Oregon Bill Would Create Banking Alternative for Cannabis Industry, Bypass Federal Reserve

Oregon Bill Would Create Banking Alternative for Cannabis Industry, Bypass Federal Reserve By Michael Maharrey A bill filed in the Oregon House would establish limited state-chartered banks to serve the cannabis industry. Final passage of this legislation would remove a major federal roadblock in front of the developing industry in the state and further nullify federal prohibition in practice. Rep. Pam Marsh (D) and Rep. Ken Helm (D) introduced House Bill 3169 (HB3169) on Feb. 28. The legislation would create a self-contained, state chartered banking system for the cannabis industry in Oregon.…

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Which Nations Will Crumble and Which Few Will Prosper in the Next 25 Years?

Which Nations Will Crumble and Which Few Will Prosper in the Next 25 Years? By Charles Hugh Smith Adaptability and flexibility will be the core survival traits going forward. What will separate the many nations that will crumble in the next 25 years and those few that will survive and even prosper while the status quo dissolves around them? As I explain in my recent book Pathfinding our Destiny: Preventing the Final Fall of Our Democratic Republic, the factors that will matter are not necessarily cultural or financial; being hard-working and wealthy…

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5 Important Stories We’re Paying Attention To

5 Important Stories We’re Paying Attention To By Simon Black, Sovereign Man Last week we started a new feature in Notes from the Field– a Friday roll-up of bizarre, often overlooked stories that my team and I think are worth following with great interest. Based on the positive feedback we received from last week’s article, we thought we’d continue the trend. So here are a few important stories that we’re paying close attention to: The City of Chicago Paid $113 million in police misconduct cases last year Call me crazy, but this…

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France Is The Socialist Future We Should Dread

France Is The Socialist Future We Should Dread Op-Ed by Veronique de Rugy A lot of attention and ink are being poured these days in trying to explain to a generation of voters why socialism always fails. Not only does socialism always fail to deliver the economic goods; it is also a source of massive oppression and pain. I get why so many are devoting such amounts of energy to this task. First, the likes of Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and few others have made the notion of…

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Government Warns Of Historic, Widespread Flooding “Through May” – Food Prices To Skyrocket As 1000s Of Farms Are Destroyed

Government Warns Of Historic, Widespread Flooding “Through May” – Food Prices To Skyrocket As 1000s Of Farms Are Destroyed By Michael Snyder We have never seen catastrophic flooding like this, and the NOAA is now telling us that there will be more major flooding for at least two more months.  On Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warned that “historic, widespread flooding” would “continue through May”.  More than 90 percent of the upper Midwest and Great Plains is currently covered by an average of 10.7 inches of snow, and…

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How To Identify A Globalist Criminal

How To Identify A Globalist Criminal By Brandon Smith In my work analyzing the behavior and motives of globalists I often hear people question the validity of the label. Sometimes this is done by those who are purely uneducated about the background of what I can only call an organized cabal or criminal syndicate. Sometimes it is done by dishonest people who are seeking to sow the seeds of doubt. To be clear, yes, globalists are a very real group with a very real agenda, and this agenda is not…

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More Than 130 European Businesses Tell the European Parliament: Reject the #CopyrightDirective

More Than 130 European Businesses Tell the European Parliament: Reject the #CopyrightDirective By Cory Doctorow The EU’s Copyright Directive will be voted on in the week of March 25 (our sources suggest the vote will take place on March 27th, but that could change); the Directive has been controversial all along, but it took a turn for the catastrophic during the late stages of the negotiation, which yielded a final text that is alarming in its potential consequences for all internet activity in Europe and around the world. More than…

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Deeper Discovery Into Origins Of The Green New Deal

Deeper Discovery Into Origins Of The Green New Deal By Patrick Wood Internationally, the Green New Deal first appeared in England in 2008 with a 44-page report by the Green New Deal Group, simply called A Green New Deal. An excerpt appears below, concluding with a download button and a supporting video produced by a sister organization called the New Economics Foundation. The board of the Green New Deal Group is stacked with radical members of the green movement, including Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth: Larry Elliott, Economics Editor…

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Green New Deal Plagiarized From 2009 UN Environment Programme Report?

Green New Deal Plagiarized From 2009 UN Environment Programme Report? Op-Ed by Patrick Wood In a stunning revelation from a 2009 UN document titled “Rethinking the Economic Recovery: A Global Green New Deal“, it is discovered that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ (AOC) Green New Deal is not a new movement of the people, but rather a crafty creation of a small group of global elite working through the United Nations. This 144-page report was headed by Edward B. Barbier, a professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Wyoming at the…

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Verizon to Cook Chicago and Minneapolis with 5G and Charge Customers Extra $10 a Month to Use It

Verizon to Cook Chicago and Minneapolis with 5G and Charge Customers Extra $10 a Month to Use It By B.N. Frank It doesn’t matter that the Telecom Industry can’t even prove that 5G is safe. It’s still legal for them to promote and install 5G technology – so they are.  From CNET: Verizon is ready to turn on its real 5G network in two cities. The nation’s largest wireless provider said Wednesday that it’ll launch its mobile 5G service on April 11 in Chicago and Minneapolis. Getting onto the next-generation…

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