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Visualizing 50 Years Of Gaming History, By Revenue Stream (1970-2020)

Every year it feels like the gaming industry sees the same stories—record sales, unfathomable market reach, and questions of how much higher the market can go. We’re already far past the point of gaming being the biggest earning media sector, with an estimated $165 billion revenue generated in 2020. But as Visual Capitalist’s Omri Wallach illustrates in the…

CCP Imposes Tough New ‘Social Credit Score’ Rules

China will consider individuals who seriously endanger people’s health and safety, or disrupt markets’ fair competition and normal social order, as threats to society under its new social credit guidelines. State broadcaster CCTV reported that the measures were discussed during a recent meeting of the state council citing a state council meeting led by Premier…

Fragile And Unsustainable Lies

Authored by Robert Wright via The American Institute, Many times throughout history, policymakers have doubled down on their own mistakes, refusing to believe that they were wrong or hoping that somehow doing the wrong thing twice or thrice would somehow make things right. Then it all came crashing down at once and the rulers lost…

Inequality And The Gold Standard

Authored by David Howden via The Mises Institute, [First published by Mises Canada, December 2013.] Imagine that you earn $40,000 a year and your boss doubles you at $80,000 a year. Business was good to you both in 2013, and you received a 25% raise for your efforts. Not bad, and your boss gets to…

2021 Would Be A Great Time To Audit The Fed

Authored by Nick Hankoff via The Mises Institute, Gone are the days of the Federal Reserve hiding in the shadows. Now it’s a woke central bank fighting for climate and racial justice. Progressives must not fall for this but instead team up with the populist right to audit the Fed and demand transparency. Let the…

The Strangely Unscientific Masking Of America

Authored by Jenin Younes via The American Institute for Economic Research, I remember vividly the day, at the tail end of March, when facemasks suddenly became synonymous with morality: either one cared about the lives of others and donned a mask, or one was selfish and refused to do so. The shift occurred virtually overnight.  Only…

Watch: CNN Admits There Are “Legal & Constitutional” Ways For Trump To Stay In Office

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, In a video released before the election but attracting fresh attention, CNN’s Fareed Zakaria explained the “legal and constitutional” case by which President Trump could stay in office even if he loses the election. In a moment of actual journalistic integrity, which is incredibly rare these days…

“This Is No Free Country” – Anti-Lockdown Protests Rage In London, Dozens Arrested

By Tyler Durden Over 60 protesters were arrested in anti-lockdown demonstrations on Saturday, as activists clashed with police who sought to break it up. If only it was a BLM demonstration. Nobody can answer the question sufficiently. Why is there a 2 tier policing system in the UK that treats lockdown protesters like criminals while…

Glenn Greenwald Opines On Ilhan Omar’s Misguided Defense Of John Brennan

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via greenwald.substack.com The right to dissent from, and to work against, the official foreign policy of the U.S. Government is vital: foundational to Constitutional liberties. There is very little such dissent in the U.S. Congress, where many of the core tenets of the Foreign Policy Community (from CIA drone warfare and…

A Key Time For Gold

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, I wanted to offer some thoughts on Gold on this Thanksgiving weekend as Gold has reached a key price pivot and has seen sizable selling in recent weeks as the rest of the market continues to melt into the stratosphere and speculative bubbles are spreading across asset classes. So…

NY Gym Owner Rips Up $15,000 Lockdown Fine On Live TV: “We Will Not Comply”

Submitted by Rusty Weiss of The Mental Recession, Robby Dinero, the owner of Athletes Unleashed gym located in Orchard Park, New York, tore up a $15,000 fine from the Erie County Health Department during a live Fox News interview. Dinero got hit with the extraordinarily hefty fine following a confrontation in which roughly 50 business…

Nullify the Police State: “No-Knock” Warrant Edition

November 28, 2020 By Michael Boldin 3 Supreme Court opinions and the incorporation doctrine have taken this unconstitutional policy and forced it on all 50 states. Learn where it started, the 3 cases – and efforts that are happening now to start the process of nullifying those opinions in practice and effect. SHOW LINKS: Podcast:…

BBC Reporter Told Princess Diana Royals Were Planning To Kill Her

By Mark Horowitz Former BBC reporter Martin Bashir told Princess Diana that security forces with the British Crown were planning to kill her, prior to the now-infamous interview that the two did together, according to a new documentary set to air on channel 4 in the UK. The documentary is titled The Diana Interview: The…

Tax Payer Funded Coronavirus Relief is Double the 2009 “Stimulus” Plan – Abuse, Fraud and Waste Exposed (Full Measure)

By B.N. Frank What’s troubling to many Americans: not that Coronavirus Relief is being distributed, but to whom and for what. From Full Measure: (Video posted below) TRANSCRIPT There’s more tax money going toward coronavirus relief than anything comparable. The amount is more than double the so-called “stimulus” plan in 2009. Today, who’s following the…

This Is How Much Space $300,000 Buys In Cities Around The World

By Tyler Durden The bull market in hot urban retail and commercial real estate markets lasted for pretty much the entire post-crisis recovery period. But COVID has turned things around; and as people flee to the suburbs, it’s worth taking a look at how valuations have declined. While urban real estate markets have taken a…

“Dark Winter” – Millions Of Americans Are Expected To Lose Their Homes

A dark covid winter is descending on the working-poor of America as millions of adults face eviction or foreclosure in the next few months. Bloomberg, citing a survey that was conducted on Nov. 9 by the U.S. Census Bureau, shows 5.8 million adults face eviction or foreclosure come Jan. 1. That accounts for 32.5% of the…

Are Students Liberal? Yes – But Not Everywhere

Submitted by RealClearEducation, authored by Samuel Abrams, professor of politics at Sarah Lawrence College and a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. This article is part of a series of opinion essays on the topic of free speech on campus, coinciding with the launch of the 2020 College Free Speech Rankings… When it comes…

We Haven’t Seen This Much Suffering On Thanksgiving Since The Great Depression

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, In my entire lifetime, there has never been a Thanksgiving like this.  39 million Americans don’t have enough to eat right now, more than 70 million claims for unemployment benefits have been filed so far during this calendar year, and people are waiting in line for…

How US Presidents Rank For Clemency

President Trump has granted a pardon to his former national security advisor Michael Flynn in a rare act of clemency. Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russian officials and he was fired after just 23 days on the job. However, despite the media uproar over Trump’s actions with Flynn, Statista’s…

What A Biden Administration Means For Border Security

Authored by Chris Farrell via The Gatestone Institute, A Biden administration means two dramatic and dangerous reversals on Trump policies that will endanger the American public: 1. Termination of President Trump’s signature 2016 campaign issue — The Wall; and 2. Loosening of immigration restrictions. “There will not be another foot of wall constructed on my…