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SHTFplan: Japan Will Soon Start Testing The Feasibility Of A Space Elevator

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. Japan is about to begin their initial testing on the feasibility of a “space elevator.”  In lieu of rocket launches, the research team seeks to find out if using an elevator to get to space is even possible. “It’s going to be the world’s first experiment to […]

The Trigger? “If This Ever Happens You Know You’re Days Away From Nuclear War”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Back in February of 2014 we published an interview and report from well known preparedness strategist and strategic relocation expert Joel Skousen in which he explained his assessment of how World War III would “go down.”   At the time, North Korea was considered by most to be nothing more […]

Doug Casey On The End Of The Nation-State

Authored by Doug Casey via InternationalMan.com, There have been a fair number of references to the subject of “phyles” in Casey Research publications over the years. This essay will discuss the topic in detail. Especially how phyles are likely to replace the nation-state, one of mankind’s worst inventions. Now might be a good time to […]

The Death Spiral Of Financialization

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Each new policy destroys another level of prudent fiscal/financial discipline. The primary driver of our economy–financialization–is in a death spiral. Financialization substitutes expansion of interest, leverage and speculation for real-world expansion of goods, services and wages. Financial "wealth" created by leveraging more debt on a base of […]

Visualizing “Things To Come” – A Timeline Of Future Technology

Making predictions about future technology is both fun and notoriously difficult. However, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins explains, such predictions also serve a very practical purpose for investors and business leaders, since failing to adapt to changing industry paradigms can completely decimate a business venture, turning it into the next Blockbuster, Kodak, or Sears. Today’s infographic […]

The Dark Side Of Independence Day

For most people, the 4th of July is all about great barbecues, ice-cold beer and stunning fireworks displays. However, as Statista’s Niall McCarthy notes, for an unlucky few, the holiday has a dark side… You will find more statistics at Statista Last year, 4 people were killed and thousands more were hospitalized due to accidents involving fireworks. According to […]

Saudis In A Tight Corner — The Princes Make Clever Moves & Mistakes, Too

Authored by Steve H. Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. The fanfare surrounding President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia failed to lift the shroud off the very tight corner that the Kingdom was in. It is a corner that some of the Princes realize they have allowed themselves to be […]

Putin Warns Of “Hot War” And Nuclear Holocaust: “I Don’t Think Anyone Would Survive”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, With tensions among the world’s super powers mounting in places like Ukraine, Syria, North Korea and  most recently Qatar and Iran, it may only be a matter of time before someone pushes the red button. When they do, all bets are off, and as we’ve learned from the assassination […]

South Africa Unexpectedly Plunges Into Recession

Despite expectations (among 19 'economists') that growth would be up 1.0% in Q1, South African GDP tumbled 0.7% (the second drop in a row) pushing the nation back into recession after eight years. The median of 19 economists’ estimates in a Bloomberg survey was for 1 percent expansion. There was only one forecast for a […]

Hawaii Lawmakers Push To Re-Open Fallout Shelters Amid Nuclear War Fears

Hawaii lawmakers want state officials to update plans for coping with a nuclear attack as North Korea develops nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles that can reach the islands.   As AP reports, the state House Public Safety Committee unanimously passed a resolution Thursday (see below). Committee Vice Chairman Matt LoPresti says he's not trying to […]