A former New Orleans police officer has given authorities a shocking account of the killin
Defense Department officials have told Congress that the already
ballooning costs of the F-35 joint strike fighter are likely to soar
much higher when new estimates are completed in the summer.
MADRID - Baltasar Garzón, the Spanish judge who attained international fame for pursuing leaders like Augusto Pinochet of Chile and Silvio Berlusconi of Italy, was himself indicted Wednesday on charges of abusing his powers to investigate Spanish Civil War atrocities.
WASHINGTON - Only one in nine
hours billed by a contractor for running the giant military bases that
house U.S. soldiers in Iraq in the first half of 2009 was for actual
physical labour, according to new testimony by the Pentagon's auditors.
<p>From the legal team: "Since our last hearing on February 23, we have been reviewing materials in preparation for trial, and have been filin...
When the Ministry of Defence first came across
Wikileaks, staffers were stunned. "There are thousands of things on
here, I literally mean thousands," one of them wrote in an internal email
in November 2008. "Everything I clicked on to do with MoD was
As the White House pushes for cuts in the U.S. nuclear arsenal, the
Pentagon is developing a weapon to help fill the gap: missiles armed
with conventional warheads that could strike anywhere in the world in
less than an hour.
The US president, Barack Obama, and Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian
leader, today signed an arms treaty that will slash their respective
nuclear arsenals by a third.
Secretary Robert Rubin - who watched his reputation as an economic
titan shattered after leaving the Clinton White House - is decidedly
out of favor in the nation's capital.
One of the world’s foremost educators on Peak Oil, Richard Heinberg, in an exclusive interview for MMNews: “We are currently seeing the end of economic growth as we have known it.” Further on, he talks about the financial / economic crisis, monetary changes vis-à-vis a shrinking energy supply, and the Century of Declines: “Peak Everything.”
Coal mining companies have successfully thwarted tough new safety rules
that were intended to help prevent a disaster like the one that killed
25 West Virginia miners Monday, top labor and mine safety officials
said, by overload
"What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone? "- Bertolt Brecht --- CONTENT ---- The
pug Zemmour and latrinesque Besson, Mr. Silberstein, page 3 ---- Made of winter, Raynaud
JM, page 4 ---- A strike may lead to another, by Julien, page 5 ---- Short and not good,
page 6 ---- The cross and so, by N.
A midweek roundup of peak oil news, including:
-Prices and production
-Eruption in Kyrgzstan
Democracy Now! 2010-04-08 Thursday
- Headlines for April 08, 2010
- EXCLUSIVE: One Day After 2007 Attack, Witnesses Describe US Killings of Iraqi Civilians
- Despite Landmark Arms Reduction Treaty With Russia, Iran Threats and Nuclear Posture Review Raise Doubts of Significant U.S. Shift
- Is the CIA Assassination Order of a U.S.
May 2010: Month of Anarchy By THE NEAN COMMITTEE FOR A MONTH OF ANARCHY ---- We are tired
of this recession caused by the greedy capitalists and their broken system. ---- We are
sick of watching our communities fall deeper into poverty as failed bankers get rich off
tax-money bail-outs and politicians cut our much-needed social services. We call for a
Month of Anarchy!