Archive for April, 2012

Uh Oh: World Food Prices Spike As Soy Harvest Collapses

Monday, April 30th, 2012 April 29, 2012 Among the things we watch here at Via Meadia are trends in world food prices. Middle class Americans grumble when prices go up at the supermarket ($5 bucks for a box of cornflakes? Are these people insane?) but for billions of people all over the world rising food prices can... »

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Flim-Flam Artists, Hucksters, Conmen

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Risky Investments in a Market Full of Conmen by Bill Bonner Dow up more than 100 points yesterday. Gold up $18. Google…Apple…what more do you need to know? “Blah, blah, blah…don’t you feel you’re wasting your time?” Our friend was being sympathetic. She gave us a look of pity, tightly controlling her face... »

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22 Signs That The Collapsing Spanish Economy Is Heading Into A Great Depression

Sunday, April 29th, 2012 What happens when debt-fueled false prosperity disappears? Just look at Spain. The 4th largest economy in Europe was riding high during the boom years, but now the Spanish economy is collapsing with no end in sight. When a debt bubble gets interrupted, the consequences can be rather chaotic. Just like we saw in... »

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What Do California And Detroit Have In Common?

Sunday, April 29th, 2012 When most people think of the economic decline that is happening in America, most of them think of states like California and cities like Detroit. In both cases, unemployment is rampant, government finances are a mess, and businesses and families are both leaving in droves. So what is causing this? What do California... »

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Preview of the summer from hell? Moscow bakes in record high temperatures in the month of April

Sunday, April 29th, 2012 April 30, 2012 MOSCOW – Moscow sweltered in unseasonable heat on Sunday, with temperatures of nearly 29 degrees Celsius (84.2 Fahrenheit), a record for April since data collection began 130 years ago, authorities said. At 4:00 p.m. (1200 GMT), the temperature reached 28.6 degrees Celsius, an absolute record for the month of April,”... »

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Guest Post: Anything The Government Gives You, The Government Can Take Away

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Via John Aziz of Azizonomics 04/29/2012 From the Guardian: A majority of doctors support measures to deny treatment to smokers and the obese, according to a survey that has sparked a row over the NHS‘s growing use of “lifestyle rationing”. Some 54% of doctors who took part said the NHS should have the... »

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The Empire vs. Iran (and Syria): A New World War for a New World Order?

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

BY JOONEED KHAN APRIL 27, 2012 Confronted with a declining World Order it can no longer control, does the West want to re-assert its will through a new world war, which this time would be really global? A terrifying scenario emerges from the ceaseless escalation of pressures and threats against Syria and Iran,... »

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What is America’s Economic Breaking Point?

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Mac Slavo April 29th, 2012 If there exists a single factor that can put enough pressure on the whole of the American economy and force it to crumble under its own weight, it’s the price the average American pays for gas. Extreme up-side gas price swings have preceded seven of the last eight... »

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CYBER INTELLIGENCE AND INTERNET SPYING: House Passes Draconian Internet Spying Bill

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

by Tom Burghardt Global Research April 29, 2012 On April 26, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the draconian Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (H.R. 3523 or CISPA) by a vote of 248-168, with 206 Republicans and 42 Democrats voting in favor. If the legislation passes muster in the Senate and is... »

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Dutch central banker’s memoirs confirm gold price suppression

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

By: Chris Powell Sunday, 29 April 2012 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: With his new study, “Dr. Zijlstra’s Final Settlement: Gold as the Monetary Cosmos’ Sun,” appended here, our good friend the Netherlands economist Jaco Schipper of today adds substantially to the growing documentation of the Western central bank gold price... »

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