The World Economic Forum meeting this week brings together people who believe that they, and they alone, have the right to fundamentally restructure human civilization. They don’t realize that they’re dupes in a bigger game.

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Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried was arrested just before he was to testify to Congress. Meanwhile, the DOJ may prosecute rival cryptocurrency exchange Binance for money laundering. All this as the New York Fed tests its own digital currency.Continue Reading

Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has filed for bankruptcy, blaming the collapse of crypto exchange FTX. Bitcoin is now down more than 70% from one year ago.

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Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Egypt plan to join BRICS, the economic alliance of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The timing is awkward for President Biden as he prepares to meet with the Saudis, but Turkey’s membership is potentially more significant.Continue Reading

An hour may have elapsed before law enforcement entered the school in Uvalde, Texas where a shooter killed 19 children and two teachers before he was shot dead. The timeline is uncertain, but the presence of supernatural evil is sure.Continue Reading

Monkeypox is in the news this week, but there’s no need to panic. It does not spread easily between humans; the confirmed cases appear linked to intimate contact between men who attended a pair of raves in Spain and Belgium.Continue Reading

President Biden’s performance over the past week was startlingly bad. His staff walked back Biden’s call for regime change in Russia and claims that US troops were training Ukrainians in Poland and would soon deploy to Ukraine.Continue Reading

President Biden said Saturday that Vladimir Putin “cannot remain in power.” White House officials immediately began walking that back, claiming that Biden meant to prepare the world for extended conflict in Ukraine—something that’s not good news for Ukrainians or the world.Continue Reading