Sacrificing truckdrivers, consumers, and its “fucked” manufacturers as pawns, the recently inaugurated tory UK negotiators also risk sacrificing some of its own royalty, its investors. The brinkmanship of this endgame is causing much suffering even as the UK plans to resort to a some last minute retreats
If this latest health crisis taught us anything it is that there is no reason at all for a private health insurance industry, quite the opposite, it is an expensive luxury we can no longer afford.
The word Referendum comes from the Latin referre (to bring back) and demos is Greek for the people as a political unit; demos is the root of the word Democracy; so a referendum brings a decision back to the people. […]
Country StudiesCh. 7. The Russian Crisis and the Crisis of RussiaConstantin GurdgievCh. 8. Iceland: The Accidental HeroElaine Byrne and Huginn F. ?orsteinssonCh. 9. Irish Public Debt: A View through the Lens of the Argentine DefaultTony PhillipsCh. 10. Coring out the […]
Column: Ireland has no option but to play hardball. So why aren?t we? (click on the link above to see full article) [excerpted from TheJournal.ie] Terrible task A small nation taking action against such powerful interests faces a terrible task. […]
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 […]
I translated part of an Interview with the Octogenarian Dr. Aldo Ferrer (mini bio. below), November 2011 at the University of Buenos Aires an interviewer for the Argentine Times (“El Tiempo”) asked Ambassador Ferrer whether he ever might have expected […]
Wednesday December 16th, “Reclaim Power” day in Copenhagen, inside the Africans are shouting at the Ethiopians and outside the Climate Justice advocates are shouting at the COP who they accuse of being co-opted by corporate lobbyists. To a lobbyist climate […]