Doug Casey On The Opioid Crisis

"The government learned absolutely nothing from the failure of alcohol prohibition. What they’re doing with drugs makes an occasional, trivial problem into a national catastrophe..."

The Real Reason Hillary Lost: Black People Just Don't Like Her

Back in September we said that the key question for Hillary in 2016 was whether she could expect the same level of unprecedented black voter turnout that Obama was able to garner in his two elections?  Now, courtesy of the final voter stats from the U.S. Census Bureau, we have the definitive answer to that question.

A Tour Down Homicide Lane, As Baltimore Descends Into Chaos

The mainstream media dares not to share this with you, because it destroys the gentrification narrative to lure in the millennial generation for city life. Millennials’ are frantically buying real estate <2 miles from this high homicide area. For the sake of the millennials’, let’s hope a spillover in crime does not occur in their neighborhoods.

Key Events In The Coming Week: Inflation, Spending In The Spotlight

With the French election now finally in the rearview mirror, this week's focus is on global inflation releases, with the spotlight falling on the US and China. We also have BoE and RBNZ rates meetings. In other data we note industrial production in the Eurozone, UK and Norway along with US retail sales and Fed speakers.