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150 days of solitude

Having started my blog in January this year, my entries have served as a chronicle of my thoughts, hopes and aspirations for Syriza’s government. What has been billed as the ‘first’ left government of Greece (I guess if one does not accept Andrea’s PASOK 1981 win as a left win) has had a turbulent start and is likely to soon make the landmark of its first 150 days. 1,195 more words

Greece

Getting people back to work

Speaking with many of my customers I know that the credit crunch is a long way from over. Some of my customers and some family friends as well have been struggling to keep their heads above water. 499 more words

Blame the markets, blame freedom

It’s curious how people in high positions of government rationalise the control they have over people, and how they justify expanding that control after it has produced unforseen and undesirable consequences. 388 more words

Society

Credit Crunch All Over Again!

Source: Miles Franklin, by Bill Holter

It smells like crunch time to me, the markets have flattened or begun to even roll over on continuously decreasing volume. 703 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Where has all the money gone?

Keith Hudson

Claude Monet’s Grand Canal in Venice has just sold for £23.7 million, a new record for the London art market.   It was just one of twenty or so other French Impressionist paintings which in total broke all auctioneering records for London.   472 more words

A coded warning from a central banker

Keith Hudson

“No time for complacency over the world’s banking system”

A paraphrase of what Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has said recently.  298 more words