20 July 2017

Eurozone - not much of a Democracy

If one man - and the minions in the ECB's upper echelons - can deprive hundreds of millions of savers of their well-earned returns it shows that the Eurozone - and most of the EU - is ruled by a technocratic caste. That the banking system requires such an overdose of monetary manipulation only is due to the refusal of vested interests to put banks on a viable footing once and for all. The blueprint for this exists and is disregarded by the so-called regulators (they called them Kommissars in the Soviet Union).

Live: Investors to stay locked onto European Central Bank as Draghi speaks

7 July 2017

Secession - when and how?

As the issue of Catalonian secession comes to the fore once again, and with America’s celebration of its independence immediately behind us, it is worth pondering when secession makes sense as a political principle...read more

Want to Secede? First, Take This Test - Bloomberg