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  • Aftershocks occurred over 85 times by 11am of 23rd Nov after M7.4
    Following up this article.. [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown [URL]   According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), they observed over 85 The post Aftershocks occurred over 85 times by 11am of 23rd Nov after M7.4 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Marine radiation monitoring post down after M7.4
    Following up this article.. [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown [URL]   In the evening of 11/22/2016, Tepco announced the radiation monitoring The post Marine radiation monitoring post down after M7.4 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Coolant system of DAINI SFP3 rebooted
    According to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), Tepco rebooted the coolant system of SFP 3 of Fukushima DAINI at 7:47AM (JST). Tepco explains that the tank water level related to SFP The post Coolant system of DAINI SFP3 rebooted appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Coolant system of SFP3 in Fukushima DAINI got automatically suspended / 2544 fuel assemblies stocked
    According to Tepco, Fukushima DAINI‘s spent fuel pool of Reactor 3 had its coolant system suspended automatically. It stocks 2,360 spent fuel assemblies and 184 new fuel assemblies. No more The post Coolant system of SFP3 in Fukushima DAINI got automatically suspended / 2544 fuel assemblies stocked appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • [Breaking] Iwaki city coastal area overly jammed / Run by foot now
    Following up this article.. [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown [URL] A local posted on twitter that the coastal area of Iwaki The post [Breaking] Iwaki city coastal area overly jammed / Run by foot now appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown
    According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M7.3 occurred Fukushima offshore at 5:59 AM (JST). The depth of epicenter was 10km. They are warning 3m high Tsunami is reaching the coastal The post [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Another leukemia case was approved as an industrial accident
    On 8/19/2016, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced a Fukushima worker’s leukemia was approved as an industrial accident. The worker is male in 50s. He repaired the machine The post Another leukemia case was approved as an industrial accident appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Fukushima government objects against building sarcophagus on Fukushima plant
    On 7/15/2016, Fukushima prefectural government objected against the plan to build a stone coffin on Fukushima plant to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).   2 days before, Nuclear Damage The post Fukushima government objects against building sarcophagus on Fukushima plant appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost
    On 7/28/2016, Tepco announced they decided to ask the government of Japan for financial support regarding decommissioning. They also consider asking the government for supporting the cost of compensation and The post Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 960 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 detected from wild boar in Fukushima
    According to MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), 960 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 was measured from the meat of wild boar in Fukushima. The sampling date was 6/11/2016. This reading The post 960 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 detected from wild boar in Fukushima appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Great Recession Headed for Greater Depression-Michael Pento
    By Greg Hunter’s  (Early Sunday Release) Money manager Michael Pento says don’t believe the Fed when it says “the economy is doing well.” It’s not. Pento explains, “As long as the stock market continues to go up, the Fed is going to continue to slowly raise interest rates. So, when the inevitable collapse occurs, […]
  • Somebody is Lying About Spying, Fed Hikes Rates & Gold Spikes, War Update
    By Greg Hunter’s (WNW 276 3.17.17) Somebody is lying about spying on Donald Trump. The Senate says they see “no evidence,” and yet the New York Times runs a story about revealing information that came from “wiretapping Trump aides.”  Respected Judge Andrew Napolitano says British Intelligence did the spying because it has 24/7 access […]
  • America in Totally Unknown Territory-Scott Uehlinger
    By Greg Hunter’s  Former CIA Station Chief Scott Uehlinger says the 2016 Presidential Election put “America in totally unknown territory.” Uehlinger explains, “I lived in countries like Azerbaijan, Moldova and Kosovo.  These were rough and tumble places where this was my bread and butter.  There was always a Prime Minister or a head of […]
  • Trump Needs a War Team-Catherine Austin Fitts
    By Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release)  Former Assistant Secretary of Housing and financial advisor Catherine Austin Fitts says the Trump Administration is at the beginning of a long war against his deep state enemies. Fitts recommends, “I don’t think it’s an accident that WikiLeaks dumps out documents proving that the CIA has the capacity […]
  • Deep State Treason Against Trump, Rate Hike Disaster, Troops Sent to Iraq
    By Greg Hunter’s (WNW 275 3.10.17) The story of Trump colluding with the Russians prior to Election Day has now been totally discredited along with the Democrats, mainstream media (MSM) and rogue members of the intelligence agencies. The story has morphed into felony leaks to try to destroy Donald Trump.  It has revealed police […]
  • Noah’s Flood of Cash Coming-Hugo Salinas Price
    By Greg Hunter’s Mexican billionaire and retail magnate Hugo Salinas Price is a big proponent of using silver as money in Mexico. Salinas Price explains, “The idea is not to go back to a silver standard, but to create a parallel currency which would be a monetized silver coin.  It would not bear a […]
  • The Deep State is Dying-Clif High
    By Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release) Internet data mining expert Clif High says the world is witnessing the unmasking of the so-called “Deep State” and revealing it’s long held control over humanity. High explains, “The level of complexity of humans has increased, and that was the factor that the Deep State did not take […]
  • Fake Russia/Sessions Story, Obama Plotting Against Trump, Fed Rate Hike
    By Greg Hunter’s (WNW 274 3.3.17) New Attorney General Jeff Sessions is under fire in the ongoing fake story about Russian involvement in the 2016 election. It centers on his old job as a senior member of the Armed Services Committee in the U.S. Senate.  Sessions was asked if he had contact with Russian […]
  • Crack-up Boom Here Now-Rob Kirby
    By Greg Hunter’s Macroeconomic researcher Rod Kirby thinks the world is well on its way to much higher inflation. Kirby explains, “Some people say there is a dollar shortage in the world. I do not believe there is a dollar shortage. I think we are seeing evidence that there are too many dollars in […]
  • Giant Fiscal Bloodbath Coming Soon-David Stockman
    By Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release)  Former Reagan Administration White House Budget Director David Stockman says financial pain is a mathematical certainty. Stockman explains, “I think we are likely to have more of a fiscal bloodbath rather than fiscal stimulus.  Unfortunately for Donald Trump, not only did the public vote the establishment out, they […]
  • No. 874: February Industrial Production, Updated Economic Review
    (SGS Subscription required) • Industrial Production May Be Bottoming, Yet, There Are New Signals of Intensifying Economic Risk • Production Was Flat in February, Minimally Positive Year-to-Year, with Gains in Manufacturing and Mining Offset by Weather-Distorted Utilities • No Economic Expansion: Activity Held Below Pre-2007 Recession Peaks, with Production Down by 0.94% (-0.94%), Manufacturing Down […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date     Friday, March 24, 2017 Existing Home Sales New Home Sales New Orders for Durable Goods February-2017 […]
  • No. 873: February New Residential Construction, FOMC Policy
    (SGS Subscription required) • FOMC Focus Remains Banking-System Solvency; Economic Activity and Inflation Are Secondary Concerns, Other than for Banking-System Impact • Dollar Selling and Gold Buying Suggest Markets Are Sensing Trouble • Housing Starts Hit a Post-World War II Low in 2009; Yet, February 2017 Activity Still Has Not Recovered the Pre-Recession Peak Level […]
  • No. 872: February PPI, CPI, Retail Sales and Earnings and the FOMC
    (SGS Subscription required) • FOMC Fiddles with Boosting Interest Rates, While Annual Real M3 Growth Just Plunged to a New Signal for a Major Economic Downturn • Annual Contraction in First-Quarter Real Earnings Is a Virtual Certainty; Back-to-Back Quarterly Contractions Also Are in Play; Circumstances Not Seen Since the Stalled GDP of Second-Half 2012 • […]
  • No. 871: February Labor Conditions, Help Wanted Online, Money Supply M3, Consumer Liquidity
    (SGS Subscription required) • Real World Employment Prospects Deteriorated in February 2017, Plunging at an Annual Pace Not Seen Since the Depths of the Economic Collapse into 2009 • Nonetheless, FOMC Hawks Got Their Strong Headline Jobs Report • Headline Employment and Unemployment Remained Nonsensical and Generally Not Comparable Month-to-Month or Otherwise • Payroll Employment, […]
  • Commentaries News
    PLEASE NOTE:   The next regular Commentary, scheduled for Friday, March 24th, will cover February New Orders for Durable Goods and New- and Existing-Home Sales. See Schedule for details.
  • No. 870: January Trade Deficit, Construction Spending, Household Income, Pending FOMC
    (SGS Subscription required) • Beware the Ides of March! • FOMC Targeting Growth-Killing Rate Hikes in an Economy that Is Foundering, Not Overheating? • January Real Median Household Income Continued to Falter, Down Year-to-Year for the Second Straight Month • First-Quarter 2017 Real Merchandise-Trade Deficit Is on Track for Worst Showing Since First-Quarter 2007, An […]
  • No. 869: Second Estimate of Fourth-Quarter GDP, Revamping Government Statistics
    (SGS Subscription required) • New Administration Needs to Overhaul Economic Reporting • How Can Headline Real GDP Be Up 12.1% from Its Pre-Recession High, While Industrial Production Is Down 1.1% (-1.1%), and Manufacturing Is Down 5.7% (-5.7%)? • How Can GDP Be in Its 22nd Quarter of Expansion, When Industrial Production is in Its 36th […]
  • No. 868: January 2017 New Orders for Durable Goods
    (SGS Subscription required) • Aggregate, Inflation-Adjusted Real New Orders for Durable Goods Rose Month-to-Month but Fell Year-to-Year • Ex-Commercial Aircraft, Real Orders Were Unchanged for the Month but Rose Year-to-Year • Real Orders Confirmed Ongoing Patterns of Low-Level Economic Stagnation
  • No. 867: Economic Update, January Freight Index, New- and Existing-Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • Mixed Signals on Economic Bottoming • Is a Second Bottom at Hand for the Economic Collapse into 2009? • Freight Index Annual Growth Moved Higher for Second Straight Month • Broad Economic Activity Remains in Low-Level Stagnation, Never Having Recovered Its Pre-Collapse Peak • In Ongoing Double-Dip Downturn, Industrial Production Is […]



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  • U.S. Cries Foul As Russia Tests 9M729 Cruise Missile, But Who Violated The INF Treaty first?
    …from SouthFront One of a multitude of stories in the usual barrage of anti-Russia war hysteria, concerns the reported deployment of a brand-new weapon system whose existence, if confirmed, would represent a transgression against the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. The INF Treaty has been in force since the late 1980s and bans land-based cruise […]
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    Doesn’t Clooney know that Israel has been caught numerous times supporting ISIS? Doesn’t she know that Israeli officials such as Efraim Halevy have admitted that they have supported al-Nusra, a violent terrorist group?
  • Syria Ready to Confront Israel, Duff on Press TV (video)
    As a side note, Israel is now claiming that Russia threatened to nuke them. Our concern is that Russia failed to threaten to nuke Israel.  See what Israel News Live has to say, a tedious video presentation but presented here as “proof of idiocy” on behalf of the “masters of the universe” and their agent […]
  • Fox drops analyst who said UK might have helped spy on Trump
    Fox News has dropped a legal analyst who claimed British intelligence might have helped spy on Donald Trump during his bid to become US president. Andrew Napolitano had been pulled from the channel, a source at Fox said. The network made no immediate comment on Monday. Napolitano said last week on Fox & Friends he […]
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    The first British troops have arrived in Estonia as part of NATO's response to Russian aggression.
  • Israel preparing to utterly destroy Lebanon?
    As we see from the thoroughly disgusting threats and rhetoric from an Israeli minister, the attack on Lebanon will make no distinction between civilian and military targets, everything will be destroyed as the Israelis attempt to utterly destroy the Lebanese nation
  • Embarrassing: Horrid Russian Propaganda for Trump
    Log out   … by Gordon Duff,  VT Sr. Editor A presidential election was rigged, we know that.  Every mathematical norm was violated and Trump’s own people ran to Russia over and over and are now officially under criminal investigation for it.  We think they were told to and to do it in an obvious […]
  • Changing Dynamics of Syrian Conflict under Trump Administration
    Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today On Monday, Tom Perry of Reuters broke the story [1] that Russia is setting up a military base in the Kurdish canton of Afrin in northwestern Syria. Reuters quoted YPG spokesman Redur Xelil that agreement had been concluded on Sunday and that Russian troops had already arrived at the position […]
  • Radical Terrorism is Spreading Like a Plague to Different Regions of the Wold
    It’s been noted time and time again that extremist terrorist groups are shifting their main targets from the Middle East – where they have suffered heavy losses – to other parts of the world. According to the Cheng Guoping, state commissioner for counterterrorism and security matters, a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference […]
  • No Change is to be Observed in the Complex China–India Relations
    Various aspects of the relationship between the two Asian giants, India and China, have been gaining an increasing importance recently, since one’s understanding of those is imperative for the assessment of the evolution of the big geopolitical game. It can be stated right away that this year’s events did not bring any positive change to […]
  • Strategic China Russia Arctic Cooperation
    Cooperation in building modern railway links, deep water ports and mining infrastructure in Russia’s Arctic and Murmansk Peninsula in the far north is becoming a strategic new element binding China and Russia. Its implications are worth a closer look. On March 29 a high-level delegation from the Chinese Government and private companies will meet with […]
  • Scotland Wants Another Referendum… But This Time It’s Different
    So now the Tartan Genie is out of the bottle. The UK parliament has passed the Brexit bill, and therefore has the authority to send the Article 50 notice to Brussels. In response Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, has demanded another referendum on Scottish independence, on the grounds that most Scottish electors voted to […]
  • The Danger of Underestimating the CIA’s Web of Control
    WikiLeaks allegations of CIA surveillance miss several key points needed to understand events as they transpire.  CIA surveillance, under special powers given that organization in 1947 and approved by Congress in still classified sections of funding legislation, allow things never imagined.  Thus, when President Trump states he believes he was being wiretapped at Trump Tower, […]
  • Israel: America’s Mad Dog in Syria
    Israel has played an increasingly provocative role in the destructive conflict unfolding within and along Syria’s borders since 2011. To many observers, it appears Israeli policy borders between opportunistic and unilateral aggression. In reality, Israel’s role in the Syrian conflict fits a much larger and long-term pattern with Anglo-American plans not only for Syria but […]
  • To Continued Sanctions Pressure on the DPRK
    Against the backdrop of the scandal surrounding the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the author notices two tendencies. From one side, the excitement leads to the introduction of additional sanctions measures, from the other side, it becomes all the more clear that sanctions pressure on the DPRK does not work. Let’s consider the first one. Although […]
  • Will Trump Have the Courage to Sound a Retreat in Afghanistan
    The war in Afghanistan is not just the longest and most expensive American war to date, it also seems that it can be carried on indefinitely, largely due to the fact that it resembles the catastrophe  US troops faced in Vietnam. However, there’s no way for Washington to back away from it without a significant loss of […]
  • Free Shipping on Globalism at Amazon
    Geo-politics in this bold new 21st century world is anything but boring. Just look at the headlines and you’ll agree, 1970s tabloids were real news compared to today’s sensationalist propaganda. One shining example from America’s capital, the Washington Post has become a barometer for truth – but not in the way you might think. Here’s […]
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