America’s Homeless Population Has Changed

America’s Homeless Population Has Changed

Though the crisis of homelessness across the US has eased somewhat over the past decade, there are still some 550,000 homeless people in the US, equivalent to roughly one-fifth of one percent of the population. Data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development...
Is Facebook’s Reign Coming To An End?

Is Facebook’s Reign Coming To An End?

Sears and Blockbuster fell because neither was able to adapt and grow with its consumer base. Is Facebook making the same mistakes? Over the last several years, Facebook has gone from facilitating the free flow of information to inhibiting it through incremental...
The UK Is Confiscating Wealth

The UK Is Confiscating Wealth

In January we alerted you to a new power of British law enforcement: “Unexplained Wealth Orders” allow the United Kingdom to confiscate money and property, without charging the target with a crime. UWOs are similar to civil asset forfeiture in the United States. Just...
The Netflix “Ponzi” Math Does Not Make Sense

The Netflix “Ponzi” Math Does Not Make Sense

“Nobody exists on purpose. Nobody belongs anywhere. We’re all going to die. Come watch TV.” Joy unconfined. Yesterday, global stock markets went mildly stratospheric on the back of strong US earnings. The US banks are spanking the proverbial ball out the field –...
Where Are The Rich Getting Richest?

Where Are The Rich Getting Richest?

A Wealth-X report from earlier this month found that the U.S. has the largest population of ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) worldwide. Defined as being worth $30 million or more, the U.S. has 80,000 such individuals (31 percent of the global population),...
FCC Gives Government Control Over 5G Rollout

FCC Gives Government Control Over 5G Rollout

As the push towards 5G-powered ‘Smart’ surveillance begins across the United States, the FCC has approved a new rule limiting the power of local authorities. On Monday October 1st, Sacramento, Houston, Indianapolis and Los Angeles became the first cities...