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Gordon Chang: Joe Biden’s Taiwan Policy Is Now A Total Disaster

Authored by Gordon Chang via 19fortyfive.com, “He is just too old and likes to bluff, doesn’t know what he is talking about,” tweeted China Daily’s Chen Weihua on Friday, referring to President Joe Biden. On Thursday, Biden told CNN’s Anderson Cooper he would defend Taiwan. “Yes, we have a commitment to do that,” the President said, responding to a question...

Fire erupts on board of cargo ship off Canada’s coast after hazmat containers catch fire, sending toxic fumes in the air
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Fire erupts on board of cargo ship off Canada’s coast after hazmat containers catch fire, sending toxic fumes in the air

A giant container ship with some 52 kilograms (114 pounds) of hazardous materials on board has been burning off the coast of Canada’s British Columbia province. The fire reportedly started in the hazmat shipment. The fire broke out on the MV Zim Kingston, the Malta-flagged container ship, on Saturday morning, prompting a partial evacuation of...

Twitter’s Dorsey warns of surging inflation after his platform ‘mistakenly’ censors GOP lawmaker’s video about . . . inflation
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Twitter’s Dorsey warns of surging inflation after his platform ‘mistakenly’ censors GOP lawmaker’s video about . . . inflation

Jack Dorsey may have to censor himself after the Twitter CEO tweeted that hyperinflation will soon grip the US and global economies. The observation which does not align with the mainstream media narrative drew pushback online. Hyperinflation is going to change everything. It’s happening. — jack⚡️ (@jack) October 23, 2021 “Hyperinflation is going to change...

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You Can Now Buy A Flying Car That Looks Like A Star Wars Spacecraft

Forget Elon Musk’s Tesla Cyberquad ATV because there’s a new form of transportation for the offroad enthusiast now available, and it looks like something out of Star Wars.  Sweden’s Jetson Aero has begun manufacturing a personal electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that will zip around the skies at 63 mph.  The Jetson One eVTOL...

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A Tale Of Two Civilizations

Authored by Alasdair Macleod via GoldMoney.com, In recent years, America’s unsuccessful attempts at containing China as a rival hegemon has only served to promote Chinese antipathy against American capitalism. China is now retreating into the comfort of her long-established moral values, best described as a mixture of Confucianism and Marxism, while despising American individualism, its...

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Alabama officers who shot and killed Army vet Crystal Ragland
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Judge dismisses lawsuit against Alabama officers who shot and killed Army vet Crystal Ragland

Crystal Ragland was shot and killed by Huntsville police on May 30, 2019. (Ashley Remkus/TNS) Crystal Ragland reached for what turned out to be a fake pistol just before Huntsville police shot and killed her two years ago, a federal judge ruled. Ragland, a 32-year-old Army veteran, was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder when police went to her...

Clubbers in Canada’s Quebec ask govt to lift ban on dancing & karaoke in ‘dance for the right to dance’ protest (VIDEOS)
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Clubbers in Canada’s Quebec ask govt to lift ban on dancing & karaoke in ‘dance for the right to dance’ protest (VIDEOS)

Deprived of their favourite pastime, club-goers have taken to the streets of Montreal in Canada’s Quebec, demanding that authorities lift ban on dancing and singing in clubs – a verboten activity under Covid-19 rules. A large crowd of people staged a dance party-slash-protest west of downtown Montreal on Saturday. The demonstrators, some of them wearing...

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Visualizing The World’s Biggest Real Estate Bubbles In 2021

Identifying real estate bubbles is a tricky business. After all, as Visual Capitalist’s Nick Routley notes, even though many of us “know a bubble when we see it”, we don’t have tangible proof of a bubble until it actually bursts. And by then, it’s too late. The map above, based on data from the Real Estate...

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Why Australia Could (And Should) Become A Major Nuclear Power Producer

Authored by Paul Sullivan via OilPrice.com, Australia is a country nearly the size of the continental US with a population of about 26 million people. It is a country with vast open spaces. Most of its population is found on its east coast in New South Wales and Queensland, some population centers in Western Australia,...