Sunday, November 13, 2016


News Links, November 14, 2016

## Global Ponzi meltdown/House of Cards/global cooling/deflationary collapse ##
Regardless Of Price, Gold Investment Demand Increases On Rising Market Uncertainty

## Cut, baby, cut! ##
Hanjin Shipping Lays Off 560 Crew

More guns being found by airport security
It's a sight TSA officers say is getting more and more common – people trying to carry firearms onto a plane.

## Fault lines/flashpoints/powder kegs/military/war drums ##
The U.S. military is quietly influencing African peacekeeping missions. Here's how
NATO: Blast inside US base in Afghanistan caused casualties
Trump Expects to End US Aid to Syrian Rebels
In a new interview with the Wall Street Journal, President-elect Donald Trump said that he is likely to end the US support of "moderate" Syrian rebel groups, saying that "we have no idea who these people are" and that the US needs to focus on defeating ISIS.

## Global unrest/mob rule/angry people/torches and pitchforks ##
Day Five of Anti-Trump: Protests Planned in a Number of Cities
One presumes that they would have been cheering if the Queen of Chaos had been elected. -- RF

## Energy/resources ##
Oil Tankers Used to Store Millions of Barrels as Land Sites Fill
Glut Fears Spike As Europe Runs Out Of On-Land Oil Storage
Here's How Ethanol COSTS Farmers At Least $57 BILLION

## Environment/health ##
Deepening drought in Southeastern U.S. sparks over 30 wildfires
Millions of Americans have tropical diseases they're unaware of
New trouble in hardscrabble town: Blood tests for chemical
In this chronically struggling city along the Hudson River, residents beset by poverty, high crime and boarded-up homes now have an entirely new worry - that their tap water may have exposed them to a chemical linked to cancer.

## Intelligence/security/internet/cyberwar ##
Anti-Trump Protests: Proof Of Professional Activist Involvement

## Propaganda/censorship ##
Highly recommended: Fearmongering Propaganda Is Immensely Profitable--and Distracting
Let's start by asking: if Trump had lost and his supporters had angrily taken to the streets, destroying private property and threatening police officers while proclaiming "not my president," would the mainstream media have characterized the rioters differently than it has the pro-Clinton rioters?
Veteran Reporter Exposes The New York Times' Arrogant, Disconnected, Agenda Driven Perspective
Liberal Media Turns On Itself As NYT Promises To "Rededicate" Itself To "Honest" Reporting

## Systemic breakdown/collapse/unsustainability ##
The political upheaval of Donald Trump is best understood through the lens of economic erosion suffered by the vast majority of people.  If a democracy is measured in how well it serves the interests of the majority, the United States is not a democracy at all.

## Japan ##
Without an infusion of taxpayer money, the company would likely not be able to finance the project itself. Nevertheless, I stand by my prediction that the project will not be completed. -- RF
Nerve-wracking time for China steel plant lenders
Much of the production capacity earmarked for the chop as part of Beijing's initiative was paid for with loans that have not been repaid

## UK ##

## US ##

## POTUS-elect Trump ##
Donald Trump is moving to the White House, and liberals put him there
Hillary Clinton was exactly the wrong candidate: a technocrat who offered fine-tuning when the country wanted to take a sledgehammer to the machine
Neocons Trying to Sneak Into Trump Administration
Fiercely Opposed to His Election, 'Never Trump' Crowd Now Seeks Influence

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