The LaRouche Plan
The Basement Project
The years-long drought in Central Texas could eventually snuff out a renewable power source that fueled the regions early growth: hydropower. Faced with dwindling water supplies...
A lengthy article by former IMF chief economist Prof. Simon Johnson calls FDIC vice chairman Thomas Hoenig's debunking of the 'bail-in' menace on Feb.
Rich Anderson, a former member of the Board of the Texas And Southwest Cattle Ranchers' Association, and longtime agriculture leader in the Western states, gave a thorough report on his state on Saturday, the West and the food supply, from his vantage point of a longtime backer of the necessity of nuclear power, and the North American Water and Power Alliance (NAWAPA).
[head]Candidates Steger and Rogers Declare: "To Solve The Texas-California Drought Emergency, Impeach Obama!"[/head]
The death tolls in Greece during this flu season is about to surpass the already record high of 60, which includes people of all ages. While last year the total deaths were 49, so far Greece is only halfway through the flu season. Thirty deaths occurred only in the last week. The Athens Medical Association (ISA) said that one important cause was the lack of vaccinations.
The vast majority of Greeks registered with the national unemployment office OAED are not receiving any payments. According to the latest OAED data of the 1,062,509 who have registered with OAED, only 174,178, no more than 16.4%, received unemployment benefits in January. Half of the more than 850,000 of these people who are receiving no benefits, have been out of a job for over a year.
The water crisis playing out in central Texas, is a microcosm of the entire Western states region. In short, the river basin serving the needs of the state capital can no longer supply Austin, other towns, and the long-established farming community. So, water to the farmers is cut...first. This is the third straight year for such cuts.
New Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen again claimed, this time to the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, that the turmoil and devaluations in so-called "emerging markets" since the Fed began to "taper" its money printing, would absolutely not affect the U.S. economy, and was "not a concern."
She'll regret making the claim.
Police clashed with thousands of striking Electricity Authority (EAC) workers in Cyprus who were demonstrating outside Parliament this morning, and who tried to enter parliament. They have been protesting the plans for privatizing the EAC and other government-owned companies which was then being discussed in the House Finance Committee meeting.