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Iceland Gives EU the Cold Shoulder

Deutsche Welle reported quietly yesterday:  Iceland withdraws EU accession bid Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson said that the subject was off the table. And the differences are about a lot more than just fishing. It’s also about sovereignty and not … Continue reading

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First they came for …

With apologies to Niemöller: First they came for Greece, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t Greek. Then they came for Spain, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t Spanish. Then they came for Cyprus, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Cyprus: The Template

It’s not easy to get a clear picture of what’s going on in Europe, under the mis-management of the European Union (EU) and its European Central Bank (ECB) in what looks like a deliberately induced collapse of Cyprus’ banking system … Continue reading

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One Week Left for the Euro – Don’t Panic

With German Chancelloress Dr Angela Merkel likely to lose the parliamentary vote for yet another bailout of the European Union’s PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain), and the German constitutional court ruling against the steady stream of funds, as demanded … Continue reading

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Euro Boilover

The problem for those in the Eurozone is how to reverse the Euro currency penetration and to fill the need to flexibly adjust to the diversity of economic systems. Well, the REAL problem is that they’ll want regulations to do … Continue reading

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