Saturday, October 29, 2011

Pepe Escobar: NATO is the global Robocop

From: RTAmerica  | Oct 26, 2011
According to some reports NATO dropped approximately 40 thousand bombs in the pasted seven months. This played a big part in capture and death of Gaddafi. Many believe showing the lifeless body of Gaddafi was tasteless and the media has ignored the real issues. Who's to gain from the fall of Gaddafi? Pepe Escobar, correspondent for the Asia Times, gives us his take on the media coverage and much more.

Where ever I land my plane that's my home


Qantas will lock out all its employees covered by the agreements that are currently in dispute.

And it has grounded its entire domestic and international fleets indefinitely.

‘‘We are locking out until the unions withdraw their extreme claim and reach agreement with us,’’ Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce told a press conference today.

“This course of action has been forced upon us ... by the actions of three unions,” Mr Joyce said.

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Reggie Middleton: Is Bank of America going Bust?

From: RTAmerica  | Oct 27, 2011 

Description: European leaders reach a deal to deal with the debt crisis. Then stocks surge, especially US financial stocks. But are US banks off the hook for the Eurozone debt crisis? Not according to independent analyst Reggie Middleton of Boom Bust blog, who predicted the crash of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns. He still predicts a "Lehman Brothers times four" scenario in the European banking system. And he says US banks such as Bank of America are on-the-hook, too.

Come and see the violence inherent in the system!

From: RTAmerica  | Oct 28, 2011 
Matthis Chiroux, a US veteran and anti-war activist, tells us how he felt when he heard about Olsen. Many US vets are furious that that Olsen being a US vet was attacked in his homeland. After serving two tours in Iraq many believe it is a shame this happened to him at a peaceful protest.

Gerald Celente at Liberty Plaza

From: GeraldCelenteChannel  | Oct 25, 2011

'Greek deal no bazooka but water pistol in face of inferno'

From: RussiaToday  | Oct 27, 2011

CrossTalk: Euro Haircut

From: RussiaToday  | Oct 28, 2011 
­Can these Eurozone summits achieve something more than just calming down the markets? Is there any scenario that can help Greece stay in the Eurozone, or should it leave it for the sake of other member-states? Can Brussels envision any viable exit scenarios? And what is more expensive, burying the Eurozone or sustaining it for as long as possible?