Amnesty International says a new decree in Venezuela that says the government can make any of its citizens farm the country's fields in order to combat its current, punishing food crisis "effectively amounts to forced labour."
Today marks the much anticipated grand opening of the Tesla Gigafactory.
The latest Global Trade Alert report suggests that growth of global trade hasn't just slowed – it's stopped completely.
Members of The_Donald, the "high energy" subreddit where Trump supporters exchange racist inside jokes and uncouth memes with each other, are now accusing Twitter of actively promoting Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over their be
A shadowy unit of the British intelligence agency GCHQ tried to influence online activists during the 2009 Iranian presidential election protests and the 2011 democratic uprisings largely known as the Arab Spring, as new evidence gathered from docume
I think it's possible that the Fed will push rates below zero when the next recession arrives.
Apple's building a car. Or something automotive.
Joel Skousen (Publisher World Affairs Brief; prepper) - Scott Horton (Scott Horton Radio) on the Turkish Coup, Hillary, Russia - Dr. Judy Mikovits, PhD (molecular biologist) talks about Vaccines and Vaccinations Whistleblower
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters.
Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose weighs in on the Ukrainian uprising and the ensuing power struggle between Russia and the U.S. (3:53)
Says Troops in Crimea Now 'Self-Sufficient'
Ashton Carter, currently Obama's Secretary of Defense, is a poster-boy for Technocracy.
When it comes to constitutional government, the whole left-right, conservative-liberal, Republican-Democrat, even Christian-secular paradigms are, for the most part, an illusion.
My last two articles, judging from the volume of email I got, were very well received. People want to know how history, like the seasons, tends to happen in cycles and patterns that are somewhat predictable.
Japanese 'markets' are total disaster tonight...
Googling the presidential candidates Wednesday morning didn't produce the exact results some people would expect.
PUTIN THE PRESSURE ON Russia and China to hold joint naval drills in the South China Sea as tensions escalate
On the third day of the Democratic National Convention, when President Barack Obama and vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine are scheduled to speak, WIkileaks has released hacked voicemails from top Democratic officials.
"Survival Of The Fittest Will Replace Checking In On Facebook"
Back in May, engineer Damon McMillan announced that his two-year garage project would start making its 2,000-mile solo voyage on Memorial Day.
The biggest and most important bank in the biggest and most important country in Europe continues to implode right in front of our eyes.
We are headed for disaster, and the only question is how long the economy can dodge a bullet.
LIKE, WAY MORE ADVANCED THAN MS PAINT
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan started to use his powers under the newly-declared state of emergency today to close 15 universities and over one thousand schools alleged to have links to the Gulen movement, which is accused of having staged the faile
BERNIE DELEGATE: DNC IS REPLACING SANDERS SUPPORTERS WITH PAID SEAT FILLERS TO CREATE FAKE UNITY
A United States 'spy plane' has made an emergency landing in eastern Russia, it has emerged today.
The Clinton campaign and some pseudo experts assert that Russia is somehow guilty of hacking the Democratic National Committee and of revealing DNC emails via Wikileaks. There is zero hard evidence for that. The Clinton campaign also claims that Trum
At the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in 2014, industry luminary Dan Geer, fed up with the prevalence of vulnerabilities in digital code, made a modest proposal: Software companies should either make their products open source so buyers can see w
NASA is one step closer in its mission to "touch" the sun.
In a fair election, my best estimate is that Donald Trump would win in a landslide. But this election will not be fair. In fact, few of them are.
The classified 28 Pages of the Congressional Joint Inquiry into 9/11 report have finally been made public, although in redacted form. It took fourteen years for the public to see this document, which was classified by the Bush Administration.
The way things are supposed to work on this planet is like this: in the United States, the power structures (public and private) decide what they want the rest of the world to do.
The human brain is puzzling -- it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense cerebral cortex. But: why? (Publisher Recommended)
Nobody spends money on arms like the US of A.
A month ago, Tesla made a stock offer of $2.8 billion to purchase and merge with SolarCity. Unnamed sources with information about the deal told Reuters that the two companies have moved forward on negotiations.
Leaves QE, Rates Unchanged, Questions Policy Effectiveness
Merkel admits EU is being RAVAGED BY TERROR but says Germany should welcome MORE refugees
Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin is still pretty upset about so many Russian athletes being banned from the Olympics due to doping. While Russia did avoid a straight-up ban, track and field and several individual athletes are still not allowed t
According to Jacques Necker, everything was just fine.
As other Tokyo office workers poured into restaurants and bars at quitting time one recent evening, Kohei Matsushita went to the eighth floor of a high-rise for an unusual after-hours activity: learning how to assemble his own Geiger counter from a k
The central banks are leading the world into a black hole and have no idea what a disaster they have created.
The Rate Of Homeownership In The United States Has Hit The Lowest Level Ever
Editor's Comment: How many times is the entire house of cards going to be on the brink of collapsing into disaster?
THAT'S ROUGHLY THE ENTIRE POPULATION OF EARTH 100 YEARS AGO
The former defense secretary and CIA director was met with chants of 'no more war' as he extolled Hillary Clinton's qualities to be commander-in-chief
Fastbrick Robotics plans to commercialize their patented technology, and they're also developing an add-on for SOLIDWORKS software that uses 3D model data to create machine code for the size, cut, rotation and placement of the bricks.
The bones of our democracy -- the core elements that separate that way of life from others -- lie in the First Amendment to the Constitution, specifically the rights to free speech and a free press.
With all eyes on the BOJ's decision in several hours, an announcement which is expected to contain some component of government deficit funding attached to it, or helicopter-lite, a "minor" snag has emerged in what Japan has affectionately titled the