Archive for February 2nd, 2011

America Might Be a More Gilded Cage than Egypt … But It Is Still a Cage

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Washington’s Blog Feb 2, 2011 As the New York Times’ Lede wrote yesterday: Here is an excerpt from “Why It Is Wrong to Believe a Word Mubarak said,” one Egyptian activist’s detailed response to President Hosni Mubarak’s speech on Tuesday: What has Mubarak left out in his speech: 1. Emergency law is still effective,... »

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The Importance of Demographics in a Cultural Revolution

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

By Joel Bowman DailyReckoning.com 02/01/11 Buenos Aires, Argentina - “A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca (tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero) Tunisia… Algeria… Yemen… Egypt… Jordan… the road to $200 oil… And that’s just for starters!Tempers are flaring and kingdoms are toppling across the Arab world this week... »

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The Food Bomb

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

By Barry Lando TruthDig.com On the face of it, the protests currently sweeping across the Arab world have been driven by overwhelmingly leaderless, frustrated, impoverished, unemployed youths battling geriatric dictatorial regimes that are supported by pampered militaries—and the United States. Fueling all these protests, from Egypt to Yemen to Jordan to Tunisia to Algeria,... »

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IMF raises spectre of civil wars as global inequalities worsen

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that “dangerous” imbalances have emerged that threaten to derail global recovery and stoke tensions that may ultimately set off civil wars in deeply unequal countries. By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Telegraph.co.uk 01 Feb 2011 Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the IMF’s chief, said the economic rebound across the world is built on... »

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Clashes Break Out Between Pro And Anti-Mubarak Groups In Cairo’s Tahrir Square As Political Turmoil Spread To Yemen

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/02/2011 According to Al Jazeera, pro-Mubarak forces have clashed with the revolutionaries, in a sign that the “counter-revolution” has begun, and an Al Arabiya reporter has been stabbed by those who prefer Mubarak. It also appears that the pro-Mubarak forces are arriving on horseback, camelback and in chariots. Elsewhere, Egypt’s... »

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The US Dollar is MAJOR Trouble

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

by Phoenix Capital Research ZeroHedge.com 02/01/2011 Earlier today I wrote a piece forecasting the end of the Euro. At that time, I speculated that the Euro would be broken up within the next year. Then I looked at the US Dollar’s chart. I’ve said before that the US Dollar was in BIG trouble… but... »

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40 Percent Of Egyptians Live On 2 Dollars A Day Or Less And The Global Elite Like It That Way

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

EndOfTheAmericanDream.com After thousands of years of “progress” and “societal evolution”, how is it possible that most of the world is still living in soul crushing poverty? In recent days, it has been reported all over the media that 40 percent of Egyptians live on 2 dollars a day or less. Sadly, there are lots... »

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Nothing Is Stable Anymore

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

TheEconomicCollapseBlog.com The world is becoming a very unstable place, and the pace at which things are changing all around us has become absolutely mind-numbing. In fact, change has become one of the only constants in today’s world. Once upon a time, people in the United States could actually make 20 or 30 year plans... »

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Tunisia, Egypt, the Fed: Overthrowing the Despots

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

LewRockwell.comFebruary 2, 2011 Ron Paul in conversation with Lew Rockwell. The Egyptians, Tunisians, and others rebel against political and economic tyranny. Markets reveal truths and the truth is anti-federal government. The interventionist chickens are coming home to roost. People are poorer and less free for US policing of the world. Americans, too, of course.... »

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When the Insiders Lose Control

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

by Gary North LewRockwell.com Events in January caught the world’s experts in diplomacy and foreign policy completely flat-footed. They did not forecast the fall of the Tunisian dictator of 23 years. They did not forecast the riots in Egypt. Tunisia’s revolution began on December 17, when a Tunisian set fire to himself as a... »

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