There will be chaos: Big Oil’s collapse and the birth of a new world order: Barrel prices have completely cratered. With alternative energies on the rise, geopolitics may never be the same - The current rout in oil prices ... threatens a profound shift in the geopolitical fortunes of the major energy-producing countries. Many of them, including Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and Venezuela, are already experiencing economic and political turmoil as a result. (Think of this, for instance, as a boon for the terrorist group Boko Haram as Nigeria shudders under the weight of those falling prices.) The longer such price levels persist, the more devastating the consequences are likely to be.
For once, the entire political world found itself siding with Donald Trump https://t.co/Xoue38gb7P pic.twitter.com/hpljMgaY4X— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) January 15, 2016
Ted Cruz’s Attack on “New York Values” Is Blowing Up in His Face - Senator Ted Cruz may have been hoping to impress Iowans and South Carolinians by attacking Donald Trump for his “New York values” throughout the week, but when Trump hit back with a well-aimed 9/11 reference during Thursday’s G.O.P. debate, most everyone seemed to find themselves taking the billionaire’s side.
Forget “New York values.” Trump is fighting a new kind of culture war: https://t.co/CDA2eoRArS #NewYorkValues pic.twitter.com/ASHegtO18N— Slate (@Slate) January 15, 2016
“New York Values” Are Dominating This Election - And Donald Trump is fighting a whole new kind of culture war.
How forecasts change - Canada's Macleans 8 June 2008
Life at $20 a barrel: What the oil crash means for Canada - As the price of crude plunges, and drags the loonie with it, the pain stretches far beyond the Alberta oil patch. What’s next for Canada’s economy?