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'The real tragedy lies in the loss of those most dear to us'

Departing Ireland over six years ago, I never imagined I’d still be gone. It’s only London, I know, but that marks a huge gap with home. 433 more words

Thought Nutrition

Death, Drugs, and HSBC: How fraudulent blood money makes the world go round

Nafeez Ahmed writes for Medium:

‘Recent reporting on illegal tax evasion by the world’s second largest bank, HSBC, opens a window onto the pivotal role of Western banks in facilitating organised crime, drug-trafficking and Islamist terrorism. 217 more words

War On Terror

The $100 Trillion Reason the Fed is Terrified of Deflation

by Phoenix Capital Research

Over the last few months, Janet Yellen, head of the Federal Reserve Bank repeatedly stated that lower oil prices were “positive” for the US economy. 419 more words

A Case-Study: The Greek Crisis.

Much has been written about the Greek crisis.

Below, some thoughts on this story seen through the glasses of democratic standards and  -specifically-  through the two lenses of the legitimacy and accountability (3D democracy vision) 815 more words

Democracy

Greece and the eurozone: caught between the devil and the deep blue sea

The Greek debt crisis has entered a new phase. The anti-austerity party Syriza won the country’s legislative elections, having vowed to reverse many of the measures Greece had been obliged to adopt under the terms of a series of bailouts since 2010. 133 more words

European Union

Morgan Stanley To Pay $2.6B To Settle Charges Of Selling Troubled Mortgages Leading Up To The Financial Crisis

The Department of Justice has struck a multi-billion dollar deal with Morgan Stanley in what is expected to be one of the last major steps in resolving investigations related to banks’ roles in the subprime mortgage crisis. 232 more words