Falls Church local Anne Welles, a teacher by day and independent filmmaker by desire, saw her first area-based work screened at the Arlington Drafthouse and Cinema in mid-April.
George Mason High School senior Mariagracia Rivas Berger said living in Falls Church for three years, where she was highly exposed to music and arts through teachers and mentors, convinced her to accept an invitation to study vocal performance at the prestigious Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Va. However, the seed […]
Earlier this week the Associated Press grappled with the issue of whether or not the current economic downturn has reached the point that it can be called a depression.
Events are moving faster all the time. Some are highly visible such as the falling stock markets, the steadily rising unemployment numbers and the drumbeat of global gloom and doom emanating from the media.
Someday peak oil will be about high gas prices and lines at the pumps, but for the time being it is mostly about numbers – lots and lots of numbers.
The congressional consensus on President Obama’s nearly $800 billion stimulus package achieved yesterday was overshadowed by the second of the new administration’s one-two punch opening salvo to stem the rapidly-disintegrating global economy.
A few years ago, peak oil was relatively easy to understand. At some point in the future, and estimates varied as to exactly when, oil production was going to start declining due to a combination of geologic and geopolitical factors, prices were going to rise precipitously and a massive civilization-wrenching […]
Our wish has been granted for we are indeed living in interesting times. The world’s economy is either collapsing or is putting on a very good imitation of doing so.
There is a growing consensus among those who follow such things, that the new high of world oil production (87.9 million barrels a day) reached last July is likely to go down in history as the all-time peak.
Last week the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris released their annual report on the state of the world’s energy resources — World Energy Review 2008.