The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, a special look at the ongoing outmigration from America’s urban centers. Urban Exodus Shows No Signs of Slowing Down The Washington Examiner reports: Urban exodus that began during pandemic shows no signs of …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at various viral threats on the horizon. The Emerging Viruses of the 21st Century First up, over at Medical Express: The emerging viruses of the 21st century.  (Thanks to reader C.B. …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at the nationwide shortage of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). Diesel Exhaust Fluid Shortage Worsening First up, over at High Plains Journal: Diesel Exhaust Fluid shortage a scary reality for the supply chain, …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, a special examination of pending gun ownership restriction legislation at the State and Federal levels. House Democrats are Fast-Tracking Gun Legislation CNBC: House Democrats look to pass gun control legislation by early June. Rep. …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at the mass media’s biased view of survivalism. Inside a Prepper Convention Over at U.S. News & World Reports, an AP piece written by Christopher Sparta of The Tampa Bay Times: …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at upcoming wheat shortages. World Has Just Ten Weeks’ Worth of Wheat World has just ten weeks’ worth of wheat left after Ukraine war. The article begins: “The world has just …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at the baby formula shortage and a practical workaround. — Significant Baby Formula Shortage Over at Vox: Why baby formula is in short supply — and who is most at risk. …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers on  societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we further examine the trend of buying second passports. Wealthy Americans are Buying Second Passports Several readers sent us this link: Wealthy Americans are buying second passports as a ‘plan B’ for their families, citing the pandemic, climate change, and political turmoil. Her eis a quote: “The one thing …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at the exodus from big cities. Americans are Moving Out of Urban Counties We’ll start out with this article suggested by reader H.L.: Americans are moving out of urban counties like …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, the emphasis is on freedom of speech. Reckless Associations: New Legal Theory to Stifle Free Speech Over at the Von Mises site: Reckless Associations: The Ruling Class Creates New Legal Theory to Stifle …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we examine the expanding threats of hacking and cyber-warfare. Risk of Hackers Targeting Industrial Control Systems Over at Tech_HQ: US Fed warns of state hackers targeting industrial control systems. Here is a pericope: …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at China’s latest coronavirus lockdown, in tightly-packed Shanghai. Red Sun: China’s Assault on Taiwan A piece by Alex Adkins, over at American Thinker: Red Sun: China’s assault on Taiwan. (A hat …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we ponder Dr. Yuval Noah Harari’s predictions. Klaus Schwab’s Computer Science Advisor: Hacking Humans Avalanche Lily spotted this: Listen To Klaus Schwab’s Advisor – We Can Hack Humans. JWR’s Comments: Please note that …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we examine some options for perennial food plantings. Growing Perennial Fruits and Vegetables I found an instructional video from “GrowVeg”, in England: Five Must-Grow Perennial Vegetables: Harvest Year After Year. And here in …




The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at panic food buying in Europe. 2.8 Million Birds Dead in New U.S. Bird Flu Reader D.S.V. sent this: Nearly 2.8 Million Birds (Mostly Chickens & Turkeys) Have Died In The …