In the worst case scenario, financial chaos would ensue, in Madrid and in Catalonia.
A true debacle is unfolding. Just when we thought the euro was finally safe.
By birth I am English, with Scottish and Welsh ancestry. I like that our cultures are rich, intertwined, yet different. But if I were Scottish and had the opportunity to escape the politics of Westminster, I’d vote for independence in a heartbeat.
So let’s get one thing straight. Uber is not an exciting entrepreneurial endeavor. Quite the opposite. It’s backed by three of the largest corporations in the world, all merged together to again outspend the underdog and disrupt the middle class.
The spurious argument that the taxpayer should pay so that Boeing could increase its profit from $5.25 per share to $6 per share.
Quietly, the rules governing global trade and financial markets are being changed. Despite the enormous impact they have on our lives, the public is not consulted. Most people are not even aware it is happening.
By Don Quijones: The establishment, both inside and outside Spain, is alarmed at the scale and intensity of public anger in the country.
Election results for the European Parliament mortified the French political class, as this universally despised layer is called in France. But now the winner has the gall to accuse the government of “having rigged the vote by the most odious means” to prevent its victory.
By Don Quijones: Europeans are pushing back against the EU Super State. Tired of being treated as lab rats in a dysfunctional economic and political experiment, a large minority will vote for euroskeptic parties in the nearing European elections.
By Cassandra: In the South of the Eurozone, people feel crushed, their future sacrificed on the altar of the Holy Euro. I’m in the Netherlands, so north of the Great Divide. We’re not suffering as much as the people in Greece, Spain, and Portugal. Not yet.