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2012 book / What if Ireland Defaults

2nd May 2013 Tony Phillips 0

Country Studies Ch. 7. The Russian Crisis and the Crisis of Russia Constantin Gurdgiev Ch. 8. Iceland: The Accidental Hero Elaine Byrne and Huginn F. ?orsteinsson Ch. 9. Irish Public Debt: A View through the Lens of the Argentine Default […]

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A Call to Action

19th June 2012 Tony Phillips 0

Medium-sized EU economies (Spain and Italy) are facing an attack from the speculative bond markets. This has pushed the cost of state bonds above 4%, a rate that is unsustainable in the medium term. Acting Prime Minister Monti demanded help […]

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Saint Patrick in Saigon

18th March 2011 Tony Phillips 1

Corporate city Vietnam, 2011: This “Patrick’s” day of ritualized alcohol consumption has long since become dissociated from the mythical man who gave this day his name. Patrick was a Roman Britain who wandered dangerously close to the edge of empire […]

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Bailout, Intervention and Political Collapse

26th November 2010 Tony Phillips 0

150 protestors shouting “Cowen, Cowen, Cowen, Out, Out, Out” pushed open the gates of Government Buildings in Dublin on Nov. 22nd after a ?100Bn.[1] bailout and IMF intervention the day before. Avoiding answering allegations of his own involvement, Brian Cowen, […]