1. To get a micro-glimpse of just how staggeringly bad things have gotten in Venezuela, I invite readers here to view a film documentary spliced...
      


  2. NEW YORK (Reuters)  -  A federal judge on Monday said eight years of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax returns must be provided to Manhattan...
      


  3. Quoting the Wall Street Journal below, which makes this win against climate change political scaremongering even more delicious: Australia’s Conservatives Win Surprise Election Victory SYDNEY—Australia’s conservative government...


  4. Vladimir Putin, Russia President, said how his country has new supersonic weapon that can reach almost any point in the world. Earlier, US was said...
      


  5. Donald Trump will regret it if he pulls out of the nuclear deal with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday, warning the U.S....
      


  6. Germany’s foreign minister said on Monday Europe could not rely on Donald Trump and needed to close ranks after the U.S. president called the...
      


  7. US - China Phase One Trade Deal is amazing stuff.  Historic.  A trade deal like this has never been attempted before, between Communist and Capitalist...


  8. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said  that a trade war with China is “on hold.” Chinese state media also reported that Washington and Beijing have agreed to back off on...
      


  9. Latvia is now preparing to unplug from the Russian grid and everyone in the Baltic States (probably most clearly in Latvia) is on full...
      


  10. Arab leaders meeting in Tunisia on Sunday hope to project unified opposition to the Trump administration’s acceptance of Israeli control over the Golan Heights...
      


  11. NATO allies are pushing back against U.S. criticism that they are not spending enough on defense as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure ahead...
      


  12. TRUMP INDICATES HE WOULD USE NUCLEAR WEAPONS IF REQUIRED. Whats wrong with this man, if he’s not involved in enough issues in the Middle East...
      


  13. Cold war. Theresa May said she had agreed with Britain’s National Security Council to suspend all high-level contacts between her country and Russia. In same time...
      


  14. Roundups of undocumented immigrant families will start Sunday in 10 U.S. cities, fulfilling a hardline immigration stance from U.S. President Donald Trump which will...
      


  15. Brexit paralysis has prompted talk of a British election or a second referendum but one odd side-effect could be Britons having to cast their...
      


  16. How well countries adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will determine whether they ‘thrive’ or ‘stagnate’ and could further divide workforces and increase...
      


  17. Iran agitating for some compensation for its Syria war investments. IRGC Maj Gen Yahya Rahim Safavi says Iran is already exporting Syrian phosphate in...
      


  18. Cooperation is the mainstream in China-Europe relations, and even if there are differences and competition, it is benign competition, Chinese President Xi Jinping said...
      


  19. Okay, I realize this is off the beaten path for this forum, but this is just too weird. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-17/koreas-to-march-under-one-flag-at-olympics-opening-ceremony-jcj37ai4?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social What is going on here??  


  20. A person familiar with the probe of Jeffrey Epstein’s death at a federal jail says guards are suspected of falsifying log entries to show...
      


  21.  The European Union said on Thursday it could impose further sanctions on Venezuela if it believes democracy is being undermined there, after its president...
      


  22. Israeli prime minister B. Netanyahu is near his impeachment. The police said they had found sufficient evidence for the 68-year-old Netanyahu to be charged...
      


  23. Normally I don't quote entire articles, but this is a Panic Service Announcement (and a gentle ribbing).  My comment at the bottom, after the article. The...
      


  24. "We're protecting Germany, we're protecting France, we're protecting all of these countries. And then numerous of the countries go out and make a pipeline...
      


  25. The U.S. doesn’t plan to suspend more joint military drills with South Korean forces, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, amid reports that North Korea...
      


  26. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met for 3½ hours as both sides try to defuse tensions between...
      


  27. 1. Both United States and China are in full war for global hegemony and both countries are using all the resources at their disposal...


  28. https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/11/21/greta-who-china-ramps-up-coal-fired-energy-production/ https://oilprice.com/Energy/Coal/Is-Chinas-Clean-Coal-A-Lie.html This information needs maximum exposure throughout the world. It is one of the reasons we should reduce our trade with China and other countries...
      


  29. I hear everyone's favourite greenie-slash-feminist has found himself in a bit of a pickle? Interesting. Here.
      


  30. Opinion polls before the March 31 vote indicate that no one will come close to the 50-percent support needed to win in the first...