Wednesday, March 17, 2010


News Links, March 18, 2010

Latvia government collapses amid economic crisis
Greece strikes continue. Police fire stun grenades as blackouts occur
Merkel supports eurozone 'red card'
The Great Correction: Awaiting bailouts that will never come

India to Offer Suppliers More Than China for Potash Imports

Medvedev: Russia must tap Arctic resources

Secretary General: Israel's nuclear activities are disturbing

China in 'Greatest Bubble in History,' Rickards Says
"The Chinese central bank's balance sheet resembles that of a hedge fund buying dollars and short-selling the yuan."
Chinese Inflation - the Final Unraveling?
China growth forecast raised to 9.5% by World Bank
China in "great leap forward" for gas
The Looming Trade War With China

The peak oil crisis: 2014 – the year of transition
Green Energy: When Public Funds Dry Up

India: Delhi officials unveil giant public air freshener to scrub atmosphere clean

Japan: Okada Does Not Rule Out Introduction Of Nuclear Weapons In Emergency
Incredible shrinking Japan Airlines: JAL not hiring this spring
Banks Agreeing To Larger Portion Of Loan Modification Requests

America's First War in Africa. US AFRICOM Launches Large-Scale Offensive In Somalia
No U.S. desire to "Americanize the conflict in Somalia"

Saudi Arabia becomes 13th member of anti-piracy body

Population surge outstrips efforts to eradicate slums

US: Energy Dept. to Craft First Rare Earths Strategic Plan
Feeling Heat, Lawmakers Push the Rights of States
Transportation Secretary Announces "Sea-Change" for American Transport: Bikes!
"This is the end of favoring motorized transportation at the expense of non-motorized."
New Jersey Governor Proposes Deep Spending Cuts
More than 40 Detroit schools to close in June
Saving U.S. Water and Sewer Systems Would Be Costly
Broadband fee, Emergency Response Interoperability Center, and homeland security
Coal Beats Solar as Analysts Favor Peabody Energy
Homegrown terrorists pose growing threat
Automakers sound alarm on Asian currencies
Not just sovereign debt, US junk bonds are also catastrophic
Mortgage delinquencies at historic highs
Lehman Whistle-Blower's Fate: Fired
20 Terrifying Facts About The Coming Retirement Crisis
When Priced in Gold, U.S. Markets Are Actually Down Since Last Fall

And finally... Oops! Would-Be Hijackers Accidentally Attack Anti-Pirate Warship

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