Shipping companies across the nation on Monday are reportedly struggling to find truck drivers to ease port backlogs on the east and west coasts. Old Dominion Freight Line will reportedly hire any driver with or without experience, KHQ NBC reported Sunday. The need is so great, Old Dominion held a job fair Saturday
The era of abundance was only a short-lived artifact of the initial boost phase of globalization and financialization. Global corporations didn’t go to all the effort to establish quasi-monopolies and cartels for our convenience–they did it to ensure reliably large profits from control and scarcity. Not all scarcities are artificial, i.e.
A Dutch scientist is offering the world’s first cultivated beef made of stem cells to taste. He believes the lab-grown meat will feed the world and help save the environment. The tasting event happens amid UN calls to invest more in food innovation. The 5-ounce burger which costs $332,000 to
Listen closely to what these weather people and news broadcasters are saying about this Frankenstorm Hurricane Sandy. They are telling us exactly what is going to happen, remember, ‘they’ love to ‘telegraph their punches’. There have been rumors for quite some time that these elections wouldn’t happen due to some
More evidence of the systemic breakdown happening here is California. Gas shortages are happening to LA and is spreading to San Francisco. If you live in California it’s time to stock pile at least one tank’s worth of gas. You may not make it out…
A devastating global food crisis unlike anything we have ever seen in modern times is coming. Crippling drought and bizarre weather patterns have damaged food production all over the world this summer, and the UN and the World Bank have both issued ominous warnings about the food inflation that is
By John Vidal Leading water scientists have issued one of the sternest warnings yet about global food supplies, saying that the world’s population may have to switch almost completely to a vegetarian diet over the next 40 years to avoid catastrophic shortages.