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The new UK Brexit cabinet looks good, – but for the sake of the world one can only hope it will fail

Tweet Observation on Theresa May’s new UK government After the Brexit earthquake and the tumultuous days and weeks thereafter, Britain is trying to find a new normal in its domestic and foreign policy. Prime Minister David Cameron and his successful … Continue reading

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From Hollywood Boulevard to Molenbeek and beyond

Tweet A reflection on the horrendous terror attacks in Brussels On Saturday, March 19, it was Sean Baker’s highly insightful movie “Tangerine” (http://www.magpictures.com/tangerine/) that caught our attention.  “Tangerine” stands in the tradition of Alexandre Duma’s  “The Lady of the Camellias”, … Continue reading

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Donald: Slapping tariffs on imported goods isn’t the answer, educational reform is!

Tweet Noah denkt™ clarifies its endorsement of the 2016 GOP frontrunner, Donald Trump, first published on Feb 26, 2016 “Ford announces a few weeks ago that Ford is going to build a $2.5 billion car and truck and parts manufacturing … Continue reading

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Next Stop the Republican Primary …. in France!

Tweet Dialogue with the Alter Ego on the Front National, Sarkozy and the next chapter of France’s struggle with the austerity and globalization Question by Alter Ego of Noah denkt™ (AE): The outcome of the recent regional elections in France … Continue reading

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The Federal Reserve’s rate hike dance

Prices in Silicon Valley are way beyond the 2% inflation target of the Federal Reserve. Continue reading

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Armageddon in China?

Tweet Observations on the stress in financial markets due to among other the economic slowdown in China Dramatic things are happening in the financial markets. China’s economy is losing steam to such an extent that People’s Bank of China had … Continue reading

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Nobody wants to take the blame for a Grexit

Nobody wants to take the blame for a Grexit Continue reading

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Is there a correlation between suicide rates and austerity in Euroland?

It is not austerity politics but the inadequacy of the Euro for the Greek economy that accounts for the present rise in suicide rates in Greece. Continue reading

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Despite all the unease over austerity politics voters ultimately endorse it

The result of the 2015 regional elections in Italy is in line with that of the recent parliamentary elections in the UK and the regional elections in Spain where voters expressed their frustration over the pain of austerity politics but ultimately endorsed the latter for want of a better alternative Continue reading

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Another important chapter in the austerity revolution

The UK election of May 7 was first and foremost a national referendum on austerity politics. And in the confinement of their voting booth, voters probably realized that the tough cost cutting of the Cameron government is very likely the more responsible way to deal with the challenges of the future than the tax-and spend-approach that Labour and others were advocating for. Continue reading

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