Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only then will you realize that money cannot be eaten. Cree Nation Tribal Prophecy

  • “The eurozone could lose 4.5 million more jobs in the next four years unless the region shifts away from austerity, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has warned.”
  • “Spain has announced a €65 billion (£51 billion) austerity package that includes tax rises and spending cuts a day after it won approval from its euro partners for a huge bailout of the country’s stricken banks.”
  • “When Euro zone ministers agreed on Tuesday to release 30 billion euros ($36.9 billion) by the end of the month to help Spanish banks avoid financial crisis, they had to negotiate resistance from a small but increasingly vocal member.”
  • “Veteran Japanese politician Ichiro Ozawa, who resigned from the ruling party over plans to raise sales tax, has formed a new opposition party. Mr Ozawa’s party is now the third largest in parliament’s lower house. He said he would focus on reducing Japan’s reliance on nuclear power.”
  • “Abdul Jabar Farhad used to be just another illiterate old mujahideen commander living off past glories in Afghanistan’s countryside. Now he is at the forefront of a controversial project that has become a litmus test for NATO’s exit strategy.”
  • “Police say a 21-year old man was found dead inside the tiger den at the Copenhagen Zoo with his throat bitten. Police spokesman Lars Borg says it was unclear how or why the man, a foreign national but who holds a Danish residence permit, had entered the pit, but said investigators could not exclude suicide. His name and nationality were not immediately released.”

The truth will set you free but first it will piss you off.