Eagle: The Trump Twist — When Madness Passes for Sanity [UK Worst-Case Interpretation]

Donald Trump’s first 100 days: The madder he gets, the more seriously the world takes him Now the ‘flexible’ and ‘pragmatic’ US President is sending a naval battle group to threaten North Korea  The more dangerous America’s crackpot President becomes, the saner the world believes him to be. Just look back at the initial half of his first 100 days: the …

Eagle: Fearful Americans Stockpiling Facts

Fearful Americans Stockpiling Facts Before Federal Government Comes To Take Them Away WASHINGTON—Alarmed at the prospect of unconstitutional overreach by the Trump administration, millions of fearful Americans have already begun stockpiling facts before the federal government comes to take them away, sources confirmed Friday. “I know my rights as an American, so you’d better believe …

Eagle: Joichi Ito Principles for the Age of Acceleration (US Intelligence Has Not Gotten the Memo…Nor Has the US Army)

Principles for an Age of Acceleration MIT Media Lab is a creative nerve center where great ideas like One Laptop per Child, LEGO Mindstorms, and Scratch programming language have emerged. Its director, Joi Ito, has done a lot of thinking about how prevailing systems of thought will not be the ones to see us through …

Eagle: The Fall – and Rise – of the Deliberately Marginalized “Deplorables”

A long good analysis of what has happened in the US of A. Trump beat both Clintons, and both parties. Fall and Rise of the Forgotten ‘Deplorables’ The political gamble that will be the Trump presidency traces back to the desperation of Americans who lost out in the social experiment of neoliberalism — and the Democrats’ …