Category Archives: World Economics

Things pertaining to the global economy and geopolitics.

IMF Carbon Dreams

The IMF wants you to pay more taxes. Lots more. And a carbon tax, and Cap-N’-Tax and so much more. Continue reading

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World Bank to be hit with a BRIC

The BRIC countries have announced the intention to form their own Development Bank. Continue reading

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Fixing Cyprus – A modest suggestion

A modest suggestion for a way to fix Cyprus with no confiscation and happy folks (well, except those in Germany with Greek Bonds) Continue reading

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Κύπρος, Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία, Cyprus

The EU decides to give all depositors in the banks of Cyprus a “haircut” and take between 6% and 10% of their money. I think this will go badly for them. Continue reading

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Budweiser may contain beer (soon?) and Burritos with real burro? (or horse)

A modest rant about cheapening products and inflation. Continue reading

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