Monthly Archives: December 2010

Student debt Stateside

Student loan debt in the US is now more than all outstanding credit card debt. Many are saddling themselves with so much debt they will be unable to buy a home. In California headline unemployment is 12.4%. Underemployment is over … Continue reading

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Councillors live performance – emergency budget

Enough of the global issues for now. Let’s get back to that parallel universe that is Cornwall Council. The emergency budget was passed on the 3rd December; the 30th of November meeting having been cancelled due to snow. 39 voted … Continue reading

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Watch someone who explains better than me.

Here’s a YouTube link to a video by Chris Martenson, who I referred to in my last post.  It lasts about 45 minutes.  It is a shortened and made for the UK version of much more in depth material you … Continue reading

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Peak Oil – Is it true?

This was the second of my questions about Peak Oil. There’s an organisation called the International Energy Agency (IEA) which is a separate organisation within the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).  They produce a report each year that … Continue reading

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