A Cycle of Hope Begins Again

It should be acknowledged as a fact that global politics, like local politics, goes in repeating cycles. It’s as predictable as the rising and setting of the sun and the moon. The stodgy old conservative order becomes despised by the people who live under it. A new candidate for leadership appears and makes promises of…

Halal Market Being Forced to Sell pork and Alcohol

In Paris, France a Halal food market has been ordered to sell pork and alcohol or face closure. Authorities in the city are threatening to carry out the forced closure if the store doesn’t begin selling products that are banned under Islamic tradition. The shop maintains that it has the right not to sell products…

Clinton Campaigners Use Pokemon Go to Literally “Lure” Voters

Republished from: Tony Cartalucci, Bangkok-based geopolitical researcher and writer, especially for the online magazine“New Eastern Outlook”. http://journal-neo.org/2016/08/05/clinton-campaigners-use-pokemon-go-to-literally-lure-voters/ Some could have been excused for dismissing initial qualms surrounding the GPS-based augmented reality game, Pokemon Go. The game has swept the world, but its development is surrounded by disturbing connections between its developer Niantic, its former parent…

2016 Rio Olympics Fail from Corruption and General Malaise

The 2016 Rio Olympics have been an absolute nightmare, a total failure. Since day one the even have been inundated with corruption that has led to the worst conditions athletes have ever seen. Athletes are almost universal in their complaints about the poor quality of their dwellings. Many stories have come out speaking of exposed…