Sunday, July 11, 2010
News Links, July 12, 2010
-- Global economic meltdown --$1.65 trillion: Euro zone bank debt coming due in 2010 and 2011.
-- Energy/resources --
Technology's disasters share long trail of hubris (a good read)
"Rapid fuel demand growth is a concern for top Saudi officials, who have said that if it goes unchecked, the kingdom will have less crude available for lucrative international markets."
-- Fault lines --
"The unlikely pair want to trim the Pentagon's budget by $1 trillion over the next 10 years, significantly reducing U.S. military presence around the world, including Europe."
-- Food/water --
"Exporters, livestock feeders and ethanol makers are going through the U.S. corn stockpile faster than farmers can grow the crops."
-- Environment --
-- Oil gusher --
BP Rumormill Update: Sunday Times Reports Exxon And Chevron Receive Green Light From Obama To Plot Takeover
Canada: City announces $50 million in budget cuts (Montreal)
In This Article, I Show How Easy It Is For Peaceful People to Violate the Patriot Act and Face 15 Years in Jail
Debtors' prison— again (Florida)
"This debt is like a cancer. It is truly going to destroy the country from within."
"The public is about to get blind-sided by the upcoming peak oil crunch."