South Korea’s antitrust tsar has a good shot at taming the chaebol

South Korea’s antitrust tsar has a good shot at taming the chaebol

AS KIM SANG-JO was preparing last May to make the switch from snappy shareholder activist to a regulatory role as South Korea’s fair-trade commissioner, he had a simple message for the country’s big conglomerates: “Please do not break the law.” Not one to make bosses quake in their brogues, exactly. And yet the chaebol, as […]

New Trump Executive Order: Good Move Or Global Asset Forfeiture?

New Trump Executive Order: Good Move Or Global Asset Forfeiture?

President Trump has signed a new Executive Order allowing the US government to freeze the US assets of individuals or corporations worldwide who are determined by the US Administration to have violated “human rights” or engaging in corruption. What about due process? What about jurisdiction? Ron Paul Liberty Report – Archives fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news […]

Good news: Demand for coal is plummeting towards a record low

Good news: Demand for coal is plummeting towards a record low

iStock/Getty Images Plus By Andy Coghlan Coal is in the pits, despite US President Donald Trump’s promise to rekindle the world’s dirtiest energy source. A new report on global coal demand from the International Energy Agency reveals that global demand for coal slumped by 4.2 per cent over the past two years. That nearly equals […]

Good News: Young Americans Want a New Political Party

Good News: Young Americans Want a New Political Party

By Ron Paul ​Do we need a third major political party? I often joke that I’d be happy if we actually had a second party, as when it comes to the big issues – war, monetary policy, civil liberties – the Republicans and Democrats are more alike than different. Perhaps that’s why a recent NBC […]

Beyond good vibrations: new insights into metamaterial magic

Beyond good vibrations: new insights into metamaterial magic

Top Story From invisibility cloaks and perfect lenses to immensely powerful batteries, the potential super-power applications of metamaterials tantalize the imagination. These designer materials work by bending the paths of electromagnetic radiation — from radio waves to visible light to high-energy gamma rays — in new and different ways. How metamaterials bend those paths — […]

Good vibrations: smart access to homes and cars using fingers

Good vibrations: smart access to homes and cars using fingers

Top Story VibWrite, a low-cost smart access system that senses finger vibrations to verify users, could eventually be used to gain access to homes, apartment buildings, cars, appliances and anything with a solid surface. The market for smart security access systems is expected to grow rapidly, reaching nearly $ 10 billion by 2022, according to […]