to make a new nation…-        T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922)I had formed a beautiful and gracious image and I saw it melting before my eyes….I did not think I could bear to…
NEW YORK – Not since Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev banged his fists and waved his shoe at the UN in 1960 has a world leader made such a spectacle of himself as President Donald Trump did this past…
On 10 April 2003, I was driving on a road west of Kirkuk, waiting for the city to be captured by the Kurdish Peshmerga and worried that we might arrive there before the Iraqi army had withdrawn or…
Donald Trump has chosen the wrong career. His flamboyant style would make him a popular and much loved Kabuki actor. The Japanese call it aragoto, literally a “rough business” style of heroic drama,…
President Trump opened his address to the United Nations General Assembly this week with a gracious tribute to those foreign leaders who had offered help with America’s recent hurricane and flood…
One of the most hyped “events” of American television, The Vietnam War, has started on the PBS network. The directors are Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Acclaimed for his documentaries on the Civil War,…