New Climate Study Warns London As Hot As Barcelona By 2050

A recent climate change study has found that London’s weather could feel more like Barcelona’s in 2050. Even though that might sound like a dream for Londoners, Statista’s Niall McCarthy notes that the change could be accompanied by severe drought. The research focused on 520 major cities and it was published in journal Plos One. […]

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Eye-For-An-Eye: UK Caught As Trump’s “Useful Idiot” In Dangerous Iran Policy

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, The UK fell for a US trap when it seized an Iranian ship on July 4. Iran struck back last Friday. Useful Idiots Eurointelligence provides interesting commentary of tit-for-tat ship seizures first by the UK, then by Iran in response. The extraordinary story behind the capture of the British-flagged […]

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Largest Builder Of Bootleg Luxury Vehicles In Brazil Busted: Police Raid Secret Fake Lambo Factory

Police in the city of Santa Catarina, Brazil recently raided a secret factory that was used to create bootleg replicas of luxury vehicles, according to CNN. Santa Catarina Civil Police’s investigative unit seized eight nearly assembled replicas of Lamborghinis and Ferraris during last Monday’s raid, according to a police press release. The replicas were being […]

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How Imperial Washington Rules The World: Sanctions & The Weaponization Of Global Commerce

Authored by Jacob Hornberger via The Futures of Freedom Foundation, Ruler Of The World Recently released secret documents from Chinese company Huawei provide insights into how the U.S. Empire rules the world. According to the Washington Post, the documents reveal that Huawei secretly helped North Korea “build and maintain the country’s commercial wireless network.” What’s […]

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Busted Billion-Dollar Bagholders Hire Private Eyes To Probe Goldman-Led Airline Bailout

Several years ago, when ZIRP and NIRP was (again) raging, investors jumped at the chance to buy $1.2 billion in bonds whose proceeds wound up with a cluster of airlines linked to Etihad Airlines. As Bloomberg details, the deal was unusual in several ways: Goldman had teamed up with two relatively obscure brokerages and controversial […]

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Every Flaw In Markets Is Worse Under Socialism

Authored by Chloe Anagnos via The American Institute for Economic Research, As the granddaughter of a survivor of communism and socialism, I find it almost unfathomable that the political ideology my family left a continent for is creeping into my neighborhood. I was alerted to an event on Facebook called “Summer Socialism 101 classes,” which […]

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LAPD Spied On And Infiltrated Anti-Trump Protesters

The Los Angeles Police Department spied on anti-Trump protesters and even infiltrated an activist group that was planning anti-Trump protests, according to the Guardian. An informant working for the LAPD secretly infiltrated a group called “Refuse Fascism” in 2017, recording multiple meetings that the group held. LAPD transcripts that were submitted in a criminal case […]

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Iran Legalizes Crypto-Mining As “Official Industry”

After weeks of uncertainty, the Iranian government’s Economic Commission has approved a mechanism of cryptocurrency mining in the country, according to an announcement by the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture on July 22. As CoinTelegraph’s Ana Alexandre reports, Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), Abdolnaser Hemmati said that “a mechanism […]

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The Non-Hack That Hurt Hillary – On The 3rd Anniversary Of WikiLeaks Release Of The DNC Emails

Authored by Ray McGovern via ConsortiumNews.com, Three years ago Monday WikiLeaks published a trove of highly embarrassing emails that had been leaked from inside the Democratic National Committee. As has been the case with every leak revealed by WikiLeaks, the emails were authentic. These particular ones, however, could not have come at a worse time […]

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