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agingChina Will Still Do Whatever It Takes to Catch Up

Senior Scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Yi Fuxian makes the case that China’s nominal GDP will peak at 84% of the US GDP in 2033. He is the author of Big Country with an Empty Nest and claims that …

exaflopExaflop Supercomputer Race

The US Department of Energy is paying $500 million for the Aurora exaflop supercomputer to be built by Intel and Cray in 2021. Aurora will perform regular supercomputer research and artificial intelligence (AI) projects. There will be extreme-scale cosmological simulations, …

israelUSA Will Recognize Israeli Control of Golan Heights and Its Military High Ground

The United States will recognize Israeli control of the Golan Height. President Trump announced his intent to recognize Israeli control. This could increase the chances for Israeli President Netanyahu to win an election in three weeks. The Golan Heights was …

air forceUS Military Procurement at a Quarter Trillion in 2020

In 2020, the US military will spend nearly a quarter of trillion dollars to buy military weapons and hardware. The Navy will get the most at about $70 billion, then the air force at $57 billion. SOURCES- DOD Budget Written …

energyWorld of Oil Will Be Dominated By a Second US Shale Wave for 5 Years

The World of Oil will be dominated by a second wave of US Shale oil according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The United States will be the source of 70% of the total increase in global capacity to 2024 …

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 …

businessUS-China Trade Deal Seems to Be Nine Days Away

Most financial media coverage is currently predicting conclusive US-China Trade Deal at the March 1, 2019 deadline. Many financial analysts indicate this could trigger a double-digit move upwards in share prices. Bank of America’s Savita Subramanian told that a real …

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 …

futureUS Treasury Will Block $7 Billion in Assets from Venezuela’s Oil Company

The U.S. Treasury will block $7 billion in assets of Venezuela’s state-run oil firm PDVSA. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13850 for …

brazilWill the loyalty of Venezuela’s military follow the money?

How will Maduro be able to keep the loyalty of the military when Guaido has all the money? The USA has already started to arrange to give all of its oil purchase money and gold to Venezuela’s new President Guaido. …