Austerity

Tsipras Rejects EU Ultimatum, Demands Bridge Deal: “Greeks Can’t Take More Disappointment”

Zerohedge Speaking defiant tone on Sunday evening, Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras showed no signs of backing away from the commitments and pledges he and his party made to the Greek people (and that so many staunch status-quo huggers believe he will back down from). Raging that Greece "won't…
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Independent Media

Wife, daughter and writer of controversial FEMA camp movie ‘Gray State’ dead in ‘murder-suicide’

| WTF News | UPDATE: Unedited, never released version of ‘Gray State: The Rise’ documentary – (VIDEO) The lead writer of a controversial movie was found dead along with his wife and daughter in a Minnesota home Saturday afternoon. Officers went to the house Saturday after a neighbor called to…
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Ebola

Dallas Paramedic: We Weren’t Contacted After Working in Ebola Exposed Ambulance

Breitbart A Dallas paramedic claimed he drove the ambulance that the US Ebola patient was transported in and that he was not contacted by anyone about the potential exposure. He claims he drove the ambulance sometime after the patient was transported. The Dallas Fire Department left the ambulance that transported…
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Focus H

Ferguson: Police tear gas people in own backyard, FAA closes airspace to media, Anonymous hacks

| WTF News | Riots in Ferguson, MO over the police shooting of unarmed Mike Brown continued as the militarized police response antagonized the situation. Residents, mostly African American, have vented years of frustration after multiple reports corroborate that Brown had his hands in the air as he prepared to…
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Preppers

The Safest Areas in America: An Expanded Western Relocation Zone

SHTFplan by Joel M. Skousen I have often been asked to comment on Jim Rawles’ concept of the Redoubt for survival ; Rawles’ criteria of distance from population threats, defendability, and agricultural suitability focus upon a fairly limited area of the Western US, centered around Idaho, and includes Western Montana…
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DHS

Homeland Security to Purchase 25 Million Shotgun Rounds

Prison Planet Yesterday the Department of Homeland Security announced that it is seeking an ammunition dealer who can provide 25 million shotgun rounds to the agency over a five year period. Credit: stevensnodgrass / Flickr The solicitation posted on ;states that Customs and Border Protection, a department under DHS, is seeking…
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Venezuela Enforces Fingerprint Registry to Buy Groceries: What to Do Before Rationing Starts in America

The Organic Prepper by Daisy Luther What if you were forced to “register” in order to buy groceries?  And what if, through that registration, the food you bought could be tracked and quantities could be limited? That’s exactly the plan in Venezuela right now.  The AP reports that in an…
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INTERNATIONAL

Experts Warn The Next Carrington Event Will Plunge Us Back Into The Dark Ages

By Michael Snyder, Most people have absolutely no idea that the Earth barely missed being fried by a massive EMP burst from the sun in 2012, in 2013 and just last ; If any of those storms would have directly hit us, the result would have been ; Electrical transformers…
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INTERNATIONAL

Take These Steps Today To Survive An International Crisis

Brandon Smith Alt-Market blog With the Crimea referendum passed and Russia ready to annex the region, the United States and the European Union have threatened sanctions. The full extent of these sanctions is not yet known, and announcements are pending for the end of March. If these measures are concrete,…
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Preppers

The reality of the collapse — ‘Many preppers will die’

Editor’s Note: In the following article well known Balkan War survivor and developer of the SHTF School Selco shares yet more of his insightful experiences. Many of us have taken steps to insulate ourselves should the worst happen. But is that enough? Selco explains that regardless of the supplies and…
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Economic Collapse

China Credit Markets Tumble Most In 3 Months As Default Spooks Lenders, Deals Pulled

Zero Hedge UPDATE: It's happened - China has suffered its first domestic corporate bond default as Chaori fails to meet interest payments on schedule and rather more surprisingly failed to receive a last-minute mysterious or otherwise *CITIC BANK WON'T HELP CHAORI MAKE INTEREST PAYMENT: 21ST HERALD *SHANGHAI CHAORI DEFAULTS ON…
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SHTF NEWS

Why Are Giant Sinkholes Appearing All Over America? Is Something Happening To The Earth’s Crust?

Where are all of these giant sinkholes coming from?  Of course there have always been sinkholes, but over the past few years it seems like both the severity and the number of giant sinkholes has been increasing ; So exactly why are so many giant sinkholes appearing all over America…
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Cold War

Ukraine Orders Full Military Mobilization, Acting PM Says Russian Actions “Declaration Of War”

Zero Hedge With less than 6 hours left until FX trading opens, no resolution to the Ukraine crisis is in sight. Instead the situation has devolved even more and overnight Ukraine has ordered a full military mobilization in response to Russia's build-up of its forces in Crimea. Prime Minster Arseniy…
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Cold War

Unidentified Troops Block Crimea Airports, Military Base, Ukraine Officials Say Russians To Blame

| WTF News | UPDATE: Telegraph It seems Ukraine authorities have regained control of both Crimea airports. "There was an attempt to seize the airports, but we have localised those attempts. The airports are now controlled by Ukrainian law enforcement authorities," said Ukraine's National Security and Defence Council chief Andriy…
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The Future Of America: “It’s Coming… Ukraine is a Warning”

We’re beginning to see more and more discussions about how the laws, policies and regulations of our federal, state and local governments are working to impoverish the people of this country and restrict their liberties. So much so that even the taboo topic of a potential Ukraine-style collapse right here…
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Cold War

Ukraine security forces on alert as unknown gunmen seize Crimean parliament

Security forces are on alert after the buildings of the Crimean parliament and administration have been seized by an unknown armed group. Ukraine's autonomous region is divided over the acceptance of new authorities in Kiev. Thousands gathered in front of the parliament building on Wednesday with crowds split between those…
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Agenda 21

Florida woman living off solar power and rain water ordered to use city utilities

Raw Story A magistrate ruled last week that a Florida woman must hook up to city utilities or face possible eviction from her home. Robin Speronis, of Cape Coral, has drawn national attention for living without running water or electricity, which Special Magistrate Harold S. Eskin ruled Thursday violated city…
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Resistance 101: Why You Should Consider Ham Radio For Communications

The Organic Prepper by John Q. Public Why communicate at all? And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. John 8:32 For our safety, edification, and survival we need to know what is happening and what to do about it. As the plethora of prepper…
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Half-Prepping Equals NO Prepping: Lessons From The Icepocalypse

SHTF Plan The following article by Brandon Turbeville of Activist Post gives us a small glimpse into what the world will look like when crisis strikes. As a survivor of the Icepocalypse that recently gripped much of the South in crippling power outages and freezing temperatures, at least three lessons can be…
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Venezuela revokes CNN journalists’ press credentials for ‘war propaganda’

Venezuela has revoked or denied press credentials for seven CNN journalists working in the country for what President Nicolas Maduro called “war propaganda” amid coverage of anti-government protests. Before the conditions on credentials were announced, Maduro said he would eject CNN from the country if it did not “rectify” its…
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Ohio National Guard Training Envisions Right-Wing Terrorism

Documents from an Ohio National Guard (ONG) training drill conducted last January reveal the details of a mock disaster where Second Amendment supporters with “anti-government” opinions were portrayed as domestic Ohio National Guard’s Civil Support Team practices in a May 2013 drill at Put-in-BayThe ONG 52nd Civil Support Team training scenario…
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Americans Renouncing Citizenship Up 221%, All Aboard The FATCA Express

Forbes America is a great land and lures immigrants worldwide, yet record numbers of citizens and permanent residents are giving up their citizenship or residency. For all the immigrant arrivals the trickle the other direction is increasing. The number is still small, with the “published” expatriates for the quarter 630…
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#PoliceState

U.S. Postal Service Announces Giant Ammo Purchase

Infowars Kit Daniels The Postal Service is currently seeking companies that can provide “assorted small arms ammunition” in the near future. The Postal Service joins the long list of non-military federal agencies purchasing large amounts of ammunition. On Jan. 31, the USPS Supplies and Services Purchasing Office posted a notice…
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Gov SWAT Teams Target “Rugged Individuals” Who Grow Their Own Food, Produce Their Own Electricity

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo The dream of many Americans is to get out of the hustle and bustle of the daily city grind. And what better dream to have then to move your family outside of city limits to the countryside so that you can grow your own food, produce…
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Map: Areas Of Probable Power System Collapse: “130 Million Lacking Power For Several Years”

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo In just the last twelve months Congressional members and top level administrators at the Department of Homeland Security have warned of threats to the national power grid so serious that should they occur life in America as we have come to know it would change almost…
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Fed’s Balance Sheet Rises To Record $4.01 Trillion Ahead Of 100th “Birthday”

Zero Hedge Dear Federal Reserve: happy 100th birthday! What better way to celebrate it than with a balance sheet that just crossed above $4 trillion, or $ trillion to be precise, which represents 24% of the recently upward revised US GDP, for the first (but certainly not last) time in…
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Chinese Rates Spike Most In 5 Months To Record High

Zero Hedge Overnight we warned that short-to-medium-term money market rates had spiked to record highs (1-Year rate-swaps over ) and that the PBOC was bravely standing firm on its (lack of) liquidity that didn't last long. Despite the PBOC's veiled ongoing attempts to 'taper' its own liquidity provisions, as MNI…
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Selco On Collapse Survival: “Nature is Brutal… Everyone’s Life is In Danger”

SHTFplan by Selco SHTFplan Editor’s Note: The idea of surviving in a post-collapse world has often been romanticized in novels and ‘reality’ television shows. The systems goes down, chaos ensues, those who prepare survive and end up at the top of a fallen society. It’s a story we all want…
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US, Chinese Warships “Nearly Collide” In South China Sea

Zero Hedge With the recent deployment of China's air defenze zone, and the subsequent announcement of a comparable zone by South Korea which overlaps not only with China's own, but with that of Japan, it almost seems like a scenario designed to provoke an escalating conflict on the tiniest of…
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USGS Report: Up to Half of L.A. Buildings Would Be Uninhabitable After Large Quake: “Significant Disruption of Inter-Dependent Infrastructure”

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo (Pictured: This iconic image from the 1994 Los Angeles quake shows the concrete Kaiser Permanente building that sat near the epicenter of the quake) Tens of millions of Americans depend on the stable functioning of infrastructure systems like transportation, utility services, food delivery and communications. Without them…
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Scientists Warn of Worst Case Scenario: “Solar Flares… Will Short Circuit Satellites, Power Grids, Ground Communication Equipment”

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder recently completed analyzing data from a Coronal Mass Ejection that took place in the summer of 2012. The CME, which was reportedly the most powerful electrical discharge ever recorded from the sun, narrowly missed earth. It was not “earth…
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How to Survive a Personal Economic Collapse

SHTFplan by Daisy Luther With all that is being written about the national economic collapse, people seem to be waiting for some huge event. However, for many North Americans, the collapse is here. This isn’t relegated to only lower income neighborhoods.  As an article from a Cinncinnati new station stated, “Hunger…
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Radioactive material container from hijacked truck found empty in Mexico

Photo from Mexican police located a stolen truck which contained dangerous radioactive material the UN warned could be used to construct a “dirty bomb.” The safety container holding that cargo was found empty, with the material abandoned nearby. The vehicle was found close to where it was stolen outside of…
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Power outage plunges most of Venezuela into darkness

Yahoo By Diego Ore and Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's second massive power outage of the year plunged much of the nation into darkness on Monday night, prompting renewed talk of sabotage from President Nicolas Maduro's government and cries of incompetence from its foes. Power went off in Caracas…
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Why Are So Many Wealthy People Building Futuristic High Tech Security Bunkers?

The American Dream by Michael Snyder The wealthy are spending more to protect themselves from all the rest of us than ever ; So why are they so concerned about the future?  Do they know something that the rest of us don’t?  Or do they just have the money to…
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Community

The Sturdy, Reusable Stove Made From A Can That Every Prepper Should Know How To Make

| WTF News | A sturdy, reusable stove that can be made from a soda or beer can. It looks like it should the primary construction method every prepper should know. The stove can be easily fueled by multiple types of cheap alcohol, including rubbing alcohol (though probably not 70%).…
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Prepare For What’s Coming: “The Largest Financial Collapse This Planet Has Ever Seen”

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo Over the course of the last six weeks, since the disastrous launch of health care exchanges mandated under the new Patient Affordable Care Act, we have been made privy to something most Americans didn’t believe was possible: that the government of the United States of America…
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20 Of The Most Important Barter Items You Need To Have On Hand For When The SHTF

Before It's News If we have an event similar to the nationwide power outage portrayed in American Blackout, there is little doubt that we will eventually have widespread panic, looting and rioting by people who either don’t care or are driven to criminal behavior because of fear or need. The…
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Why Does The Mainstream Media Like To Make Fun Of Preppers So Much?

The American Dream by Michael Snyder Have you noticed that the mainstream media has a tremendous amount of disdain for preppers?  Even though there are now approximately 3 million preppers in the United States, most of the time the media ignores ; But once in a while an editor in…
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RBS: “The Fed Is Now Responsible For Monetizing A Record 70% Of All Net Bond Supply”

Zero Hedge The following statement and chart from the RBS' Drew Brick pretty much explains it all: "QE has seen the Fed extend its dominion on the US curve away from the short-end and into longer duration paper is patent, too. On a rolling six-month average, in fact, the Fed…
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Venezuela Dispatches Army To Enforce Appliance “Fair Price” Ceiling After Looting Ensues

Zero Hedge Over the weekend, in "Venezuela Government "Occupies" Electronics Retail Chain, Enforces "Fair" Prices", we reported that unpopular president Nicolas Maduro ordered the "occupation" of a chain of electronic goods stores in a crackdown on what the socialist government views as price-gouging hobbling the country's economy. Various managers of…
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Electricity

GridEx II: News Media Quiet Ahead Of November 13-14 National Power Grid Emergency Drills

| WTF News | GridEx II, the set of national emergency drills designed to simulate massive outages and related problems from varied threats is scheduled to begin Wednesday, November 13 and will extend to the following day. The media, mainstream and alternative alike has been relatively quiet about the drills.…
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