Sunday, June 26, 2016


News Links, June 27, 2016

## Global Ponzi meltdown/House of Cards/global cooling/deflationary collapse ##
Brexit Blowback Hits Italian and Spanish Banks
Brexit cost investors $2 trillion, the worst one day drop ever
Petrobras' pension fund needs massive infusion to meet its liabilities
Dollars in short supply amid post-Brexit duck-and-cover
'Silver tsunami' threatens to wipe out South Korean rural communities

## Airline death spiral ##
'Pretty Scary': Unruly Passenger Forces Virgin America Plane to Stop in Denver
Airlines report rise in unruly passengers
The airline association recorded more than 38,000 incidents of passenger misbehaviour on flights in the seven years to 2014, with more than one in six requiring intervention by police.
BWI to SEA Plane Stuck in Pothole
Focus On Growing Cyber Threats To Aviation: IATA
FAA Report Reveals Shocking Aviation Safety Findings

## Fault lines/flashpoints/powder kegs/military/war drums ##
Boko Haram Update: 8 Militants Killed, Over 5,000 Hostages Freed In Operation Lafiya Dole, Nigerian Military Says
Brexit is just the beginning of a popular revolt against elites
Understanding Brexit: The Powerless Press Their Thumb in the Eye of the Power Elite
The Brexit Rejection of Neoliberal Tyranny
Hollande Meets Le Pen to Discuss Brexit; Can France Escape a Referendum?
Will the Dutch follow Britain out the door?
WTF: Syrian Madness: US Backed Rebels Fight US Special Forces
Kerry and Netanyahu to meet on Israel-Palestine peace talks, no progress expected
Iraqi commander declares defeat of Islamic State in Falluja
China's Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin slam U.S. missile shields
Islamic State fighters launch new attacks in eastern Afghanistan
Israel, Turkey agree deal ending years of acrimony

## Global unrest/mob rule/angry people/torches and pitchforks ##
Thousands of migrants to join protest following  Brexit result 
7 stabbed in Sacramento as right-wing extremist groups, protesters clash

## Energy/resources ##
Peak Oil in Asia and oil import trends (part 2)
Brexit and the energy equation
Indeed, the effects of net energy decline cannot be underestimated. Keep watching as worldwide economic decline and collapse gradually accelerate. -- RF

## Got food? ##
Venezuelans now stealing food from school cafeterias as scarcity spreads
Feeding cities from within

## Environment/health ##
Pandemic risks have life insurers weighing options
Life insurers are anticipating a surge in the number of epidemics and pandemics in the next decade, but it's unclear if their rates will rise in response.
Poultry farmers urged to be alert as bird flu hits the Netherlands
Great Barrier Reef: Scientists Send Letter To Australian PM, Call For Action To Save The Bleaching-Damaged Structure
Killer Calif. blaze burns 225 homes, threatens thousands

## Systemic breakdown/collapse/unsustainability ##
Brexit is Only the Latest Proof of the Insularity and Failure of Western Establishment Institutions
Can vehicles have too much tech?
Thousands Flee as Venezuela Implodes

## Japan ##
Japan -- flyover country in the making?
Former Japanese leader Hatoyama to buck precedent, join advisory panel of China-Led AIIB
Oh, boy!: ¥10 trillion stimulus mulled if Brexit weighs down Japan

## China ##
China Said to Continue "Massive" Organ Harvesting
China Signals Coal-Capacity Cut Equal to 7.5% of Output in 2015
China to cut steel capacity by 45 million tonnes this year: state planner
Hong Kong democracy activists call for return to British rule as first step to independence

## UK ##
After the Brexit vote, the UK faces a new fight over Gibraltar
And finally...
5 Hospitalized After Tony Robbins Urges Them to Walk Over Hot Coals
Five people were hospitalized Thursday and dozens more were treated for minor burns after motivational speaker Tony Robbins urged them to walk over hot coals at a Dallas event.

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