Donald Trump and Elon Musk Invent the Wheel

January 24, 2020

No one can claim that US president Donald Trump lacks empathy for at least some of the downtrodden. Interviewed by CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Trump responded to a question about Elon Musk. Given all that Musk has been through in recent times, Trump acknowledges that the poor fellow...

Global Citizenship: The Birth of a New World Order

April 19, 2019

As the hegemony of the nation-state deteriorates, a brave new world is being conceived. As outcrops of nationalistic fervor and protectionism are exposed across Western Europe and the United States, it would seem that the tides of globalization are beginning to ebb. One only needs to glance at...

How to Confront a Global Crisis: Sleepwalk It

February 15, 2019

As the world awaits AI, sleepwalking has become the preferred method of decision-makers. The Daily Devil's Dictionary explains. Scott Ritter, a former Marine Corps intelligence officer and nuclear arms inspector, assessing the state of the world in the wake of the US withdrawal from the 1987...

Davos Has Turned Duplicitous and Diabolical

February 08, 2019

The record number of corporate jets landing in Davos are testimony to a toxic ideology that must be replaced by a more humane zeitgeist. This author has been in touch with some of the Davos jet set. He can attest that the people who gather every year in Switzerland at the World Economic Forum do...

Davos Is Losing Its Shine

January 28, 2019

Davos is essentially a symbol of crony capitalism camouflaging as a pro-globalization voice. This year is already witnessing a profound global political instability. Britain’s confusion over the Brexit deal continues, and so do the weekend protests by the gilets jaunes, or the yellow vests, in...

Jair Bolsonaro Had “Nothing” to Say at Davos

January 24, 2019

Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, was the keynote speaker at Davos… who had nothing to say. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary reports.  In January every year, Davos in Switzerland hosts an assembly of the most high-powered decision-makers in the economic and political world. They...

Big Surprise: Rich Globalists Love Trump

February 02, 2018

Trump the calm globalist is just as dangerous, if not more so, than Trump the raging populist. As a candidate, Donald Trump enjoyed pillorying the globalists. “We will no longer surrender this country, or its people, to the false song of globalism,” he said in his first major speech on...

The World This Week: Donald Trump Takes Charge of a Heating Planet

January 22, 2017

As the global jet-setters gather in salubrious Davos, Xi Jinping and Donald Trump offer two radically different visions for the global economy. Climate change is in the air. Data from NASA and the UK Met Office reveals that 2016 was the warmest year since 1880, the year from which records are...