Daily Archive: November 15, 2016

Fighting the (Real) Deplorables. Corporate Financiers, Big Agriculture, Big Pharma… What are the Solutions?

Across America, protests have broken out. They are small, poorly organized, and poorly led. They lack any realistic goal, so clearly, lack any actual plan to achieve any sort of goal. And unfortunately, they have become violent, embodying the very sort of hate, intimidation, and victimization the protesters claim they are fighting against. The truth is, as the protests currently...

From WhatsApp to Hawala, How the Taliban Moves Money Around

The Taliban has been trying to fundraise on the internet longer than Afghanistan’s current government has existed. In recent years, however, the insurgents have turned to internet messaging platforms secured by end-to-end encryption, such as Telegram, Viber, and WhatsApp, to solicit donations. On September 9, the Taliban posted a statement to its English Telegram channel in anticipation of an annual...

Giant Japanese Sinkhole Fixed in 48hrs as City Gets Back on Track

A massive sinkhole which swallowed up a five-lane street in Fukuoka, Japan less than a week ago has been fixed in an astonishing two days. The 30-meter (98ft) gaping hole was created on November 8 when excavation on an underground train tunnel in the center of Fukuoka caused the roadway to suddenly collapse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMLWjGv-Mx0 Nobody was injured when the sinkhole...