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The EU does Kabuki for Greece. Is it the next domino to fall?

The ever-evolving rescue plans are — so far — just Kabuki.  It’s obvious, but seldom acknowledged — as explained in this excerpt from “Europe’s bazooka is not enough“, Models and Agents, 8 April 2010: Back in August 2008, Hank Paulson, then US Treasury Secretary, went to Congress to request the mandate for a potential financial backstop …

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Updates about hot issues discussed on the FM website

Some articles about themes discussed on the FM website. Demographics, shaping our world India  Japan American’s greatest enemy America’s rotten boroughs — States with 2 Senators, but few people (1)  About Demographics Excerpt from “Falling fertility“, The Economist, 29 October 2009 — “Astonishing falls in the fertility rate are bringing with them big benefits”

What follows our lost decade? Looking ahead to the next decade…

The past ten years were a lost decade for America (as described in Some Americans worry about we’ll have a lost decade. Bad news – we just had it.).  Most American households either lost ground (economically) or stagnated.  Worse, valuable time was lost — years essential to prepare for the challenges ahead.  And, perhaps disastrously, we had …

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