Here’s one of many places the deep state lives – Finance bigwigs, Russian oligarchs, and Silicon Valley kings can’t get in these secret parties

Politicians beleaguered by one crisis after another and .01-percenters battered by global markets need a pick-me-up, and thankfully, the ultimate ego boost is just around the corner: the World Economic Forum, the annual Oscars for world leaders, C.E.O.s, billionaires, and celebrities just socially conscious enough to wrangle an invite, kicks off Wednesday in the Swiss …

French Police State: Mobilizes 100,000 police to stop New Year’s Eve gatherings – BBC News

France is to mobilise 100,000 police and gendarmes on New Year's Eve to crack down on parties and enforce a curfew imposed to combat coronavirus. The plan also aims to prevent urban unrest, which has seen large numbers of vehicles set alight in previous years. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin has ordered a visible security presence …

China’s Camps Have Forced Labor And Growing US Market

The Chinese government in Xinjiang surveils people so thoroughly and monitors interviews so closely that it is nearly impossible to independently assess if any one factory relies on forced labor. This is especially true given that economic programs, designed to move people out of poverty by moving rural farmworkers into factory jobs, effectively give cover …