POLITICS

These Were Paradox Politics’ Most Popular Stories in 2021

Since launching in February, Paradox Politics has published a plethora of theory, commentary, and reporting. We've interviewed luminaries such as Noam Chomsky and Steven Pinker, scoured Pentagon reports on how the U.S. military will...

What Will the Metaverse Mean for Political Movements?

Meta’s first Metaverse experience is here. Facebook this month announced that Horizon Worlds, a VR world of avatars, is opening to the public. U.S. and Canadian citizens over eighteen will soon be able to dawn...
The World Economic Forum Is Bearish on Stablecoins

World Economic Forum Says Crypto Could Make Sexism Worse

The World Economic Forum is bearish on cryptocurrency, and believes stablecoins in-particular could widen the gender gap and increase "inequality in financial services." "Rather than strengthen equality, it is possible that stablecoins and their surrounding...

Afghanistan Frontlines: Inside China and Russia’s Geopolitical Mine Frenzy

NURISTAN, Afghanistan – Deep inside the voluptuous valleys of Afghanistan’s isolated and least populated province, Nuristan, young locals – their eyelashes caked in debris – blast dynamite through a cave wall in a desperate...

Yale Director Resigns After ‘Surveillance’ Attempts From Henry Kissinger Allies

The director of Yale University's esteemed Grand Strategy program resigned this week, citing pressure from donors to install Henry Kissinger on a five-member 'board of visitors' to the course. “It’s very difficult to teach effectively...
Elizabeth Warren Takes Aim at Coinbase

Elizabeth Warren Calls Out Frequent Coinbase Crashes Before Gary Gensler

Elizabeth Warren cited the frequent exchange crashes on Coinbase during a Senate Banking Committee hearing. “Let’s say that last Monday, I took out the last sliver of my savings, I went on the crypto exchange Coinbase,...
The Raytheon Iron Dome may be headed from Israel to Ukraine.

American Lawmakers Want to Move Raytheon’s Iron Dome From Israel to Ukraine

U.S. lawmakers are exploring the possibility of moving the Raytheon Iron Dome military defense system from Israel to Ukraine. On September 2nd, the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) approved its version of the fiscal 2022...
C Street Advisory Group is being led by Kamala Harris veterans.

Kamala Harris Alumni Launch Blackstone-Associated ‘Cancel Culture’ Advisory Firm

There's big money in helping corporations diversify workforces, especially if the top brass survives 'cancel culture' PR reckonings. Veterans of Kamala Harris' presidential campaign launched an advisory firm helping CEOs and executives navigate changing cultural norms....

Florida’s Fake Media Boom Imploded. Locals Are Cackling In the Aftermath   

A car blew up outside a semi-abandoned mall in South Florida. Other Florida locals and I smiled as we drove past the scene. We had good reason for relief. For one, the driver seemed okay....

Afghanistan Frontlines: How America’s Cash Boom Fueled Corruption and the Taliban’s Rise

MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan – Soon after the morning prayers and the first hints of daylight on Monday, a statement rang out through the speakers of the dramatically altered northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif, which fell to...