Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts

How Bad Are Things For The People Of Greece?

by Lucy Rodgers & Nassos Stylianou.      Big government debt is crushing the people. The people of Greece are facing further years of economic hardship following a Eurozone agreement over the terms of a third bailout. The deal included more tax rises and spending cuts, despite the Syriza government coming to power promising to end what it  ... MORE

The Causes Of The Greek Economic Crisis – And The Cure

by Jaana Woiceshyn.  New headlines and news stories about Greece’s looming economic collapse appear daily. This weekend, the National Post has a series of articles on the theme “Greece on the brink.” Some point the finger at the country’s political leadership: “The negotiation game: Greece’s debt crisis a case study in the art of brinksmanship.”  ... MORE

How Bitcoin Can Save You During A Financial Crisis

by Robert Taylor.     A little rebellion. What would you do if the US government suddenly announced a bank holiday, limits or bans on ATM withdrawals or other types of cash and capital controls? Or implemented a “bail-in” where part of your bank deposits were used to further pyramid debt and save an oligarchical financial system? Is there any doubt  ... MORE

Veronique de Rugy: States Must Confront Pension Costs

State-Based Accounting 101: ranking fiscal condition.   One of the most boring classes I took in college was on accounting. Over the years, however, I've come to understand the importance of proper and transparent accounting. As the disastrous examples of Greece, Puerto Rico, Detroit, and Chicago demonstrate, dodging long-term   ... MORE

5 Things You Need To Know About The Shitshow In Greece

by Ed Krayewski. Greeks want big government but they want someone else to pay for it. Last week, the Greek government walked away from the negotiating table with its creditors and enablers—the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund, called the "Troika." The group wanted Greece to commit ... MORE

VIDEO: Peter Schiff: Obama 2.0 & The Fiscal Cliff

This important video contains vital information for your future! 

Implications for America, the Markets, the Dollar and Gold.
Should we go all out to avoid the fiscal cliff or just take the dive? 

Mark Steyn: The Sun Also Sets

National debt to enter its "sudden" phase. I was in Australia earlier this month and there, as elsewhere on my recent travels, the consensus among the politicians I met (at least in private) was that Washington lacked the will for meaningful course correction, and that, therefore, the trick was to ensure that, when the behemoth goes over the cliff, you’re not ... MORE

Victor Davis Hanson: Civilization In Reverse

The signs are all around us.   In Greek mythology, the prophetess Cassandra was doomed both to tell the truth and to be ignored. Our modern version is a bankrupt Greece that we seem to discount. News accounts abound now of impoverished Athens residents scrounging pharmacies for scarce aspirin -- as Greece is squeezed to make interest payments to the    ... MORE

Pedophiles To Be Given Disability Pay In Bankrupt Greece

Peeping Toms and pyromaniacs to also cash in.  Greek disability groups expressed anger Monday at a government decision to expand a list of state-recognized disability categories to include pedophiles, exhibitionists and kleptomaniacs. The National Confederation of Disabled People called the action "incomprehensible," and said pedophiles are now ...   MORE