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11-01-15 Global Freedom of Information Rallies

2011-01-15 Global Freedom of Information Rallies Submitted by knowledgeempire on Sun, 01/16/2011 - 10:28 Global rallies were held on Saturday, January 15, for Freedom of Information and in support of Wikileaks. Here are some of the protests that were held yesterday, primarily organized by Anonymous and Free Wikileaks (Europe). Istanbul, Turkey:Wonderful video of Anonymous in Istanbul. Sydney, Australia: More than a thousand in attendance. Here are some Photos. In addition, there is a video of the Pirate Party's own Rodney…

U.S. prices rise as global inflation heats up

U.S. prices rise as global inflation heats up By Annalyn Censky, staff reporter, CNNMoney.com NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- American consumers saw prices rise on everything from rent to food to gas last month, as inflation pressures around the world creep higher. The U.S. Consumer Price Index, a key measure of inflation, increased 1.5% over the past 12 months ending in December, up from 1.1% in November, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. On a monthly basis, CPI rose 0.5% in…

NIA’s Top Ten Predictions For 2011

From National Inflation Association January 4, 2011 NIA's Top 10 Predictions for 2011 The National Inflation Association is pleased to announce its top 10 predictions for 2011. 1) The Dow/Gold and Gold/Silver ratios will continue to decline. In NIA's top 10 predictions for 2010, we predicted major declines in the Dow/Gold and Gold/Silver ratios. The Dow/Gold ratio was 9.3 at the time and finished 2010 down 15% to 8.1. The Gold/Silver ratio was 64 at the time and finished 2010…

Is Earth cooling down?

From Articfocus.com CCTV – severe cold in northern hemisphere has revived arguments about climate change. In contrast to the global warming theory, some experts say the warming process has stopped, and the climate is actually becoming cooler. Some experts believe globe oceans experiencing a miniature Ice Age. They even think the cold weather could last for two or three decades. Scientists draw their conclusions from water temperature data in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. They say the data casts doubt…

Asshat #1: Paul Krugman

Asshat #1: Paul Krugman The Market Ticker ® - Commentary on The Capital Markets Posted 2011-01-08 16:49 by Karl Denninger Ok ****head, I'm calling you out. A Democratic Congresswoman has been shot in the head; another dozen were also shot. We don’t have proof yet that this was political, but the odds are that it was. She’s been the target of violence before. And for those wondering why a Blue Dog Democrat, the kind Republicans might be able to work…

Flashback to 1870 as Cotton Hits Peak

By ADAM CANCRYN and CAROLYN CUI found at wsj.com Cotton prices touched their highest level since Reconstruction on Friday, as a string of bad harvests and demand from China spark worries of a global shortfall. Stocks end mixed as financials stumbled for a second-straight day while a big jump in Google shares lead technology stocks and the Nasdaq higher. Plus, cotton hit a 140-year high. Mike Reid wraps up all of the day's market action. The sudden surge in prices—cotton has…