Jamie Dimon Warns World Faces “Risks That Eclipse Anything Since World War II”

by TYLER DURDEN at zerohedge.com Perhaps the world’s most influential banker – JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon – warned the world in his annual letter to shareholders that while he expects US economic resilience (and higher inflation and interest rates), and is optimistic about transformational opportunities from AI, he worries geopolitical events including the war in Ukraine and […]

Joe Biden’s EV Mandate “Vision” For America Is In Full Collapse

by TYLER DURDEN at zerohedge.com Color us not surprised, but another one of the Biden administration’s “visions” for forcing people to own electric vehicles isn’t working out exactly as planned. This time it deals with supply chain logistics, with Bloomberg reporting this week that in the year and a half since passing the Inflation Reduction Act, automakers are finding out […]

Gaming the Student Visa System

by Liam Knox at  insidehighered.com Portland State University isn’t the type of institution one would expect to have much name recognition outside Oregon, let alone thousands of miles across the Pacific. Yet a few years ago, the mostly local-serving public university began attracting an unusually large number of international applicants, primarily from India and Bangladesh. […]

‘The Taiwan card’: island’s growing strategic value is testing Beijing’s diplomacy tactics

by Shi Jiangtao at scmp.com While mainland China ramps up efforts to squeeze and isolate Taiwan ahead of a high-stakes presidential election this weekend, the self-ruled island has gained increased international prominence amid heightened cross-strait tensions and the US-China superpower rivalry. Many countries in Asia, Europe and beyond have stepped up their rhetoric, voicing concerns on the worsening situation […]

Were Biden’s Spy Bosses So Distracted By A Zombie Pandemic To Notice Green Aid Helped China’s Military?

by Conor Coughlin at substack.com On January 1, the Chinese media announced that scientist utilizing key algorithms and manufacturing methods had developed a new-generation electronic war-fare weapon, utilizing focused beams of electromagnetic waves. As Americans were waking up to that very real fact, media outlets continued to suppress all news about the Berkeley California-China Climate […]