This is corporatism at its finest,and California is a corporation.
As part of its court settlements with with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Volkswagen will build around 400 electric vehicle fast-charging stations in the US, according to reports
Good video with a new word: precariat.
New article on precariatism:
I’ve always believed that sanctions do not work. If anything, they harm the people on the bottom, and not those at the top.
I also believe the real reason for sanctions is simply corporate warfare. Controlling markets and global prices is the end game.
Watch this video https://youtu.be/Kxryv2XrnqM
… and put the puzzle pieces together for why the USA occupies Afghanistan and probably will forever.
Just this month, American geologists working with the Pentagon team have been conducting ground surveys on dry salt lakes in western Afghanistan where they believe there are large deposits of lithium. Pentagon officials said that their initial analysis at one location in Ghazni Province showed the potential for lithium deposits as large of those of Bolivia, which now has the world’s largest known lithium reserves.
Here’s someone who says oil isn’t going anywhere:
Just this. Automobility — and conferences of its ilk — are supposedly the automobile industry’s best foot forward, where the brightest minds in the business meet to discuss and, yes, argue about what the future of personal transportation five, 10 and even 20 years hence might look like. That’s what they’re supposed to be.
Conspiracies every day.
The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simply RICO, is a United States federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of actionfor acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization
Fantastic post from Scott.
I recently blogged about the impossibility of buying a Chevy truck with the features you want. The quick summary is that there are so many truck features and options that it would be almost mathematically impossible for a dealer to have the truck you want on the lot. Likewise, there are generally no nearby trucks at other dealerships that your local dealer can ship in for you.
The Bait-and-Switch Confusopoly Economy
Technology is putting pressure on credit card and bricks and mortar retailers. Both aren’t needed as much, and hence they start fighting like children over the scraps.
Most won’t be too sad to see both walk away wounded.
Now Walmart has initiated a public fight – something we never wanted – and they are using their own customers as negotiating leverage by stating that they will no longer accept Visa cards at Walmart stores.