Thursday, March 04, 2010
News links, March 5, 2010
Note: This shows how components of the global system can be hijacked and leveraged by small non-state actors to exponentially magnify their power.
-- International high finance! --
"The US 'expansion' reported by GDP figures isn't real. It's mostly due to government spending."
South Africa: Police use force against protesting students
-- Energy --
Vermont's secessionist movement (interview with Kirkpatrick Sale)
"The cameras read license plates of parked and moving cars — hundreds per minute — and check them against vehicle databases."
And finally... Sarah Palin 'to star in reality TV show'