Category Archives: Thoughts

One Greek’s idea for saving his country

It ought to be easy, says Peter Economides, as he sets his iPhone to silent mode and waves his hand in the direction of a row of windows. Behind the glass, his balcony juts out toward the water; pine trees

One Greek’s idea for saving his country

It ought to be easy, says Peter Economides, as he sets his iPhone to silent mode and waves his hand in the direction of a row of windows. Behind the glass, his balcony juts out toward the water; pine trees

The 13 People Who Are Destroying The Global Economy

wikimedia commons Let’s be crystal clear: we don’t believe any of these people are bad or are intentionally trying to destroy the world. But if there’s one thing that has become obvious, it’s that policy paralysis is a major contributor

The 13 People Who Are Destroying The Global Economy

wikimedia commons Let’s be crystal clear: we don’t believe any of these people are bad or are intentionally trying to destroy the world. But if there’s one thing that has become obvious, it’s that policy paralysis is a major contributor

David Cameron ‘prepared to halt immigration of Greeks into UK’ | UK news | The Guardian

Dear Mr. Cameron, I read the following Post in the guardian site and I would like to kindly ask you to concentrate more on your domestic issues rather than dealing with the rare occasion of getting immigrants from Greece. You

David Cameron ‘prepared to halt immigration of Greeks into UK’ | UK news | The Guardian

Dear Mr. Cameron, I read the following Post in the guardian site and I would like to kindly ask you to concentrate more on your domestic issues rather than dealing with the rare occasion of getting immigrants from Greece. You

Outfoxed by Club Med German Dominance in Doubt after Summit Defeat

Chancellor Merkel suffered a bruising defeat at last week’s Brussels summit after the leaders of Italy, Spain and France ganged up on her. Europe’s power relations have shifted as a result. It looks like Germany will no longer be calling

Outfoxed by Club Med German Dominance in Doubt after Summit Defeat

Chancellor Merkel suffered a bruising defeat at last week’s Brussels summit after the leaders of Italy, Spain and France ganged up on her. Europe’s power relations have shifted as a result. It looks like Germany will no longer be calling

Byron Wien: I Spoke To The Smartest Man In Europe, And What He Had To Say Was Terrifying

CNBC Byron Wien Blackstone’s Byron Wien is up with a new blog post, wherein he relays a conversation he had with someone he only refers to as The Smartest Man In Europe. Wien doesn’t say who The Smartest Man In Europe is,

Byron Wien: I Spoke To The Smartest Man In Europe, And What He Had To Say Was Terrifying

CNBC Byron Wien Blackstone’s Byron Wien is up with a new blog post, wherein he relays a conversation he had with someone he only refers to as The Smartest Man In Europe. Wien doesn’t say who The Smartest Man In Europe is,

Can Athens change?

The leaders of Europe have shown that they have the maturity and the sense of responsibility to act in the best interest of the eurozone, if only in the final hour. This is the good news that came from the

Can Athens change?

The leaders of Europe have shown that they have the maturity and the sense of responsibility to act in the best interest of the eurozone, if only in the final hour. This is the good news that came from the

Myths can’t save Greece now

The way in which certain myths took hold regarding Greece’s recourse to international assistance — essentially poisoning Greek public opinion before being debunked — is nothing short of impressive. Many believed, for instance, that Greece turning for help to Europe

Myths can’t save Greece now

The way in which certain myths took hold regarding Greece’s recourse to international assistance — essentially poisoning Greek public opinion before being debunked — is nothing short of impressive. Many believed, for instance, that Greece turning for help to Europe