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  1. WSJ - 3 key hurdles for a Coronavirus vaccine to clear

    SHTF/Survival&Disaster Preparedness
    The WSJ published the article on July 31. A good read. It may be paid content so the three key hurdles are: Will it work? Will it be safe? Can we get it to people? After sending it to people I received an interesting reply and pasted it below. I'd never thought about storage for perhaps two...
  2. Higher risk of blackouts this Summer due to people WFH?

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    Brace for Blackouts in the Summer of COVID-19
  3. Financial preparedness if you rely on your State for job/income

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    I am posting this as a FYI rather than a political statement. I think many States will face significant financial challenges in 2020 due to the resulting unemployment rates from the Covid-19 lockdown. States Made Risky Bets with Pensions. Now They Want a Bailout.
  4. Economic conditions on the backside of Covid-19

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    ZeroHedge is usually off the charts with ‘screaming’ and wild-ass predictions, but this article is an interesting read if you just jump to the end. Story Time 1929-1936 It has me wondering what might be thought of as ‘safe’, and yet will slow. For example, the Globe & Mail (Canada’s equivalent...
  5. COVID-19 booking policies and increase in crime

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    Rantz: Seattle burglary explodes 87% downtown after coronavirus policy, crisis Empty stores and buildings, and the thieves are being charged but not booked (COVID-19 booking policy). They'll probably never do time for it. These are mostly commercial burglaries, but you might assess at home...