Global Meltdown

Nayib Bukele

Bitcoin The Messiah: El Salvador Goes Crypto

In a particular deli store in South Melbourne, a tongue-and-cheek message is attached to the cash register.  “Bitcoin accepted there,” it proclaims brightly.  Naturally, it is nothing of the sort, a teasing ruse for the punters and those casting an eye in the direction of the store.  Cold hard cash […]

Big Oil

The Insurgency Against Big Oil

While Australian politicians languish in a world blotched by climate change scepticism and fossil fuel love-ins, global oil and gas companies have been shaken.  Three titans of oil fame – Shell, ExxonMobil and Chevron – faced a range of decisions in May that promise to dramatically shape their future operations.  […]

Bill Gates

Landowning Globalists

Forbes recently published an article stating that, in addition to his main assets, Bill Gates is also a major landowner. It says that, after years of reports he was buying agricultural land in places like Florida and Washington, The Land Report, which focuses on private landholdings, has revealed that Gates, […]

Mitch McConnell, John Barrasso, John Thune, Roy Blunt, Joni Ernst, Rick Scott

The First Battle In Biden’s America: MAGA vs. The GOP

Multiple preexisting socio-political fault lines are rapidly rising to the surface in Biden’s America, but among the few examples of friction that might actually be to the country’s ultimate benefit will arguably be the one between the Trump-inspired “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) movement and the Republicans (the “Grand Old […]