Peak oil has happened or will happen some time around this year, and
its consequences could threaten the continued survival of democratic
governments, says a secret Germany military report that was leaked
PHOENIX - The U.S. Justice Department sued Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Thursday, saying the Arizona lawman refused for more than a year to turn over records in an investigation into allegations his department discriminates against Hispanics.
Environment Film Festival
7 pm 8th Oct "FOOD Inc"
4 pm 9th Oct "End of the Line"
7 pm 9th Oct "The Yes Men Fix the World"
Films shown on the big screen at
225 Murray St. Hobart 03 6234 6397
$12/$8 conc per film or
$25/$15 conc. for a festival pass
cheap dinner available both nights.
This week a study on peak oil by a German military think tank was leaked on the Internet. The document shows that the German government is closely studying the issue of peak oil, and is aware of the potential for serious consequences as oil production declines. The study is reminiscent of the Hirsch Report, commissioned by the U.S.
This issue covers the demo in solidarity with Tamil refugees, follows the boycott by Boycott Israeli Apartheid Committee against the Zim shipping line, looks at the protest against local mining company Pacific Rim, and takes an in-depth look at Short Term Incentives for Rental as used by developers to maximize profit at the cost of the public.
Hours before peace talks were set to begin in Washington, Jewish settlers defiantly announced plans on Thursday to launch new construction in their West Bank enclaves in a test of strength with Palestinian Islamists.
UNITED NATIONS - The number of women raped by rebel groups during last month's raid of more than a dozen villages centred around Walikale, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has risen to over 240, U.N.