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Source: The Guardian
Economic growth is inextricably linked to the climate crisis, but the past year has taught us that such growth isn’t essential
June 1, 2021 How long will rising inflation last? We polled 30 market strategists, and here’s what they saidSource: CNBC
CNBC International conducted a survey of 30 high-profile market strategists to get their take on inflation, a key factor that the U.S. Federal Reserve will gauge to assess whether it should keep easy money flowing into markets.
May 19, 2021 The black box economySource: VOX
The pandemic economy has been strange and unpredictable from the get-go. Throughout the past 14 months, the twists and turns have been surprising:
Source: NY Times
When the pandemic reached Europe in the early months of 2020, it was every country for itself. France, Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic rapidly introduced export bans on medical equipment. Italy, where the outbreak was most...
April 27, 2021 Bitcoin has no uses. That could be its downfallSource: Fortune
In reality, Bitcoin has flopped as a vehicle for buying things, and it failed in its first big test as a safe harbor during the past year's stock market crash. Its extreme volatility—featuring as many collapses over the past...
February 17, 2021 Opinion - Why waning business confidence raises red flags over global economic recoverySource: South China Morning Post
t’s a worry now because the latest batch of world business confidence indicators seems to be showing signs of global economic activity starting to flag. Maybe it is a feature of the latest wave of lockdowns, or it could be...
Source: NY Post
Someone needs to tell these naïve bean counters that virtually all of China’s data is fabricated — even down to the number of children in school — for one simple purpose: to make Communist leaders look good.
November 11, 2020 John Major: Brexit set to be 'more brutal than anyone expected'Source: BBC
In a speech in London, the ex-prime minister said the UK's "inflexibility" and "threats" towards the EU would make future trade "less profitable".
August 24, 2020 My blue passport has arrived – and with it a crushing new sense of our Brexit nightmareSource: The Guardian
We definitely are not in the EU any more. No stars, just a lion, a unicorn and a peculiar illustration of the UK. Yet that’s not even the worst thing about this document
Source: The Guardian
The essential issue here is that Brexit can make EU membership go away, but not the EU itself. When the only problem was being inside, escape was the only solution worth talking about.
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