Escobar: The Afghanistan “Peace Deal” Riddle

Escobar: The Afghanistan “Peace Deal” Riddle Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Nearly two decades after the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan post-9/11, and after an interminable war costing over $ 2 trillion, there’s hardly anything “historic” about a possible peace deal that may be signed in Doha this coming Saturday between Washington […]

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“This Is Serious” – Virus Hunter Who Discovered Ebola Discusses ‘Worst-Case Scenario’ For Coronavirus

“This Is Serious” – Virus Hunter Who Discovered Ebola Discusses ‘Worst-Case Scenario’ For Coronavirus As the coronavirus becomes the all-consuming news story of the moment, the Financial Times decided to invite an extremely apropos guest for this weekend’s “Lunch with the FT”. That guest is: Belgian scientist Peter Piot, the “Mick Jagger of Microbes”, best […]

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Is Wall Street Behind The Delay In Declaring The Covid-19 Outbreak A “Pandemic”?

Is Wall Street Behind The Delay In Declaring The Covid-19 Outbreak A “Pandemic”? Authored by Whitney Webb via MintPressNews.com, A little known specialized bond created in 2017 by the World Bank may hold the answer as to why U.S. and global health authorities have declined to label the global spread of the novel coronavirus a […]

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American Brides Face A Shortage Of Wedding Dresses Thanks To Coronavirus Outbreak

American Brides Face A Shortage Of Wedding Dresses Thanks To Coronavirus Outbreak As the coronavirus disrupts supply chains from automotive to tech to retail, thousands of American brides might be left without ‘the dress’ of their dreams when the big day arrives. As KMBC, a local TV station in Kansas City, reports, even without any […]

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During The 70s, The CIA Created A “Robot Dragonfly Spy”

During The 70s, The CIA Created A “Robot Dragonfly Spy” Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is well known for its desire to spy on, track, and contact mass surveillance in order to store information on every single human being possible. And now, thanks to a Freedom of […]

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 Walmart Developing A Membership Program To Rival Amazon’s Prime

Walmart Developing A Membership Program To Rival Amazon’s Prime Amazon is dominating the retail space, putting massive pressure on brick and mortar retail outlets. Now it appears Walmart is going to flank Amazon with a taste of its own medicine by launching a new paid membership program to take on Prime. For the last 18 […]

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Billionaire Paul Singer Seeks To Kick Out Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Billionaire Paul Singer Seeks To Kick Out Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Some will say it’s long overdue. We would agree. According to Bloomberg, billionaire Paul Singer’s activist hedge fund Elliott Management has taken a sizable stake in Twitter and plans to push for changes at the social media company, including replacing Chief Executive Officer Jack […]

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Mapping The Oldest Companies In Existence

Mapping The Oldest Companies In Existence In just a few decades, it’s possible that some of today’s most recognized companies may no longer be household names. As Visual Capitalist’s Iman Ghosh notes, corporate longevity, or the average lifespan of a company, has been shrinking dramatically. In the 1960s, a typical S&P 500 company was projected […]

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