Qassem Soleimani and World War III | Iran, Russia and China

Hey there. Donald Trump’s assassination of Qasem Solemani, a high official of a country we are not at war with is the logical outgrowth of 20 sordid years of disgusting developments in US foreign policy. Bush’s illegal and idiotic invasion of Iraq was one step down the path. Another was Obama’s due process free murder […]

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How the world will change in 2020 | FT

The biggest threat to the liberal international order that was established after world war two is, in one man, Donald Trump. He has made it, frankly, his singular foreign policy aim to dismantle that global order and he just doesn’t like globalisation. He doesn’t like global institutions. He does like internationalism. But there’s another issue […]

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It’s 1941 – A World at War – WW2 – 071 – January 4 1941

January 4th 1941 Over the past 16 months, what was a localized European conflict has spiraled and morphed into a second world war, and it seems that every month it grows larger, engulfing nation after nation. It still hasn’t seen offensives- in Europe at least- with the scale of destruction seen in the First World […]

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News Wrap: Parts of Hong Kong paralyzed as protesters, police clash

AMNA NAWAZ: Yet another wave of anti-government demonstrations paralyzed parts of Hong Kong on this Christmas Day. Black-clad protesters descended on the streets of a busy shopping district. Riot police used tear gas to disperse crowds. Meanwhile, hundreds marched through malls chanting pro-democracy slogans. The city has been upended by more than six months of […]

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Federal Reserve Admits Trump’s Trade War Has Completely Backfired

In what should come as a surprise to absolutely nobody in this country. The federal reserve has released a study saying that, oops, Donald Trump’s trade war and all the tariffs on the goods from China have actually backfired, and it’s the American public who is paying the price, not just in the price of […]

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Why The Next Cyber Attack Could Be As Deadly As A Nuclear Weapon

It’s the week before Christmas, the busiest traveling season of the year for American airlines. All across the nation travelers are making their way home for the holidays, and millions of Americans are currently either in the air or waiting their turn to board their next flight. Somewhere in the American midwest, a family approaches […]

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