Archive for January 14th, 2011

“Food riots in America? You’re crazy…”

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Kevin McElroy •Yes, really, food riots, here. I mean it. •42 million hungry, angry Americans can’t be wrong •Fear is for children – grownups take action On Monday I wrote something that caused my coworkers to look at me even more sideways than usual. I said, “I think we can expect the words... »

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Food Prices, Riots, And Starvation

Friday, January 14th, 2011

by Jeff Harding Jan 13, 2011 Food prices are going up. Riots in China, India, Bangladesh, Tunisia and Algeria are about the cost of food. Some countries are talking about price controls and subsidies to keep prices down. According to a just released report from the Department of Agriculture, grain supplies will be... »

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Inflation Wins As Tunisian President Ben Ali Flees Country

Friday, January 14th, 2011

by Tyler Durden 01/14/2011 It was just 10 days ago (before anyone had even heard of food inflation) that Zero Hedge first predicted food riots were just around the corner (before anyone had even heard of Tunisia). Little did we know how quickly things would escalate out of control. Here is one man... »

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Former CEO Of Failed Iceland Bank Landsbanki Arrested

Friday, January 14th, 2011

by Tyler Durden 01/14/2011 Iceland, which alone in the entire developed world allowed its banking sector to collapse, and which, also alone, has benefited from a recovery that is truly organic courtesy of a devaluation of its currency and a global restructuring of its corporate balance sheet (read wipe outs for its banker... »

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Friday, January 14th, 2011

by Tyler Durden 01/14/2011 With the US Mint selling silver at an unprecedented pace, it was only a matter of time before the silver shortage would be spotted across the Atlantic, where distributors ran out of both gold and silver on a daily basis during the first time Europe became insolvent some time... »

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Now 300 dead birds fall from the sky in Alabama (how much longer can scientists keep saying this is normal?)

Friday, January 14th, 2011

UK Daily Mail Jan 14, 2011 Up to 300 dead birds have been found on the side of an Alabama highway in the latest mass animal death to be reported. The bodies of the birds, identified as grackles, were found strewn along the I-65 highway. Grackles have also been found dead in their hundreds... »

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20 Shocking New Economic Records That Were Set In 2010

Friday, January 14th, 2011 2010 was quite a year, wasn’t it? 2010 will be remembered for a lot of things, but for those living in the United States, one of the main things that last year will be remembered for is economic decline. The number of foreclosure filings set a new record, the number of home repossessions... »

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Price Shocks, Food Shortages And Global Economic Riots In 2011?

Friday, January 14th, 2011 People need to wake up – 2011 has just begun and yet we are already seeing significant price shocks and serious food shortages in many areas of the globe. In fact, violent economic riots are now being reported in Algeria, in Chile and in Mozambique. Food shortages and price increases are also causing... »

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America’s Economic and Social Crisis,No Fed Bailout for Main Street

Friday, January 14th, 2011

By: Ellen Brown The Federal Reserve was set up by bankers for bankers, and it has served them well. Out of the blue, it came up with $12.3 trillion in nearly interest-free credit to bail the banks out of a credit crunch they created. That same credit crisis has plunged state and local... »

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Mess in Illinois Only the Beginning of States’ Budget Woes

Friday, January 14th, 2011

By Joseph Schuman When Illinois legislators voted this week to raise state income taxes by 66 percent, they weren’t sending a signal of tax-and-spend. It was tax-and-survive. The millions of job losses, real-estate market implosion and relentless economic malaise wrought by the 2008-09 recession left Illinois’ and other states’ treasuries barren and their... »

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