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“One Day Soon, The Sun Will Not Rise”

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, When the Q4 US resident population data is released, something that has not happened in the post WWII era will take place.   The population of adults aged 15-64 years old will decline.  This was not supposed to happen and will put an end to seven plus decades of continuous population growth […]

Pew Research Center Says EU Muslim Population Could Triple By 2050

Over the past couple of years, Europe has experienced a record influx of asylum seekers fleeing conflicts in Syria and other predominantly Muslim countries. Not surprisingly, the massive wave of Muslim migrants has become a political hot topic, particularly in countries like Germany, U.K., France, Italy and Sweden which have taken in a combined total […]

Stephen Hawking: ‘Earth Will Become A Flaming Ball Of Fire By 2600’

Physicist and professor Stephen Hawking is warning that earth will become a flaming ball of fire by the year 2600. He also warns that if humans want to avoid permanent extinction, we should be making plans to evacuate the earth. Hawking claims that mankind will destroy the earth making it a fireball within the next […]

Who’s Going To Eat The Losses?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via PeakProsperity.com, Unsustainable. Many more people need to understand what that word really means, and how it applies to pretty much everything in the current human living arrangement. Especially the so-called 'developed' nations. Here’s the dictionary definition: Let's take these three definitions one at a time. First: our entire economic […]

The End Is Near… Depopulation Is Out Of Control… So Buy Stocks (Seriously)

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, The world economy is premised on a ludicrous idea – that Asia, then India, and then Africa will continue to drive economic growth.  So as not to turn this article into a book, lets consider this idea focusing on East Asia consisting of China, Japan, North and South Korea, Taiwan, and minor others.  This region consists […]

Economic Recovery – But For Who?

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, How to judge the effectiveness of the economic recovery since 2008 is a challenge? Many laud the Federal Reserve for it's actions to stave off a possible depression.  The Federal Reserve's policies have certainly helped to promote new record highs in financial assets across the spectrum.  These policies […]

Introducing Cryonics: Putting Death On Ice

There is a potent thread winding its way through generations of human culture. From Ancient Egyptian rituals to Kurzweil’s Singularity, many paths have sprung up leading to the same elusive destination: immortality. Today, as Visual Capitalist's Nick Routely notes, the concept is as popular as it’s ever been, and technological advances are giving people hope that […]

Is Population Decline Catastrophic?

Authored by Peter St.Onge via The Mises Institute, In the 1970’s we heard the earth was going to get so crowded we’d be falling off. Now the panickers have flipped to population decline. They were wrong in the 70’s, so are they wrong again? Is a declining population catastrophic? Countries from Germany to Japan are […]

These Are The States Where $1 Million Lasts The Longest

If you had a million dollars, would you retire? For most Americans, the answer to that question would be no. Which is especially problematic for millennials, who, having been permanently scarred by the financial crisis, are investing at lower rates than members of Generation X or the Baby Boomers, making it more difficult for them […]

And The Best State To Grow Old In Is…

Elder-care company Caring.com recently conducted a study to determine the best US states to grow old in. And the winner is… Utah. That's right: In addition to being one of the top 5 fiscally responsible states in the Union, the home of Mormonism is also the most friendly state for elderly Americans to grow old […]