Brexit: Big Deal Or No Deal For The EU?

The United Kingdom is to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, but a final deal has yet to be agreed between Westminster and Brussels. In the event of a “no-deal Brexit“, the UK leaving the EU single market and customs union without a…

Gold Tumbles Below $1200 In Welcome Sign For Global Contagion

For the first time since March 2017, spot gold is trading back below $1,200 as a surge in the dollar seems to be overwhelming any potential safe-haven flows into the barbarous relic.   Bloomberg believes this is a positive sign for global contagion fears as…

Let’s Discuss Some Post-Parkland Florida Proposals – Full30

first published on March 2, 2018 by Matt 2.1k SHARES (Disclaimer: this piece is my opinion and my opinion only. It does not represent any other member of the Full30 team.) Let me start by saying something that I should not need to say, but…

China’s Victims of Sexual Harassment Denied Justice

Expand A vendor sells #MeToo badges a protest march for survivors of sexual assault and their supporters in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California U.S. November 12, 2017. © 2017 Reuters Among the over 50 million court verdicts from 2010 to 2017 available publicly, only 34 focused…

Politics of Dehumanization in the United States

Expand Hundreds of women march outside the Justice Department as part of a rally calling for “an end to family detention” and in opposition to the immigration policies of the Trump administration, in Washington, U.S., June 28, 2018. © 2018 Reuters The US Department of Justice (DOJ)…

Mark Mobius: “There’s No Question We’ll See A Financial Crisis” As Trade War Intensifies

Since he “un-retired” from investing in March with plans to launch a bond fund to invest in emerging and frontier markets, former Franklin Templeton fund manager Mark Mobius has adopted one of the most bearish outlooks on Wall Street. And in keeping with his downcast…

Do Indonesia’s Abusive ‘Virginity Tests’ Hurt UN Peacekeeping Operations?

Expand Indonesian Air Force women march during a ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2006. ©JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images The Indonesian government is seeking “creative ways” to boost the number of women in the police and military so it can meet its objective of more female personnel…

A journal decided to correct, rather than retract, a paper that contained “potentially contentious advice.” Do you agree with their call?

In March, a journal published a paper about blood sugar levels in newborns that caused an immediate outcry from outside experts, who were concerned it contained a sentence that could be potentially harmful if misinterpreted by doctors. Recently, the journal explained — in impressive detail…

Global Markets, US Futures Rebound As Trade War Panic Fades

After 6 consecutive declines in the Dow Jones, the longest stretch since March 2017, and erasing all of 2018’s gains, the cash index is finally set for a rebound, trading some 130 points higher in the premarket, as trade war panic fades for now (even…

The Havana Whodunnit: What Nation Just Built An “Unprecedented” Spy Radar Base In Cuba?

According to a new surveillance report from The Diplomat, exclusive satellite imagery from March 2017 to May 2018 reveals a newly expanded “signals intelligence” military facility near Bejucal, Cuba. The report focuses on a massive radome sitting on top of an elevated concrete mounting structure. From…