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NFL & Kaepernick Reach Settlement Ending The Saga

The NFL and Colin Kaepernick reached a legal settlement on Feb. 15, likely bringing an end to the NFL’s kneeling saga. Kaepernick, the former...
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

Catalan Former VP on Trial for Rebellion, and God Emperor Trump

Italy EU Leader calls Italian PM “Puppet” Belgian MEP and European Parliament stalwart Guy Verhofstadt infuriated the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte after he accused him...
jussie smollett

What Actually Happened To Jussie Smollett?

Jussie Smollett has been making the rounds, a report of his attack from ABC news claims that the attack was staged, and was done...
china

Crystal Meth For The Holidays & Hiring Executioners

Another week, another Asian news roundup! This week we'll cover a Journalist arrested on potentially politically charged grounds, Sri Lanka looking to hire executioners,...
americas, trump

Trudeau Corruption, Ilhan Omar Controversy, & More From Virginia

Calls for public officials to resign dominated the news this week in Congress, Virginia, and Canada. In addition, Ocasio-Cortez continued to make a fool...
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

UK and EU talk again, but France and Italy bicker

UK May goes back to EU again, but they’re still not budging Prime Minister Theresa May and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, have...
china

Chinese New Year Brings Tensions With Taiwan

This week in Asia we follow a lot of the usual suspects. A UN report indicates a startling discovery of North Korea’s nuclear situation, China...
americas, trump

More Democrats Push For Presidency & Private Healthcare For Canada?

"Virginia’s governor is a racist, the Ontario PCs may try to privatize healthcare, and more East Coast progressives are running for President. This is the last week in the Americas."
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

EU Says No To Changing Backstop, & Italy Slides Into Resession

UK Two amendments of seven on Brexit deal passes On Monday, seven amendments to the EU withdrawal agreement were put to the House of Commons, one...
china

Japan & South Korean Military Tensions Rise

This weeks roundup we look at some continuing stories as there isn’t much news in Asia that is any grand geopolitical importance. In China,...

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Paternalism

Government Paternalism

"The government has a vested interest in prolonging adolescence. This is because those with an adolescent mindset will need a care taker, and the government will be right there to provide it."
ubi

The Future of Universal Basic Income (UBI) Explored

"What I see happening is that unless newer fields emerge that are of interest to people (since this scenario has enough base costs covered to not really need to work), and assuming this somehow doesn’t turn into some form of Star Trek socialism, I believe that we’ll move from a service economy into more of an entertainment economy."
Yang

What #YangGang2020 Needs to Realize About Yang

"On the surface, there’s a good chunk of ideas that could sit quite well with libertarians and many of the goals and changes we’ve wanted to see for years. Unfortunately, there’s a lot on the other side of this equation that needs a look over."