Mubarek resigns, Egyptian rejoice

Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president of Egypt and handed power to the military, bowing to the demands of protesters who have occupied central Cairo for the past three weeks demanding an end to his 30-year rule. [...]

French call for Non Violent insurrection

(Cry out!), a slim pamphlet by a wartime French resistance hero, Stéphane Hessel, is smashing all publishing records in France. The book urges the French, and everyone else, to recapture the wartime spirit of resistance to the Nazis by rejecting the “insolent, selfish” power of money and markets and by defending the social “values of modern democracy”. [...]

French Protest, why don’t we?

Teams of riot police carried out dawn raids to free France’s oil depots on Wednesday as industry said the strikes against pension reforms were costing them at least £100 million per day [...]

Questions to consider

I have said this before and will continue to ‘harp’ on this ad nauseum, the current economic situation in this world cannot continue as is. The status quo is no longer sustainable. [...]

How about level playing field here?

Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said he will push China to ensure a “level playing field” for American companies trying to invest in the world’s third-largest economy. Hey Tim…what about a level playing field here at home? [...]

Feds decide what you can eat!

Attorneys for the federal government have argued in a lawsuit pending in federal court in Iowa that individuals have no “fundamental right” to obtain what food they choose. [...]

State budget cuts…you haven’t seen nothing yet!

Think states have made deep spending cuts? You ain’t seen nothing yet. [...]

Burn Baby Burn…Greeks on rampage

Greek demonstrations against government austerity measures turned deadly when three people were killed after protesters set fire to a bank in central Athens. [...]

Health Care and Taxes

Nearly 4 million Americans — the vast majority of them middle class — will have to pay a penalty if they don’t get insurance when President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law kicks in [...]

Gerald Celente on Economy

If the United States experiences a horrifying economic collapse (and it most definitely will), will that cause a complete and total collapse of society? [...]

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