Archive for February 10th, 2011

Extreme weather pushes food prices higher

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Crops lost to flooding, drought crimp already-tight grain stocks By John W. Schoen MSNBC.com 2/10/2011 Among the economic havoc brought by this winter’s extreme weather, none has been more severe than the impact on the global food supply chain. Over the past few years, rising global demand for crops and production shortfalls have whittled... »

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Cry Freedom: Cairo Crowds Shred the Lies of the Power Players

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Chris Floyd Empire Burlesque Thursday, February 10, 2011 “The American power structure has been set reeling by something that is simply outside the boundaries of their mental universe: a non-violent, non-sectarian, non-ideological, leaderless revolution by ordinary people.” For a few days, the imperial gang thought they had turned the tide — and their stenographers... »

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Fury in Egypt as Mubarak refuses to leave

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Massive protest expected after president hands over some powers to vice-president Suleiman – but remains in office Chris McGreal in Cairo The Guardian Friday 11 February 2011 President Hosni Mubarak dashed the hopes of hundreds of thousands of Egyptians waiting for what they thought would be his resignation speech last night by defiantly announcing... »

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Tax avoidance protesters turn their attention to Britain’s banks

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Tax avoidance protesters turn their attention to Britain’s banks Matthew Taylor and Paul Lewis Guardian.co.uk Thursday 10 February 2011 Britain’s fastest-growing protest movement is to target scores of high street banks in the next stage of its campaign against government cuts and corporate tax avoidance. Activists from UK Uncut have, over the past five... »

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Obama Energy Secretary Promises “Massive” Coal Plant Closures

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

White House agenda to bankrupt coal industry via EPA regulations accelerates despite rolling blackouts Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet.com Thursday, February 10, 2011 Obama Energy Secretary Steven Chu has launched the next phase of the White House’s publicly stated agenda to bankrupt the coal industry via EPA regulations after announcing the prospect of “massive”... »

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Shocking New IMF Report: The U.S. Dollar Needs To Be Replaced As The World Reserve Currency And That SDRs “Could Constitute An Embryo Of Global Currency”

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

EconomicCollapseBlog.com The IMF is trying to move the world away from the U.S. dollar and towards a global currency once again. In a new report entitled “Enhancing International Monetary Stability—A Role for the SDR”, the IMF details the “problems” with having the U.S. dollar as the reserve currency of the globe and the IMF... »

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China Drought Global Food Crisis to Trigger Many More Egypts

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

By: Justin John Market Oracle Feb 10, 2011 The Chinese government has reportedly decided to spend $1 billion to battle the drought plaguing huge areas in the north, as wheat prices continued their climb and the UN warned of serious consequences for the winter harvest. The drought is the worst in six decades in... »

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US Aircraft Carrier Deployment Update – February 9

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/10/2011 For all wondering just how prepared for an escalation in the middle east conflict the US is, we present the most recent deployment map of US aircraft carriers across the world, as of February 9. It appears that there is a material concentration of naval capacity in the Middle-east... »

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The Lessons of the Egyptian Revolution for People Throughout the World

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

by George Washington ZeroHedge.com 02/10/2011 The courage of the Egyptian protesters – even in the face of extreme police brutality – is obviously a large part of why the Egyptians succeeded in kicking Mubarak out of office. Indeed, I think that the Egyptians adopted the tactics of Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., to... »

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The Revolt in Egypt is Coming Home

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

by John Pilger AntiWar.com February 10, 2011 The uprising in Egypt is our theater of the possible. It is what people across the world have struggled for and their thought controllers have feared. Western commentators invariably misuse the words “we” and “us” to speak on behalf of those with power who see the rest... »

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