California legislators, already largely unplugged from reality, are unafraid of making any kind of wild legislation such as banning gas-powered automobiles entirely. This would ride on the back of the Green New Deal.
The elite Bilderberg group for 2019 includes 95 year-old Henry Kissinger and Jared Kushner. The two biggest topics will be the future of capitalism and the growing instability of their global order.
Los Angeles is aspiring to become a City-State unto itself as it honors the Paris Climate Agreement and creates its own Green New Deal, delivering “environmental justice and equity through an inclusive green economy.”
America’s busiest shipping ports will soon look like fully-automated Amazon warehouses, displacing thousands of workers and local businesses. In Los Angeles, port makeover is part of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Green New Deal.
Dwight D. Eisenhower warned America about the danger posed by the military-industrial complex but in the same light, he also of a technological elite. It is now more apparent than ever that two forces have merged into a single column.
Opportunity Zones are an investment bonanza for cash-strapped cities to implement Smart City technology. With over 9,000 OZ’s created in just 2 years, estimates run as high as $6 trillion for investable funds.
Technocrats at DARPA are intent on creating a non-surgical brain-machine interface as a force-multiplier for soldiers. The research will require “Investigational Device Exemptions” from the Administration.
Out of control killer AI in warfare is inevitable because it will become too complex for human management and control. The only real answer is to not developing it in the first place.
This story’s sponsor, Here, asks “Can data make cities more human?” Yet, it’s all about them, not citizens: “It’s really a utopia or oblivion moment – it depends on us architects where we want to go.” In reality, citizens don’t care where Technocrats want to go.
Trump signed the Opportunity Zone legislation (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) in December 2017 and then created the House Opportunity and Revitalization Council by Executive Order in December 2018. With over 8,700 Opportunity Zones identified by state Governors, the money tornado is accelerating.