High taxes, high cost of living, expensive housing, wildfires, mudslides, earthquakes, rats, drugs, gang warfare, litigiousness, faecal bacteria...
The firefighters had used stereotypical language in some of their statements after the fire, including, in one instance, referring to one of the residents as ‘foreign’. The tower block had, in fact, been home to ‘a diverse community of people from all over the world’.
"The Tories may well change the rights of workers but at least we will have the possibility as a Labour Party and trade union movement to put those back, as we have done before. When those rights go in the EU, they are gone for good. They become more or less unalterable.”
“A total population of 250-300 million people, a 95% decline from present levels, would be ideal.”
A recent internal FBI memo warned that a belief in “conspiracy theories” is a sign that someone could be a domestic terrorist. “Conspiracy theorist” is an all-purpose smear used against anyone who questions the government’s official narrative on an event or issue. Tying a belief in “conspiracy theory” to terrorism is an effort to not just stigmatize but actually criminalize dissenting thoughts on matters such as foreign policy, climate change, gun control, and the Federal Reserve.
There are however, some challenges for those who are considering this way of life. Zoning laws and building codes in the U.S. can be restrictive, with some states more supportive of the idea than others.
With Germany entering recession Merkel has already signalled that if she has to go back to the polls she’s ready to make a deal with the Greens... Current polling has the Greens, however, on the downside of their popularity...
And if she is going to make a move, she needs to do it soon, because the deadline to file for the New Hampshire primary is November 15th…
Researchers found that “almost immediately after turning on the TV, subjects reported feeling more relaxed, and because this occurs so quickly and the tension returns so rapidly after the TV is turned off, people are conditioned to associate TV viewing with a lack of tension.”
With farmland costing on average $3,140 an acre in 2018, according to the US Department of Agriculture, the daily increase in debt would be enough to purchase 1.14 million acres of land, or around 1780 square miles, an area larger than Rhode Island.
Finally, the government and the opposition are aware of the power disparity between them, which brings to mind Thucydides dictum “The strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.” However, the ultimate question and determining factor is: will the influentials see to it that a new constitution is drafted and the peace process moves on to the next step?