Sustainability Boils Down To Scale, Ask Venezuela

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Only small scale systems can sustainably impose “skin in the game” – consequences, accountability and oversight. Several conversations I had at the recent Peak Prosperity conference in Sonoma, CA sparked an insight into why societies and economies thrive…

The DoD Is Searching For A Combat “Stealth” Uniform For Troops

The Department of Defense (DoD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, in conjunction with the United States Army, has recognized a critical technology gap in the modern battlefield that could temporarily leave soldiers vulnerable to direct enemy fire. The DOD SBIR/STTR…

Firepower: Russian Troops Get New Kalashnikov Assault Rifles

As the United States Army marches towards acquiring the LSAT (Lightweight Small Arms Technologies) light machine gun for their infantry, Russia’s Defense Ministry recently purchased the newest family of Kalashnikov assault rifles for Russian soldiers. Russian soldier aims the new AK-12 assault rifle. (Source: Sergey Bobylev, TASS) The Russian…

Richmond Fed Survey Crashes By Most In 25 Years

When hope dies… against expectations of a small rise from March to a 16 print, April came in at a disastrous -3 (the worst data since Sept 2016). From record highs just a couple months ago, Richmond Fed manufacturing has crashed by the most in…

Politico Insinuates that Trumps fans are Low Info and Praises the Corporate Media – YouTube

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Civil Defense False Alarm Creates Panic Over ‘Russian Invasion’ In Norway Town

A small Norwegian town just inside the Arctic circle and which lies close to the Russian border was jolted awake shortly before midnight on Wednesday as its Civil Defense warning system was triggered and sirens blared, causing locals to believe they were under threat of…

“We’ve Been Hearing A Lot Of Complaints” – City Passes First US Bitcoin Mining Ban

In sleepy upstate New York, one small post-industrial city has adopted what’s widely believed to be the first bitcoin mining ban in the US. On Thursday evening, the city council in Plattsburgh New York voted unanimously to impose an 18-month moratorium on bitcoin mining, per…

“Main Street Is On Fire Again”: Small Business Confidence Surges To Highest Since 1983

While it has been accused in the past of pandering to various political organizations, the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends Survey nonetheless reflects the mood of America’s main street corporations. And according to the March release of the NFIB index, small business owners are showing…