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  • Tepco to suspend decommissioning works at Fukushima plant during G7 Summit
    Tepco announced they are going to suspend the decommissioning works at Fukushima plant during G7 summit. Tepco states it is to minimize the risk but it proves that the entire The post Tepco to suspend decommissioning works at Fukushima plant during G7 Summit appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Radioactive material from Fukushima plant coming back to Japan in the Pacific
    Prof. Aoyama from Institute of Environmental Radioactivity of Fukushima University reported that the radioactive material discharged from Fukushima plant circulated in the Pacific to come back to Japan offshore. He The post Radioactive material from Fukushima plant coming back to Japan in the Pacific appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco’s ordinary income increased by 57 percent for FY 2015
    On 4/28/2016, Tepco announced they had the remarkable growth in their ordinary profit for FY 2015.   According to Tepco, their Operating Revenues for FY 2015 dropped by 10.8% from The post Tepco’s ordinary income increased by 57 percent for FY 2015 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Fukushima city government donated 10,000 bottles of their tap water to Kumamoto city
    On 4/18/2016, Fukushima city Waterworks Bureau donated 10,000 bottles of their tap water to Kumamoto city. Kumamoto city is one of the main disaster areas of 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes. Fukushima The post Fukushima city government donated 10,000 bottles of their tap water to Kumamoto city appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Ministry of the Environment plans to recycle 90 percent of contaminated soil in Fukushima but no technology
    MOE (Ministry of the Environment) estimated 90% of contaminated soil can be reused in Fukushima prefecture by 3/30/2016. Currently interim storage facility stocks 22,000,000 m3 of radioactive contaminated soil. MOE The post Ministry of the Environment plans to recycle 90 percent of contaminated soil in Fukushima but no technology appeared first on Fukushima […]
  • 333 of 522 children diagnosed worse than A2 in Kashiwa city Chiba
    Following up this article.. 112 of 173 children diagnosed with thyroid abnormality in Kashiwa city Chiba [URL]   On 3/23/2016, Kashiwa city government of Chiba announced 333 of 522 children were The post 333 of 522 children diagnosed worse than A2 in Kashiwa city Chiba appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • M6.1 hit western Japan / JMA “Connection with a potential great earthquake is not known”
    According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M6.1 occurred offshore Mie prefecture at 11:39 of 4/1/2016 (JST). It affected the large area of mid-western Japan. The maximum seismic intensity was 4. The post M6.1 hit western Japan / JMA “Connection with a potential great earthquake is not known” appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 650Bq/Kg of I-131 still measured from sewage sludge of Fukushima
    (Photo) Radioactive sewage sludge storaged at sewage plant. Posted by Fukushima prefectural government.    High level of I-131 was measured for 11 days this January in dry sewage sludge, Fukushima The post 650Bq/Kg of I-131 still measured from sewage sludge of Fukushima appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 2,029,900,000 Bq of Cs-134/137 leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant
    According to Tepco, a leakage detector of waste incineration building went off around noon of 3/23/2016. Tepco reports the leaked volume was 5.3 t. The leaked contaminated water was from The post 2,029,900,000 Bq of Cs-134/137 leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco to scan Reactor 2 with Muon again after Nagoya uni already confirmed nothing remaining
    Photo : Muon detecting system installed for Reactor 2. 3/16/2016.   Following up this article.. Nagoya Uni “Significantly small amount of fuel remaining in Reactor 2″ / No announcement about underground The post Tepco to scan Reactor 2 with Muon again after Nagoya uni already confirmed nothing remaining appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • All Electronic Assets Wiped Out in Fall Crash
    By Greg Hunter’s  (Early Sunday Release) Financial analyst Bix Weir has laid out a timeline for the next financial collapse that he says is underway. Bix explains, “It’s happening now, and it has been happening since the beginning of the year.  Some of the big things on the time line and one of the […]Related Posts:Default on Global Monetary […]
  • Saudi Financial Trouble Means US Financial Trouble, Fed Rate Hike Fake-Out, Bernie Beats Clinton-Again
    By Greg Hunter’s 5.20.16 (WNW 238)  Saudi Arabia is in deep financial trouble, and that spells financial trouble for the U.S. Let’s connect the dots. Shall we?  The Senate just passed a bill that releases 28 secret pages from the 9/11 Report, and it also allows the families sue the Kingdom if it was […]Related Posts:Elites Know Economy in Dee […]
  • Global Elite Making Preparations for Post-Dollar World-Rob Kirby
    By Greg Hunter’s Macroeconomic analyst Rob Kirby says his rich clients around the planet are bracing for an inevitable economic calamity. Kirby explains, “The people I know, that I would say are at the higher level of the food chain in the global world of finance, are hunkered down and making very serious preparations.  […]Related Posts:Globa […]
  • Multiple Collapse Triggers Everywhere-V the Guerilla Economist
    Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release) “V” the “Guerilla Economist” fears another global financial collapse “every day and every night.” “V” explains, “Economically speaking . . . What I see is it’s not one event. There are multiple triggers everywhere.  If Deutsche Bank goes belly up tonight . . . that could send a cascade of […]Related Posts: […]
  • Global War Tensions Rise, Economy Getting Worse and MSM Totally Unfair to Trump
    Greg Hunter Weekly News Wrap-Up 5.13.16 (WNW 237)  There was a new missile defense system installed in Romania. The U.S. says it is to protect Europe from an attack from a “rogue state.”  Russia says this new missile defense site is a “direct threat to global and regional security.”  Russia also says this is […]Related Posts:Obama’s State of […]
  • Trump is Free to Throw Mud on Clinton-Catherine Austin Fitts
    By Greg Hunter’s  Former Bush Administration (41) Assistant Secretary of Housing, Catherine Austin Fitts, says this presidential election will be most painful for Hillary Clinton. Fitts explains, “Here’s the thing, Clinton has never had to answer for the real deal issues and dirt on the Clintons.  Here’s what’s interesting.  One of the reason […]
  • Silent Coup Beginning to Overtake America Now-Larry Nichols
    By Greg Hunter’s  Former Clinton insider Larry Nichols has worked with, and now against, the Clintons. Nichols has some of the top political and financial connections on the planet.  Nichols hopes the public is finally realizing the enormous power struggle going on.  Nichols explains, “There is no two-party system in the United States of […]R […]
  • Most Dangerous Stock Market in History-Michael Pento
    By Greg Hunter’s Money manager and financial expert Michael Pento says every corner of the globe is in economic trouble. Pento contends, “I think we are going to have a global synchronized collapse amongst the developed world economies: Europe, Japan, the United States and China, and you should be hedging against this market. Don’t […]Related […]
  • Very Big Correction for All Markets Coming-Alasdair Macleod
    By Greg Hunter’s  (Early Sunday Release) Financial expert Alasdair Macleod says the most important economic news concerns the U.S. dollar. Macleod explains, “I think the most important point is actually the dollar has turned.  The panic move into the dollar by miners and producers of raw material . . . was driving the dollar […]Related Posts: […]
  • Economy Rotten-Like Apple Sales, Russia US Moving Towards Conflict, MSM Unfair to Trump
    By Greg Hunter’s (WNW 236 4.29.16) The economy is rotten just like Apple iPhone sales numbers. For the first time in 10 years, Apple reported its first quarterly sales drop for their popular iPhone. No, it’s not the end of the world, but it’s a sign there is trouble in the economy.  Sure, Facebook […]Related Posts:Greek Deal Not a Deal, Iran […]
  • James Turk – This Is Why Gold Is Headed Much Higher Than Anyone Can Imagine
    With gold and silver consolidating recent gains, today James Turk told King World News that there are two possibilities that explain the rise in the price of gold. This is a fascinating read because both explanations may be true. The post James Turk – This Is Why Gold Is Headed Much Higher Than Anyone Can Imagine appeared first on King World News. […]
  • ALERT: Contagion Is Already Spreading
    It looks like contagion is already spreading in the financial sector. The post ALERT: Contagion Is Already Spreading appeared first on King World News.
  • Legend Makes A Terrifying Prediction Plus A Chart That Will Blow Your Mind!
    On the heels of wild start to the 2016 trading year, today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE, historic moves in currencies, and major global events, made a terrifying prediction and he included a chart that will blow your mind! The post Legend Makes A Terrifying Prediction Plus A Chart That Will Blow Your Mind! appeared first on King […]
  • Rick Rule Says Fortunes Will Be Made In The Gold & Silver Bull Markets
    With the war in the gold and silver markets continuing to rage, today one of the wealthiest and most street-smart pros in the business told King World News that fortunes will be made in the gold and silver bull markets. The post Rick Rule Says Fortunes Will Be Made In The Gold & Silver Bull Markets appeared first on King World News.
  • Rick Rule: Broadcast Interview – Available Now
    Rick Rule: Chairman / Founder of Sprott US Holdings & President of Sprott Asset Management USA; Portfolio Manager - Rick is known as one of the most “street-smart” people in the natural resource sector and gold world with nearly 40 years of experience. Sprott Asset Management USA Inc. manages over a billion and through acquisition is now part of the $7 b […]
  • No. 807A: Durable Goods Orders Benchmark Revision, GDP Outlook, Existing-Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • Sharply Negative Benchmark Revisions to Shipments of Manufacturers and New Orders for Durable Goods Promise Downside Adjustments to GDP on July 29th • 12% of the Recovery in Monthly Shipments, Post-2009 Trough, Just Disappeared in Revision • Smoothed Existing-Home Sales Held in Low-Level, Down-Trending Stagnation […]
  • No. 807: CPI, Real Retail Sales, Production, Housing Starts, Freight Index, FOMC and the Dollar
    (SGS Subscription required) • Ongoing and Intensifying Economic Downturn Continues, Despite Some April Fluff, Unusual Seasonals and One-Time Factors • Domestic Freight Index Continued to Show Crashing Activity • Two Consecutive, Annual Declines in Quarterly Industrial Production Never Have Been Seen Outside of Formal Recessions, and First-Quarter 2016 Is on […]
  • No. 806: April Retail Sales and the Producer Price Index
    (SGS Subscription required) • Intensifying Economic Downturn Continues • Nominal Retail Sales Jump Reflected Rising Inflation and a One-Time, Unsustainable Monthly Boost in Auto Sales • April 2016 PPI Goods Inflation Rose by 0.19%, PPI Services Profit Margins Rose by 0.09%, Leaving Aggregate Final-Demand PPI Inflation Up by 0.18% • April’s Monthly Constructi […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date     Wednesday, May 18, 2016 CPI Housing Starts Real Retail Sales […]
  • Commentaries News
    The next regular Commentary, The next regular Commentary, scheduled for Thursday, May 26th will cover April New Orders for Durable Goods and New- and Existing-Home Sale, followed by a Commentary on May 27th reviewing the first revision to first-quarter 2016 GDP.  See Schedule for details.
  • No. 805: April Employment and Unemployment, Money Supply M3
    (SGS Subscription required) • Negative Economic Conditions Traditionally Weigh Heavily Against the Incumbent Party Holding the White House • Payroll and Unemployment Details Showed Some Catch-Up in Heavily Distorted Reporting • Annual Payroll Growth Fell to a 23-Month Low • April Payroll Gain of 160,000 Jobs Was Heavily Overstated; Full-Time Employed Dropped […]
  • No. 804: Trade Deficit, Construction Spending, Retail Sales and Other Revisions
    (SGS Subscription required) • First-Quarter 2016 Real Merchandise Trade Shortfall Was Deepest Since Third-Quarter 2007 • Narrowing of March 2016 Monthly Trade Deficit Reflected Weakening Demand for Consumer Goods • First-Quarter Construction Spending Revised Sharply Lower • Volatile Real Spending Remained in Non-Recovery, Ongoing Low-Level Stagnation • Annua […]
  • No. 803: First-Quarter 2016 GDP, Velocity of Money, FOMC
    (SGS Subscription required) • First-Quarter GDP Growth of 0.5% Was Absolute Nonsense • Residential Investment Contributed 0.5% of the 0.5% Headline Growth, Yet, Housing Starts Contracted Quarter-to-Quarter • Annual and Quarterly GDP Growth Slowed to Two-Year Lows • Meaningful Downside Revisions Loom for the GDP • Declining Velocity of Money Reflected Slowing […]
  • No. 802: March New Orders for Durable Goods, New- and Existing-Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • Durable Goods Orders Contracted Quarter-to-Quarter Both in Fourth-Quarter 2015 and First-Quarter 2016 • New- and Existing-Home Sales Continued in Non-Recovery with Smoothed, Low-Level and Down-Trending Stagnation • Three-Month Moving Average of Confidence Tumbled to a 16-Month Low […]
  • No. 801: March Housing Starts, First-Quarter GDP Outlook
    (SGS Subscription required) • First-Quarter 2016 Housing Starts Turned Negative, for a Second Consecutive Quarterly Decline • Headline Quarterly Contractions Are in Place for First-Quarter Industrial Production, Real Retail Sales and Housing Starts • GDP Expectations Likely Will Shift to a Quarterly Downturn; Headline Reporting Likely Will Follow the Consens […]



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  • When Will the World Be Free of the NATO Beast?
    NATO is fighting for its Paleolithic life. A dying dinosaur from a place God and time may one day forget, the military equivalent of a mafia protection racket now swishes its tail one last time in the hopes a full scale war will rescue it. With militarism as a purpose, and bending European societies in […]
  • How Will the Donald Trump Effect Affect the Situation in the Asia-Pacific Region
    The growing importance of the possible results of the US presidential election is being understood by an increasing number of international players. The election campaign is being closely followed in Eastern Asia, which has become the new center of the great game.At the same time the two leading Asian powers (China and Japan) are showing […]
  • The Amazing Glyphosate Revolt Grows
    I must make a confession. I never thought it would get this far. There is an absolutely amazing international revolt against the most deadly and most widely used weed killer in world agriculture–glyphosate. Those of you who have followed my earlier writings can detect my feeling of pessimism that mere “democratic” grass-roots protest, combined with […]
  • Western Imperialism ‘Must Go’
    For years now, the Western elite have been incessantly pushing the slogan that ‘Assad must go.’ Under the pretext of removing an ‘evil’ dictator and helping the people of Syria, the West has been funding, arming and training an array of Al-Qaeda affiliated legions to force regime change in the country. Contrary to helping the […]
  • The Amount of Influence CIA Can Exercise Over the EU is Bothersome
    As decades go by we witness the change of leaders, governments, and alliances, but US policies remain the same. American leaders grew accustomed to applying pressure on other states, seeking ways to occupy the position of puppeteer that controls capitulating proxies across the globe. Certain politicians that would prefer to yield to the extensive amount of p […]
  • Al Qaeda: Heroes of the Empire
    Syrian President Bashar al Assad would seem like a natural ally to the United States and the European Union. He heads a secular government and presides over a secular nation. It is a nation where extremist political factions like the Muslim Brotherhood are outlawed and armed terrorist groups hunted down and eliminated. There was even […]
  • NATO Nuclear War Hype Goes Ballistic
    Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it… Mark Twain, American humorist While I am credited as the creator of the byline “You just can’t make this stuff up”, I must now add an addendum to that, the NATO […]
  • Battle for Aleppo – the End of Erdogan’s Ottoman Dream in Syria
    Forget Damascus and forget President Bashar al-Assad’s seat of power – the real battle for Syria is being played out in the northern city of Aleppo, where Turkey dared dream it would revive its empire of old. Ankara here, is in for a rude awakening! So rude in fact that Turkish President Recep Erdogan is […]
  • Bayer and Monsanto: A Marriage Made in Hell
    In a world infected with a plethora of immoral multinational corporations, it is hard to think of two corporations who have more nefarious histories than Bayer AG and Monsanto. Considering this, it is a harrowing prospect that the two corporations could potentially strike a deal in the near future. As Bloomberg reported earlier this month, […]
  • Is the Transformation of Europe Going According to the Script?
    Some German Internet users noted in their comments that even a first year student should have enough common sense and knowledge of the world to see the threat coming with the wave of migrants flooding Europe and posing the risk of smuggling ISIS cells. They conclude that either we are ruled by complete idiots, or […]
  • Understanding Societal Collapse: Warnings From Venezuela's Crisis
    Submitted by Adam Taggart via, As we write about the risks of our over-indebted economy, of our unsustainable fossil fuel-dependent energy policies, and our accelerating depletion of key resources, it's not a far leap to start worrying about the potential for a coming degradation of our modern lifestyle -- or even the possibility of f […]
  • TSA Head Of Security Fired (After $90,000 Bonus)
    Having been paid $90,000 in bonuses over the last 13 months, Kelly Hoggan - the head of security for TSA - has been fired... UPDATE: Kelly Hoggan has been removed from his position as head of security at TSA, following our hearing on May 12 on mismanagement at TSA. — Oversight Committee (@GOPoversight) May 23, 2016 Whether he was responsible for the chaos th […]
  • Hedge Fund CIO Explains Why Most Missed The Oil Rally
    A quick note from Eric Peters, CIO of One River Asset Management, which explains in very simply terms how as oil tumbled and its volatility soared, virtually everyone who manages large amounts of money missed the oil price rebound. "Oil is a 60 vol instrument,” said the CIO. “If you’re targeting 10 vol for your fund, how much oil could you own?” he aske […]
  • Ron Paul: Much Ado About Restrooms
    Submitted by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Debates over the US government’s foreign and economic policies have recently taken a backseat to the debate over what bathroom transgender individuals should use. The two sides of the debate both believe that government has the legitimate authority to tell private businesses who the […]
  • Dramatic Time-Lapse Animation Showing America's Absurd Million Dollar Home Bubbles
    One of the recurring refrains about the New Normal housing market is that just because median and/or average home prices have failed to match the astronomic increases in prices seen in the 2004-2007 period, that it the current bubble is far less concerning. And to an extent that is true: the reason why asking rents have been soaring in recent years is becaus […]
  • Lifelong-Liberal Rants "This Is Why I'm Leaving The Democratic Party"
    Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In a February post titled, It’s Not Just the GOP – The Democratic Party is Also Imploding, I noted the following:  Yes, of course, Trump winning the GOP nomination marks the end of the party as we know it. After all, some neocons are already publicly and actively throwing their support behind Hillary. Wh […]
  • Zombie Economy Soon to Have its Zombie Epocalypse
    From The Great Recession Blog by David Haggith   This past Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of the US stock market’s death when stocks saw their last high. Market bulls have spent a year looking like the walking dead. They’ve tried to push back up to that distant high that means new life several times, but each time the market falls into a pit again. […]
  • Everything Is Not Awesome! Study Finds LEGOs Becoming Increasingly Violent
    Not only is there real world conflict to worry about, it turns out there are an increasing amount of conflicts to worry about in Legoland as well. According to a study by New Zealand's University of Canterbury, violence in LEGO products has increased significantly as the company looks to boost sales. During the study, researchers used a database for LEG […]
  • Moody's Downgrades Deutsche Bank's Debt Two Notches Above Junk
    While not quite on the level of last week's Berenberg downgrade (to Sell) which warned that DB's problems are now "insurmountable", shortly after the close Moody's surprised the market with a downgrade that may have substantial repercussions on the funding costs (and perhaps viability) of the largest German, and European, lender. Sho […]
  • Academic Skullduggery – How Ivory Tower Hubris Wrecks Your Life
    Submitted by Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk via, In the 1970s economists started to incorporate rational expectations into their models and not long after the seminal Kydand & Prescott (1977) article named Rules Rather than Discretion: The Inconsistency of Optimal Plan was published. Their work has been driving the mainstream macroeconomic debate ever […]
  • Owned by the State
    Can you feel it? Can you feel the chains encircling the world as you know it?
  • Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
    When the feds come knocking at your door and say they are taking your land because they have a better use for it than you have, what will your response be?
  • CDC, Vaccines and Autism
    This report details the alleged corruption on the part of CDC leadership to manipulate and change the findings of a CDC study published in a 2004 article in the journal Pediatrics.
  • Monsanto Lied: NO Approval in China for GM Soybeans
    China has not approved the import of Monsanto RR2 Xtend soybeans, and previous toxicology reports for RR soybeans were falsified.
  • New vaccines will permanently alter human DNA
    With vaccines that permanently alter human genetic makeup on the horizon, and given the corporate and government-agency penchant for secrecy, we are already inhabiting the Brave New World. It’s not a distant prospect.
  • America’s Potty Wars
    To pee or not to pee; that is the question… Or is it?
  • Poof! It’s Gone – The Disappearing Dollar
    Your account does not exist. Never did. Please re-enter your pass code…
  • American Taxpayers Forced to Promote GMOs
    According to the new agriculture spending bill, taxpayers will fund pro-GMO propaganda to the tune of 3 million dollars.
  • Why Cliven Bundy Isn’t WRONG
    Cliven Bundy was one of these people who received extremely unfair and unreasonable TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Keep in mind that Mr. Bundy was required to sign this contract before he was allowed to pay. Had Cliven signed on the dotted line, he would have, in essence, signed his very livelihood away.
  • GMOs and Pesticides: Ruining the Global Food Supply
    Will the people pushing for true organics sans GMOs be able to counter the effects of mass genetic contamination and pesticide pollution being spread worldwide by giant chemical corporations such as Monsanto, or is becoming GMO and chemical-free merely a pipe dream?

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  • Virginia GOP sues governor over restoring voting rights to felons
    Virginia Republicans on Monday sued to nullify Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe’s order restoring voting rights to 206,000 felons, a move that could affect the November presidential election. The lawsuit in the Virginia Supreme Court asked justices to require the voting registrars not to sign up ...
  • Solar flares may have provided kick-start for life to develop on Earth: researchers
    Solar storms could solve longstanding paradox of how life on Earth arose Monica Grady, The Open University It was only a matter of 700m years or so after Earth formed and its surface cooled and solidified that life began to flourish on Earth. All studies suggest that life requires water – and we kno...
  • Clarence Thomas defends all-white jury
    Justice Clarence Thomas, the U.S. Supreme Court’s lone African-American, provided the lone dissent Monday in the court’s decision to rule in favor of a black man convicted nearly 30 years ago of murdering an elderly white woman. The original death penalty verdict for Timothy Foster shoul...
  • Texas teen guilty in murder of Iraqi who had just arrived in US
    A Texas teenager was found guilty on Monday of murdering an Iraqi man who had just arrived in the United States and was shot as he took family pictures in an apartment parking lot last year. A Dallas jury convicted Nykerion Nealon, 18, of killing Ahmed al-Jumaili, 36. The jury immediately began deli...
  • Fox host tells kids to doubt climate science because there were ‘no humans with cars’ after ice age
    Fox News producer and occasional host Jesse Watters suggested on Monday that man-made climate change was likely a hoax because there were no “humans with cars” to generate greenhouse gasses at the end of the last ice age. Last week, conservative media accused Portland Public Schools of e...
  • Smoky Mountains Park euthanizes wrong bear after hiker bitten
    Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park killed the wrong bear after a man who was hiking the Appalachian Trail was bitten in the leg earlier this month, a park spokeswoman said on Monday. After a bear bit through the hiker’s tent on May 10, park workers took saliva and fur samples...
  • Donald Trump officially cares about global warming
    This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. This is Donald Trump’s public position on climate change: More recently, Trump has claimed that Tweet was some sort of joke, but regardless, he’s repeatedly called global...
  • Former Illinois policeman, in prison for wife’s murder, faces new charges
    Drew Peterson, a former Chicago-area police officer who is in prison for murdering his wife, tried to hire someone in 2014 to kill the state’s attorney who won his conviction, prosecutors said on Monday at the start of Peterson’s murder-for-hire trial. Peterson, 62, is accused of trying ...
  • NYPD commissioner blames marijuana for ‘vast majority’ of drug violence — but here’s the truth
    NYPD police commissioner William Bratton—whose broken-windows approach to policing culminated in the proud crime-fighting crusade to save New Yorkers from dancing children—has some thoughts on marijuana legalization. They are almost entirely wrong. This article was originally published by The Influe...
  • How to save antibiotics
    Recent years have seen Europe grapple with a series of interrelated crises, from continuing economic malaise and widening socioeconomic inequalities, to the mass influx of refugees fleeing conflict, growing xenophobia, terrorism and most recently the potential fracturing of the European Union if a B...