Article: How the European Union Could Soon Force America into the ‘Great Reset’ Trap

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How the European Union Could Soon Force America into the ‘Great Reset’ Trap

Justin Haskins, 21 June 2021

In June 2020, the World Economic Forum — working alongside officials from large corporations, banks, financial institutions and activist groups — launched a far-reaching initiative that aims to push the “reset” button on the global economy. They ominously called it the “Great Reset,” and since its creation, it has received a massive amount of support from leaders of the ruling class, both here in the United States and around the world.

The Great Reset has two primary components. The first is an expansion of government programs, taxes and regulations, which together affect virtually every industry in the world, from oil and gas to health care and technology. Continue reading “Article: How the European Union Could Soon Force America into the ‘Great Reset’ Trap”

Article: Bill Ackman Sent a Text to the CEO of Mastercard. What Happened Next Is a Parable for ESG.

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Bill Ackman Sent a Text to the CEO of Mastercard. What Happened Next Is a Parable for ESG.

Michelle Celarier, 16 June 2021

On a Saturday morning last December, Bill Ackman was scrolling through Twitter when an article in The New York Times caught his eye. “The Children of Pornhub,” by Nicholas Kristof, told how unauthorized sex — and rape and torture — videos were being spread across the internet on a website called Pornhub, one of the most popular in the world.

Ackman, who has four daughters, was outraged when he read how one teenager ended up a Pornhub victim after sending a naked video of herself to a boy she had a crush on. Harassed and humiliated, the young girl attempted suicide. Continue reading “Article: Bill Ackman Sent a Text to the CEO of Mastercard. What Happened Next Is a Parable for ESG.”

Article: Gary Gensler has a full agenda as he gets set to take over the SEC

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Gary Gensler has a full agenda as he gets set to take over the SEC

Bob Pisani, 14 April 2021

(The Senate is expected to confirm Gary Gensler as the new chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, and crypto assets — including bitcoin — are likely high on his agenda.

With Democrats in control of all three major branches of government, and the SEC commissioners now with a 3-2 Democratic majority, Gensler is likely to face calls from progressives to act on several fronts, including ESG, the Gamestop fallout, the Archegos fiasco, payment for order flow, fiduciary obligations, and especially regulations around securities in the crypto space, including a bitcoin ETF.

A Senate vote on Gensler’s nomination is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. ET. Continue reading “Article: Gary Gensler has a full agenda as he gets set to take over the SEC”