Category: Geopolitical News

Why Joe Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan May Fail

Authored by Daniel Lacalle, President Biden has announced the American Jobs Plan, which is summed up in the headlines as a $2 trillion investment program in infrastructure and green energy plan is expected to boost job creation, strengthen the manufacturing sector, and drive innovation. However, most of it goes to subsidies and current expenditure and…

Hunter Biden Dishes On Crack Use, Insists “100% Certain” DoJ Probe Will Clear Him Of Wrongdoing

Following its publication of bombshell revelations concerning Hunter Biden and his alleged influence peddling, which led him to take a stake in a Chinese investment vehicle created in partnership with politically-connected individuals, the New York Post was immediately censored by Twitter and the other social media giants, as they alleged the emails, texts and other…

Alaska Won’t Let Biden Stop Its Oil Boom

Authored by Felicity Bradstock via OilPrice.com, New discoveries in Alaska by an Australian independent could provide hope for bigger oil finds yet to come in the country’s National Petroleum Reserve. Australian independent oil firm 88 Energy has been making strides in its Alaska project in recent weeks announcing an oil discovery in its Merlin-1 exploration well in the…

Rabo: From “Play Ball” To Curve Ball In No Time At All

By Michael Every of Rabobank Friday’s US payrolls report surprised to the upside, with 916K job gains vs. 660K expected, suggesting hopes for a Great Reflation. This was before new stimulus had passed, or even newer stimulus had been floated, which is likely to see some worry about inflation overshooting. More so given supply-china squeezes,…

Yes, America Is On The Verge Of Yet Another Toilet Paper Crisis

Authored by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, It is starting to happen again.  Do you remember how “panic buying” caused a massive shortage of toilet paper and other basic essentials during the early days of the COVID pandemic last year?  Well, shortages are back, but this time around different factors…

Yellen Urges US Allies To Adopt Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate

Update (1145ET): Yellen delivered her speech to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs on Monday as the Biden Administration kicked off its campaign to convince its allied governments to partake in coordinated tax hikes to prevent the types of corporate “inversions” – ie mergers undertaken with the intention of re-domiciling in a market with lower…