2018 Bilderberg Participant List

CHAIRMAN STEERING COMMITTEE Castries, Henri de (FRA), Chairman, Institut Montaigne PARTICIPANTS Achleitner, Paul M. (DEU), Chairman Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank AG; Treasurer, Foundation Bilderberg Meetings Agius, Marcus (GBR), Chairman, PA Consulting Group Alesina, Alberto (ITA), Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Economics, Harvard University Altman, Roger C. (USA), Founder and Senior Chairman, Evercore Amorim, Paula (PRT), Chairman, […]

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The Looming Global Economic Meltdown

We’re going to get a synchronized global dynamic, but it won’t be “growth” and stability, it will be DeGrowth and instability. To understand the synchronized global meltdown that is on tap for the 2021-2025 period, we must first stipulate the relationship of “money” to energy:“money” is nothing more than a claim on future energy. If there’s […]

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The Stupefying Mediocrity of Barack Obama

As a Marxist, I’m not very interested in the psychology of the powerful. I don’t think it matters much, and it tends to be pretty uniform and predictable anyway: self-overestimation, self-justification, moral rationalizations for every horrendous decision made, brutal callousness to human suffering beneath (at best) a veneer of concern, energies directed to machinations for […]

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The political significance of LSD

“Microdosing” on psychedelic substances like LSD—ingesting just enough to heighten cognitive faculties, enhance creativity, improve concentration and alleviate depression—is currently back in vogue among people not normally associated with anything remotely ‘countercultural’ in the USA. The term psychedelic was coined in 1958 by British psychiatrist Humphrey Osmond and is derived from the Greek words psyche […]

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Staff Calls Cops on Senator Trying to See Immigrant Detention Center in Former Walmart

America’s inhumane immigration system has come under growing scrutiny in recent days after President Donald Trump introduced his new policy of separating migrant children from their families, and when a sitting U.S. senator attempted on Sunday to examine the conditions of one immigrant detention center in Texas—where “hundreds” of children are reportedly being held—facility staff refused to allow him inside […]

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CNN Caught Red handed Creating Fake News

American Urban Radio White House correspondent April Ryan tweeted a misleading comment about President Donald Trump’s celebration of America this afternoon at the White House. Trump held the event in place of the Eagles Super Bowl celebration, which was hastily canceled after only a handful of Eagles players decided to attend. Ryan, a CNN contributor, […]

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Stock Market Behaving Similar To 2008 Pre-Crash

If there is one thing traders have learned from the past decade, it is that the VIX, or “fear” index as it is still incorrectly called in various financial outlets, has become especially meaningless when measuring market nervousness whether because it is manipulated outright (here, here and here), due to anticipation of central bank intervention […]

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