The arctic ice is melting, a climate change issue that portends massive geopolitical changes. There is an ongoing “scramble for the Arctic” just like there was a “scramble for Africa” in the 19th century. Both driven by the same lust for
This story needs to start with Trump’s triumphant tweet following his campaign-style speech at the National Rifle Association (NRA) event in Dallas, telling the cheering crowd that he’s fighting for the Second Amendment: I want to thank all of our friends
Following the 2017 craze, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are currently experiencing a crash that has many wondering whether cryptocurrencies have a future. They are facing existential threats to their role as means of exchange and store of value. But cryptocurrencies firmly
Update: On 14 December 2017, the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality. This means that all the issues identified in this article will come to pass. Silicon Valley will never be the same again. On November 21, the new head of
The bizarre video Trump attached to yet another “modern presidential” tweet showing him wrestling with CNN has a lot more behind it than the press has yet uncovered. The outrage about it being un-presidential, while understandable, ignores something far more
On Sunday morning, September 21, 2014, artists Nora Ligorano and Marshall Reese installed a large-scale ice sculpture of the words The Future. This beautifully impermanent public art/climate change monument heralded the United Nations Climate Summit on Sept 23rd in New York City.