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Water Wars Loom Over California As Farmers Lose Thousands of Jobs: “Wrestling Match Over Who Gets the Water”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com March 26, 2015   Water Wars Loom Over California As Farmers Lose Thousands of Jobs: “Wrestling Match Over Who Gets the Water”     The announcement that California is rapidly running out of water has put new pressure on our most precious resource that could, in turn, force increased prices and shut […]

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The “Natural Interest Rate” Is Always Positive and Cannot Be Negative

By Thorsten Polleit Mises.org March 23, 2015   The “Natural Interest Rate” Is Always Positive and Cannot Be Negative   Some economists have been arguing that the “equilibrium real interest rate” (that is the “natural interest rate” or the “originary interest rate”) has become negative, as a “secular stagnation” has allegedly caused a “savings glut.”1 […]

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Pink Slips: 100,000 Jobs Wiped Out Amid Oil Price Collapse: “Spreading Like Cancer”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com March 22, 2015   Pink Slips: 100,000 Jobs Wiped Out Amid Oil Price Collapse: “Spreading Like Cancer”   Low oil prices are good for America according to President Obama. In fact, he has personally taken credit for the savings you’re experiencing. In a normal economy lower prices at the pump would certainly help […]