WTF is the Metaverse?!

July 26, 2021

It may no longer be a cliché to argue that we live in different realities that themselves appear to be diverging. The obvious example being the expanding gap between those of us who have taken the science behind this pandemic seriously, and those who have indulged and succumbed to conspiracy.


America Is a Moral Cesspool, and Student Loans Prove It

July 25, 2021

If America somehow managed to educate millions of college students without burdening them with $2 trillion in debt in 1993, why is it now “impossible” to do so, even as America’s wealth and gross national product (GDP) have both rocketed higher over the past 27 years?


Tether being a fraud teaches us more about fiat than it does about cryptos

July 24, 2021

Tether tells us more about the flaws inherent in fiat currencies than it does about cryptos. Tether could be viewed as a microcosmic example of the USD being played out in fast-forward.


America Has Lost the Trade War with China, and the Real Pain Has Yet to Begin

July 23, 2021

Corporate America sacrificed national interests in service of greed, and so did the U.S. government. As we all know, the source of Corporate America’s unprecedented explosion in profits in the 21st century is the offshoring of manufacturing to China.


The bot era has begun

July 22, 2021

It’s easy to recognize that automation has had a huge opportunity to advance as a result of the pandemic. However as a concept, automation is both broad and abstract. It manifests in a myriad of ways, depending upon the context and user.


Have We Reached "Peak Self-Glorifying Billionaire"?

July 22, 2021

Perhaps we should update Marie Antoinette’s famous quip of cluelessness to: “Let them eat space tourism.” As billionaires squander immense resources on self-glorifying space flights, the corporate media is nothing short of worshipful.




Mark E. Jeftovic

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