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PM: ‘concerted attack’ against the euro

Posted by seumasach on February 10, 2010

9th February, 2010

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has warned that a “concerted attack” was underway against the euro, with Spain and Portugal now being targeted, after Greece.

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The European Union at a crossroads in 2010: an accomplice or a victim of the collapse of the dollar?

Posted by seumasach on October 18, 2009

16th October, 2009
The major trends at work in the 4th and 5th phases of the global systemic crisis (the decanting phase and the global geopolitical dislocation phase) are unveiling every day (1). Everyone has now realized that the United States is being swept into an uncontrollable spiral involving widespread insolvency of the country and gross incompetence of the U.S. elite in implementing the necessary solutions. The foretold US default is well underway as exemplified by the falling dollar and the flight of capital from the country: only the name of the liquidator and the recognition of the bankruptcy are still missing, but it shouldn’t be long now. Following the example of its leader, the Western bloc (which Japan has undertaken to move away from, implementing completely new political, economic, financial and diplomatic policies (2)), is in total decay symbolized by NATO’s coalition in Afghanistan (3).

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Sarkozy challenges Germans with new Europe power bid

Posted by seumasach on October 23, 2008


John Lichfield


23rd October, 2008

President Nicolas Sarkozy would like to emerge as the economic “president” of Europe until 2010 – overseeing a united response to the world financial crisis by the 15 Euroland nations and Britain.

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