Tag Archives: Economy

  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 10/2 – Good News Friday: Overlooked Variable Is Key to Pandemic, A Smarter Fall Cleanup

    by Daily Digest

    Friday, October 2, 2020, 6:45 AM

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    • Laughter May Be Effective Medicine for These Trying Times
    • This Overlooked Variable Is the Key to the Pandemic
    • How to Talk to a Friend Who ‘Doesn’t See the Point’ in Voting This Year
    • Watch Adorable 5-Week-Old Panda Cub Crawl to Its Mother in National Zoo Video
    • Why Male Baboons Benefit From Female Friends
    • A Smarter Fall Cleanup
    • Mayors of 12 Major Cities Commit to Divest From Fossil Fuel Companies, Invest in Green and Just Recovery from COVID-19 Crisis
    • An Ancient Town Submerged: Hasankeyf Underwater

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    Daily Digest 10/1 – The Countries With the Most Military Spending, What’s Ahead After End Of Early Stimulus

    by Daily Digest

    Thursday, October 1, 2020, 6:41 AM

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    • Our Finite World: Reaching the End of Early Stimulus – What’s Ahead?
    • Disney is laying off 28,000 employees as pandemic hammers its theme parks
    • Global Food Shortages Are Becoming Very Real, And US Grocery Store Chains Are Preparing For Worst Case Scenarios
    • Visual Capitalist: Charting the $1.7B Transfer of Military Equipment to Police Departments
    • Mapped: The Countries With the Most Military Spending
    • Democratic Sweep Will Unleash New $7 Trillion Fiscal Stimulus
    • James Howard Kunstler: Civil War 2.0: “The Country Is Now Out Of Its Mind”
    • An Epic Moment of National Shame: The Debate Was an Embarrassment for the Ages
    • American Thinker: Two Crucial Things Emerged From The First Presidential Debate
    • The Bad Daddy: Talking to kids about the protests, riots, and looting.
    • Kym Robinson: The Individual Against The Odds
    • Excess Mortality Data Shows Trump Is Lying About Covid-19 Being More Deadly in Europe
    • Denmark Nears Pre-COVID Normality: No Masks Or Distancing In Schools, Just Common Sense
    • Chief Science Officer for Pfizer Says “Second Wave” Faked on False-Positive COVID Tests, “Pandemic Is Over”
    • Australian develops effective Triple Therapy to treat COVID-19
    • Trump issues fresh rare earth mining executive order
    • Today’s Energy Predicament – A Look at Some Charts
    • Restaurant owners left reeling as Glass Fire devastates Wine Country

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 9/30 – The Trouble With America’s Water, How A Secret Catholic Society Took Over SCOTUS

    by Daily Digest

    Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 5:38 AM

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    • The Election Has Already Been Hijacked & The Winner Decided: ‘We, The People’ Lose
    • Brooklyn Voters Receive Absentee Ballot Envelopes With Wrong Voter Names And Addresses
    • Why Does Everyone in America Think They’re Middle Class?
    • Veteran, War Hero, Defendant, Troll
    • I Lived Through Collapse. America Is Already There.
    • The Fed Has Given Big Business A Huge Advantage
    • Charles Hugh Smith: Helicopter Money And The End Of Taxes
    • NY Attorney General Says Cops Should Stop Making Traffic Stops, Ignore Warrants
    • Minneapolis City Council Backtracking On Pledge To Dismantle PD Amid Spike In Crime
    • The Court of God: How a Catholic Secret Society Took Over SCOTUS
    • South Korean-Built Mini Nuclear Reactors That “Won’t Melt Down” Approved For US
    • ‘We’ve always known ours was contaminated’: the trouble with America’s water

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    Daily Digest 9/29 – 2020 Temps Tie For Record Hottest, Are Our Rituals Of “Prosperity” Increasingly Meaningless?

    by Daily Digest

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 9:23 AM

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    • IRS may put cryptocurrency question at the top of 1040 to catch cheaters
    • Eighteen Million Meals: A Look Inside New York City’s Emergency Food Aid Stockpile
    • The return of CHAZ: Riots in Seattle lead to looting
    • Goodbye To All That: Are Our Rituals Of “Prosperity” Increasingly Meaningless?
    • The World’s Space Agencies Are on a Quest to Deflect a (Harmless) Asteroid
    • O.U.R. Receives $150,000 to $350,000 in PPP Funds
    • The Students Left Behind By Remote Learning
    • Out There, Nobody Can Hear You Scream
    • Dr. Malcom Kendrick: False positive tests
    • Record fish kill at Lake Norman tops 7,000
    • May 2020: Global temperatures tie for record hottest

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 9/28 – The ‘Disruption’ Con, The Road To Nowhere

    by Daily Digest

    Monday, September 28, 2020, 7:52 AM

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    • Stephen Roach says that negative net domestic saving in the US and a soaring current-account deficit will weaken the greenback fast
    • Cruise Critic: ‘Urgent Need for Ships to Start Sailing’ from Florida, Federal Maritime Commission Says
    • Why Silicon Valley CEOs are such raging psychopaths
    • The disruption con: why big tech’s favourite buzzword is nonsense
    • Inside eBay’s Cockroach Cult: The Ghastly Story of a Stalking Scandal
    • Charles Hugh Smith: The Road To Nowhere – Whatever Can’t Be Politicized Ceases To Exist
    • Highly-Educated Americans Are By Far The Most Closed-Minded; Gallup
    • USA Watchdog: Evil Covid Lies & People Died – Chris Martenson
    • Twenty-one states are reporting increased Covid-19 cases as experts warn of a fall surge
    • Forecasting Intelligence: Herd Immunity And The Politics Of Recovery
    • Nuclear plants in Arabian Sea face tsunami risk
    • Mexican farmers revolt over sending water to US during drought
    • Trump Administration Moves To Expand Development In Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

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    Daily Digest 9/26 – Bezos Breaks His Climate Pledge, How the Pandemic Will Finally End

    by Daily Digest

    Saturday, September 26, 2020, 7:04 AM

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    • How Do You Know If You’re Living Through the Death of an Empire?
    • SEC Raises Bar for Shareholder Resolutions
    • Stakeholder Capitalism Gets a Report Card. It’s Not Good.
    • At Pentagon, Fears Grow That Trump Will Pull Military Into Election Unrest
    • ‘There will be an orderly transition’: McConnell dismisses Trump’s refusal to commit to peaceful transfer
    • We Aren’t Nationally Mourning The 200,000 COVID-19 Victims Because If We Did It Would Be A Reckoning
    • Among people of color asked to join Covid-19 vaccine trials, worries about inequities run deep
    • Comparative experimental evidence on compliance with social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic
    • Here’s How the Pandemic Finally Ends
    • Bezos breaks his climate pledge
    • Why dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ are allowed in US drinking water

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  • Blog

    1971: The Year That Changed Everything

    The trajectory of nearly every facet of our way of life shifted massively
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, September 25, 2020, 9:38 AM

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    The year 1971 saw the trajectories of nearly every major trend relative to our way of life shift massively.

    This week’s guest experts, Ben Prentice and Collin, founders of WTFHappenedIn1971.com, explain how virtually all of these changes are a direct or indirect result of the monetary system “breaking” that year with the Nixon Shock and the end of the Bretton Woods System.

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    Daily Digest 9/25 – Good News Friday: How ‘Friluftsliv’ Could Help Us This Winter, Vaccine Advances Spark Optimism

    by Daily Digest

    Friday, September 25, 2020, 6:54 AM

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    • Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month
    • Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Advances, Sparking Optimism in Race
    • Coronavirus patient Richard Misior leaves hospital COVID-19 ward after six months
    • France doubles paid paternity leave to 28 days
    • A therapeutic non-self-reactive SARS-CoV-2 antibody protects from lung pathology in a COVID-19 hamster model
    • See It: MTA Workers Build Illegal ‘Man Cave’ In Grand Central Terminal; ‘Few Would Have The Chutzpah’
    • Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 winners
    • What is ‘friluftsliv’? How an idea of outdoor living could help us this winter

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    Daily Digest 9/24 – How Int’l Banks Pushed Venezuela To The Brink Of Bankruptcy, J&J Coronavirus Vaccine To Begin Phase 3 Trials

    by Daily Digest

    Thursday, September 24, 2020, 5:59 AM

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    • How International Banks Pushed Venezuela To The Brink Of Bankruptcy
    • Ex-Louisville police Officer Brett Hankison charged with wanton endangerment in Breonna Taylor case
    • 2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests
    • China’s US dollar debt defaults climb as coronavirus, US tensions hit firms’ bottom lines
    • The Election That Could Break America
    • Protesters clash with police in Belarus after Lukashenko sworn in again
    • The FBI Has Arrested Two New York Antiquities Dealers for Falsifying Ownership Histories Using Dead Collectors’ Names
    • Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine is fourth to begin Phase 3 trials in the United States
    • Operation Warp Speed advisers held investments in COVID vaccine firms, records show
    • Covid-19: What it’s like getting a ‘weak positive’ test result for coronavirus
    • Global Climate Groups Issue Guidance To Finance Giants on Aligning with Paris Agreement Goals

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    Daily Digest 9/23 – U.S. Reached 200,000 Coronavirus Deaths, Why Gold In Your Phone Could Be Funding Drug Gangs

    by Daily Digest

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 6:14 AM

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    • U.S. reaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths
    • FinCEN: Why gold in your phone could be funding drug gangs
    • N.Y.P.D. Officer Is Accused of Spying on Tibetans for China
    • Louisville under state of emergency as city braces for Breonna Taylor decision
    • He fought wildfires while imprisoned. California reported him to Ice for deportation
    • North Carolina Nurses Win Union In Landslide After Bitter Opposition
    • Pentagon used taxpayer money meant for masks and swabs to make jet engine parts and body armor
    • Dr. Malcom Kendrick: More COVID19 news from Sweden
    • The Public-Shaming Pandemic
    • Thanks to anti-COVID efforts, expert says South Africa “didn’t have a flu season this year”
    • ‘Zombie’ storm Paulette regains some strength, adding to weird 2020 weather

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