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Sanctions, Rhetoric, and Possible Boarding of Vessels vs. North Korea

On Friday, 2/23/18, the Trump Administration announced the implementation of even stronger sanctions against North Korea to force it into compliance regarding its nuclear weapons. The New York Times reported on the revised sanctions, and here’s an excerpt: The measures target 27 shipping companies and 28 vessels, registered in North Korea and six other countries, including […]

How Our Dependence on Global Shipping Will Come Back to Bite Us

This article was originally published by Cat Ellis at The Organic Prepper If the general public understood how vulnerable our reliance on global shipping made us, they’d all become preppers overnight. Trucks, planes, and cargo ships are responsible for just about everything modern life depends upon. This reliance on global goods and long-distance shipping puts […]

Visualizing The Future Of Shipping: Green & Autonomous

Space travel may be exciting, and self-driving cars certainly get a lot of hype. However, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins points out, there remains a good argument that the world’s oceans – and the ships that roam them – often get overlooked when it comes to advances in transportation technology. How will shipping change in […]

America’s Debt-Based Paper Economy Crumbling: “Manufacturing Cities In Advanced State of Decay”

This article was written by Michael Snyder and originally published at his Economic Collapse blog. Editor’s Comment: Perhaps Donald Trump will inspire some sort of economic recovery through a renewed America that manufactures again. But that trend will have to face up to the advances in robotics, computers taking over for everything, and the new […]

“If Normal Life Suddenly Came To An End”: When Power, Delivery and Services Break Down

This article was written by Michael Snyder and originally published at his Economic Collapse blog. Editor’s Comment: Someday it will be a rude awakening. For a society that has proclaimed triumph under nature, centralized power to a degree never-before seen in history and pretended to provide for everyone, things are conspicuously fragile. Just a couple […]

What Life Will Be Like After An Economic Collapse: “Things Just Get Gradually Worse…”

This article was written by Megan Stewart and originally published at SurvivalSullivan.com. Editor’s Comment: We’ve reached the point where many people are starting to look around and get it. The economic collapse of 2008 wasn’t a fluctuation, a downtown of the cycle. It was a step down, a new normal for everyone to get used […]

A Reckoning Is Coming: “I Am More Hedged Than Ever” Warns Icahn

This article was written by Tyler Durden and originally published at Zero Hedge. Editor’s Comment: It is what the middle class and poor have been feeling for nearly a decade now, it is the reality that is being held up only by corrupt monetary policies and political interests. It is the great storm which can […]

“It Is Really Hard To Argue With Trump About This”: Face It, America Is In Decline

This article was written by Michael Snyder and originally published at the Economic Collapse blog. Editor’s Comment: Obama started out on the promise of hope and change, and many were ecstatic. What he turned out to be was an accomplice to the theft on Wall Street, an apologist for the absent “recovery” that was to […]

SHTFplan: Great American Slowdown in Buying, Selling and Shipping: “These Numbers Are Absolutely Staggering”

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This article was written by Michael Snyder and originally published at his Economic Collapse blog. Editor’s Comment: How much more can the economy take? It seems that already bad numbers are just getting worse. As average Americans are paying more for living costs, while millions face fewer […]

The Amount Of Stuff Being Bought, Sold And Shipped Around The U.S. Hits The Lowest Level In 6 Years

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. When less stuff is being bought, sold and shipped around the country with each passing month, how in the world can the U.S. economy be in “good shape”?  Unlike official government statistics which are often […]