Reading List

(updated infrequently)

  • Gulag Archipelago, Solzhenitsyn (whitney + willets translation, abr ericson)
  • Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter
  • State of Fear, Crichton
  • Catherine House, Thomas
  • Guilty Minds, Finder
  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Murakami
  • The Huntress, Quinn
  • Something in the Water, Steadman
  • Bitter Orange, Fuller
  • The Burden of Proof, Turow

Articles, updated almost weekly

  • IRS Seeing 'Mountains Of Fraud' In Cryptocurrencies, NFTs: Special Agent
    by Tyler Durden on January 28, 2022 at 11:05 pm

    IRS Seeing 'Mountains Of Fraud' In Cryptocurrencies, NFTs: Special Agent Authored by Katabella Roberts via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), A special agent from the Internal Revenue Service has warned that non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and cryptocurrencies are […]

  • Pray From the Heart
    by Motide on January 17, 2022 at 10:16 pm
  • Bond Bloodbath Batters Big-Tech, Sparks Bid For Banks
    by Tyler Durden on January 5, 2022 at 6:13 pm

    Bond Bloodbath Batters Big-Tech, Sparks Bid For Banks 2022's bond bloodbath continued today with 30Y smashing up to 2.10%... Source: Bloomberg This is the biggest 2-day surge in yields since the chaos in March 2020 amid the bailouts. It was all going so […]

  • Governments Admit Using 'Mass Formation Psychosis' As Tool of Population Control
    by Tyler Durden on January 4, 2022 at 8:21 pm

    Governments Admit Using 'Mass Formation Psychosis' As Tool of Population Control Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, Dr. Robert Malone’s assertions about “mass formation psychosis” in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic are underscored by the […]

  • Brigette Macron Takes Legal Action To Suppress Rumor She's Transgender
    by Tyler Durden on December 29, 2021 at 5:02 pm

    Brigette Macron Takes Legal Action To Suppress Rumor She's Transgender Brigette Macron, the first lady of France, is reportedly taking action to suppress rumors that she was actually born a male - rumors on which we first reported nearly one week ago. The […]

  • A 1997 Prophecy: Bitcoin And The Unfolding Of 'The Sovereign Individual' Thesis
    by Tyler Durden on December 29, 2021 at 4:55 pm

    A 1997 Prophecy: Bitcoin And The Unfolding Of 'The Sovereign Individual' Thesis Authored by Bob Simon via BitcoinMagazine.com, The following is the written version of a video presentation which can be viewed here. THE WANING OF THE MODERN AGE “In […]

  • The 15 Most Influential Crypto Cities In The World
    by Tyler Durden on December 29, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    The 15 Most Influential Crypto Cities In The World Authored by Jeff Benson, Scott Chipolina and Jason Nelson via Decrypt.co, Crypto is a global community of people who are increasingly living in a digital metaverse. But even as they embrace a decentralized […]

  • Here's How The Energy Crisis Turns Into Hunger And Then... War?
    by Tyler Durden on December 29, 2021 at 4:16 pm

    Here's How The Energy Crisis Turns Into Hunger And Then... War? Authored by Chris Macintosh via InternationalMan.com, We have previously warned about a whopping food crisis and supply problems in the fertilizer market. Well, now is worse because that was BEFORE […]

  • Champagne Offers Investors Sparkling Performance In 2021
    by Tyler Durden on December 29, 2021 at 4:09 pm

    Champagne Offers Investors Sparkling Performance In 2021 Central banks will never admit they've sparked the largest asset bubble in history. Stocks, bonds, Bitcoin, real estate, automobiles, artwork, fine wine, and even coveted bottles of champagne have soared in […]

  • How to Go After Rogue Prosecutors
    by Rory Fleming on December 29, 2021 at 4:08 pm

    When the world saw Los Angeles police officers beat Rodney King on camera in 1991, conversations about how the police engage with communities of color were destined to change. Congress heard the general public’s cries for accountability. Although the Violent Crime Control and […]

  • Mapped: Economic Freedom Around The World
    by Tyler Durden on December 24, 2021 at 2:41 am

    Mapped: Economic Freedom Around The World How would you define a country’s economic freedom? The cornerstones of economic freedom by most measures are personal choice, voluntary exchange, independence to compete in markets, and security of the person and […]

  • This Christmas, If You Can't Be Good, Buy The BAD ETF
    by Tyler Durden on December 23, 2021 at 9:52 pm

    This Christmas, If You Can't Be Good, Buy The BAD ETF We know, we know...the launch of yet another ETF. You can hardly contain your excitement, right? After all, Goldman Sachs Group, BNY Mellon, JPMorgan Chase and Cathie Wood’s Ark Investment Management have […]

  • Decoding Manhattan: Island of Diagrams, Maps, and Graphics
    by Jason Kottke on December 23, 2021 at 9:51 pm

    Well, I’m not sure this book could be any further up my alley; I mean: The life and legend of New York City, from the size of its skyscrapers to the ways of its inhabitants, is vividly captured in this lively collection of more than 250 maps, cross sections, flowcharts, […]

  • MMT's Fatal Flaw: Political Willpower
    by Tyler Durden on December 23, 2021 at 9:50 pm

    MMT's Fatal Flaw: Political Willpower Authored by Michael Lebowitz via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, MMT, or Modern Monetary Theory, offers a new monetary “logic” that allows the government to spend without concern for debts and deficits. Does MMT seem too good […]

  • The State Of Sex Work In The EU
    by Tyler Durden on December 18, 2021 at 7:36 pm

    The State Of Sex Work In The EU Only three countries in the European Union observe a strict ban on sex work, criminalizing both the buyers and sellers, with France, Sweden and Ireland following the so-called Nordic model of neo-abolitionism which makes soliciting […]

  • Ukraine Lashes Out At Germany For Blocking NATO Weapons Supply
    by Tyler Durden on December 14, 2021 at 3:15 pm

    Ukraine Lashes Out At Germany For Blocking NATO Weapons Supply Ukraine is angrily pointing the finger at Germany for blocking NATO weapons sales to the country as Kiev officials continue sounding the alarm over preparations for a possible Russian invasion.  […]

  • California Is Hiding $300 Billion A Year In Spending From The Public, Claims It's For The People's Own Good
    by Tyler Durden on December 12, 2021 at 8:17 pm

    California Is Hiding $300 Billion A Year In Spending From The Public, Claims It's For The People's Own Good By Adam Andrzejewski. the CEO/Founder of OpenTheBooks.com; originally published on Forbes In 2018, California resident Steven Childs wanted to know how […]

  • Mapping The NFT Ecosystem
    by Tyler Durden on December 12, 2021 at 8:08 pm

    Mapping The NFT Ecosystem NFTs have been the hottest topic and frothiest market of 2021, with sales volumes increasing by 100x while also becoming a topic of discussion on evening talk shows. It took crypto nearly a decade to really penetrate the mainstream, […]

  • Can "Bond Vigilantes" Ever Return To Scare The Fed Straight?
    by Tyler Durden on December 12, 2021 at 7:54 pm

    Can "Bond Vigilantes" Ever Return To Scare The Fed Straight? Submitted by QTR's Fringe Finance For all of the rockiness that markets endured in late November and early December - mostly stemming from the expectation that the Fed has totally lost control, is […]

  • Hundreds Of Mathematicians, Scientists, Sign Open-Letter Against Social-Justice-Based Curriculum
    by Tyler Durden on December 8, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Hundreds Of Mathematicians, Scientists, Sign Open-Letter Against Social-Justice-Based Curriculum Authored by Isabel van Brugen via The Epoch Times, More than 700 mathematicians and scientists have signed an open letter denouncing recent “trends” in […]