Monthly Archives: February 2011

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Coast Guard Abandon Cleanup

Coast Guard Abandon Cleanup Coast Guard: Oil cleanup should be scaled back NEW ORLEANS — The cleanup of oiled beaches along the Gulf of Mexico has reached a point where crews, heavy equipment and thorough scrubbing can cause more damage … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog The Rise of Economic Inequity

The Rise of Economic Inequity Labor Protests in America and the Rise of Economic Inequity by Vikas Vij The growing disconnect between the masses and the rich and powerful class of Americans has come to the fore with the labor … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Inflation Expectations

Inflation Expectations Ben Bernanke’s Nightmare in a Stack of Boxes By Caroline Baum NEW YORK – Ben Bernanke arrived at his office a week ago and came face to face with his worst nightmare. Staring out at the Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog China Shifts Gears

China Shifts Gears China’s economic turning point Communist party leaders need to steer China away from export led growth towards more domestic consumption. by Stephen S. Roach In early March, China’s National People’s Congress will approve its 12th Five-Year Plan. … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Banks Too Big to Jail

Banksters Too Big to Jail Will banksters get away with it? Wall Street crime goes deeper: The system means prosecutors fail to jail corporate criminals. by Danny Schechter Hats off to Matt Taibbi for staying on the Wall Street crime beat, … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Saudi Arabia In Protesters Sights

Saudi Arabia In Protesters Sights Saudi intellectuals call for sweeping reforms CAIRO (AP) — More than 100 leading Saudi academics and activists are calling on the oil-rich country’s monarch to enact sweeping reforms, including setting up a constitutional monarchy, as … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Bahrain Anti-Government Protest Week 3

Bahrain Anti-Government Protest Week 3 Protest marches fill Bahrain capital as pressure mounts on rulers By Adam Schreck MANAMA, Bahrain — Thousands of protesters streamed through Bahrain’s diplomatic area and other sites Sunday, chanting against the country’s king and rejecting … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Gag Grouper Closures

Gag Grouper Closures Reef-species regs anger anglers By JON CHAPMAN If you’ve been boating out in the Gulf of Mexico these past two weeks, you must have noticed the gorgeous weather we’ve been waiting for all winter. It’s calm, warm, … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Obama Libya U.S. Offshore Drilling

Obama Libya U.S. Offshore Drilling Libya puts President Barack Obama in a bind on Gulf of Mexico deepwater oil drilling US President Barack Obama faces growing calls to allow deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico for the first time … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog South Padre Island Spring Break 2011

South Padre Island Spring Break 2011 South Padre’s wind, waves perfect for water sports SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — South Padre Island is famous as a spring break destination, with concerts, bikini contests and plenty of partying by the college … Continue reading

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