Originally posted on The Slog.:
Do the pollsters know what they’re doing? Do respondents know what they’re being asked? The Slog investigates why the Greek Referendum opinion polls are all over the place – and concludes that the predictions are at best misleading. Last Sunday, Alco polling in Athens showed 57% of respondents ‘wanted a…

Very good article…. With the bankruptcy of Greece now undeniable, we’ve finally reached the endgame of what I call the “Neocolonial-Financialization Model”. We all know how old-fashioned colonialism worked. The imperial power takes physical control of previously independent lands and declares its ownership of the region as a newly minted colony. What’s the benefit of […]

Originally posted on The Slog.:
The discreet nastiness of the Four We See It may well be that Jeremy Rhyminge-Slange equates dangerous radicalism with youth. In which case, he is decisively mistaken: I am lonely, elderly, and stranger than most. I would also like very much to be invited into Huntstruck Towers, as I have…

Originally posted on Follow The Money:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/puerto-rico-says-it-cannot-pay-its-debt-setting-off-potential-crisis-in-the-us/2015/06/28/cbae1bc4-1e05-11e5-84d5-eb37ee8eaa61_story.html The governor of Puerto Rico said in a televised address Monday that the island cannot pay back more than $70 billion in debt, setting up an unprecedented financial crisis that could rock the municipal bond market and lead to higher borrowing costs for governments across the United States. “This…

Originally posted on Follow The Money:
http://rt.com/business/270547-greece-credit-rating-downgrade/ Standard & Poor’s has downgraded Greece’s credit rating from CCC to CCC-, increasing the probability of an exit from the Eurozone to 50 percent. “In our view, the probability of Greece exiting the eurozone is now about 50 percent,” S&P said in a press release. “Also, we believe…

There is only one way to describe my feelings about Dame Edna Kenny and his sidekicks and how they are running Ireland, I am completely fed up and disgusted with their record, they insult the intelligence of the Irish People on a daily basis, they tell bare-faced lies in front of the media camera’s of […]

Forgive any errors in my attempts at Greek translation….   My thoughts and prayers are with the Greek People today as they face into the unknown, Banks are closed and the Stock Exchange is closed, both measures are a result of the relentless assault by the Troika of the ECB, IMF ans the EU which […]

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