Tuesday, November 29, 2016

 

News Links, November 30, 2016

## Global Ponzi meltdown/House of Cards/global cooling/deflationary collapse ##
"Disorderly" Correction of House Price Bubble in Canada Threatens "Financial Stability": OECD
Millions of Japanese Over 35 Still Live With Mom and Dad
And elderly Korean parents face late retirement to support adult offspring

## Airline death spiral ##
The number of violent in-flight confrontations is on the rise, according to the International Air Transport Association, a trade organization. It reported a total of 10,854 air-rage incidents last year, up 14 percent from 2014. Crew members tell me one of the biggest flash points is carry-on luggage, particularly arguments about overhead bin space.
Passenger Jumps From Plane After Landing in Houston

## Fault lines/flashpoints/powder kegs/military/war drums ##
Egypt Troops In Syria: Cairo Denies Reports Of Military Presence In War-Torn Country

## Migrants/refugees ##
The Coming Immigration Clash

## Global unrest/mob rule/angry people/torches and pitchforks ##
Authorities say no plans to forcibly remove North Dakota protesters
North Dakota officials back away from blockade plans for pipeline protesters

## Environment/health ##
Pine Island Glacier In West Antarctica Is Melting From Inside Out
Why parks matter: Nature improves your brain

## Intelligence/security/internet/cyberwar ##
Hackers are holding San Francisco's MUNI light-rail system for ransom
The Corporate Media's Gulag of the Mind
Your crime, as it were, need not be substantiated with evidence; the mere fact you publicly revealed your anti-Establishment thought convicted you.
No, Russian Agents Are Not Behind Every Piece of Fake News You See
Martin Armstrong Exposes The Real Fake News: Did The BBC Get Caught Fabricating News To Start A War?

## Systemic breakdown/collapse/unsustainability ##
The Engine of Inequality: Privilege
This is what we're up against: a status quo that has institutionalized soaring inequality and rising poverty as the only possible output of defending the privileged few at the expense of the many.
Private firms to study aging infrastructure (Japan)
The land and infrastructure ministry says many sewer systems, tunnels, and bridges are reaching the end of their lifespan. In fiscal 2014, aging sewage lines caused some 3,300 cases of road sinkholes across Japan.

## Japan ##
Estimated cost for Tokyo 2020 Olympics jumps to ¥2 trillion
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games could cost up to ¥2 trillion, or as much as 2.5 times the initial estimate in Tokyo's 2013 presentation to win the right to host the sporting extravaganza, the event's organizing committee said Tuesday.
Just wait. The cost will rise even more. -- RF
Japan tax reform to target offshore income, assets

## UK ##
UK fuel poverty to last a lifetime, report says
A child born in Britain today may never see fuel poverty eradicated.
Falwell says Trump offered him education secretary job
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons.




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