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The Coronavirus Could Create A New Populist Backlash- The public has a new appetite for challenging China and freezing immigration. Now Washington must respond.

The political establishment thought they could breathe a sigh of relief in 2020. Left-wing populists like Bernie Sanders had seen their political revolutions fail. They had successfully marginalized progressives after Democrats united behind former vice president Joe Biden. On the right, Donald Trump’s administration had been co-opted by establishment figures who have made sure itContinue reading “The Coronavirus Could Create A New Populist Backlash- The public has a new appetite for challenging China and freezing immigration. Now Washington must respond.”

The Art of War in the 21st Century (The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.)

Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is one of the most influential books written on military strategy and philosophy. This is not confined to just Asians but Europeans and Americans alike have attempted to study The Art of War hoping its wisdom would be revealed to them. However, it is clear with how the westernContinue reading “The Art of War in the 21st Century (The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.)”

Capitalism After Corona Lockdown: Having the Power to Walk Away

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood but against principalities, against powers, against rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. – Ephesians 6:12 Are you prepared for the ‘new normal’? What likely awaits us after the ‘reopening’ of society is not going to be acceptable to people who stillContinue reading “Capitalism After Corona Lockdown: Having the Power to Walk Away”

Coronavirus fears spur growing interest in rural areas and survival retreats

As densely populated cities like New York City and Madrid suffer significant losses from coronavirus, people are increasingly heading for more remote areas to help reduce their odds of catching the deadly illness. Data provided by Redfin shows that daily searches for rural properties were 125 percent higher during the first three weeks of March, with searchesContinue reading “Coronavirus fears spur growing interest in rural areas and survival retreats”

6 Ways to Sterilize Your N95 Mask for Endless Protection

With the shortage of surgical and N95 masks in the country today, people are getting somewhat desperate. Many people are making their own masks out of cloth, mostly because they don’t have any other option. But medical personnel can’t count on that. They are required to wear proper personal protection equipment (PPE) when at work.Continue reading “6 Ways to Sterilize Your N95 Mask for Endless Protection”

Is Putin Laying A Petroleum Trap For Trump? (The president is heralding a deal that commits Russia to cuts in oil production, but a closer look reveals a more complicated path.)

The G20 met in virtual session on April 10, ostensibly to address the crippling one-two punch brought on by the economic impact of coronavirus and the simultaneous collapse of the price of oil resulting from Russia and Saudi Arabia flooding an already depressed market. In the end, the world’s leading oil producers finalized an agreement on sweeping oil productionContinue reading “Is Putin Laying A Petroleum Trap For Trump? (The president is heralding a deal that commits Russia to cuts in oil production, but a closer look reveals a more complicated path.)”

Freedom Tactics: How to Stop Tyranny From Taking Over the Country- For Most Of Us One Of The Scenarios We Plan For Is Life Under A Tyrannical Government

We try to be prepared to survive any situation we find ourselves in, and for most of us one of the scenarios we plan for is life under a tyrannical government. That speaks to a strong American tradition of resisting tyranny – but we need to be realistic here. When our nation’s founders wrote theContinue reading “Freedom Tactics: How to Stop Tyranny From Taking Over the Country- For Most Of Us One Of The Scenarios We Plan For Is Life Under A Tyrannical Government”

How to Decontaminate Yourself in 5 Easy Steps when Back at Home from Infected Areas

The number of people infected with the Coronavirus keeps climbing all the time, with more and more cases showing up here at home, now that testing is becoming more widespread. While the US is still number three, worldwide, in total cases, we can expect that to increase, surpassing even the number of cases that ChinaContinue reading “How to Decontaminate Yourself in 5 Easy Steps when Back at Home from Infected Areas”

A Guide: How To Prepare Your Home For Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is telling Americans that they should be prepared for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. But what does preparedness look like in practice? The short answer: Don’t panic — but do prepare. That “means not only contingency planning but also good old-fashioned preparedness planning forContinue reading “A Guide: How To Prepare Your Home For Coronavirus”

Energy Is The Key To Everything: In A Survival Situation, Especially An Extreme One, Having An Energy Source That Allows You to Live Is Very Important

When people are sitting around making lists and deciding what they need to survive or just get by in the future there is one thing they need to give great thought to. Energy is the basis of everything. Energy takes many forms such as food, electricity, liquid fuels, mechanical, nuclear, solid fuels, solar and windContinue reading “Energy Is The Key To Everything: In A Survival Situation, Especially An Extreme One, Having An Energy Source That Allows You to Live Is Very Important”