Economy

Iceland Jails Four Top Bankers For Fraud In Landmark Case

Iceland Jails Four Top Bankers For Fraud In Landmark Case

Iceland has jailed four bankers for market manipulation in a landmark case which sets a precedent for the rest of the world. The verdict relates to corruption at the Kaupthing bank, which collapsed after the financial crisis in 2008 due to fraud at the highest levels. Hreidar Mar Sigurdsson, Kaupthing’s former chief executive, former chairman Sigurdur Einarsson, former […]

Willie Nelson Announces New Legal Marijuana Company

Willie Nelson Announces New Legal Marijuana Company

It was reported this week that legendary musician Willie Nelson will be getting into the legal marijuana business in 2016. Nelson’s spokesperson Michael Bowman recently said in an interview with the Daily Beast that this business venture is more of ceremonial and sentimental act, to make a final stand against the federal government in the […]

Putin Suggests A Eurasian Economic Union

Putin Suggests A Eurasian Economic Union

The week, Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested a currency union for the Eurasian continent, presumably similar to what was created with the Eurozone and European Union. “The time has come to start thinking about forming a currency union,” Putin said this week. There are already examples of what Putin is talking about in other places […]

This Search Shows You IF, WHEN, and HOW MUCH Your Doctor Is Paid By Big Pharma

This Search Shows You IF, WHEN, and HOW MUCH Your Doctor Is Paid By Big Pharma

Allopathic medicine is sketchy. Sure, it’s the idolized and accepted mode of healing in pretty much every area of the world, but the fact that it is predominantly funded by pharmaceutical companies with monetary objectives should raise some red flags. Most doctors receive less than one day of nutrition schooling, and are instead taught throughout their eight years how to […]

London Is Changing: “No One My Age Can Afford To Live Here Anymore…”

London Is Changing: “No One My Age Can Afford To Live Here Anymore…”

With any decision to relocate, moving your belongings and settling into a foreign city can be a frightening ordeal. Yet most cities (and its population)  put forth little effort to prepare you for what you might soon experience. For this reason, London’s radically honest billboard campaign might either be a) refreshing, or b) a bit difficult […]

As Americans Reject Fake Food, McDonald’s Sales Rapidly Decline

As Americans Reject Fake Food, McDonald’s Sales Rapidly Decline

With 70% of the United States now overweight, it seems the public is finally beginning to wake up and make healthy living its priority. Because modern-day diseases of affluence have shown no decrease (quite the opposite, actually) in recent years, it seems more and more people are abstaining from fast food joints like McDonald’s, and to the extent […]

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