Failure

Designed To Fail, Failure Guaranteed

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Yet it still comes as a great surprise to everyone when ‘doing more of what’s failed spectacularly’ ends up collapsing the whole rotten structure. Systems and nations are designed to fail without anyone even noticing: nobody set out to design the current broken system to fail at critical points, but…

Here We Go Again: Boeing 737 Max Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Failure

Last month, commercial flights with Boeing 737 Max jetliners resumed after a 20-month worldwide grounding, following two deadly accidents. Now we’re finding out, weeks later, after the Max was cleared by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to return to the skies safely, an Air Canada Boeing 737-8 Max suffered engine issues during flight. According to Aviation24.be,…

ICC Dropping Inquiry Into British War Crimes In Iraq Shows Failure Of International Legal System

Op-Ed by Robert Inlakesh The International Criminal Court (ICC) decided, on December 9, to abandon its inquiry into war crimes committed by British forces during the Iraq war, despite its investigation having concluded that there were reasonable grounds to believe war crimes were in fact committed. Fatou Bensouda, the ICC’s Chief Prosecutor, announced in a…

COVID Contact-Tracing Has Been A Monumental Failure

We all know we are already in the midst of Covid’s “second wave”. But the real question remains the same as it was 10 months ago – where are people catching the virus? There’s no doubt contact tracing, especially in the U.S., has been a monumental failure. The good news is that it means increased privacy for…