Banning Kratom Nationwide Will Be Deadly

Andrew Lepore | United States

Currently, The United States is in the midst of what many call an opioid crisis. People from all backgrounds are getting addicted to, and overdosing on, opium-derived substances (Prescription painkillers, heroin, fentanyl, and more) at record rates. Every 11 minutes, another individual dies from an opiate overdose. In fact, the United States leads the world in drug overdoses, and opiates cause the majority of these. But kratom, an ancient drug, may offer solutions. Continue reading “Banning Kratom Nationwide Will Be Deadly”

QuadrigaCX Case Becomes Even More Complicated

Rafael Augusto B.L. de Oliveira | @ancient_scrolls

It seems that the more we dig into the QuadrigaCX incident the more suspicious the situation appears. Now, Jennifer Robertson, the wife of QuadrigaCX’s CEO, Gerald Cotten, is claiming that he was using his own money to cover the company costs. After the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce questioned the legality of his wealth in 2018, they put his fiat funds on hold.

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Sorry Traditionalists, There Is No Judeo-Christian West

Ellie McFarland | @El_FarAwayLand

Many traditionalists claim that The West was founded on “Judeo-Christian” values. Specifically, they say, “The Ten Commandments”. The Daily Wire, PragerU, and Louder with Crowder are just a few of the respected media platforms which broadcast this argument repeatedly. Along with these outlets, there is a large group of individual commentators who also push this idea of The West to their audience. There has been enough dismissal of the Christendom angle for years now, but what is seldom addressed is how and why The Ten Commandments were not a foundational document of Western Civilization.

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VIDEO: Cops Initiate Standoff with Good Samaritans for Feeding the Homeless

Max Bibeau | @max_bibeau

Denver is known nationwide for its strict laws on so-called “urban camping”. Many times, they have cracked down on homeless encampments and overnight shelters, drawing national attention since new legislation passed on the issue in 2012.

Footage from the event shows just how far Denver police are willing to go to enforce these laws. Over the years, they have faced heavy criticism.

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Starbucks To Accept Cryptocurrency on the Bakkt Platform

Jack Parkos | @laissez_faire76

Coffee chain Starbucks has reached an equity deal with US cryptocurrency platform Bakkt. The Block reported that they received a “sizable equity cut” and that Starbucks will be heavily involved in the process of developing the app. For receiving this equity, Starbucks will allow Bitcoin to be used to purchase drinks at their stores.  Bakkt has a vision of creating a new global market to trade and store online assets in the form of crypto.

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