2020 Is Going To Get Much Crazier. Prioritize Your Mental Health.


07-02-20 03:09:00,

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‘We are going to have a horrible time,’ Jim Rogers tells Boom Bust as global debt skyrockets


10-01-20 11:31:00,

Central banks around the world will continue printing money as long as it’s necessary, says legendary investor Jim Rogers, calling it “madness.”

He talks to RT’s Boom Bust about the state of the global economy and what could be over the horizon. Never before in world history have interest rates been so low, Rogers says. The US’ central bank, the Fed, increased its balance sheet by over 500 percent in less than a decade. Japan’s central bank prints money and buys ETFs and bonds.

“These are astonishing statements and facts… this is insanity, that’s not how sound economic systems are supposed to work.” According to the trader, in 2008 we had problems because of too much debt.

However, “since then the debt has skyrocketed everywhere and it’s going higher and higher. We are going to have a horrible time when this all comes to an end.”

“Eventually, the market is going to say: ‘We don’t want this, we don’t want to play this game anymore, and we don’t want your garbage paper anymore’,” Rodgers explained.

When that happens then central banks will print even more and buy even more assets.“And that’s when we will have very serious problems… We all are going to pay a horrible price someday but in the meantime it’s a lot of fun for a lot of people.”

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US is Going to “Compensate” its Military Expenditures at the Expense of Others | New Eastern Outlook


18-11-19 08:31:00,


Back in 2007, Wesley Clark, the retired 4-star US Army general, said in an interview that in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the Pentagon was planning to launch seven military campaigns across the Middle East in less than five years, targeting Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Iran .

Even though the US didn’t manage to bring this plan into fruition within this timeframe, all of the above listed countries, except for Iran, have been subjected to US military aggression. This brings us to today, when the United States is engaged in waging war across seven states, as evidenced by the recently declassified report, titled Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks Guiding the United States’ Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations. However, nowhere in this paper those conflicts are denoted as wars, as we see the mention of Washington using military force to bolster its national security. However, regardless of the wording those in power choose to use, there’s little doubt that such military operations are extremely expensive, yet the Pentagon has an ace up its sleeve as it’s planning to still win on the draw!

According to the estimate provided by the project known as Costs of War, hosted by the Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, those instances of “applications of military force aimed at bolstering American national security” came at a staggering price of 6 trillion dollars spent since 2001. It means Americans spend 32 million dollars per hour, according to a counter by the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

In other words, it’s been estimated that every American taxpayer has spent almost 24,000 dollars on overseas wars, which equals to an average down payment on a house, a new Honda Accord, or a year at a public university.

However, it’s true that wars carry on spreading like a wildfire, as they are no longer limited to Afghanistan, Iraq, or Syria. Indeed, the US military is escalating a shadowy network of anti-terror operations all across the world — in at least 76 nations, or 40% of countries on the planet.

To finance this expansion the Pentagon demanded 716 billion dollars for the fiscal year of 2019,

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Things Are Only Going To Get Weirder


01-11-19 08:53:00,

Things are getting stranger and stranger. If you would have told someone ten years ago that Dennis Rodman would one day be helping to negotiate peace between North Korea and President Donald Trump, they would have assumed you were describing some weird movie cooked up in the mind of Mike Judge or the South Park guys. But in this timeline it’s an actual news story.

Everything about the last few years has been weird. The mass media’s behavior has been weird, Russiagate was weird, Ukrainegate is weird, a former presidential candidate accusing a current presidential candidate of working for the Kremlin was weird, people constantly accusing strangers on the internet of being Russian agents is weird, factions of the US government constantly leaking information against other factions of the US government is weird, the DNC getting caught rigging their primary was weird, Hillary Clinton losing the election was weird, the Skripal poisoning was weird, US government officials openly tweeting about their Venezuela coup is weird, the breakdown of the entire mainstream Syria narrative is weird, Assange’s arrest was weird, the campaign to censor the internet is weird, and this is just stuff off the top of my head from the areas I’ve been looking at in my own narrow spectrum of focus. Anyone else could list dozens of other weird new developments from their own slice of the information pie.

I often hear people in my line of work saying “Man, we’re going to look back on all this crazy shit and think about how absolutely weird it was!”

No we won’t. Because it’s only going to get weirder.

It’s only going to get weirder, because that’s what it looks like when old patterns start to fall away.

The human mind is conditioned to look for patterns in order to establish a baseline of normal expectations upon which to plan out future actions. This perceptual framework exists to give us safety and security, so disruptions in the patterns upon which it is based often feel weird, threatening, and scary. They make us feel insecure, because our cognitive tool for staying in control of our wellbeing has a glitch in it.

When you’re talking about a species that has been consistently patterned towards its own destruction,

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Going Rogue: Iran And The Mind


19-09-19 01:50:00,

Caitlin and Tim discuss the latest Iran drama, the failure of war propaganda, and what a healthy mind looks like in the battle against establishment narrative control.




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Big Tech & Big Brother Are Going To Join Forces To “Secure Elections”


10-09-19 07:35:00,

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com,

Security teams for Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Microsoft met with the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the Director of National Intelligence’s office to coordinate a strategy to “secure” the 2020 elections. And by “secure” they mean to manipulate the results of the election in any way possible to get the outcome they desire.

According to a report by RT, the big tech platforms met with government officials at Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters on Wednesday, the company has confirmed, boasting that Big Tech and Big Brother have developed a “comprehensive strategy” to get control of previous election-related “vulnerabilities” while “analyzing and getting ahead of new threats.” Those vulnerabilities and threats are the free thinkers who don’t buy the official narrative and dissent against the ruling class.

This is quickly escalating.

Expect the censorship, social credit scores, and gun control talk to ramp up as the political class realizes people may not be as easily enslaved as they have imagined. Facebook has scrambled to get in front of the 2020 election after being blamed for Trump’s 2016 electoral victory over merely allowing the “Russian trolls” to buy a bunch of ads. Most of those ads appeared after the vote and had nothing to do with the election. Google, on the other hand, actively attempted to manipulate and rig the election in favor of Hillary Clinton, and the evidence of that indiscretion is rapidly becoming overwhelming.

Google’s potential to sway elections has been the subject of Senate hearings, and yet the company has remained silent on addressing the problem. Subsidiary YouTube, meanwhile, conducted another round of mass censorship last month even while declaring it was an open platform for controversial ideas.

Facebook insisted last week it had tightened its rules for verifying purchasers of “political” ads, for real this time, after the 2018 contest showed they could still be duped into running obviously-fake ads “paid for by” the Islamic State terror group and Cambridge Analytica.

For all intents and purposes, this meeting was to make sure certain ideas are censored so that only government-approved opinions can be made available as information. 

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Peter Schiff On Today’s Sell Off: The Fed Is “Lying”, Rates Are Going Back To 0%, Gold Is Going To $2,000


06-08-19 07:57:00,

On a day where it looks as though the Fed’s bullshit “magic potion” may finally be wearing off on the stock market, Peter Schiff joined Chris Irons on the Quoth the Raven Podcast to speak about today’s market move: what it means, whether it can continue and how he would position himself going forward.

Schiff began by talking about the trade war between China and the United States escalating. He talked about why he believes the US dollar was weakening on Monday and why he believes the dollar will continue to weaken for the foreseeable future. 

“We’ve been in a recession,” Schiff says.

“The election of Trump just delayed the inevitable for a little,” he continued. 

“My thinking is the market was going down regardless of the cut they got,” he said, talking about last week’s rate cut. 

“You can’t say the dollar is strong when it’s lost $30 against gold in one trading day. Gold tells you we have a weak dollar.“

He continued, talking about Jerome Powell’s press conference last week:

“Powell contradicted himself several times, which is something that you do when you’re lying. The Fed is not telling the truth.” 

Schiff predicts that interest rates are going back to 0% and that the Fed will start QE yet again.

“Powell’s trying to pretend it’s because of concerns about the overseas economy. It is really the US economy that is driving the Fed. That’s why this is just the first step on the road back to zero. And you know, it was a mistake when the Fed went back to zero the last time; it’s going to be an even bigger mistake when they do it next time. And they’re also going to go back to quantitative easing. You know, they announced yesterday the end of quantitative tightening, but the next step is to go back to QE, and QE 4 is going to be bigger than QE 1, 2 and 3 combined.”

But, this time he says the Fed isn’t going to be able to stop the ensuing recession and will ruin the US dollar.

“When you’re inside the bubble,

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“It’s Going To Be Staggering”: Epstein Associates Prepare For Worst As Massive Document Dump Imminent


18-07-19 06:14:00,

As the Jeffrey Epstein case continues to unfold, a laundry list of celebrities, business magnates and socialites who have flown anywhere near the registered sex offender’s orbit are now tainted with pedo-polonium. Many of them, such as Bill Clinton, Ehud Barak, and Victoria’s Secret boss Les Wexner have sought to distance themselves from Epstein and his activities – however their attempts have fallen on deaf ears considering their extensive ties to the pedophile. 

As Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman notes, “The questions about Epstein are metastasizing much faster than they can be answered: Who knew what about Epstein’s alleged abuse? How, and from whom, did Epstein get his supposed $500 million fortune? Why did Acosta grant Epstein an outrageously lenient non-prosecution agreement? (And what does it mean that Acosta was reportedly told Epstein “belonged to intelligence”?)” 

Also illuminating is a statement by attorney Brad Edwards, who said during a Wednesday press conference seated next to Epstein accuser Courtney Wild that “There were other business associates of Mr. Epstein’s who engaged in improper sexual misconduct at one or more of his homes. We do know that,” adding “In due time the names are going to start coming out.“

What’s more, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will release of approximately 2,000 pages of documents, likely over the next several days, which may reveal sex crimes committed by “numerous prominent American politicians, powerful business executives, foreign presidents, a well-known prime minister, and other world leaders,” according to the court’s three-judge panel.

The documents were filed during a civil defamation lawsuit brought by Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre, a former Mar-a-Lago locker-room attendant, against Epstein’s former girlfriend and alleged madam, Ghislaine Maxwell. “Nobody who was around Epstein a lot is going to have an easy time now. It’s all going to come out,” said Giuffre’s lawyer David Boies. Another person involved with litigation against Epstein told me: “It’s going to be staggering, the amount of names. It’s going to be contagion numbers.” –Vanity Fair

Other famous names associated with Epstein include LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg, who Musk introduced to the registered sex-offender.

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Who is Going to Run a Perfect World?


22-05-19 05:56:00,

By Jon Rappoport

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“Ah, yes.  Utopia.  You see perfection, i see mediocracy.  You see triumph, I see surface gloss and shiny objects and moths drawn to luminous signs and symbols.  You see order, I see walled-in compartments.  You see community, I see the abdication of the soul.” (From my Notes on Technocratic Utopia)

In early human societies, technology was primitive, and top-down control over the population was overt and menacing.

In modern times, technology develops apart from massive political power—or it seems to.

Large numbers of people who work with technology view it as a path to perfection of civilization.  Perfection equals order, organization, coordination, comfort, security, and so on.  Or as one technocrat put it to me, “Everyone and everything in its proper place.”

If you don’t examine what that means, if you just take it as a surface generalization, and if you dream technology can solve all problems, the future looks rosy.

You can even flesh out details of the future.  Buckminster Fuller did.  He proposed that technology had reached a point where every human on Earth could be guaranteed, from birth, at no charge, the essentials of life: food, clothing, shelter, education.

There are many versions of a technocratic utopia.  They all promise a collective triumph for the human species.

But is the fundamental premise true? Is modern technology developing apart from top-down control?  Unfortunately, the answer is no.  At the summit of the food chain, the people in charge see technology as a means of universal control.  They aren’t content to allow innovation with no firm hand on the reins of society.

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“The Lamps Are Going Out All Over Europe”


04-04-19 09:32:00,

The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime,” commented British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey on the eve of his country’s entry in World War I. Something similar came to mind when I heard that American Renaissance Editor Jared Taylor has been banned from Europe until 2021.

Taylor was scheduled to speak at the Scandza Forum in Stockholm, a conference that was, in a bitter irony, set to focus on Anarcho-Tyranny. On trying to change planes in Switzerland, he was informed that he was banned from Europe’s Schengen Zone at the request of the supposedly conservative government of Poland. [Letter From Zurich Airport, by Jared Taylor, American Renaissance, March 29, 2019] Note that not only was Taylor not informed of this when he checked in at Washington D.C.’s Dulles airport but, in an act of bureaucratic spite, he was flown back to New Jersey’s Newark Airport, forcing him to make arrangements to get back to his Virginia home over 200 miles away.

Taylor’s comment:

Last September, I gave a few talks to nationalist groups in Warsaw. The talks went well, so when I was invited to Lithuania and Estonia in February to speak at conferences, I went back to Poland and spoke in Lublin and Warsaw. Attendance was by invitation only, but the Polish police learned about the meetings. They told the organizer that if I broke any Polish hate speech laws, he would be held responsible. They said I was “spreading a totalitarian ideology.”

This of course is complete nonsense. As even his enemies will concede, Taylor has never advocated a totalitarian system or state repression. He has only been the victim of such tactics.

It’s impossible to avoid the comparison to Hungary’s detention and expulsion of Richard Spencer in 2014, reportedly because of Obama Administration pressure. Of course, this did nothing to stop continuing the Main Stream Media campaign against that country. The U.S. State Department (even under President Trump) continues to fund media outlets campaigning for the overthrow of the Hungarian government.

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Who is going to stop the Zionists?


28-03-19 12:29:00,


Gerelateerde afbeeldingThe Zionists leaders united in a so-called march for democracy and freedom, after the killings in Paris in 2015 (Charlie Hebdo and Bataclan). You don’t have to be Jewish to be a Zionist.Picture: Twitter.

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The world is heading towards a “dramatic”stand-off, between the Zionists leaders and the “allies” of Eurasia – axes. Nethanyahu (the Zionist leader of Israel) and Trump (the Zionist leader of the US), have deciced to call the Golan Heights a “sovereign” part of Israel, plainly said: steal the land from your neighbour Syria.

According to Alexander Dugan https://www.fort-russ.com/2019/03/dugin-israel-brings-armageddon-closer-trumps-declaration-on-golan-heights-bodes-dangerously/and other scholars/intellectuals/journalist and people who are awake:

The Zionist state of Israel is a scam, a fraud, Zionists ideals used for propaganda of Judaism. As I wrote before Judaism is a religion and Zionism is a political viewpoint, the Zionists will tell you not, but this is how they “frame”the world. Their concern is about the 3rd tempel and expanding of land and wealth. The Golan Height is full of water and oil, so wealth, the US company called Genie Oil, is already drilling for oil, since they started the (ISIS) war with Syria. Genie oil is owned by the Deep-state, meaning: Rockefeller, Rothshild, the whole management contains of Zionists and Dick Cheney, the neo-Zionist under Bush Jr., who orchestrated the destruction of Libya and Iraq.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genie_Energy

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor the third temple of the jewsThe Zionists are working towards the resurrection of the 3rd tempel, by destroying they Al-Aqsa Mosque, since many years they working underneath the Al-Aqsa, under the pretext of finding archeological tunnels, eventually the whole complex will implode and ready for the tempel. After that, how weird it will sound to many of you, they will bring the “false”Messiah. Picture:

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Aleksandr Dugin at the International Conference “New Horizon” in May 2018 in Mashhad, Iran, together with Rabbi Weiss.

“The current state of Israel is a simulacrum (scam). This is an anti-Semitic, anti-Jewish proclamation in all senses of these concepts”, Dugin is sure. “If you look at it from within Judaism – this is a parody.

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When Are We Going To Tackle The For-Profit Monopolies Which Censored RussiaGate Skeptics?


26-03-19 09:17:00,

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog,

We either take down Facebook and Google and turn them into tightly regulated transparent public utilities available to all or they will destroy what little is left of American democracy.

The RussiaGate Narrative has been revealed as a Big Con (a.k.a. Nothing-Burger), but what’s dangerously real is the censorship that’s being carried out by the for-profit monopolies Facebook and Google on behalf of the status quo’s Big Con.

This site got a taste of Facebook-Google-Big-Media’s Orwellian Authoritarian-Totalitarian censorship back in 2016 when a shadowy fake-news site called PropOrNot aggregated every major alt-media site that had published anything remotely skeptical of the coronation of Hillary Clinton as president and labeled us all shills for Russian propaganda.

Without any investigation of the perps running the site or their fake-news methodology, The Washington Post (Jeff Bezos’ plaything) saw fit to promote the fake-news on Page One as if it were journalistically legitimate. Why would a newspaper that supposedly values the integrity of its content run with such shameless fake-news propaganda? Because it fit the Post’s own political agenda and biases.

This is the essence of Facebook-Google-Big-Media’s Orwellian Authoritarian-Totalitarian censorship: sacrifice accepted journalistic practice, free speech and transparency to promote an absurdly obvious political and social agenda.

If there was any real justice in America, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai should be wearing prison jumpsuits for what Facebook and Google have done to American democracy. Both of these monopolies have manipulated news feeds, search results and what individuals are shown in complete secret, with zero public oversight or transparency.

The damage to democracy wrought by Facebook and Google is severe: free speech no longer exists except in name, and what individuals see in search and social media feeds is designed to manipulate them without their consent or knowledge–and for a fat profit. Whether Facebook and Google are manipulating users for profit or to buy off Status Quo pressures to start regulating these monopolistic totalitarian regimes or to align what users see with their own virtue-signaling, doesn’t matter.

What matters is that no one can possibly know how Facebook and Google have rigged their algorithms and to what purpose. 

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“WTF is Going on in Downtown LA?” — Army War Drills Continue Across Los Angeles | Light On Conspiracies – Revealing the Agenda


02-03-19 01:53:00,

By Tyler Durden

Having started on Monday, the US Army continues its war drills across the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area through Saturday with the goal of enhancing Army Special Forces skills by “operating in urban environments,” Army Special Operations Command said in a statement.

Residents around Los Angeles may hear sounds associated with the field training exercise, including helicopters and weapon simulations, according to the statement.

“The local terrain and training facilities in Los Angeles provide the Army with unique locations and simulates urban environments the service members may encounter when deployed overseas,” the Army told CBS.

Downtown Los Angeles residents were shocked Monday night when a fleet of Boeing A/MH-6M Little Bird and Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters swooped in around them.

👀WTF is going on in downtown Los Angeles??? 👀 Multiple military helicopters landing on the street!!!#QAnon pic.twitter.com/jlUmBkfPRb

— Uche (@ThatsUche) February 7, 2019

A commercial parking lot across the street from the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE 14, at 1000 W Olympic Blvd, was the epicenter of some intense war simulations Tuesday night.

MILITARY EXERCISE: The U.S. Army is conducting military training in the greater Los Angeles and Long Beach areas tonight until Feb. 9. Downtown LA residents are reporting seeing helicopters and hearing explosions. @MizSkellington pic.twitter.com/8Mmgn2FdTK

— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) February 5, 2019

Newchopper4 Bravo was overhead as Special Forces performed training exercises in the parking lot, then were extracted by helicopters before taking off over the 110 Freeway while police blocked nearby intersections.

Not every day that you see the @USArmy training in downtown LA and landing helicopters close to @STAPLESCenter and LA Live. https://t.co/mXi8qNpgKn pic.twitter.com/b7HvhwjO3V

— NBC Los Angeles (@NBCLA) February 6, 2019

There were other field training exercises that were on the perimeter of the city, away from populated areas and toward the San Pedro Bay port Tuesday night and into early Wednesday morning.

The Army leased space in an industrially zoned area around the Port of Los Angeles near Terminal Island for field training exercises Wednesday night,

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What Is Really Going On Behind The Scenes: The Donaldtov-Xibbentrop Pact


25-02-19 09:20:00,

Submitted by Michael Every of Rabobank

“I am pleased to report that the U.S. has made substantial progress in our trade talks with China on important structural issues including intellectual property protection, technology transfer, agriculture, services, currency, and many other issues. As a result of these very productive talks, I will be delaying the U.S. increase in tariffs now scheduled for March 1. Assuming both sides make additional progress, we will be planning a Summit for President Xi and myself, at Mar-a-Lago, to conclude an agreement. A very good weekend for U.S. & China!”

With those words from US President Trump, is the trade war over? Nothing is signed yet; US tariffs aren’t coming down, just not going up; we don’t have any details; and any real deal will be impossible for China to stick to. Apart from that, everything is fine! We’ve also previously pointed out USD1.2 trillion of new Chinese imports from the US is gibberish that will mean substituting others’ goods in defiance of WTO agreement, and that the currency stability pledge is also bogus. Even with capital controls, China can’t keep CNY stable as it inflates its money supply to the sky while its FX reserves stay static. The only way it can is to shut itself off from the world completely, or to open up completely to draw in foreign capital. Of course, today will be a day for selling USD and buying CNY and/or CNH. But what are the possible scenarios ahead longer term? Let’s plot them out at a low and high level:

1) Trump genuinely folds (Bloomberg is after all reporting he really wants a deal to support the stock market over objections from USTR China-hawk Lighthizer). As such, Trump agrees the “Mnu-China” deal to sell soy and gas – which China wants to buy anyway; to let Amex and MasterCard do business in China – which they are supposed to be able to do anyway; and for China to keep CNY from collapsing – which it wants anyway. Trump might even drop charges against the Huawei CFO. That deal would shatter Western solidarity vs. Beijing and wallop the WTO; there would be obstruction of justice issues over the Huawei CFO, as well as destroying the idea of the rule of law;

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EU: Going Full Orwell


08-02-19 01:58:00,

Authored by Judith Bergman via The Gatestone Institute,

  • The problem is that this professedly noble initiative comes from an organization that has already for several years been censoring free speech in Europe.

  • The handbook guidelines state that journalists should “Take care not to further stigmatize terms such as ‘Muslim’ or ‘Islam’ by associating them with particular acts… Don’t allow extremists’ claims about acting ‘in the name of Islam’ to stand unchallenged. Highlight… the diversity of Muslim communities… where it is necessary and newsworthy to report hateful comments against Muslims, mediate the information.” In other words, the guidelines ask journalists to disinform the public.

  • This is the same European Commission that most recently expressed its disapproval of the withdrawal of Austria from the UN’s “Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.” The Compact stipulates that media outlets that do not support the UN’s migration agenda will not be eligible for public funding. How is that for “fully respecting Europe’s fundamental principles of freedom of expression, a free press and pluralism“?

The EU has launched a comprehensive Action Plan against Disinformation. Its purpose, according to a recent press release from the European Commission, is apparently to “protect its democratic systems and public debates and in view of the 2019 European elections as well as a number of national and local elections that will be held in Member States by 2020″.

In June 2018, leaders of EU member states had met in the European Council and invited the European Commission “to present… an action plan by December 2018 with specific proposals for a coordinated EU response to the challenge of disinformation…” It is this action plan that the Commission presented to the public on December 5.

The Action Plan focuses on four areas:

  1. Improved detection of disinformation (the European Commission dedicated 5 million euros toward this project and seemingly expects Member states to contribute on a national level, as well).

  2. Coordinated Response — the EU institutions and Member States will set up a Rapid Alert System “to facilitate the sharing of data and assessments of disinformation campaigns”.

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Who’s Going To Davos

Who’s Going To Davos

23-01-18 10:13:00,

This year’s edition of the World Economic Forum begins on Tuesday in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos.

According to the organizers, some 3,000 visitors will attend this year’s meeting.

As our infographic shows most of them come from the United States.

Infographic: Who's Going to Davos | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista

Well with the government shut down… there’s no money to be made in ‘Murica!

Perhaps even more ironically, Bloomberg reports that President Trump’s Davos trip is “day-to-day” during the government shutdown.

Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, said at a press briefing on Saturday that a final decision hasn’t been made on whether Trump will travel as planned, given the federal government shutdown that began overnight.

The president is expected to arrive at Davos on Jan. 25 and make a speech to the forum on Jan. 26.

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