>US report acknowledges peak-oil threat

>Some say global oil production has passed its peak pointby Adam Porter in Perpignan, FranceAljazeera (March 09 2005)It has long been denied that the US government bases any policy around the idea that global oil production may be in terminal decline.But a new US government-sponsored report, obtained by Aljazeera.net, does exactly that.Authored by Robert L … Continue reading >US report acknowledges peak-oil threat

>Water Scarcity and the Future of "Greater" Israel

>by Tefel Halltefelhall@msn.com (April 21 2003)For thirty-five years, Israel has thwarted the establishment of an independent Palestinian state. Ostensibly, Israel claims that such a state would be a threat to its own security: it insists that it needs a buffer zone between itself and its hostile neighbors, and it claims that the Palestinians cannot be … Continue reading >Water Scarcity and the Future of "Greater" Israel

>Adam Smith Would Decry President Bush’s Hubris …

>... and Business Educationby Yoshi Tsurumi (March 22 2005)President George W Bush is the first president of the US with a Master's of Business Administration (MBA). Yet, he epitomizes the worst aspects of America's business education. To privatize Social Security, he is peddling a colossal lie about its solvency. It is the propaganda of lying, … Continue reading >Adam Smith Would Decry President Bush’s Hubris …

>The Energy Crunch to Come

>Soaring Oil Profits, Declining Discoveries, and Danger Signsby Michael T Klare TomDispatch.com (March 22 2005)Data released annually at this time by the major oil companies on their prior-year performances rarely generates much interest outside the business world. With oil prices at an all-time high and Big Oil reporting record profits, however, this year has been … Continue reading >The Energy Crunch to Come

>God of the Soil

>Only when nomads settled on fertile land did the notion of progress take rootby George MonbiotPublished in the Guardian (March 22 2005)Easter is one of those occasions on which human beings entertain a number of contradictory ideas. Christians celebrate a pagan fertility cult, while non-believers make their biannual journey to church. People whose lives are … Continue reading >God of the Soil