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What the Supreme Court Fight Means for the Senate Majority

The struggle over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement on the Supreme Court could help propel Democrats to the brink of a Senate majority in November’s election. But whether it lifts them over that threshold could turn on the terms of the confirmation fight. Given the nature…

Rocket scientist: ‘Bitcoin is 1,000X better than gold’

The crypto market may be taking a beating alongside traditional investments, but the bloodbath, which has seen many assets lose all their recent gains, has done little to dampen confidence in bitcoin’s price potential. One of Bloomberg’s top analysts, Mike McGlone, who recently said he…

Senate Republicans’ Last Chance to Stand Up to Trump

Nearly every reporter in Washington has experienced it: A Republican member of Congress says, “Off the record,” shifts into a quieter voice, and expresses how much he or she doesn’t like President Donald Trump. Soon after, you watch this same elected official speak up in…

The Big Ten Just Followed the Money

The coronavirus pandemic is still ravaging America, just as it was in August, when the college presidents and chancellors of the Big Ten Conference decided against playing football in the fall. The only thing that’s changed is that the same leaders now feel far more…

Released Today: The Atlantic’s THE AMERICAN CRISIS from Simon & Schuster

The past four years have been among the most turbulent in U.S. history—and would have been so even without a global pandemic and waves of nationwide protest against police violence. How did we get here? Today The Atlantic and Simon & Schuster release The American…

Gold surge stokes tribal tension in Philippines

TAMPAKAN – As gold shines through the coronavirus pandemic, touching new highs as a precious metal hedge to the dollar, the stakes for Southeast Asia’s largest undeveloped copper and gold minefield have never been higher. Nestled 1,300 meters above sea level, huge gold and copper…

Bitcoin is set to become digital gold: Bloomberg

If bitcoin continues on its current price trajectory, it will become a “digital version of gold,” according to one of Bloomberg Intelligence’s top analysts. “The primary attributes that underpin the price of gold and bitcoin – limited supply, store of value, diversifier and quasi-currency –…

Willpower Is Not Going to Be Enough

College students are being invited back onto campus after a summer of isolation and confinement, with strict instructions to stay apart. School officials, pleading with students to treat their new autonomy gingerly, are leaning hard on shame to get compliance. The president of Penn State…

Bitcoin to soar as Buffett exits USD: Max Keiser

The US dollar is becoming so enfeebled by excess printing that even billionaire investor Warren Buffett is jumping ship. But this debasement of the world’s reserve currency is good news for bitcoin holders, according to analyst and TV presenter Max Keiser, because it will push…

Mask Up and Shut Up

COVID-19 researchers have rightly extolled the virtues of masks, hailed the necessity of ventilation, and praised the salutary nature of outdoor activities. But another behavioral tactic hasn’t received enough attention, in part because it makes itself known by its absence. That tactic is silence. Yes,…

Steve Bannon’s World of Wallcraft

Nothing says more about Steve Bannon than his choice and his analysis of movies. I knew from Joshua Green’s Devil’s Bargain that Bannon’s favorite movie is Twelve O’Clock High. And when faced with the challenge of interviewing him for my film American Dharma, I thought,…

Photos of the Week: Buffalo Dip, Giraffe Calf, Winter Wallaby

A socially-distanced Santa School in London, gold panning in France, heavy metal music in China, gondoliers in Mexico, Hurricane Laura damage in Louisiana, protests in Kenosha, Red Rocks yoga in Colorado, an acrobatic fairy tale in Prague, Senegal’s first female professional surfer, and much more.…

The Golden Era That Wasn’t

“If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of…

As bitcoin meets resistance, hash rate soars

Bitcoin is still struggling to break through strong resistance at $12,000, but the good news is that its hash rate has hit a new all-time high. Historically, the crypto’s price has followed its hash rate, which is an estimate of the amount of computing power…

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