Category Archives: Business

Trump already a lame duck President

Donald Trump is an inappropriate President and has not delivered anything more than a Potemkin Presidency. Grigori Potemkin erected phony portable settlements along the Dnieper River to deceive Czarina Catherine the Great that her reign was creating prosperity. After she passed, the structures would be disassembled and re-assembled further along her route to lengthen the… Read More

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Calgary: keynote and conference Onward June 5-6

I will be participating in the second annual Onward Conference in Calgary, sponsored by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce and several corporations. Last year’s first annual event was a smash hit and 2,500 attendees got a full day of innovation, case studies, and knowledge plus networking opportunities about the future. This year will be highlighted… Read More

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New York City June 7-9 Exponential Finance conference presenter

I’m moderating panels for Singularity University’s Exponential Finance conference in New York June 7 to 9, 2017. This is the best exposition of fintech advances, future ideas, and practices in the world — by Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley (or New York City). CNBC is a sponsor along with many important banks and corporations. Fintech will… Read More

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Boston May 15-17 Exponential Manufacturing

I will be part of the faculty with Singularity University where keynotes and panels will shed new light on the manufacturing innovations that will transform the world. The event is in Boston and the second annual vertical conference devoted to this critically important technological sector of 3D or additive printing, materials sciences and much, much… Read More

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IMF: Cut off Ukraine until Anti-Corruption Court Established

“The IMF should not give one more dollar to Ukraine until the Anti-Corruption Court is in operation,” said Sergii Leshchenko in a May 9 telephone interview. Leshchenko is a hero of the Revolution of Dignity, a lanky and serious journalist-turned-politician who has risked his life and career for years to fight corruption in Ukraine. He’s… Read More

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Putin’s Cold War 2.0: KGB agents in tuxedos not trenchcoats

The same dirty tricks deployed by the KGB for decades are used in today’s Cold War 2.0, and have permeated geopolitics from Syria to Ukraine and the world’s capitals. But spies in trench coats been supplanted by Russians in tuxedos with huge bank accounts who use financial, social, and political weaponry to build tentacles that… Read More

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The New World Order

A new world order is being forged by those who attack sacred cows, both at home and abroad. Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency by questioning the wisdom of globalization, immigration, liberalized trade, and past foreign policy alliances. Brexit proponents did the same and Marie Le Pen is heading toward victory with her Frexit movement…. Read More

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