Monthly Archives: January 2014

Investment in green energy is falling dangerously: UN

January 2014 – ECOLOGY – United Nations Investment in clean energy is faltering at the same time the UN and others say it needs to quadruple to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change. New figures released at the UN … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Unrest, Ecological Disaster, Green Energy Solutions, Resource War, Squandered Resources, The Pyramid Model | 1 Comment

Nearly half of America lives paycheck-to-paycheck

January 2014 – ECONOMY – The economic picture is looking brighter these days. The federal government announced Thursday that economic growth had picked up to its fastest pace in two years, while employment growth over the past five months has … Continue reading

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Global economic recovery feeds growing inequality

January 2014 – ECONOMY – The economic recovery is gathering pace but too few people are feeling the benefits, and experts warn that rising inequality is the single biggest risk the world economy faces. The top line numbers are looking … Continue reading

Posted in Boom and Bust Cycles, Civil Unrest, Class Division, Depression and Anxiety, Economic Hardship or Loss, Education Failures, Greed and Corruption, Political Corruption, Protests, Social Meltdown, Squandered Resources, Widening gap between rich and poor | 3 Comments

Global Collapse: MIT researchers predict the end of the world as we know it

January 2014 – ECONOMICS – If the Mayans prove to be nothing more than a bunch of liars, don’t be too upset. Researchers at MIT predict that Earth will experience a whole other Armageddon-like scenario by 2030, when they expect … Continue reading

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Eradication policy? Syrian government demolished thousands of homes, report says

January 2014 – SYRIA – They arrived with bulldozers and ordered him to leave. When the Syrian restaurant owner asked why, he was threatened with detention. The security forces that had arrived unannounced that morning denied him permission to remove … Continue reading

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Ukraine ‘on brink of civil war,’ ex-leader warns as protester amnesty debated

January 2014 – UKRAINE – Ukraine is on the brink of civil war, the Eastern European country’s first post-independence President warned Wednesday as parliament met again to debate a possible amnesty for protesters arrested during two months of demonstrations. Leonid … Continue reading

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China following footsteps of the West to debt oblivion: says local government debt soars to 40% of GDP

January 2014 – BEIJING – China on Monday announced the results of a long-awaited debt audit, revealing that liabilities carried by local governments ballooned to 17.9 trillion yuan ($2.95 trillion) as of the end of June. The figure, released by … Continue reading

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Fears of a bank run: HSBC imposes restrictions on large cash withdrawals

January 2014 – FINANCE – Some HSBC customers have been prevented from withdrawing large amounts of cash because they could not provide evidence of why they wanted it, the BBC has learnt. Listeners have told Radio 4’s Money Box they … Continue reading

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Ukraine on the verge of a meltdown, as violent protests spread outside capital

January 2014 – UKRAINE – Anti-government unrest spread from Ukraine’s capital as the government recalled lawmakers from a winter break for an emergency session after weeks of protests claimed their first lives. Activists yesterday took over the headquarters of governors … Continue reading

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Egypt sinks into deeper chaos: 49 people killed in country’s latest round of violence

January 2014 – EGYPT – At least 49 people were killed and 247 wounded in violence marking the third anniversary of the January 25 revolution that brought down longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian state media said. Dozens more people were … Continue reading

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