The following is the second in a series of articles on democracy. The first article, on the Arab Spring, can be found here.
Those who believe that the European Union is bad for democracy are perhaps not taking into account all of its achievements. They need to take a closer look. Continue reading
Posted in History, People, Politics
Tagged America, Castro, Chavez, Corruption, Democracy, economy, EU, Europe, Government, Latin America, politics, Putin, Russia, Spain, Turkey
A few days ago I posted an article, which can be found here, setting out why banks needed to up their game in terms of developing a plan to manage the current crisis, otherwise they faced the imposition of regulations and higher capital requirements that would be bad for them and bad for their economies. Well both Barclays and Deutsche just got a nasty surprise. Continue reading
Posted in Banking, Business, Politics
Tagged Banks, Barclays, Business, Capital, China, Crisis Management, Debt Ceiling, Deutsche, economy, Europe, politicians, Regulators, Republican, reuters story