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Why robots, not trade, are behind so many factory job losses

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs from the United States. He might want to bash the robots instead. Despite the Republican presidential nominee’s charge that “we don’t make anything anymore,” manufacturing is still flourishing in America. Problem is, factories don’t need as many people as … Continue reading

One of the Weirdest Weather Months in U.S. History Set 20,000+ Records

Weather.com The eastern U.S. experienced a rash of extreme weather in February 2017, from record warmth that has led to the early blooming of trees and plants to severe storms and deadly tornadoes. All of that strange weather brought back memories of one of the weirdest weather months in U.S. history five years ago when … Continue reading

Officials: 1 in 4 people in Puerto Rico will have Zika by year’s end

CBS News SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico has reported 1,914 new Zika cases over the past week. Health Secretary Ana Rius said Friday there are 10,690 cases altogether, including 1,035 involving pregnant women. Zika has been tied to severe birth defects. Rius said 90 people have been hospitalized because … Continue reading

Sales of Riot Control Gear Predicted to Soar Globally

Sputnik News A new report details that the market for the manufacture and sale of riot control systems worldwide is growing at an alarming rate, as increasingly authoritarian governments prepare for ethnic unrest, religious riots, political disputes, and violence against corrupt officials and organizations. Over the next five years, the market for crowd control tools … Continue reading

The Government’s Insane War On Tiny Homes and Humanity

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66 million dead trees in California could fuel ‘catastrophic’ wildfires, officials say

The Guardian Trees are dying at an ‘unprecedented’ rate due to drought, warmer weather and a bark beetle epidemic, prompting the US agriculture secretary’s warning The number of trees in California’s Sierra Nevada forests killed by drought, a bark beetle epidemic and warmer temperatures has dramatically increased since last year, raising fears that they will … Continue reading

New Report Exposing Cover-Up of Fukushima Proves Conspiracy Theorists Right

(ANTIMEDIA) United States — According to a new report, the Japanese government worked in concert with TEPCO to purposely cover up the meltdown at Fukushima in 2011. “I would say it was a coverup,” Tokyo Electric Power Company President Naomi Hirose announced during a press conference. “It’s extremely regrettable.” Masataka Shimizu, president of TEPCO at … Continue reading

New Report Proves US Law Enforcement Preparing for Rioting on a National Scale

Claire Bernish April 22, 2016 (ANTIMEDIA) Fascism doesn’t often sweep in overnight and take over some hapless nation’s government; rather, it gradually seeps into the cultural fabric — as is quietly taking place all around the globe, evidenced by an upsurge in sales of riot equipment that has gone largely unnoticed. A new report from … Continue reading

US Government Declaring All Out War on Tiny House Living

Isaac Davis, Staff Waking Times The tiny house movement is one of the latest innovations in personal freedom from an overly consumeristic and a debt-driven society. Many people construct tiny houses themselves, often but not always on wheels, for a fraction of the cost of typical housing. In a tiny home, one has everything needed … Continue reading

Most Americans are one paycheck away from the street

Marketwatch.com Some 63% of people can’t deal with a $500 emergency Americans are starting 2016 with more job security, but most are still theoretically only one paycheck away from the street. Approximately 63% of Americans have no emergency savings for things such as a $1,000 emergency room visit or a $500 car repair, according to … Continue reading