Monthly Archives: January 2023

The Bottleneck: Why Lithium Mines Cannot Keep Up

Every optimistic prediction about the growth of the EV market is a lie. It takes almost 10 years for a lithium mining project to be fully developed, and even if all current projects are completed on time there will be … Continue reading

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Does Global Control of Lithium and Cobalt Supplies Give China a Stranglehold Over Elon Musk and the Human Future?

Australia is the largest mining producer of lithium, but China buys 90% of Australia’s production. China turns most of its bulk lithium imports into lithium batteries for EVs and other uses such as electronics. Lithium mining and refining is a … Continue reading

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Will Canada Disintegrate? Peter Zeihan Weighs In

In the video above, Peter Zeihan is interviewed by a Vancouver-based investor who is especially curious about the future of Canada. Peter takes 15 minutes to lay the demographic groundwork for his free-ranging geopolitical discussion — which just happens to … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, China, Peter Zeihan, Putin | 1 Comment

Surviving a Fake Climate Apocalypse is Going to be Harder than Surviving a Real One Would Have Been

We are supposed to be undergoing a genuine climate apocalypse, according to the corporate media mainstream information gatekeepers. According to these highly placed persons of limited intellect and even more limited knowledge, we have been on the verge of — … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Electrical Power Grid, Energy, Environment | 1 Comment

Who Wants to Live Forever? Saga of NAD+

Recent years have witnessed a resurgence of interest in nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) biology. This has been driven in part by the discoveries that two intermediates of NAD+ biosynthesis, nicotinamide riboside (NR) and nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), effectively increase NAD+ concentration … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson in Clown Suit Speaks Profound Truth

Often the court jester is the wisest man in the kingdom. Dressing as a clown does not negate the truth in what a man says. In a recent interview with cognitive scientist John Vervaeke, Jordan Peterson delves into deep issues … Continue reading

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Russian Navy Flagship Admiral Kuznetsov and Its Chinese Clone the Liaoning; Plus Wargaming the Taiwan Invasion

The flagship of the Russian Navy, the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, should be considered a parable for the condition of the Russian Federation as a whole. Workers are struggling with the ship at the Zvyozdochka shipyard in the Barents Sea … Continue reading

Posted in China, Putin, Russia, Siberia | 1 Comment

Peter Zeihan on Joe Rogan; Brian Wang Responds

The business world’s turn away from China is gathering momentum. Even Apple is now preparing to shift its manufacturing away from China, bringing with it the firm’s enormous productive and engineering power. The ‘China Dream’ is rapidly fading as the … Continue reading

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Is Re-Electing President Trump the Only Alternative to the Unutterable Madness and Decay of Wokeism?

Wokeism has taken over the US Deep State and most large social institutions in the US. The slow release of the Twitter Files by the innovative entrepreneur Elon Musk, is gradually unwrapping the ugly truth behind the government and the … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Education, Elon Musk, Government, Green Quagmire, Groupthink, Philosophy, Politics | 3 Comments