It’s the French presidential elections and the heroine of the alt-right, Marine Le Pen, has exasperated the mass media by getting through to the final round to face off the ‘outsider’ Emmanuel Macron. It is clear who The Establishment want...
Via (CNN) In Jerusalem's largest cemetery the deceased have a need that the living cannot fulfill: more space. The Givat Shaul cemetery, which sprawls across a hilltop on the northwestern edge of the city, contains more than 200,000 burial spots, and nearly...
China is currently developing more powerful supercomputers more quickly than western powers. Will this begin to occur in other fields of study?  What has caused this shift? What does it mean for the future? On January 17th, Chinese state media...
“Macbeth’s self-justifications were feeble – and his conscience devoured him. Yes, even Iago was a little lamb too. The imagination and the spiritual strength of Shakespeare’s evildoers stopped short at a dozen corpses. Because they had no ideology.” - Aleksandr...
There are very few things that can make me so angry that I feel a ball of hatred within my chest and the quiet urge to vomit. But the one happening currently is the roar of anger I feel...
Don't Blame Technology Or Robots People who say that America is losing its manufacturing jobs because of automation (more robots) are either ignorant, or lying—many are both. Sadly, these people are about as common as they wrong (very, on both counts). Bad...
via (CNN) The winner of the 2016 Carbuncle Cup, awarded to Britain's worst building as a provocation to debate each year by Building Design, an online British architecture magazine, is Lincoln Plaza in London, a 31-story luxury residential tower complete...
Everyone's heard of Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman.  They’re household names. But unless you’re an economist or a dilettante, you’ve probably never heard of David Ricardo. You should have—he’s perhaps the most influential economic thinker of them all. His...
Many mainstream economists and pundits don't like Trump, or "Trumponomics" (Trump's economic policy). That's because they're either ignorant, or they're liars. It's harsh, but it's true. Economists have tricked themselves into believing their theories, even when they conflict with reality.  They rely...

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