Category Archives: Politics

Collect call – a visit by creditors goes horribly wrong

The markets payed a call on Europe but the masters of the house, Cindeurella and the Prince, were both on vacation at different low cost beaches. They were ushered to a waiting room by the doorman, an impressive gentleman of … Continue reading

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The twitter financial reforms

From Egypt to Italy, autocrats in the Mediterranean fringe are being challenged by risings dubbed  by the media the “Twitter revolutions”. I, for one, have serious doubts about the decisiveness of Twitter and the social networks in organizing these movements.

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Green Wave

Definitely, Europe is going through a rough patch. It hasn’t started celebrating the “end” of the Euro crisis and a new catastrophe might well be coming at full speed.

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An old stripe of water

In my last post, I did something unusual for me, which is talking geopolitics. Since I did it, though, I have to break another golden rule (make fun of anything and everything) and follow-up in this post, which doesn’t even … Continue reading

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