The "New Normal"

Empire of Hypocrisy

Paul Cudenec via Winter Oak In the middle of the 19th century, the British Empire ran into what what would today be termed a “public relations crisis”. Influential domestic voices were starting to criticise its industrial system and worldwide domination on ethical grounds, not least the art critic John Ruskin. He wrote that all he had …

You’ve Been Flagged as a Threat: Predictive AI Technology Puts a Target on Your Back

John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Audio Version New Feature! “The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem and very often makes the problem worse.” Milton Friedman You’ve been flagged as a threat. Before long, every household in America will be similarly flagged and assigned a threat score. Without having …

NEW International Health Regulations: You have just HOURS left to make yourself heard

Back in January, the United States mission to the World Health Organisation submitted a draft proposal to the general assembly. The proposal amends the International Health Regulations (IHR) – the legislation which empowers the WHO to act – adding new clauses and removing some old ones. We will be breaking down the most concerning changes …

REPORT: “90% of nations planning Central Bank Digital Currency “

Kit Knightly Audio Version New Feature! A new report from the Bank of International Settlements estimates that up to 90% of national central banks are at least in the planning stages for launching a central bank digital currency (CBDC): Nine out of 10 central banks are exploring central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), and more than …

Elon Musk: Champion of Free Speech or Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

Ryan Matters Recently, the news broke that Elon Musk (now the world’s richest man) acquired Twitter. Musk claims that he’s a “free speech absolutist” and his takeover of the company was motivated by his passion for open discourse. Musk called Twitter “the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated”. He …

The Psychology of Manipulation: 6 Lessons from the Master of Propaganda

Ryan Matters Audio Version New Feature! Edward L. Bernays was an American business consultant who is widely recognized as the father of public relations. Bernays was one of the men responsible for “selling” World War 1 to the American public by branding it as a war that was necessary to “make the world safe for democracy”. During …

Springtime for GloboCap

CJ Hopkins Warm up the Wagnerian orchestra and call in the goose-stepping chorus girls, because … yes, that’s right, it’s Springtime for GloboCap! “The Winter of Severe Illness and Death” is over! The big Black Sun is shining again! God’s in his heaven, all’s right with the world! OK, sure, the vast majority of humanity are suffering …