“Don’t follow trends, start trends.” ~Frank Capra

Every day, we post links to stories in our News Trends & Stories section. Analyzing this flow provides intelligence about the deeper news. Here are the trends we are tracking currently.


I. Global 2.0: From Slow Burn to Real Burn to AI Invasion

A. Controlled Demolitions Accelerate

  • Pension Funds
  • Entitlements
  • Bankruptcies
  • Piratization and Thermal and Weather Warfare
  • Disintermediation in Retail

B. Currency and Liquidity Wars

  • War on Cash
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Precious Metals
  • China, Russia, and the Build-out of Global Liquidity
  • Increased Sanctions and Alternative to SWIFT System
  • The Future of the Euro
  • Fed and ECB: Interest Rate and Bond Squeeze

C. The Debt Growth Model—Weaponized as Quantitative Easing Ends and Rates Rise

  • Bonds and Interest Rates
  • Equity Public and Private
  • Commodities
  • U.S. Dollar
  • U.S. Budget: Military Expense, Audits, and Missing Money
  • U.S. Interest Payments Accelerating
  • Transition from Quantitative Easing
  • Inflation and Deflation
  • Land and Real Estate Ownership
  • State and Local Finances
  • U.S. Bear Trap in Emerging Markets
  • Mortgage Fraud and “Natural Disasters”

D. Financial Controls

E. Tax Wars and Offshore Havens

F. Impact of Environmental Risks and Debasement

G. Student Loans and Consumer Debt

H. Housing Markets

II. Global 3.0 Rising

A. Reshoring to North America
B. Robotics, Drones, Genetics, and Automation
C. Explosion in Material Science
D. Surveillance Capitalism
E. Amazon and the Reengineering of the U.S. Government
F. Global Purges
G. Technocracy Rising

III. How Will Investors Handle the Transition?

A. Growth of ESG Screening
B. Technocracy: Allocation Without Markets and a Real Pricing Mechanism
C. The Cost of Secrecy

IV. Inside the Pressure Cooker: Will We Expand or Shrink the Pie?

A. Return on Investment to Taxpayers: Positive or More Negative?
B. Response to Missing Money: DOD Audit, FASAB Policy
C. Piratization: Will the Rape of Russia Happen Here? A Domestic Phoenix Program + AI Invasion?
D. Weather Warfare, Fires, and False Flags
E. Equity Creation: Greater than Controlled Demolitions?


I. Governance and Sovereignty

A. Enforce the Constitution
B. State and Local Officials Take Action
C. Con-Con Con and Efforts to Shred the Constitution
D. Decentralization: Can We Relocalize?
E. Individual and National Sovereignty
F. Voter Fraud
G. The Cost of Secrecy

II. The AI Invasion

A. Growth of AI
B. Net Neutrality
C. 5G
D. Piratization
E. AI and the Sheriff of Nottingham
F. Weapons of Math Destruction
G. 325 Million Targeted Individuals Divided into Two Groups
H. Free Speech and Corporate and Social Media Meltdown

III. The Trump Administration: The Second Year

A. Budget and Missing Money; Debt Acceleration
B. Federal Reserve and Financial System
C. Health Care
D. Military Modernization/Defense
E. Midterm Elections and the Swamp Drama
F. Justice
G. Regulation
H. Tax
I. Trade and Tariffs
J. The Neocon Problem
K. The Deep State in Control

Trump Report Card

IV. The Shift to a Multipolar World

A. The Big Picture

  • Eurasia and the Silk Road
  • Australia
  • Africa
  • The War in the South China Sea
  • Fortress America
  • Latin America
  • Vatican
  • Space Force
  • Europe: Brexit and Italy—Will the EU Come Apart?
  • U.S.-China Rebalance and the Trade Wars
  • The Middle Eastern Bog
  • Hot Spots

B. Global Powwows
C. Technocracy—Will Technology Continue to Centralize Control in a Multipolar World?
D. The Rise of the Asian Consumer
E. The Future of the “Midianite Thing”

V. The Deep State and National Security Public-Private Control

  • The Breakaway Civilization
  • The Big Investment Pools and Investors
  • VI. Migration and Immigration

  • North America
  • Asia
  • Europe