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Daily Digest 7/16 - Beyond The Fiscal Cliff, Is it Time to Stop Worrying about Peak Oil?

Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 10:48 AM
  • Beyond The Fiscal Cliff
  • Don't Sweat It
  • Greece Hit by General Strike to Protest Austerity
  • Last Car Plant Brings Detroit Hope and Cash
  • Is it Time to Stop Worrying about Peak Oil?
  • The receding threat from 'peak oil' 
  • Supply of the world’s favorite food is at a 12-year hig
  • Organic water claims misleading, says watchdog
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Daily Digest 5/24 - Scandals And Economic Disasters, Toxic Rice Causes Concern In China

Friday, May 24, 2013, 10:47 AM
  • Elizabeth Warren Grills Treasury Secretary on Too Big to Fail
  • Thanks To QE Bernanke Has Injected Foreign Banks With Over $1 Trillion In Cash For First Time Ever
  • Hyperinflation – 10 Worst Cases
  • 1/3 of Canadians live paycheque to paycheque, survey suggests
  • Scandals & Economic Disasters
  • Greek Prostitution Soars By 150% As Youth Unempoyment Hits 75% In Some Areas
  • Venezuela aims to end toilet paper shortage
  • Will It Be Inflation Or Deflation? The Answer May Surprise You
  • Harvard Economist: 'The Crisis Isn't Over in the US or Europe'
  • Stockholm riots throw spotlight on Swedish inequality
  • Tax avoidance: Developing countries take on multinationals
  • Straw bale homes for LILAC co-housing residents
  • Toxic Rice Causes Concern In China
  • Siblings' Victoria company boosts shellfish sector with algae-producing reactor
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Food Storage Made Easy

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Sunday, March 27, 2011, 12:43 AM

The events in Japan - stripping grocery shelves and leaving thousands of families without food, water, electricity, or sanitation - provide us with grim motivation to assess our own levels of personal resilience. How prepared are you if a similar disaster (natural or man-made) were to suddently strike where you live?

I, for one, still have more gaps than I would like. Like many folks, I've been genuinely intending to get around to filling them soon, but noble plans have little value the moment after the unexpected occurs. As Chris often says, it's immeasurably better to be a year early with your preps than a day late. » Read more