The European Union has just concluded its quinquennial ritual of choosing the leaders of its major institutions. This process has, especially since the introduction of the spitzenkandidaat process in 2014, been subject to much criticism for not being very transparent. This is clearly an invalid debate for two reasons. The first is that none of
By JOSH FRIEDMAN From the OUTSIDE of the 2018 Bilderberg Conference, Josh Friedman recaps what has transpired in Turin, Italy. Meanwhile, here are some takeaways from the mysterious gathering of world elites, as well as some curiosities and questions that have arisen based on who attended the conference and what was supposedly discussed. Will the
UPDATE: Bilderberg 2018 is underway. Here are some interviews from the sidelines of the secretive conference: Dan Dicks, of Press For Truth, has been covering Bilderberg since 2006. On Day 4, as the conference officially concludes, Dicks discusses the true agenda of the Bilderberg Group, as well as its organizational structure. On Day 3, Dominique
By JOSH FRIEDMAN UPDATE: The Bilderberg Media Service responded on Feb. 13 with the following statement: "Kindly note that we do not confirm the date and venue of this year's Bilderberg meeting at this stage. As in previous years, we will publish a press release including the date and location, the discussed topics as well
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (+13.4%), Russia's RTS (+27%, or 52% in dollar terms), Argentina's Merval index (+45%), Brazil's Bovespa index (+39%), the Canadian TSX Composite index (+17.5%) Norway's All-Share index (+18%), Indonesia's stock market (+15%) and London's benchmark FTSE 100 (+14.4%) were the best performing stock markets of 2016, according to CNN Money. Following the "Trump bump,"
By JOSH FRIEDMAN Seven countries issue passports that provide more visa-free travel options than the U.S. passport, according to recently released rankings. German citizens have the world's top travel document. Henley & Partners (H&P), a residence and citizenship planning firm, ranks passports based on the number of countries and territories to which they provide visa-free access.