Monthly Archives: February 2012

The correlation between unemployment and suicide

The real reason why the long-term unemployed are more likely to commit suicide is the fact that they find it quite impossible to professionally and commercially reinvent themselves and be successful with that. Continue reading

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Monti’s Letter to the EU Commission

Monti’s letter to European Commission is just another, perhaps more crafty, way to tell Germany and France that they should agree to EURO-bonds and be less forceful about promoting their own debt crisis solutions. Continue reading

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Realpolitik in Syria, please!

A new power structure in Syria needs to prove its metal first before it can credibly clam to be able to substitute the Asad regime and pacify the country at the same time. Continue reading

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Let the Syrians battle it out for themselves, – at least for the time being

Of course, it is disconcerting to see all that violence erupting in Syria. But the question is: Will there not be more and protracted violence in that country once the current power structure breaks down? Continue reading

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That’s the way the world is now

The people of 2009, 2010 or 2012 are no longer the humble souls of 1929. They, hence, do not need the same protection any more. Continue reading

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