Tag Archives: Europe

An excellent perspective on Obama, from Russia.

I have the Moscow Times in my RSS feeds because it is one rare example of an excellent english newspaper from a decidedly non-western perspective. Is Obama or McCain Better for Russia? If Barack Obama is elected U.S. president on … Continue reading

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Interview of the Year?

This could be the most important interview you read/hear in your lifetime. From Denmark… translated, with the Director of Crisis Management at the International Energy Agency. The situation on the oil market is worrisome in the sense of there being … Continue reading

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Why Ethanol is Not the Answer:

“Heatwaves and biofuel demand in Europe and US to fuel bread, pasta and beer price rises” Finfacts (Irish Business news portal) The combination of heatwaves in Europe and the US, low global grain stocks and an increase in production of … Continue reading

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______ Extends Emergency Laws

Can you fill in the blank? ______ “has extended controversial emergency laws giving the security forces broad powers to arrest and detain people without charge. Parliament agreed another two years of the legislation on Sunday. “ “But opposition groups said … Continue reading

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Excellent Iran resource

The BBC has posted an excellent resource on their website. It’s a map of Iran which details it’s population, ethnicity, major cities, and infrastructure including roads, nuclear sites, and oil and gas fields. Go check it out. (Broadband connection required… … Continue reading

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