June 16, 2010 CNN
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Labels:economy Collapse Meltdown Michele Bachmann
June 16, 2010 — Afghanistan produces twice as much heroin as the entire world produced 10 years ago. Consumption of opiates in the EU topped all last year, and drugs kill 10 thousand people in Europe annually. Today Wayne Madsen is talking about the significant increase of drug production in Afghanistan after the coalition forces gained control over the country.
Labels:economy Collapse Meltdown Wayne Madsen
Greece is a popular summer destination for tourists. But the country's highly publicised debt problems and violent demonstrations against government spending cuts have made many potential visitors rethink holidaying in the Mediterranean nation. And now Greek workers have walked out in protest at government plans to cut compensation for workers who've been fired. Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports on how tourism is so vital to the Greek economy (16 June 2010).
Labels:economy Collapse Meltdown Greece Crisis