Why Elizabeth Warren wants you to be poor

Late last week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos gave away nearly $100 million to more than a dozen charities across the United States.

It would take the average person more than 1,000 centuries to accumulate that much money. Yet Bezos gave it away in a single day.

And it’s[...]
  • Simon Black
  • November 26, 2019
  • Bahia Beach

How Elon Musk obtained TWO additional passports (and you can too)

Elon Musk is one of the most famous entrepreneurs in the world. But if he hadn’t been able to make his way to Silicon Valley as a young man, it’s possible that you would have never heard of him.

Musk was born and raised in South Africa. And while[...]
  • Simon Black
  • November 25, 2019
  • San Juan

Newspaper will stop reporting any news “traumatic” to snowflakes

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, your finances, and your prosperity.

College newspaper will no longer report “triggering” news

Northwestern is one of the finest universities in the world and[...]
  • Simon Black
  • November 22, 2019
  • San Juan

Who knew 2 cents could go so far?

About a week and a half ago I had a terrible sinus infection… I’m talking -really- bad. My sneezes were so ferocious that I half-expected the US Geological Survey to register them on the Richter Scale.

In the midst of all that misery, I became acutely interested in the[...]
  • Simon Black
  • November 21, 2019
  • San Juan

The five scary new rules of upside-down capitalism

Roughly 23,000 years ago in modern-day Israel, a small tribe of ex-cave dwellers built a tiny village near the Sea of Galilee that may have been one of the earliest agrarian societies in human history.

Archaeologists discovered the site more than thirty years ago.

And they found tens[...]
  • Simon Black
  • November 20, 2019
  • San Juan

Have you claimed the most valuable asset your ancestors passed down to you?

If you were a southern Italian peasant around the turn of the 20th century, your life was pretty rough.

The feudal system had officially ended with the unification of Italy a few decades earlier. But most laborers probably didn’t notice the difference.

The vast majority of southern Italians[...]
  • Simon Black
  • November 18, 2019
  • San Juan