Advancements in AI herald big changes in production The Yomiuri Shimbun New businesses and services are being created through next-generation technology such as artificial intelligence (AI) and robots in a so-called “fourth industrial revolution.” How will it change our work and lifestyles? This is the first installment of a series in which we … Continue reading 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
"Most people mistakenly believe that the Crusades only happened in the Middle-East and that they were only directed at Islam. This is false. In fact, while the official excuse for western imperialism at that time was to free the city of Jerusalem from the “Muslim infidels” the crusades also were aimed at either exterminating or … Continue reading Take The Red Pill Or Fight World War 3. – Interview With The Saker
The best choice for reform at Turtle Bay is Serbia’s Vuk Jeremic There’s an election on, and the top candidates include a Vladimir Putin favorite and a lifelong socialist who mismanaged a global humanitarian organization. We speak of the race to become the next United Nations Secretary-General. That was the state of play … Continue reading The Next UN Secretary-General is…?
A parallel legal universe, open only to corporations and largely invisible to everyone else, helps executives convicted of crimes escape punishment. Part one of a BuzzFeed News investigation — read the whole series here. Chris Hamby BuzzFeed News Reporter Imagine a private, global super court that empowers corporations to bend countries to their will. … Continue reading Corporate terror
by Charles Hugh Smith We're ceaselessly told/sold that the U.S. economy is doing phenomenally well in our current slow-growth world — generating record corporate profits, record highs in the S&P 500 stock index, and historically low unemployment (4.9% in July 2016). While GDP growth is somewhat lackluster by historical standards—less than 2% in 2016—it's … Continue reading Reality of the “Trickle Down” (false) economy