The entire Russian government just resigned over Vladimir Putin's announced plans to change Russia's constitution to allow him another term in office. For the western media, this is more proof of Putin's neo-Stalinist ambitions... but I suspect something different entirely is in the cards...
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While all eyes are focused on the Iranian-American relations lately, there's a little story over at Zero Hedge, which may have huge long term implications...
Happy New Year, and the asteroid apocalypse is coming to a planetary defense grid near you!
Russia's plans for a new moon base has an unusual twist: it's to be "staffed" by robots, will be located at the southern lunar pole, and will be to detect asteroids...
Well, today's the day as Britons go to the polls in their country's general elections to decide the fate of BREXIT...
...well, German banks have finally pulled the trigger, charging small depositers negative interest rates on their deposits... Needless to say, Joseph has some very high octane off-the-end-of-the-twig speculations to offer:
Has disaster crapitalism come to Australia? There are now several brush fires in the state of New South Wales, and one article is raising the police's, and Joseph's, suspicions:
Meanwhile, the fires in California are causing insurers to cancel home owner policies:
Well, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) is at it again and has unveiled their medium-to-long term strategy for the future, and (surprise surprise!) it's not good:
Maybe it's appropriate that we're talking again about the BREXIT on Halloween, and briefly about the strange Israeli embassy shut down. But it's been a whirlwind week in Britain as the House of Commons has made it official, calling for a general election on Dec. 12. But is Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new BREXIT deal really a BREXIT?
There's a hole in this story, and it may be a big one:
I only just today blogged about the strange refit on US aircraft carriers, when I opened my email inbox today, I found two crucial articles sent by G.B., to whom we owe a big thank you. You'll want to listen to this News and Views from the Nefarium "update" version on the blog. Here's the articles. It's important to note the dates here: the first is from 2019, and the second from 2018: