Election season is most definitely upon us as we are bombarded on a daily basis with flyers, party political broadcasts, TV debates and the ups and downs of Nigel Farage and the UK Independence Party (UKIP). 578 more words
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It was interesting reading the twitter reaction to François Hollande’s victory in the French Presidential Election yesterday evening. Those on the Right complained about the high tax rate that he might impose on the rich (fairness is a concept lost on the Right), while Lefties cheered and welcomed M. 201 more words
Triple witching hour for austerity:Hollande wins in France, Labour in Britain, anti-austerity in Greece.
A small but significant earthquake has occurred over the past few days in Europe. The victory of the Socialist party in the Presidential race combined with the election results in Greece along with the drubbing of the Conservative and Liberal Democrat pro-austerity party in Britain presage hopefully a shift in policy in response to the economic crisis away from the destructive and failed policies of austerity that have been implemented throughout Europe. 178 more words