As Economy Crumbles, Media Goes into Ritual Politics Mode: What is Michelle Bachmann wearing? By Danny Schechter

15 August 2011 — News Dissector

And so it came to pass, as predicted, projected, and warned about, that the economy is about to tank again. No less an authority than Nouriel Roubini, once dismissed as “Dr. Doom” for his accurate predictions of the financial crisis in 2007 and 20088, is shaking his head and pointing his finger again.

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: August 16, 2011

16 August 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Mediterranean: U.S. Guided Missile Destroyer Arrives In Malta
  • Report: $3.7 Trillion For U.S. Wars, $12,000 Per Person
  • NATO Troops Arrest Five Afghan Civilians, Torch Two Vehicles
  • NATO Tankers Destroyed Near Pakistan-Afghanistan Border
  • Pakistan: 47 U.S. Drone Strikes This Year, 450 Deaths
  • Kosovo Serbs Protest New Threat To Security
  • 86,000 U.S., South Korean Troops Begin Joint Military Exercise
  • Canada Renames Navy, Air Force ‘Royal’
  • Czechs Offer Iraq Warplanes For Oil
  • U.S. Guided Missile Warship In 17-Nation Panama Canal Exercises

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