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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 USAWatchdog.com  (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 USAWatchdog.com (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 USAWatchdog.com  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 USAWatchdog.com (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 USAWatchdog.com (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 USAWatchdog.com 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 USAWatchdog.com (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 USAWatchdog.com (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 USAWatchdog.com 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 USAWatchdog.com (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 […]
  • Greyerz – This Danger Signal Has Increased 167-Times!
    With continued uncertainty around the globe, today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE, historic moves in currencies, told King World News that this danger signal has increased 167-times. The post Greyerz – This Danger Signal Has Increased 167-Times! appeared first on King World News.
  • Egon von Greyerz: Broadcast Interview – Available Now
    Egon von Greyerz (EvG): Founder and Managing Partner of Matterhorn Asset Management AG & GoldSwitzerland - EvG forecasted the current economic problems over 12 years ago. In 2002 (gold $300/ oz.) MAM recommended to its investors to put 50% of their investment assets into physical gold stored outside the banking system… The post Egon von […]
  • Egon von Greyerz
    Egon von Greyerz (EvG): Founder and Managing Partner of Matterhorn Asset Management AG & GoldSwitzerland - EvG forecasted the current economic problems over 12 years ago. In 2002 (gold $300/ oz.) MAM recommended to its investors to put 50% of their investment assets into physical gold stored outside the banking system… The post Egon von […]
  • WARNING For Silver Longs, But Gold Is A Different Story…
    After this week's rally in the metals, here is an important update on the gold and silver markets. The post WARNING For Silver Longs, But Gold Is A Different Story… appeared first on King World News.
  • Greyerz – The Greatest Bubble In History Is Beginning To Implode
    With continued uncertainty around the globe, today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE, historic moves in currencies, told King World News that the greatest bubble in history is beginning to implode. The post Greyerz – The Greatest Bubble In History Is Beginning To Implode appeared first on King World News.
  • 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 28th, 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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  • 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 […]
  • The New Silk Road: a Wealth of Opportunities for Nepal
    Nepal is a small country in the Himalayas squeezed between India and China. These two Asian giants have long been vying for Nepal. Though, traditionally, India was considered Nepal’s key partner, lately China has been gaining foothold in this country. Nepal is reportedly one of the poorest countries in the world. One of the retardants […]
  • While being Left Unchecked Racial Tensions Continue to Mount in the US
    It won’t be too much of an exaggeration to state that racism in the United States is a fundamental problem. The situation didn’t improve even with the coming to power of the first black president in the US history, Barack Obama. A well known American analyst Kevin Burt is convinced that certain figures in the […]
  • What You Can’t Be Told, Turkey and the Deep State
    The idea that Russia has rigged an American presidential election and that Donald Trump is a Russian spy is an interesting story but it is just that, a wild story. Problem is, that story has an author, who paid millions to blame Russia and throw America and the world into turmoil and chaos. We will […]
  • Behind Confrontation With Iran Lies the US ‘Greater Destabilizing’ Agenda
    As was expected even during Donald Trump’s election campaign, US-Iran relations are touching the lowest ebb—again. While the nuke-deal is still very much intact, the new confrontation, however, is part of the new US game-plan for Syria, where the Islamic Republic has become, in the eyes of the US CENTCOM commander, Joseph Votel, the biggest […]
  • THAAD: China Continues Maintaining the Pressure
    As we have already mentioned, in response to the deployment in South Korea of US missile defence systems, China has already adopted several measures. In light of these developments, the deployment of the first batch of missile launchers has also not been without its counter measures. Although not making an official statement about it, Beijing […]
  • Brussels, NATO, and the Globalists: In Total Disarray
    The EU, NATO, and the western alliance have utterly failed the people of eastern Europe. The unrequited love of former Soviet bloc nations is slowly turning to scorn. The Euromaidan and ensuing civil war have laid bare an ideological and cultural divide ages old. With Brussels and NATO reeling from recent events, the fear mongering […]
  • More Delusional Thinking in Australian Foreign Policy
    The Australian government’s selective view of history and capacity for self-delusion in its foreign policy was on full display when Foreign Minister Julie Bishop delivered the Fullerton Lecture to the International Institute of Strategic Studies in Singapore on Monday 13 March 2017. She called on the United States to “play an even greater role as […]
  • Trump’s America Goes to War to Salvage the Empire
    World beware Trump’s America is on the prowl and it means business … For all his former promises of non-military intervention in the Middle East and his scathing criticism of former US President Barack Obama’s propensity for war, our very own “Donald” has stepped into the fray and essentially reneged on his promises so that […]
  • Some Implications of an Ordinary Session of the Chinese Parliament
    At the beginning of March of this year, the National People’s Congress (the Chinese National Parliament) held its ordinary annual meeting. The National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference are considered (in a rather broad sense) the Congress’s two Houses. The Chinese press has christened this […]
  • North Korea "One Step Closer To ICBM Launch" After Successful Test Of "New Type" Rocket Engine
    One day after Rex Tillerson warned that the US is contemplating a pre-emptive military attack on North Korea, the isolated nation announced it has conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un is calling a "revolutionary breakthrough" for the country's space program, the North's state media […]
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda - Sucky Animations, Bigoted Designer And Fugly Females Result In Canceled Pre-Orders
    On Tuesday, the latest installment of the once awesome "Mass Effect" intergalactic action-role playing franchise will be released. Developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts ($EA),  Mass Effect: Andromeda is already drawing massive ire from fans over horrendous graphics, ugly female characters, and one majorly bigoted designer who hates white people. STRIKE 1: Emotionless Facial Expressions And Horrendous Animations: Nothing takes […]
  • Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama Protections On Student Loans
    Just days after reports emerged that student loan defaults are soaring, which is undoubtedly due to some combination of, among other things, poor job prospects for the millions of snowflakes who graduate each year with their $200,000 educations in anthropology and the moral hazard created by liberal politicians constantly calling for student debts to be […]
  • Beijing Goes Global: China Expands Marine Force 400%; First Overseas Military Base Almost Complete
    Authored by Daniel Lang via SHTFplan.com, For most of its recent history, China has largely been a land power with no significant naval capabilities. They haven’t been able to exert much military influence beyond their coastline for hundreds of years. In fact, one of the reasons why Western powers had no trouble bullying China during […]
  • Is Denmark On The Brink?
    Authored by Erico Matias Tavares via Sinclair & Co., Iben Thranholm examines political and social events with focus on their religious aspects, significance and moral implications. She is one of Denmark’s most widely read columnists on such matters. Thranholm is a former editor and radio host at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), at which she […]
  • Signs That The Silicon Valley Tech Bubble Is About To Burst
    18 months ago there was a seemingly limitless number of Silicon Valley future billionaires buying up multi-million dollar homes and renting out lavish pads.  But if demand for excessively priced real estate is any indication of the health of Silicon Valley's tech industry then all the venture capitalists who have tripped over themselves to invest […]
  • What The New CIA Leaks Tell Us About The US Government
    Authored by Alice Salles via TheAntiMedia.org, “The greatest danger to the State is independent intellectual criticism.” – Murray Rothbard WikiLeaks may have finally done what many small and anti-government advocates have only dreamed of. They exposed the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for what it is: a bloated government bureaucracy that has grown much too large […]
  • Trump Wins: G-20 Drops 'Anti-Protectionist, Free-Trade, & Climate-Change Funding' Pledge
    After delays and hours of discussions amid tensions over 'trade' comments between the United States and the rest of The G-20, it appears President Trump has 'won'. While China was "adamantly against" protectionism, the finance ministers end talks without renewing their long-standing commitment to free trade and rejection of protectionism after US opposition. The world's […]
  • House Democrat Warns Nuclear War With Russia "Real Possibility"
    Having failed to find any evidence that Russia interefered with the election, it seems Democrats are resorting to the 1980s playbook as Rep. Seth Moulton - a member of the House Armeed Service Committee - tells CNN that a nuclear war with Russia is a real possibility the U.S. should prepare for. As The Hill […]
  • CNN: President Trump "Has Spent His Whole Life Bullshitting"
    With the "Russians are to blame" narrative fading - due to lack of any evidence - it appears CNN has turned back to ad hominem attack 'reporting' on the Trump administration. "CNN Tonight" network host Fareed Zakaria proclaimed magnanimously that President Donald Trump has succeeded only by "bullshitting." “I think the president is somewhat indifferent […]
  • The cost of Trump’s wall compared to the programs he’s proposing to cut
    The Cost of Trump’s Wall Compared to the Programs He’s Proposing to Cut A Closer Look Examining the news Joe Sexton The fiscal 2018 price for President Trump’s border wall is in: $2.6 billion. That’s a cost to U.S. taxpayers, not a cost many people any longer think will be picked up by...
  • Trumpcare’s Rx: Unwanted babies and no health insurance
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  • Nuclear power’s shaky future in post-Fukushima Japan
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  • Can Trump justify his calls for a naval buildup?
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  • Expert decodes the awkward body language at Trump-Merkel meeting
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  • Apocalyptic scenes as scores die in Peru floods
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  • Trump blew off Friday’s ‘major meeting’ about veterans’ healthcare with no explanation
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  • Rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies, age 90
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  • Attacker who grabbed for soldier’s weapon shot dead at France’s Orly airport
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  • Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka says he was never a member of Nazi-linked group
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