One of China's most significant advantages in the race to dominate future hi-tech industrial production, among just about everything else, is its chokehold on "rare earth materials" (REM).
There's a national shortage of pressure-treated lumber, often used in projects such as decks and fences.
Many people have asked why Judy Mikovits hasn't simply been able to bring a legal case and get restitution. The simple answer is that powerful people have been able to block her at every turn.
President Trump vowed to make "Coal Great Again" and restore the industrial heartland. But it seems as Trump's many campaign promises to coal miners have been broken, as there's hardly a peep from the administration about the imploding industry.
If you want to identify tomorrow's superpowers, overlay maps of fresh water, energy, grain/cereal surpluses and arable land. The status quo measures wealth with "money," but "money" is not what's valuable. "Money" (in quotes becaus