Europe Archive

The Delicate Rhetoric of World Government

I read Mark Thoma at Economist’s View as one of those correctives to spending too much time with people of similar ideas. I’m generally not on the same page. At all. I’m not this time either. He posts a long piece written by Barry Eichengreen and Brad deLong as an introduction to  Charles Kindleberger’s book […]

France As Perfect Laboratory- More’s The Pity For Its People

Today I had the misfortune to read the French business daily, Les Echos. It was a stretch for my French, but oddly enough, the higher the language level, the easier it is. The misfortune was to discover, in detail, the first steps of the Hollande government. If you thought that the Rudd government’s hardening of […]

France As Perfect Laboratory – More’s The Pity For Its People

Today I had the misfortune to read the French business daily, Les Echos. It was a stretch for my French, but oddly enough, the higher the language level, the easier it is. The misfortune was to discover, in detail, the first steps of the Hollande government. If you thought that the Rudd government’s hardening of […]

French See Sand, Insert Head

Faced with an unappetising choice between the unprincipled energy-spray of Sarkozy, and the fiscal, economic and social lunacy of Socialist François Hollande, the French chose, well, lunacy. With a side order of their own brand of Fortress France, Marine Le Pen. As The Economist points out, It says something about the  state of denial  in […]

Subscribe to Updates!
Same day blog updates only. No spam. Screw social media.