Turkey Summons US Ambassador To Protest Brawl In Which Erdogan's Bodyguards Beat Up Protesters

Tensions stemming from last week's massive brawl, caught on video, between pro-Kurdish protesters and Turkish President Recep Erdogan's security detail, escalated on Monday after,...

Visualizing The Rise Of Young Asylum Seekers In Europe

As highlighted in today's UNICEF report 'A Child is a Child', the number of young children applying for asylum in Europe has continued to rise, reaching a...

Time For The US To Take A Step Back From Afghanistan

Submitted by James Durso, originaly posted op-ed via The Hill, Otto von Bismarck said, “The whole of the Balkans is not worth the bones of...

Shaping The Future: Moscow And Beijing's Multipolar World Order

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Stratgic Culture Foundation, Once in a while, think tanks such as the Brookings Institute are able to deal with...

"Arbitrage Is Dead" – Commodity Traders Lament A World "Where Everyone Knows Everything"

For commodity traders operating in the Information Age, Bloomberg reports that just good old trading doesn’t cut it anymore... "Everything is transparent, everybody knows...

"Let's Burn Down The Universities"

Authored by JC Collins via Philosophy of Metrics blog, An Offensive Act of Self Defence to Save the Great School of Western Thought It should be...

China's Bond Market Chaos Continues – Yield Curve Double-Inverts

China's $1.7 trillion government-bond market is turning curiouser and curiouser... In a fresh sign of the nerves among investors caused by Beijing's campaign this spring...

Enron 2.0? Asia's Largest Commodity Trader Halted After Crashing To 16 Year Lows On...

Once Asia's largest commodity trader, Noble Group has been halted after crashing almost 30% this morning following S&P lowering its corporate credit rist rating...

How Russia Became "Our Adversary" Again

Authored by Paul Street via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Americans are routinely told by politicians and corporate media pundits and talking heads that Russia is...

Nigel Farage Responds to Manchester Suicide Attack: 'This is a Direct Attack on Children'

Nigel Farage was interviewed by Tucker Carlson this evening to discuss the suicide attack in Manchester that killed at least 19 and wounded dozens. Farage...

Why The Chinese Yuan Won't Be The World's Reserve Currency

Authored by Valentin Schmid via The Epoch Times, Whenever someone gets too big and too important, the other players who can’t compete by themselves call for...

Greek Debt Relief Deal Fails In Last Minute, As Germany, IMF Clash Again

Stop us if you've heard this story before. Insolvent Greece, having last week voted itself into even more austerity in hopes of unlocking some...

Buy The F**king Brazilian Political Crisis Dip

Nothing says "go all in" on Brazilian stocks like the one of the biggest equity market drops on record following yet another political crisis......

Pope Francis Lashes Out At "Grave Risks" Of Libertarianism

Submitted by Antonius Aquinas, The purported pope of the Catholic Church recently attacked “libertarianism.”  As a number of theologians have ably shown, Jorge Bergoglio, a.k.a...

Ponzi Scheme: What The Chicago Teachers' Pension Would Be Called If It Were A...

A long, long time ago, back in 2008 when most of today's hedge fund analysts were still stressing over what to wear to prom,...