The Imperial Collapse Clock Ticks Closer To Midnight

"...Trump has been totally brought to heel, a fact that’ll become increasingly crystal clear in the months ahead. This is now your standard Wall Street and military-industrial complex run Presidency..."

Freedom For The Speech We Hate: The Legal Ins & Outs Of The Right To Protest

"Instead of encouraging people to debate issues and air their views, by muzzling free speech, we are contributing to a growing underclass of Americans who are being told that they can’t take part in American public life unless they 'fit in'... This attempt to stifle certain forms of speech is where we go wrong."

The Problem Is Bigger Than Trump And Obama: Should The One-Man Presidency Be Abolished?

The Founding Fathers "were not nearly as insightful as is often pretended." Not everyone was fooled at the Convention, including George Mason who correctly noted: "If strong and extensive powers are vested in the executive, and that executive consists only of one person, the government will of course degenerate  into a monarchy..."

The Chinese Economy's Fatal Flaws

"...if we dig deeper into the exact situation of Chinese economy, we will find that it’s a typical failing of the Keynesian, cronyist system."

Neocons Love Trump's New Afghanistan Plan, Blackwater Calls It "Obama-Lite"

"I’m proud. I’m relieved," Graham said on Fox News after Trump’s Monday night address. "I’m proud of the fact that President Trump made a national security decision, not a political decision. I’m proud of the fact that he listened to the generals, and I’m most proud of the fact that he showed the will to stand up to radical Islam."

College Professors Begin Direct Support For AntiFa Groups On Campuses

"Since Trump’s election, fascists, neo-fascists, and their allies have used blatantly Islamophobic, anti-semitic, racist, misogynistic, homophobic, transphobic, and ableist messaging and iconography to recruit to their ranks and intimidate students, faculty, and staff...The time to take action is now..."

Funds Managing $1.1 Trillion Are Dumping Junk Bonds

Investors overseeing a total of over $1.1 trillion have been cutting exposure to junk bonds amid growing concerns about rising rates, central bank policy and general geopolitical uncertainty.