This article was written by Paul Joseph Watson and originally published at Infowars.com.
Editor’s Comment: We’ve all known this has been building, but now some very high ranking insiders are admitting the extent to which the system is corrupt, rigged, and poised for collapse. Something is coming, but who could really know when?
Whether it happens on our watch or not, it would be wise and prudent to be prepared, personally, and at a society level for misfortune and drastic change in the power structure, the services we expect and are accustomed to, and the establishment system at large. It is no surprise that those with means are getting out while they still can.
Top Insurer Warns Global Civil Unrest Could Go Viral
by Paul Joseph Watson
Top insurer Lloyds warns that a “pandemic” of global civil unrest could go viral, threatening international stability.
Lloyds commissioned leading global risk management consultancy the Risk Advisory Group to produce a report analyzing what factors could prompt the spread of civil unrest around the world.
The report found that, “Instances of political violence contagion are becoming more frequent and the contagion effect ever more rapid and powerful,” with head of exposure management and reinsurance, Trevor Maynard, warning that global outbreaks of violence are increasingly likely to develop into “pandemics” of civil unrest.
This transformation will lead to “widespread disruption yet prove extremely difficult to anticipate,” and threaten “international stability,” according to the report.
The inquiry found that the potential for mass civil unrest represents a “highly important dimension of political risk” and that preparations for such scenarios are currently insufficient.
As we have recently highlighted, the ultra-wealthy are highly concerned about civil unrest and have made moves to prepare for social disorder.
Elitists are buying luxury bomb-proof survival bunkers, with one of the companies behind the underground units, Vivos, revealing that they are for the “protection of high net worth individuals” against the threat posed by the “general public”.
“This is for wealthy people who are concerned about various disaster scenarios, but a common theme among them is a fear of civil unrest, a fear of an uprising from the 99%,” said journalist Lynn Parramore, who visited one of the facilities in Indiana.
Millionaires are fleeing Chicago and other major cities due to concerns over racial tensions and rising crime rates.
“About 3,000 individuals with net assets of $1 million or more,” left Chicago in just the last year alone according to the Chicago Tribune.
Paris and Rome are also seeing a mass exodus of millionaires, while wealthy elites are also installing panic rooms in their big city apartments due to fears over potential civil unrest and skyrocketing crime.
Land and remote homes in places like New Zealand are also popular with the global 1%, with realtors citing the threat of worldwide financial instability and domestic disorder as motivating factors behind the purchases.
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It’ll start in Chicago and spread….
I meant Cleveland……
Let’s get it over with…
Same shit, new day.
Cleveland, Shitcago, Detroit, LA… they are all run by Democrats and now 3rd world countries. Thankfully, the Learjet leftists, limousine liberals and Hollywood socialist hypocrites all have their gated communities (and Mikey Moore his massive mansion in Torch Lake MI which you can’t get near), so they’ll be ok.
HAPPY PATRIOTS DAY EVERYONE!!!!!!!
Well, I didn’t think they’d do it but China has backed the Yuan with gold. I’m wondering how long before the financial meltdown begins?
They are now buying up silver too.
I still think the other Nations are sending out all their Unfit, criminals, terrorists and disease people to other nations to get rid of them.. Make them a problem for other nations and they will wind up in USA.. Obama will have a major crisis to happen here or there will a matter of Martial Laws for Obama to have a third term Soros and Globalists are doing everything they can to cause civil unrest and wars…
I agree: the quality of immigrants and migrants has been going down rapidly: they really are garbage these days. It does seem like third world countries are just kicking out their crap and sending them to the West. Castro did that in the 80s, opening up the prisons.
Where I live it is mostly wealthy people and everyone has been doing renos and new basements. Saw one giant all-in-one concrete basement be lowered into the foundations: that was not just for playing snooker and for a TV/rec room: that was an NBC/riot bunker.
It is also clear the police will just let it burn for days on end before doing anything, as was the case in London in 2011 (and the politicians will be conveniently on holiday).
F Thoughts – you still haven’t responded to my challenge. Don’t you want to give a 1,000 bucks to charity?
The funny thing. After the collapse, most of these rich people have few survival skills. They specialized to get rich or inherited it.
I see lots of that here,
Plenty of numbnuts who are great with their pen, phone and cardswipeatei,
Cant do shit without someone else showing up to execute.
That’s a very good point about the weakness in specialisation.
And as for those fleeing to NZ… I think that could work out very badly when / if China breaks out into the Pacific.
NZealand is also ground zero for earthquakes and volcanic activity. Poetic justice for the Hollywood libtards that flee from the crap they voted for here, thinking they’re all safe and sound in NZ, and then . . . they get fried in a volcanic eruption. Sweet! I can only hope!
I have been watching and can tell you that the financial meltdown is just starting to hit here
Sierra Dave: Don’t bet your life on it. Rich people are smart. They usually have a higher IQ than the general population (with the exception of boxers and rappers) and are usually AHEAD of the curve.
Never underestimate an adversary. It can be fatal. 🙂
Yes. And because the enemy is so arrogant and thinks he is so much smarter than the cattle he has worked to dumb down, he will overstep and cause his own downfall. But we must never underestimate the sheer determination of this fear/hate driven sociopathic element in society that has conceived communism and all its siblings as a means to enslave and destroy us because we are better than him if only in our desire to do what is right.
One the subject of cattle:
Beef bones when boiled and made into broth is very good for the health of your gut. I made some and have been eating for several days. Last night on episode seven of “The Truth About Cancer The Global Quest” episode seven; I learned that flax seed oil in cottage cheese promotes oxygenation which is very beneficial to cellular health. So, just now I cut three flax oil supplements. Put the oil into some cottage cheese that had honey and cranberries. And ate it. Really good. Didn’t taste the flax oil at all. The cranberries were dried but after soaking over night in the cottage cheese with added honey; they softened and got sweet and delicious. I ordered the cranberries from Bob’s Red Mill.com. Here’s to your good health. Watch tonight’s series eight then the final episode of the nine part series. So many useful tips.
Kula: Do you have a recommendation as to a reputable place to purchase silver from? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!
Yep go to the local bank and buy a sack full of quarters and dimes. Who is gonna be able to make change from your bars of silver. Go ahead try and purchase something with a bar of silver or a chunk of gold today. If you cant spend it today what makes you believe it will spend after SHTF?
Silver and gold arent money. They are wealth. As far back as time goes precious metals have always been worth something. Those quarters and nickles wont be worth squat along with the bills. They arent even worth their weight in metals. Those coins originally came out of trust and taxation in that order. At first people didnt trust the gold peddler so the government stepped in stamped the gold with their symbol and certified it as legit. Then the government soon became the gold peddler and removed the precious metals. What comes around goes around. So now those quarters are worth 5 cents.
You should invest in Food, Weapons and a skill that you can profit from when all else fails and the materials and equipment to do it. Then invest whats left in gold and silver.
If you’re young, learning blacksmithing will be a very, very good skill to acquire.
You can make a significant amount now as a hobby (and off the table, so to speak), after a major crash your skills will be among the most valuable and demanded around.
Nothing high tech involved, nothing that wasn’t done for hundreds and hundreds of years before people even knew what electricity was,
Downright fun too, but not something you take up when you’re getting old.
Been there, done that. Just looking for investment diversification, not a SHTF scenario. If you buy silver now and it goes up 50%, 100%, or 200%, it isn’t a bad investment to sell at that price. If it doesn’t go up, and you have bought it at a reasonable price, it makes great Christmas gifts. Win/win.
So no one buys it from a reputable silver dealer???
JM Bullion at the top right hand corner of the page is an advertiser here. They are a legit company and ships your purchase INSURED through the US POST OFFICE. 🙂
I go to a local jewelry shop in my area. ( i called first and talked) IF i bring cash they sell me 1-ounce silver rounds for spot at the hour price and no-tax and no sales slips. best deal around. you might check in your area and see if someone is ding the same. hope this helps! good luck to you!
I bought junk silver coins from Apmex. They were reasonable, and my order was fast and exactly as ordered. What’s odd is that the woman who delivered the mail drove her truck around back of the house and brought my package to my back door.
Gold and silver are up already 15 to 20% already this year and silver is on the move now.
Google the market charts.
APMEX. Great service. Discreet packaging.
You need to research dimes and quarters. Coins today are not worth much. Pre-1963 has silver.
This is where I have gone to purchase precious metals and have always had a great experience. They are the leading precious metals dealer in the US.
THANKS!!! to everyone who replied!!! Will look into those!!!
I really have no clue,,,
Am usually lucky to keep the lights on!
A few friends of mine use Kitco or California Neumismatics
Kula: Thanks — definitely will look into those!!
Try Miles Franklin, Golden Eagle coins, Provident Metals.
I have done business with all three and they are all top notch. Try to get some US pre 1965 90% silver coins. Dimes, quarters will do best in a barter situation and they are REAL MONEY, not fiat currency.
94: Appreciate the info – thanks!!!
I know you asked Kulafarmer, but since he didn’t have an answer, here are a couple of suggestions:
Provident Metals, Silver.com, and JM Bullion. I’ve purchased from all three, and really have no complaints with any of them. I’ve been buying from Provident for over six years.
Provident and JM offer free shipping with $100 minimum, and Silver.com’s shipping is pretty reasonable.
All three have specials regularly.
I’ve purchased from EBay, too, and one other site, but good deals are hard to find on EBay now, and the other site no longer offers much at a reasonable price.
Hope these suggestions are of some assistance.
NC: Yes, those are excellent suggestions!! Thank you!
And thank you to everyone who replied!!!
silver and gold is not going to help you. You are being refined right now. reaperishere.weebly top left video
With an annual income over #34,000 I am the global 1% and I’m not doing any of those things although I was wise enough not to stay in a large city after finishing college.
By comparison to much of the rest of the world the US is still the land of opportunity.
It truly could be for most if the damn greedy government would get the hell out of the way
The story goes, in the USSR, under Leonid Brezhnev in the 1970s, his ancient grandmother – born in the 1800s – once came to visit. He proudly showed her all around his Soviet commander-in-chief office, including polished mahogany desk, gold plated desk handles, Italian marble private bathroom, as well as showing her all his personal Zil limousines, luxury dachas, etc.
Finally, the end of the day came, and all his aides, assistants, helpers, support staff etc. etc. left. His grandmother looked around very, VERY carefully, to make sure absolutely utterly EVERYONE was gone. When finally satisfied, she sidled over as close as physically possible to her grandson, and whispered as quietly as she possibly could:
“This is all very well, Leonid – BUT WHAT IF THE COMMUNISTS COME???”
This is the same question we might ask today, e.g., of the Holllywierd Learjet leftists, Martha’s Vineyard liberals, about Michelle Obama’s monthly uber-luxe vacations or perhaps any of the assorted rich Obama cronies.
Retread of the same old story. nothing new of substance. Obama will not stay in office. He is old hat, stale. Not of much use any longer. They will install a new puppet. Give Credit where credit is due. The police are actually prepping in Cleveland any riot will be short lived. At the first little start of trouble. They will as Barney Fife liked to say (Nip It- Nip It In The Bud! That’s my prediction. And I am very confident. In 6 months I will get to state I told you so.
Yeah right thanks for the laugh….As long as the brain dead, dumbed down, drunken, Big Pharma pill popping, poisonous toxic GMO and chemical filled fake food consuming coward boot lickers have: plenty of sugar and HFCS filled processed toxic garbage food, soda poison, plenty of booze to depress the fascist Police State hell psychopath controlled hell on earth they live under, mindless entertainment, and violent sports insanity in their fascist obese boot licking world-THEY ARE NOT GETTING OFF THEIR ASSES FOR NOTHING BUT A DRUNKEN PARTY, ALL THE WHILE KNOWING THE CHILDREN THEY SHOULD OF NEVER HAD SUFFER FOR THEIR COWARDICE AND FASCIST BOOT LICKING INSANITY.
Nation of cowards and commies.
There, shortened it for you.
You remind me of a broken record that is also a bad song.
Ron might be one of my neighbors, I just don’t know which one. I like my neighbors. One, I suspect is a poucher, but karma has fucked him, as he lives right next to the game warden, who suspects him also, I think.
If people read the articles on this and other prepper sites or even watch/read the mainstream news accounts of what’s going on around the world, they should be making some preparations to be prepared spiritualy, physicaly and materialy – if not, it’s their own fault. I agree with Jim in Virginia – Cleveland may be the catalyst, if not, it may be a major natural disaster.
Mac, thank you for keeping this site up and running. There are some less than desirable comments posted on here, but by and large there are some very well informed people with some very good advice.
Phil, thanks for your comment — Starting yesterday we began permanently banning the IP address/User names of those commentors whose sole purpose in these forums has been to attack other users. So, hopefully those ‘less than desirables’ will be filtered out of the mix. We will continue to aggressively pursue this in order to ensure that people like you and others who contribute meaningful information are not being drowned out.
“Racism, to include any religious affiliation, will not be tolerated on this site”.
I do hope that you start to enforce your own rules re the above instead of paying lip service to them.
There are so many racist/religious commentators here that I wonder why these sad people are allowed to post their sick views.
Cerberus thanks for your comment – We see hundreds of comments daily plus literally thousands of spam comments being pushed through. Keeping up can be a challenge sometimes, but we’re working on it!
Because this is a honeypot. Those are the people they want to post and the reason each comment has a number. Evidence.
Thank you Mac. I really like this site. I’m a single mom, have lost 4 male family members in 20 years. Been rough road. Some days this site is one of the few things that keep me moving forward. Life is too short and can be taken in the blink of an eye.
Thanks again from minnesota
Thank you for your poignant reminder.
You take care.
Hope they have more then 1 bullet they are going to need it.
I don’t see any of this going softly into the night.
When I saw the word viral I thought it suggested a virus would be released to kill off the masses of common people since killing off the unwanted billions will make the world more easily managed. All of the slow kill methods are not getting the job done quick enough. Welcome Killary the mass murdering cackling Queen.
From Abu Hurairah radi ‘anhu, the Prophet sallallaahu’ alaihi wa sallam said,
“The best of the day when the sun rises is Friday. On Friday Adam was created, on the day he was put in heaven and on Friday it was also he was expelled from Heaven. Doomsday not occur except on Friday. “(HR. Muslim no. 854).
So people with a lot of money are doing what you and I and this website advocate, albeit on a greater scale because they can afford to. How is this a bad thing..??
Look on the bright side. Housing starts are down 8.8% from March. Puget Sound container shipping is down 17.9%. Rail shipping in the US is way down. Saw a report yesterday that said, if you want to work as a janitor, get a college degree. That’s all that’s available. They gave your job to an H1B visa holder from Asia. He’ll work that $80,000 job for $30,000. When you get out of college learn to shoot and take your country back.
Half the world’s population will be dead when it’s over.
At least this phase of it.
During the final phases half of those who survived will also die.
We live in exciting times.
Stocks Soar As Corporations Are Defaulting On Their Debts Like It’s 2008 All Over Again
“The stock market and the economy are moving in two completely different directions right now. Even as stock prices soar, big corporations are defaulting on their debts at a level that we have not seen since the last financial crisis. In fact, this wave of debt defaults have become so dramatic that even mainstream media is reporting on it…”
“So far this year, 46 companies have defaulted on their debt, the highest level since 2009, according to S&P Ratings Services.
Five companies defaulted this week, based on the latest data available from S&P Ratings Services. That includes New Jersey-based specialty chemical company Vertellus Specialties and Ohio-based iron ore producer Cliffs Natural.
Of the world’s defaults this year, 37 are of companies based in the U.S.
Meanwhile, coal producer Peabody Energy (BTU) and surfwear seller Pacific Sunwear (PSUN) this week filed plans for bankruptcy protection.”
“…a lot of these big companies have been going into enormous amounts of debt in order to buy back their own stock.”
“When corporations go into the market and buy back their own stock, they are slowly cannibalizing themselves.”
“If some Americans think that the U.S. economy deserves a “D” or an “F” grade right now, just wait until they see what is in our immediate future.”
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Got any thoughts of your own?
I really just don’t get it.
You MUST have thoughts of your own.
THOSE (your interpretation and evaluation), I would like to hear.
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Have you been watching the news? The government says they might release the 28 pages that indicate the Saudis’ and others in the 9/11 attacks. But Obama says he will veto any bill that allows the victims to sue the Saudis’. GW Bush and Obama had the info all along. They kept it from us. They protected those that attacked us. Now, do you understand what type of government you have? Both parties. They are your enemies. Your mortal enemies. And they want your guns.
They can have the bullets first, air mail at just over sonic at 600yds
There is more to this story.
The USA refused to sell F-16 aircraft to the Saudi.
They went to England and delivered 600,000 gallons of oil, every day in exchange for weapons. Saudi Arabia was scared because of the war between Iran and Iraq.
The Labor party in England had nationalized BAE, the top weapon seller.
Margaret Thatcher privatized it again.
The oil cost $5.00 to be delivered and sold at multiples of that.
Involved were the Saudi and British monarchies, also the card carrying Nazi Prince Bernard of the Netherlands, Bush, Obama who is a shill for the British monarchy.
Prince Charles has free access to government ministers in England and the court has ruled that the conversations are not to be made public.
Monarchs, politicians, judges, cops, all corrupt.
Henk 2 – just what citations do you have for this palpable nonsense? It’s a mish mash of half truths and distortions.
Although I do agree with you that monarchs, politicians, etc are all corrupt!
Because of my job I watch the big cities. Mostly Shitcago/Chiraq. Why because I live about 80+ miles away. What I do know that during the week end there is a war going on. Terrorist style. Hit and Run. It is nothing for Shitcago/Chiraq to have at least 20 or 30 shot and 5 to 10 dead.
One day I believe very soon there is going to be all out war between the major gangs. There is more Gang Bangers with more and maybe better fire power. LEO’s won’t be able to stop it. So the people that live in the area will have to stand to getter and protect themselves. It’s coming so folks you better be ready.
I haven’t heard anything from my friends in the know about even trying to stop the on coming hell in Chiraq. I’m starting to get the feeling that they are going to let them kill each other off. Down town streets are going to be running with blood.
I agree with the above folks that have talked about Cleveland. July 18 time line is going to be very interesting time frame.
Why do wealthy companies need reports to find out what will happen when people rise up because they’ve taken enough shit? That’s like asking what will happen if I sit on a hot plate.
I think underground shelters for the rich powers that be would be a good business to get into. Then we would make money and also know where they are hiding.
It is hard to say what will be the trigger, but I don’t think it will take much. There is a high level of dissatisfaction all over.
A woman I know who is a polish housekeeper, has kept her family and children’s dual citizenship intact, so they can flee on a moments notice! The kids ask why they must go to polish school? Mom says so they can be free, and free is a relative term. This woman grew up under communism and is terrified that Americans are so cavelare as to invite communists into their homeland. She says such fools would invite a wolf to babysit their small children?
We have been real busy and our large crock of sauerkraut has sat since october in a room in our home. We usually can it in early spring but didn’t get around to it. Is it still going to be good? I have read that the oldies used to keep it in crock and use it up. Any ideas? Remember, if we eat it and die it will be on your conscience. Or not.
Hmm . . . where will the servants live? And the mechanics that keep the ventilation, water supply and waste systems working? Maybe they have servants quarters in there, like Downton Abbey, ha, ha!