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The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave

As we celebrate the 239th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, Americans have much to be thankful for.  It is often said that the United States is the strongest, wealthiest and freest country the world has ever known.  noch 334 Wörter

Jack Heidel

Greece crisis: The Troika’s inflexibility on austerity amounts to nothing short of an attempted coup

Behind this week’s headlines on Greece – of an economy in meltdown, of stock market losses and British holidaymakers having to hoard Euros before jetting off to Corfu – lies a country besieged by tragedy. noch 565 Wörter

Pragmatic Politics Versus Moral Principle

80% prehrana, 20% vadba? Kaj je resnično prava formula za uspeh?

Pogosto vidim neke procente kot formulo za uspeh, na primer: 70% prehrana in 30% vadba. Ali pa 80% prehrana in 20% vadba. Pa od kje za vraga vam to?! noch 126 Wörter


Zambia: Zambia’s Credit Rating Cut by Standard and Poor’s

Story from the Open Zambia Website

Zambia’s credit rating was cut by Standard & Poor’s, which warned of a rapidly widening budget gap and said elections may prevent the government from addressing it. noch 57 Wörter


Zambia: ZESCO is still exporting up to 90 megawatts – Yaluma

Story from the Lusaka Times Website

Government has disclosed that ZESCO is still exporting up to 90 megawatts of electricity despite the deficit that the country is currently experiencing. noch 35 Wörter


Greek Police, Military On High Alert Due To 'Austerity' Talks, Referendum

Police leave has been cancelled and the army put on standby as the Greek authorities take steps to preserve order, writes The Times of London. noch 507 Wörter


Could the U.S. End Up Like Greece? II. How Long Will It Take?

My last blog post, “Could the U.S. End Up Like Greece?” compares Greece’s present fiscal situation (public debt at 180% of GDP) with our own current fiscal situation (public debt at 74% of GDP and rising fast).  noch 293 Wörter

Jack Heidel