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- Recognizing the Islamic State might be a way…
- The business of Migration…
- A good book for a good deed…!
- A few thoughts for the summer….
- Is there a Chinese problem?
- As said numerous times: Watch the next elections….
- So far, so good….. No, seriously!!!
- Gee, this one could turn out real ugly…..
- And a few more points to ponder…
- A year of progress? But towards what…?
- Youth Unemployment is rocketing up the to-do list…
- The reactions to NSA’s spying are… surprising!
Category Archives: Economic Realities
Was mentionning elections in the last posts and warning to watch them in many previous posts. So, what happened? EU elections? The brain-unswitched left-wing media are up in arms “Oh, my God, the far-right is gaining audience like never before!!”. Of course, they … Continue reading
So here we go, European Parliamentary elections throughout the EU this weekend! Now to have an idea of the general “ambiance”, let’s take a quick look at the news presented officially as “good” over the past months (not to mention the “fantastic, … Continue reading
Sorry dear readers, it’s been a while….. So I just thought I would reflect a bit on any progress made over this year before we cruise along into next. As a long-retired colleague of mine liked to say, “we’ve had … Continue reading
Over the past year, I had the opportunity to point-out the sky-high and still-rising Youth Unemployment as being the biggest issue the “developped world” has to face, and in particular in Europe… remember the warning: watch the next elections… Well, it … Continue reading
While for the two waves of EU expansion I had experienced so far, in 2004 to get to 25 and in 2007 to reach 27 member-States, there was a huge hoopla around it, sometimes for years beforehand, it seems now that … Continue reading
Though I have said this before, time does fly…. it’s been over three months since my last post and lots has been happening since. The last post on this blog was on the fury over Cyprus’ bailout plan. How has that … Continue reading
Interestingly, some ideas are going around about what could be done, if anything, to stop the economic slide Europe has now been in for (at least) four years. Of course, the various austerity plans all missed their targets for 2012, though … Continue reading
OK, first of all I realize I have not posted a blog for a month and a half… shame on me! Time flies and I did happen to be a bit busy… So I’m taking advantage of bad weather in the Swiss … Continue reading
Remembering my university days when we learnt about the IMF, the institution born in Bretton Woods, which had steered the World economies through the post-war decades and was then (early eighties) mainly used to help developping nations grow in a sustainable way, I … Continue reading