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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (5)


CNBC – Jim Rogers: Oil to Rise; Nuclear Energy Will Come Back Business Insider – Deutsche Bank: “It’s Not Just Food And Energy Inflation Anymore” New York Times – Food Inflation Kept Hidden in Tinier Bags Bloomberg – Food Commodities … Continue reading

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Race for the Final Frontier: Ocean & Seabed


Forbes / William Pentland – U.S. Navy Scrambles for Piece of Arctic Pie: The military exercises are designed to bolster U.S. claims on emerging – and likely lucrative – commercial opportunities in the region, which have attracted intense interest in … Continue reading

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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (4)


Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD – Government must address fuel poverty crisis: Speaking in the Dáil this morning Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Social Protection Aengus Ó Snodaigh has called on the Government to take urgent action on the fuel poverty crisis … Continue reading

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Libya (3): whose side are we on?


Pepe Escobar – Endgame: Divide, rule and get the oil: Odyssey Dawn is only happening because the 22-member Arab League voted to impose a no-fly zone over Libya. The Arab League – routinely dismissed in Western capitals as irrelevant before … Continue reading

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Oil (8)


Yahoo! Finance – World at Crossroads Over Energy Supply: “This Is Not Over Yet,” Chang Says: The world is in crisis mode right now, from an unthinkable natural disaster in Japan to civil unrest throughout the Middle East and North … Continue reading

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Telegraph: “World Energy Crunch”


From Ambrose Evans-Pritchard at The Telegraph – World energy crunch as nuclear and oil both go wrong: The existential crisis for the world’s nuclear industry could hardly have come at a worse moment. The epicentre of the world’s oil supply … Continue reading

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Telegraph: Flat-Earth ECB kicks Spain in teeth


From Ambrose Evans-Pritchard – Flat-Earth European Central Bank misreads oil spike again, and kicks Spain in the teeth: The reason why such shocks often lead to slumps is because policymakers make a hash of it. “The majority of the impact … Continue reading

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Oil (7): Robert Newman’s History of Oil


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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (2) – Wars & Rumours of War


The Tehran Times – High food prices to stay – IMF: World food prices are likely to persist, as it will take years for supply growth to respond to growing global demand, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Thursday. Going … Continue reading

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Oil (5): Ernst & Young – if oil goes to $150, one eurozone country may default


Again, confirmation of our February 23 and later postings; From BusinessInsider – ERNST & YOUNG: If Oil Rises To $150, At Least One Eurozone Country Will Default: If the price of Brent crude oil surges to $150 a barrel, one … Continue reading

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Before it’s news, read it on Rebel-Alliance.org first… Again! OIL (4)


ONE FULL WEEK (February 23) before this appeared in the pages of the Irish “deadwood” media (March 1), we were reporting on this first, with detailed updates in later posts – even before the deadwood caught up. Via ZeroHedge BusinessInsider, … Continue reading

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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living


The Independent (UK) – The price of food is at the heart of this wave of revolutions: No one saw the uprisings coming, but their deeper cause isn’t hard to fathom BBC / David McWilliams – Interview on: the economic … Continue reading

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Oil (3) – The €540 billion note


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Election Update (27 February, 12:30pm)


NewsWhip.ie: New Dublin South TD Shane Ross urges public vote on IMF/EU deal Slugger O’Toole: #GE11 Profile: Fianna Fail no longer an undisputed “Republican Party”… TheJournal.ie: FG-Lab not likely to force bond haircuts, says Morgan Stanley [What? They’re not afraid … Continue reading

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Oil (2) – before it’s news, read it on Rebel-Alliance.org first…


From Irish Central – Over 23 percent of oil used in Ireland comes from Libya, Oil shortage could be imminent: Ireland imported 14,000 barrels of crude oil a day from Libya in 2009, according to data from the International Energy … Continue reading

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Oil


From 24/7WallSt. – Middle East Unrest And European Contagion: The world faces potential shortage of crude if Middle East civil wars undermine exports.The Libyan government as already said so. Several large oil companies may cut production in the country. That … Continue reading

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