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Earthwatch

The Global Economic Crisis Presented by polkingbeal67 & smolin9 Earthwatch presenters – polkingbeal67 & smolin9 “Join us to watch human life unfold on the Pale Blue Dot.” MMBC Earthwatch Highlights, interviews and analysis from Earth’s media (Mar 2013) A proposal … Continue reading

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Woke up, fell out of bed …

Where’s the sand? Daily Telegraph, Monday 21 May 2012 Boris Johnson writes… I see the G8 has a brilliant solution to the problems of the eurozone… We are told that the only solution now is a Fiscal Union (or FU). … Continue reading

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Greece cannot move on because buying time stops the clock

When Eurozone finance ministers agreed a 130-billion-euro bail-out for Greece yesterday, Eurogroup chairman Jean-Claude Juncker described it as  “a comprehensive blueprint for putting the public finances and the economy of Greece back on a sustainable footing, and hence for safeguarding financial stability … Continue reading

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Pull that tooth!

Europe has a toothache. You know how it is with toothache. At first you delude yourself that it will just go away. You try to ride it out. But it persists, so you accept there’s a problem and try to … Continue reading

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Democracy comes in Cannes

These days the word ‘democracy’ has become ubiquitous. It’s used to justify everything from toppling bothersome regimes to occupying St Paul’s Cathedral. It’s meaning has become as empty as a Greek tax return. If the hapless Greek prime minister George Papandreou … Continue reading

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That sinking feeling

Today’s Paris summit on the eurozone crisis will be another exercise in deferral. Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy will tweak the terms of the rescue package required to prevent countries like Greece from defaulting, but they may as well be rearranging … Continue reading

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