politics

antiagingWould Antiaging Mean More Dictators?

By 2040-2050 there could be effective antiaging treatments that could enable people to live 30 years longer than they do today. One of the concerns that people have is that this will enable dictators for life to dominate their countries …

futureAvoiding Civil War 2.0 With Better Options

There are fears that the US will have a hot civil war. There is currently what has been described as a cold civil war. This is where we have entrenched more political elites and media using social media, politics and …

futureUniversal Basic Income Candidate Could Emerge From Crowded 2020 Field

Andrew Yang was an entrepreneur and is now running for the President of the USA for 2020 on the issues of Universal Basic Income. medicare for all and human-centered capitalism. He was CEO of a test prep company that reached …

californiaCalifornia Governor Newsome Wants to Complete High-Speed Rail From Merced to Bakersfield

Newsom said California will complete a 110-mile (177 km) high-speed rail link between Merced and Bakersfield. This would not meet the requirements of the original bond measure. California had originally planned to build a 520-mile system in the first phase …

energyTaiwan’s Ruling DPP Will Continue Nuclear Phaseout Against the Will of the People

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) made public a revised national energy policy to continue a nuclear energy phaseout despite a vote by the people of Taiwan to continue using nuclear power. The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has determined …

futureVenezuela National Guard and Low-Income Base Demonstrating Against Maduro

Forbes and other news sources are reporting that Venezuela’s National Guard and Maduro’s low-income base are involved in demonstrations against the current regime. The Miami Herald indicates there will be a large anti-government march. Jan. 23 marks the 61st anniversary …

politicsPelosi Will Betray California Because It is the Smart Move

The Republican Senate and the Democratic House will betray the states that are electorally safe. This will be the smart move. They will try to put extra money and programs into the battleground states. States like California will be even …

californiaCalifornia’s High Speed Rail Project Will Collapse Within Four Years

There is a new report on the cost overruns on the California High-Speed rail project. Those no longer matter. The project will not get any meaningful money to complete any useful part. I predict this project will collapse within four …

controverialGoogle is Negligent in Allowing Vandalization But Fixing It is Tricky and Dangerous

Google is negligent by not having the software coded mechanisms to prevent or rapidly repair vandalization of search results. People can use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and other means to adjust search results. There are ways that people can manipulate …

energyExamining Challenges and Chances for a Successful Coup in Venezuela

Nextbigfuture wrote several articles in early 2018, where we looked at the rapid economic and social collapse in Venezuela and believed it would lead to a military coup. Nextbigfuture predicted the coup would happen by the end of 2018. There …