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Self-Driving Cars And Deciding Who Lives And Dies: Your Family Could Be Sacrificed For The “Greater Good”

As the establishment continues to declare that the era of “self-driving” cars is upon us, many Americans have been left wondering what the privacy implications for such a tremendous change in society will end up being. Now, with the very real possibility that, in the event of an accident, these cars would literally make the decision […]

CPI Flat: Hooray, Housing and Medical Prices Jump

mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / August 16, 2016 When people start cheering rising medical and rent prices as welcome “progress”, you know they belong back in the 5th grade along with economist Paul Krugman. Today, some unknown Econoday writer cited such “progress” in regards to today’s reported CPI numbers even though month-to-month the CPI came in […]

Deep “Freight Recession” Hits Railroads, Trucking, Air Freight

wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / January 22, 2016 “Consumers just don’t seem to be showing up….” As much as we would have liked to, the Dow Transportation Average wasn’t kidding. It has plunged 27% since its high on December 5, 2014. Nearly two-thirds of that plunge came over the past two months. Transportation companies are singing the […]

Deep “Freight Recession” Hits Railroads, Trucking, Air Freight

wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / January 22, 2016 “Consumers just don’t seem to be showing up….” As much as we would have liked to, the Dow Transportation Average wasn’t kidding. It has plunged 27% since its high on December 5, 2014. Nearly two-thirds of that plunge came over the past two months. Transportation companies are singing the […]

US Freight – Trucking, Rail, all of it – Goes to Heck

wolfstreet.com / By Wolf Richter / November 12, 2015 “A drawdown much like the one we saw in 2009 and 2010.” Transportation is a gauge into how well the real economy is doing. And it just keeps getting worse. In October, the number of freight shipments in North America fell from September, in line with the patterns […]

Triple Lutz Report #289 – A Former Insiders View of Detroit

from Financial Survival Network As bad as you thought things in Detroit are, they’re even worse. The former head of the Detroit Department of Transportation runs through a litany of the dysfunction taking place during his brief eight month tenure and it’s really quite shocking. From the inability to pay vital vendors, to employees ripping off […]

The Done Deal

Finance continues to “blow up in a nest of legalized fraud” with low rates and “LIBOR price fixing” being used to sustain malfeasance in a lawful destruction of justice (see North Korea). This scam rigging is directing capital away from the productive..into the fatality of a poisoned system.. But this crisis does not stop with […]

A Primer on Empire Collapse with Impact

A definition of Empire being a function of Geography (This is explained further and visually in "a rental" video which outlines this process via a Dymaxion Map). We have confused the function of physical-empire with financial function. Money facilitates the natural geographic function of empire. An empire is a transportation network, distribution and rationing scheme, and an entitlement scheme. We are now in Empire Collapse and it will have profound impact.