Silicon Valley is an embarrassment of riches for some and a struggle to get by for many who live there, but a new report puts the gap between rich and poor in the cradle of technology and innovation into stark relief: Just eight households in the region hold more wealth than the 500,000 at the other end of the earnings scale.
When Nir Barzilai specialised in anti-ageing science 30 years ago, it was an act of hope. Now, the Israeli-American scientist believes the world is on the cusp of turning hope into reality, finding transformational drugs that prevent the effects of ageing that used to be viewed as inevitable.
For the fourth time within half a century, the people of the
United States have found themselves drawn into and forced to
fight a war that was not their concern and in which it was not
their desire or will to participate. On each occasion the nation
was tricked into war by the same clique. The more observant
and intelligent sections of the public have sensed that there is
a power behind and above the government that controls it and
dictates its actions without regard to the will of the people.
That power has thus far been immune to exposure
Central bankers and international corporate financiers have long been pretending to hate the very concept of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Etherium while at the same time investing heavily in blockchain technologies and infrastructure. The purpose of the ruse is not clear, but more than likely it was an attempt at mass reverse psychology - “We don't like crypto and digital currencies because we supposedly have no control over them; free market proponents should embrace them blindly because that is how you will beat us.”
BRICS is the acronym coined over two decades ago that is associated with five major emerging markets: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. BRICS members account for over 40% of the global population and nearly a quarter of global GDP. The expansion of BRICS could be imminent as Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Egypt are in discussions to join the group of emerging market economies.
The Money Masters is a non-fiction historical documentary that discusses the origins of the political power structure, the concepts of money, debt, taxes, and describes their development from biblical times onward.