Monday, May 19, 2008

More economic issues

Bush warns Arab Leaders: You're running out of oil...

Congress approves $290bn farm bill: Despite pleas from humanitarian groups to focus on the global food crisis, the US Congress today approved a $290bn bill that gives lucrative subsidies to farmers and cuts international aid programmes

Bill ignores global food crisis: A five-year farm bill in Congress this week does little to address the growing global food crisis. Instead diverts money that could be spent feeding poor children abroad to give more subsidies to U.S. farmers enjoying record-high crop prices and incomes, critics say.

Solving the food crisis: A comprehensive global plan is needed to tackle the high cost of food that threatens the lives of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people


UK Debt Advice Centers Business Up 500%

Higher '09 Mortgage Rates = Housing Recovery DOA


Oil Sets Record Near $128 - Pump Prices Soar


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