Mar 5, 2022·edited Mar 5, 2022Liked by Edward Slavsquat

Thank you for this excellent analysis.

Sounds like a great time to be investing time/energy in heirloom seeds, good soil and decentralized food production skills/knowledge.

Hopefully many will look to the elders who learned the lesson (the hard way) about what happens when we depend on fragile centralized food production/distribution systems, so they can offer us some wisdom on how we might weather the storm ahead.

Much love and respect from Canada

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"There will come a time when only those who know how to plant will be eating". - Chief Oren Lyons.

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Mar 5, 2022Liked by Edward Slavsquat

"Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favour!"

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Mar 5, 2022Liked by Edward Slavsquat

Let them eat dopamine.

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Mar 5, 2022·edited Mar 5, 2022Liked by Edward Slavsquat

i was planning on losing weight before the summer, might just hold off, gonna need the reserves

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"Much of this is usually shipped through the Black Sea ports of Odesa, or Kherson." I wonder how much of anything is getting through Kherson, scene of heavy fighting recently. Birthplace of my paternal grandfather, FWIW.

Thanks once again for excellent analysis. Stuff everyone needs to hear.

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Fascinating analysis, and this is a twist on things I haven't read about until now. Russia grows a great deal of wheat, but have to buy the seeds abroad. And problems with farming machinery. Check and checkmate. Woe is everyone if the idiots everywhere who are so eternally focused on killing and destroying don't figure this out. The current track leads nowhere good for anyone.

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This was sobering. After reading this article, open your King James Bible to Revelation chapter 6 and read it carefully.

Edward Slavsquat's dispatch reads like an account of the chess pieces being arranged for what is to come.

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Cue the self immolators in Tunisia and Egypt.

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Gavin Mounsey: "There will come a time when only those who know how to plant will be eating". - Chief Oren Lyons.

Not necessarily! I beg to differ!

Obviously You do not understand system of government power at all!

Chief Oren Lyons is a native Iroquois. His native system of Indian demi-anarchy no longer exists in modern Canada!

Do you know what happened to the farmers in the Soviet Union? In China under Mao? In Cambodia under Polpot?

Do you know what has happening to the Indian farmers in today India right now?

I know what happened to both my paternal and maternal grand parents during the "land reform" under Ho Chi Minh regime (1953-1956!)

Millions of Vietnamese and I personally experienced starvation after the Communists took over the whole nation in 1975, although we, all farmers, still had piece of land which had used to produce plenty of foods!

As long as people are being "governed", everything you produce can be taken away or even destroyed at anytime if your are allowed to do so at all! You need permission to produce even at your own garden! And that "permission" can be revoked anytime!

Don't ever tell me that such thing will never happen in "Western democracy!" or "That won't and can't happen here!" I have lived in different Western democracies since I fled Vietnam! Anyway, I digress.

At any rate, we, the human race, are worse than the boiling frog. For at least the "boiling frog" is neither aware of the coming heat nor understanding how the boiling spot works. We, the human race, do know and understand this government's murder plan in details! From the chemical GM foods, chemical poisons disguised as "medicine" to slow killer injection called vaccine, and the coming government made famine.... In one word, we knew that Governments have been deliberately murdering us. It's pure democide!

But not a single person, especially the so-called intellectuals, dare to utter the words REVOLT.

Yet, every year on the day 14 July, we commemorate and celebrate the spirit of the pitchfork revolution: the "Bastille" (14 July 1789)

We, right now, know very well that Governments are doing every thing to murder us... But we would not even dare to think of overthrowing them!

And when some people like Kazakhstans courageously did overthrow them. "We" hysterically, fearfully disapproved and condemned the Kazakhstans as being too violent and being "color revolution" ... just to cover our own cowardice IMHO (and Slav Squat of course) anyway.

How "civilized" we have been trained to be! We all have forgotten our self-preservation instinct!

I don't often agree with Paul Craig Roberts. However in this case I cannot help but agree with his remarks "this human race is so stupid to survive!"

As Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn regretted "We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.” The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956

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An arrangement will be made behind the scene, off-stage, as it turns out to be with oil and gas, exempted from sanctions. Wall Streets operators are said to be agresssively buying undervalued Russian assets. How can this even be allowed by Russian authorities. If Russia does not take back its sovereignty, including retaking control of financial operators and the bank of Russia, the 5th columnist will take over. On the other hand, a global crisis is what Klaus Schwab and the Davos globalist ring were praying for, isn't it. The empoverishing scenario seems to be benefiting the City, Wall Street and all their mafia drug-smuggling tax haven planetary network. The economy was bogged down, inflation skyrocketing, debt impayable, prices soaring, jobs disappering... Now they have the perfect scaping goat to blame their crimes on. After all, they know they are protected in the bunkerlike robocop ultra secured exclusive residential closed zones.

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Its looking bad. The West smells blood in the water. They think they can crush Russia now. Not looking forward to this.

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Look on the bright side! Joe Biden will be able to claim victory over obesity next year.....

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Mar 11, 2022·edited Mar 11, 2022

Key point mentioned is that Russia imports all of it's seeds. HYBRID SEEDS. Think Monsanto. This means possible global famines. Monsanto holds the key to the global supply of seed and Russia for fertilizers and soil amendments. I entertain the rational question that this is planned to reduce carbon, namely the carbon of human life. Nuclear war? That just reduces the carbon that much quicker. The bioweapons labs in the Ukraine are at critical risk of compromise by Russian weapons. A bioweapon is exponentially worse than nuclear war.. Just think: a virus released due to breach by Russian attack infects many in the Ukraine that then spread it through refugee resettlement all over the world. The 3rd Horseman is mounting his pale steed and will ride.

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At the risk of being accused of "doomerism" I would like to point out another variable that I feel is pertinent to the discussion of global food security. It is more of a long term issue, but considering how systemically it impacted the Roman Empire, I think Soil Erosion is worth considering here as well.

According to recent studies, over 20 BILLION tons of soil a year is currently being lost due to deforestation, backwards thinking and the adversarial modern approach to farming (which wages war on microbiology, insects, plants and fungi) rather than symbiotically working in alignment with the web of life. Heavy tilling, prolific glyphosate and other types of toxic biocide usage, synthetic petroleum based NPK inputs and monocropping have desertified huge portions of once fertile land. If we continue on this path, history teaches us, that (even if we were not dealing with this current destabilization of economies/food supply chains documented in the article above and even if we weren't facing the rise of technocratic totalitarianism) Soil Erosion on its own (if left unchecked) will most certainly lead to the collapse of modern civilization and mass starvation for those that are dependent on centralized food systems.

Our best scientific minds estimate that if we continue with current conventional agricultural practices we have no more than 50 harvests left. This is obviously intrinsically linked to live stock farmer's ability to raise animals for meat production as well.

For some historical and scientific background on this issue, I suggest reading: "Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations" by David Montgomery



"Dirt, soil, call it what you want—it's everywhere we go. It is the root of our existence, supporting our feet, our farms, our cities. This fascinating yet disquieting book finds, however, that we are running out of dirt, and it's no laughing matter. An engaging natural and cultural history of soil that sweeps from ancient civilizations to modern times, Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations explores the compelling idea that we are—and have long been—using up Earth's soil. Once bare of protective vegetation and exposed to wind and rain, cultivated soils erode bit by bit, slowly enough to be ignored in a single lifetime but fast enough over centuries to limit the lifespan of civilizations. A rich mix of history, archaeology and geology, Dirt traces the role of soil use and abuse in the history of Mesopotamia, Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, China, European colonialism, Central America, and the American push westward. We see how soil has shaped us and we have shaped soil—as society after society has risen, prospered, and plowed through a natural endowment of fertile dirt. David R. Montgomery sees in the recent rise of permaculture, forest gardening, organic and no-till farming the hope for a new agricultural revolution that might help us avoid the fate of previous civilizations."

I see many viable solutions to this manmade problem, but I highly doubt any of our corrupt governments are going to take action in a top down fashion (nor would I endorse or hope for such a thing considering that is not gonna provide a permanent solution, nor is it going to address the mentality that got us to where we are today).

In the end, I think it is gonna come down to the decisions made by everyday people that decide who survives and how much biodiversity survives the challenging times ahead of us.

Now is the time to reaffirm our alliances with the living Earth, to nurture new symbiotic relationships with the soil, people, plants and fungi in our local communities. We can create oasis’s of health, resilience, and abundance in each of our communities.. we can become the solution, break from dependence on centralized systems and help others to do the same. It begins with the soil and the seeds.. and it evolves into nurturing symbiotic connections with those we share our communities with. Each of us can embody the medicine the land and our communities need to survive and thrive through the tough times ahead.

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