The Financial Sector Needs to Address Whistleblower Retaliation

October 26, 2021

As we saw in the case of Bernie Madoff, when Harry Markopolos, the man who blew the whistle on the $65-billion Ponzi scheme, admitted to living in fear of his life, whistleblower protections are not enough to ensure that internal reporting continues in order for issues to be resolved efficiently....

The Late David Graeber’s Final Contribution to Civilization
October 26, 2021

The Late David Graeber’s Final Contribution to Civilization

The UAE’s Approach to Humanitarian Assistance
October 26, 2021

The UAE’s Approach to Humanitarian Assistance

The US Senate, the Filibuster and the 50-State Solution
October 26, 2021

The US Senate, the Filibuster and the 50-State Solution

JFK Assassination: Biden’s Commitment to Keep Concealing the Truth

JFK Assassination: Biden’s Commitment to Keep Concealing the Truth

October 25, 2021

Everyone understands that democracy requires access to the truth about how the government acts, in the past as well as the present. US President Joe Biden’s administration was under pressure to release, on October 26, the carefully hidden documents that his predecessor, Donald Trump, decided to...

Will Joe Manchin Remain a Democrat?

Will Joe Manchin Remain a Democrat?

October 22, 2021

Americans typically like divided government and, on November 7, then-Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer gave them reason for that preference. Preceding a pair of run-off elections in Georgia that would decide whether Democrats would control the Senate in addition to the White House and the House...

Who Won the Match: Tucker Carlson or Pete Buttigieg?

Who Won the Match: Tucker Carlson or Pete Buttigieg?

October 21, 2021

A future historian seeking to understand the traumas that beleaguered the population of the United States at the beginning of the 21st century might conclude that the richest resource in the archives for clues turns out to be the monologues of Tucker Carlson on Fox News. Many commentators in...

Alt-Medicine: How the Far Right Weaponizes Vaccine Hesitancy

Alt-Medicine: How the Far Right Weaponizes Vaccine Hesitancy

October 21, 2021

Religious groups and alternative medicine advocates have always been resistant to vaccines. But in the current COVID-19 anti-vaccination movement, they have mutated into variants of the far right in a violent mush of anti-establishment conspiracies, white supremacy and anti-Semitism. Religion...

The Future of Farming in Morocco

The Future of Farming in Morocco

October 21, 2021

Our agriculture system as we know it needs to change. We see an enormous amount of waste in current practices through using too much water, too many pesticides that hurt the neighboring environment, and the waste of produce through imperfection or being pest-ridden. Addressing Climate...

NATO’s Innovation of Mind Control

NATO’s Innovation of Mind Control

October 20, 2021

Today’s technology-oriented, media manipulated civilization has succeeded in imposing a degree of hyperreality capable of obscuring whatever remnants of reality still remain within the average person’s field of perception. This requires a permanent effort to deviate attention from hyperreality...

Is Moscow Turning Off the Gas Tap?

Is Moscow Turning Off the Gas Tap?

October 19, 2021

In 2010, I was invited to hold a presentation titled “Will Russia someday close the gas tap?” It was a rookie mistake, early in my career, so I didn’t think about how the presentation would be advertised. I just suggested general topics I wanted to talk about in the broader context of...

Merck’s Gesture to Save Humanity

Merck’s Gesture to Save Humanity

October 19, 2021

The media announced last week what appears to be a major breakthrough in pandemic news. It could be a turning point in the history of a pandemic that will soon celebrate its second birthday. “In the not-too-distant future,” according to MarketWatch, “you may be able to walk into a doctor’s...

China’s Policy of Illusory Security Is Destined to Fail in Afghanistan

China’s Policy of Illusory Security Is Destined to Fail in Afghanistan

October 19, 2021

Under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, China has been transformed into a paranoid state fanatically motivated by ensuring security at any and all cost. This obsession stems from the desire to maintain the physical security of the Chinese mainland, to safeguard Beijing’s investments abroad...

Kyrsten Sinema’s True Motive Revealed

Kyrsten Sinema’s True Motive Revealed

October 18, 2021

A 2014 study published by Princeton University sought to determine how political decisions were made in the United States. The study's conclusion called into question the legitimacy of calling the current political system a democracy. It had effectively evolved into a functioning...

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