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The Putinist Economic Miracle

As Inflation Soars, One in Five Russians Can Only Afford Bare Necessities
Delphine d’Amora
May 14, 2015
The Moscow Times

Many Russians flocked to stores late last year as the ruble plummeted against the euro and dollar, eager to get the most out of their savings before the prices of imported goods rose. 414 more words

Putinism

Brazil: In a quagmire - Latin America’s erstwhile star is in its worst mess since the early 1990s

Economist: CAMPAIGNING for a second term as Brazil’s president in an election last October, Dilma Rousseff painted a rosy picture of the world’s seventh-biggest economy. Full employment, rising wages and social benefits were threatened only by the nefarious neoliberal plans of her opponents, she claimed. 109 more words

Politics

A Special Say-Regarding The Local Newspaper Today (500)

Generation after generation-
We read our local newspaper,
whether it be good financial
times, or times touched by
high inflation.
-2011-

Poetry