Trade War Has Killed 300,000 Jobs And Cost Americans Over $1.6 Billion

Trade War Has Killed 300,000 Jobs And Cost Americans Over $1.6 Billion By Mac Slavo The trade war has so far killed off about 300,000 jobs and cost Americans about $1.6 billion in tariffs. The taxes are driving up prices and businesses are cutting workers to make ends meet in the face of rising costs. There will be no winner in this trade war, and already the United States looks a lot like the loser. Casualties are coming in the form of farm bankruptcies and lost jobs, not to mention…

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Meet The Robotic Welder That Will Soon Be Putting Construction Workers Out Of Jobs

Meet The Robotic Welder That Will Soon Be Putting Construction Workers Out Of Jobs By Tyler Durden While claiming to address the “shortage” of skilled welders, a company called Hirebotics has now engineered the first “robotic welding solution for hire”. The automated welder is paid by the hour, just like skilled manual labor, and is far less likely to need a bathroom break and/or file a grievance with the local union.  Claiming that traditional robotic welding automation has been a “poor solution” for most fabricators, the company is now offering a…

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HSBC Will Slash Thousands Of Jobs As Economy Worsens

HSBC Will Slash Thousands Of Jobs As Economy Worsens By Mac Slavo Up to 2% of HSBC bank’s 237,685 employees could lose their jobs, a bank executive said Monday, as the bank flagged a worsening outlook for the global economy in its second-quarter results. The economy’s woes are beginning to manifest in real job losses, and it’s not likely to end here. The retail apocalypse and subsequent job losses have somehow managed to escape scrutiny as people put on blinders to what’s really going on in the economy. As we’ve…

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California Is Launching a Creepy “Cradle to Career” Data System to Track EVERYTHING About Children

California Is Launching a Creepy “Cradle to Career” Data System to Track EVERYTHING About Children By Daisy Luther Just in case we haven’t provided you with enough creepy dystopian news lately, the nation’s leader in Creepy Dystopia, California, has a brand new program. The “Cradle to Career Data System” will study and document everything about a child born in the state. But don’t worry, it’s for your children’s own good. What the heck is the “Cradle to Career Data System”? Beginning at birth and stalking the child until he or…

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Nearly 102 Million Americans Do Not Have A Job Right Now — Worse Than At Any Point During The Last Recession

Nearly 102 Million Americans Do Not Have A Job Right Now — Worse Than At Any Point During The Last Recession By Michael Snyder Wouldn’t it be horrible if the number of Americans without a job was higher today than it was during the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009?  Well, that is actually true.  As you will see below, nearly 102 million Americans do not have a job right now, and at no point during the last recession did that number ever surpass the 100 million mark.  Of course…

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Boston Dynamics’ Creepy Ostrich “Handle” Bot Set To Replace Warehouse Workers

Boston Dynamics’ Creepy Ostrich “Handle” Bot Set To Replace Warehouse Workers By Aaron Kesel Boston Dynamics has a new robot, entitled “Handle,” which aims to be the replacement for warehouse workers loading pallets. In a new YouTube video showing off the advancements in its robot, Boston Dynamics shows how Handle can easily pick up pallets and boxes in a warehouse environment. You may remember the name Boston Dynamics from the infamous video showing an employee bullying Atlas by pushing it over. Since then, Atlas has evolved and is now doing parkour as Activist…

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The Delusional Futurism Of “Liberal World Order” Academics

The Delusional Futurism Of “Liberal World Order” Academics By Brandon Smith Perhaps this is an overly broad generalization, but I feel there is an almost universal feeling among the public that there is something intrinsically annoying about academia. The source of this annoyance is up for debate, but I believe it stems from the image academics project versus the reality of their personal character and intent. Your average university approved academic will say that some people find them distasteful because they are “so smart”, and this makes others envious. I…

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Retail Layoffs Are 92 Percent Higher In 2019 – And Now Even Walmart Is “Quietly Closing Stores”

Retail Layoffs Are 92 Percent Higher In 2019 – And Now Even Walmart Is “Quietly Closing Stores” By Michael Snyder Just like we witnessed during the last recession, major retailers are laying off tens of thousands of workers, and it looks like this will be the worst year for store closings in all of U.S. history.  Many are referring to this as “the retail apocalypse”, and without a doubt this is one of the toughest stretches for retailers that we have ever seen.  But many believe that what we have…

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Robots Take Record Number Of Jobs In The U.S. According To Robotic Industries Association

Robots Take Record Number Of Jobs In The U.S. According To Robotic Industries Association By Aaron Kesel According to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), robots/artificial intelligence has taken over a record number of jobs in the U.S. proving what Activist Post has been sounding the alarm about for months. Robots shipped to North American companies in record numbers last year, with more non-automotive companies installing robots than ever before. Statistics from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), show 35,880 units were shipped in…

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The Shutdown Show: How Sending Out Food Stamp Benefits Early Could Cause Another Problem In A Few Weeks

The Shutdown Show: How Sending Out Food Stamp Benefits Early Could Cause Another Problem In A Few Weeks By Daisy Luther As I’ve written before, the government shutdown is a perfect demonstration of our politicians participating in partisan showmanship, with poor people as the victims of their theater. As individual states desperately attempt to take care of the people depending on them by sending out food stamp benefits early, the theater in Washington DC continues, completely unconcerned about the havoc being wrought. Regardless of your thoughts about people who are…

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