Trump, Russia, Bilderberg and the Logan Act

  As usual, the exclusive Bilderberg Meeting, an annual gathering of the rich and powerful of North America and Europe, has released its list of discussion topics and meeting participants – and precious little else about what will go on at the four-day conference, which is run under the “Chatham House Rule” ensuring participant anonymity … Continue reading Trump, Russia, Bilderberg and the Logan Act

Wall St. strategist predicts ‘Occupy Silicon Valley’ populist movement

The idea that protesters should "Occupy Silicon Valley" is not entirely new. It was floated more than five years ago, in the midst of the Occupy Wall Street protests, perhaps unsurprisingly in a Forbes opinion piece by a defender of business as usual on Wall Street. Recently, though, the prediction of a populist backlash against … Continue reading Wall St. strategist predicts ‘Occupy Silicon Valley’ populist movement

CIA posts millions of pages of documents online, shedding light on past activities

In response to public pressure, the Central Intelligence Agency has finally posted more than 12 million pages of documents online, which, though declassified years ago, have up until now only been accessible at the National Archives in Maryland. While many of the programs described in the documents have long been known, the ability to easily … Continue reading CIA posts millions of pages of documents online, shedding light on past activities

Elon Musk summons the A.I. demon

Back in 2014, Silicon Valley's most popular billionaire, Elon Musk, had, in his characteristically visionary way, a dire warning for the public about "our biggest existential threat": "With artificial intelligence we are summoning the demon," Musk said. "You know all those stories where there’s the guy with the pentagram and the holy water, and he's … Continue reading Elon Musk summons the A.I. demon

Keith Alexander at Bilderberg: Private citizen or public official?

It's been public knowledge for some time that Keith Alexander, the retired general and former director of the National Security Agency, has on several occasions attended the prestigious and secretive annual Bilderberg meetings. Alexander last went in 2014, when the conference was held in Copenhagen, Denmark. What is less clear, however, as new documents surface, … Continue reading Keith Alexander at Bilderberg: Private citizen or public official?

Elites Wrap Up Busy Bilderberg Weekend

A sampling of the rich and powerful of Europe and America gathered in Dresden, Germany over the weekend to discuss, among other things, the "geo-politics of energy and commodity prices" and "technological innovation." It was the 64th annual Bilderberg Meeting, and despite predictable attempts to maintain secrecy, the conference provided some surprises. One of the most remarkable … Continue reading Elites Wrap Up Busy Bilderberg Weekend

Bilderberg Details Elusive as Dresden Meeting Nears

While the news cycle focuses on the U.S. presidential election and Democratic primaries, another event this week may influence the course of world events equally if not more, though it's hard to say, given its secrecy. The 2016 meeting of the Bilderberg Group kicks off in Dresden, Germany this Thursday and lasts through the weekend. … Continue reading Bilderberg Details Elusive as Dresden Meeting Nears