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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 12/11 – Student Loans A Lot Like Subprime Mortgage Debacle, Rural Population Declining In TX

    by Daily Digest

    Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 6:34 AM

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    • Illinois’ other financial sinkhole: Retiree health care
    • Student Loans A Lot Like The Subprime Mortgage Debacle, Watchdog Says
    • Americans keep gorging on debt, thanks to the Federal Reserve
    • Credit Suisse shocking call: Fed will launch ‘QE4’ before year-end to stem Street cash crunch
    • We still don’t know what caused the Wall Street cash crunch earlier this year
    • Central banks worldwide buying up massive amounts of gold in a shift away from US dollar – Goldman Sachs
    • Central Banks Are Facing Policy Limitations, McCafferty Says
    • The world’s super-rich are hoarding physical gold
    • In Fastest-Growing Texas, Rural Population Is Still Declining
    • Under The Weather
    • The Arctic may have crossed key threshold, emitting billions of tons of carbon into the air, in a long-dreaded climate feedback

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  • Blog

    Giving Peak Prosperity For The Holidays

    Insights & gear to share with your loved ones. They'll still ship in time!
    by Adam Taggart

    Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 8:20 PM

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    It’s that time of year again, when the urgent emails start arriving asking “Do you have anything I can give to  my husband/wife/kid/buddies for the holidays?”

    Why yes. Yes, we do…

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 12/10 – The Taxonomy Of Collapse, The Rise and Fall of Facts

    by Daily Digest

    Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 7:42 AM

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    • This Was The Decade Drug Overdoses Killed Nearly Half A Million Americans
    • Afghanistan suffers record 4,300 civilian casualties in three months: U.N.
    • Charles Hugh Smith: The Taxonomy Of Collapse
    • A 5,000-Year-Old Plan to Erase Debts Is Now a Hot Topic in America
    • The Rise and Fall of Facts
    • The Culpeper Minutemen Flag: The History of the Banner Flown by a Militia of Patriots
    • The species the world lost this decade
    • Low Carbon Life: The Truth About Heating and Cooking with a Wood Stove

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 12/9 – The Shock and Awe Era for Central Banks Is Over, A-Z Of Climate Anxiety

    by Daily Digest

    Monday, December 9, 2019, 8:13 AM

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    • The Shock and Awe Era for Central Banks Is Over
    • An American trucking giant is slated to declare bankruptcy — and it may leave more than 3,200 truck drivers stranded and jobless
    • Last Tax Season Was a Mess. Now’s Time to Prepare for This One.
    • Top US officials knew the Afghanistan war was unwinnable and ‘lied’ — costing $1 trillion and 2,351 American lives
    • North Korea Turns Up Pressure on the United States for Concessions
    • Ralph Nader: Failure by Congress to prevent devastating precedents from being invoked by future presidents will create a legacy of disgrace
    • Oceania, Eurasia and Eastasia Merger: Global Empire of Dystopia?
    • Portland considers “mandatory rest spaces” for the homeless on private property
    • Don’t Let China Win the Green Race
    • JPMorgan Economists Warn of Black Swan Risks From Climate Change
    • A-Z of climate anxiety: how to avoid meltdown

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 12/7 – Millennials Hold 3% Of Total U.S. Wealth, Ford Workers Break Silence On Faulty Transmissions

    by Daily Digest

    Saturday, December 7, 2019, 11:23 AM

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    • Millennials only hold 3% of total US wealth, and that’s a shockingly small sliver of what baby boomers had at their age
    • With People in the Streets Worldwide, Media Focus Uniquely on Hong Kong
    • France’s Weekend of Discontent: Yellow Vest and Pension Protesters Gather
    • Saudi national who shot 11 people at Pensacola Naval Air Station was taking aviation classes
    • Florida Shooting Updates: Gunman Said to Have Self-Radicalized
    • New Bill Proposal Would Empower Doctors to Treat Gun Ownership Like A Disease
    • The Man Who Killed Trayvon Martin Is Suing His Mother for £85 million
    • Ford workers break their silence on faulty transmissions: ‘My hands are dirty. I feel horrible’
    • P.E.I. man wants to know why he pays HST on electricity he generates himself
    • Iceland Fights Climate Change the Same Way It Beat the Banking Crisis
    • See how global warming has changed the world since your childhood

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  • Insider

    How Best To Use The Time Remaining

    Invest in building those valuable assets that can't be bought
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, December 6, 2019, 3:21 PM

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    Executive Summary

    • Useful frameworks for time management
    • Building better health through functional fitness, mobility & sleep
    • Building stronger relationships through science
    • Building resilient/passive income streams (that you own & control)

    If you have not yet read Part 1: Living On Borrowed Time , available free to all readers, please click here to read it first.

    We often ends our articles on this site with “It’s time.”

    By that, we mean there’s no wiggle room left.

    If we want to avoid being collateral damage when the systems we depend on inevitably snap due to their inherent unsustainability, we’ve got to get going — now! — on transitioning to the models that will persist afterwards.

    Society will not likely do this advance work. But you can.

    Below is our guidance on the most important investments to start making now with your time. It includes a catalog of educational videos from recent live PP events and webinars, exclusive to our premium subscribers.

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 12/6 – Good News Friday: Farming For The Future, Why Children Really Believe In Santa Claus

    by Daily Digest

    Friday, December 6, 2019, 5:44 AM

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    • Researchers Find A Remarkable Ripple Effect When You Give Cash To Poor Families
    • How a Curious Mammal Evolved Its Venom
    • Americans Finally See Climate Change as the Urgent Crisis It Is
    • Turner Prize nominees form a collective so they all win
    • Why children really believe in Santa Claus
    • Low Carbon Living: Solar Shower Blues
    • Scientists used speakers to make dead coral reefs sound healthy. The fish came back
    • Farming for the Future: Improving soil health for better yields

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 12/5 – The Age Of AI, The Stoic Virtue Of Self-Sufficiency

    by Daily Digest

    Thursday, December 5, 2019, 7:47 AM

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    • Inequality, Climate Change And The Role Of Central Banks
    • Hospitals Sue Trump to Keep Negotiated Prices Secret
    • Poor students are not going to universities that their grades deserve, study finds
    • Frontline: The Age Of AI
    • History Was Supposed To End. What Happened?
    • Self-Sufficiency: the Ultimate Stoic Virtue
    • Silver and the Deep State
    • Zimbabwe Begs White Farmers To Return As Nation Teeters On Brink Of ‘Manmade Starvation’
    • Comedy, Metaphors & Emotional Resilience
    • Why Apocalyptic Claims About Climate Change Are Wrong
    • Climate Change Is Accelerating, Bringing World ‘Dangerously Close’ to Irreversible Change
    • Grandmother dumps burnt remains of home at Parliament House in climate change protest

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  • Insider

    CSI: US Equity “Markets”

    Analyzing the crime scene the stock market has become
    by Adam Taggart

    Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 7:58 AM

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    What happened last night — the Fed money hose connected to the Trump admin’s use of Bloomberg to pump out another China trade rumor — is really a crime scene.

    I’m not sure which bothers me the most, that it happened again, or that it worked again. Neither speaks very highly for the integrity of the system.

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