The Pentagon confirmed earlier this week that American troops are on the ground in Ukraine to inspect stockpiles of weapons sent by the US. The proxy war between the US and Russia threatens to get hot.Continue Reading

The Intercept reports that the Department of Homeland Security is broadening efforts to clamp down on speech it considers dangerous by partnering the big tech platforms. This isn’t news to anyone who’s been paying attention.Continue Reading

Drought across America’s farm belt threatens winter wheat and next year’s wheat, corn, and soybean crops. Add to that record low supplies and surging demand for diesel, and higher food prices will be with us for a while.Continue Reading

At least 20 million households in the US are behind on power bills as soaring electricity prices and inflation put a squeeze on family budgets. Some analysts are predicting a wave of utility disconnections as winter approaches.Continue Reading

A writer for the World Economic Forum proposes using artificial intelligence to analyze data from “millions of sources” to decide who deserves to be banned from the Internet for sharing unapproved opinions.Continue Reading

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Monday that as part of a package of new gun control legislation, her state would require “social media networks to monitor and report ‘hateful conduct.’”Continue Reading

Ambitious Tories smell blood in the water as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost support over Partygate and other scandals. Leaked emails and documents suggest a hidden hand at work behind Johnson’s ouster.Continue Reading

A panel on Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) at the recent World Economic Forum meeting offered a glimpse of how central banks could be used to control your ability to buy and sell.Continue Reading

Reversing a statement he made Monday, President Biden is sending a precision rocket artillery system to Ukraine on the condition that it not be used against targets inside Russia. The problem is that the US has very little control over weapons in Ukraine.Continue Reading

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla told the World Economic Forum last week that his company has developed microchipped pills that can monitor compliance. So much for medical autonomy.Continue Reading