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
So much of what passes for discussion these days on how to improve economies is centred around GDP growth, debt ratios, tax regimes, the regulatory environment, infrastructure development and corporate profitability. Moreover, when a company announces that it is cutting costs, by laying off workers and closing down divisions, analysts cheer, the stock price rises and commentators laud the good decision. Continue reading
Posted in Business, People, Politics
Tagged America, Banks, economy, Financial Crisis, GDP, Girls, Government, Greece, Hygiene, India, politics, Republican, Spain, Taxes, Women