Archive for February 15th, 2011

Ron Paul: I Can Beat “Warmongering” Obama

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Congressman underscores how neo-liberal interventionist foreign policy of bombing goat herders in broken-backed third world countries has nothing to do with “defense” and is not conservative Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet.com Tuesday, February 15, 2011 During an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Congressman Ron Paul dropped perhaps the biggest hint yet that he is... »

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Has There Been An Egyptian Revolution?

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

by Paul Craig Roberts Global Research February 14, 2011 I popped the champagne cork to celebrate the Egyptian people’s success in driving out of office the American puppet, Mubarak. However, as I wrote on February 1, Mubarak’s departure doesn’t guarantee that his successor will not find himself wearing the same American harness. As Gerald... »

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Social Inequality Causes Economic Crashes

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

by Washington’s Blog Global Research February 14, 2011 John Kenneth Galbraith and Marriner Eccles Explained 50 Years Ago that Inequality Causes Crashes In his definitive study of the Great Depression, The Great Crash, 1929, John Kenneth Galbraith wrote: There seems little question that in 1929, modifying a famous cliche, the economy was fundamentally unsound.... »

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Why Commodities are Being Driven by Inflation and Supply Worries

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

by Jordan Roy-Byrne OilPrice.com The mainstream press loves to talk about emerging market demand as a cause of inflation, rising prices and the bull market in commodities. Did emerging markets suddenly begin demanding food, energy and metals in 2001? What about five and ten years earlier? Its a rhetorical question. The conventional wisdom is... »

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Silver Shortage Blamed on “Miner Hedging” as Price Rises with Gold, Global Inflation Data Eyed

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

By: Adrian Ash MarketOracle.co.uk THE PRICE OF gold and silver rose back to last week’s highs early in London on Monday, hitting $1364 and $30 per ounce respectively even as the US Dollar rose to 1-month highs on the currency market. European stock markets slipped but government bonds and commodity prices were little changed... »

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In Yemen, female activist strives for an Egypt-like revolution

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

By Sudarsan Raghavan Washington Post.com Tuesday, February 15, 2011 SANAA, YEMEN – Tawakkol Karman sat in front of her laptop, her Facebook page open, planning the next youth demonstration. Nearby were framed photos of her idols: the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. These days, though, Karman is most inspired... »

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Egypt, The Distance Between Enthusiasm and Reality

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

By: STRATFOR MarketOracle.co.uk On Feb. 11, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned. A military council was named to govern in his place. On Feb. 11-12, the crowds that had gathered in Tahrir Square celebrated Mubarak’s fall and the triumph of democracy in Egypt. On Feb. 13, the military council abolished the constitution and dissolved parliament,... »

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Arrests and deaths as Egypt protest spreads across Middle East

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Iranians defy government ban to join rally in Tehran, with demonstrations and street clashes in Bahrain and Yemen By Ian Black, Middle East editor Guardian.co.uk Monday 14 February 2011 Egypt’s uprising has sent powerful shockwaves across the Middle East , with two deaths reported in street clashes in Iran and Bahrain and violent demonstrations... »

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Worst Freeze In 60 Years Wipes Out Entire Crops Across The Southwestern U.S. And Northern Mexico

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

EndOfTheAmericanDream.com Get ready to pay a lot more for produce at the supermarket. In early February the worst freeze in 60 years wiped out entire crops all across the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. Already, it has been reported that some U.S. supermarkets have doubled or even tripled prices for certain produce items. Yes,... »

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Barack Obama’s Budget For 2012: A Complete And Total Joke

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

EconomicCollapseBlog.com Is Barack Obama trying to play a joke on all of us? The budget that the Obama administration has submitted for fiscal 2012 is so out of touch with reality that it may as well be a budget for “Narnia”, “Fantasy Island”, “Atlantis” or some other mythical land. You can view the hard... »

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