Monday, November 30, 2020

Tag: Greece

Greece, Extending and Pretending for Eight Years Strong – Nathan McDonald (04/10/2018)

by Nathan McDonald, Sprott Money:

Time flies when your having fun printing copious amounts of fiat paper money out of thin air.

It seems like just yesterday, in which the World was nervously biting their nails, as they watched the Greece credit crisis unfold, with one disaster after the other following in rapid succession.

Riots raged in the streets and Greece was on the verge of anarchy.

It was during this time period, eight years ago, in which I wrote a series of articles, chronicling the madness that was afflicting Greece, showcasing how the European Union was desperately strong arming the government of Greece, in an attempt to get them “back in line” and to keep them in the European Union at all cost.

On France, Greece, and the Never Ending Elites Ruling

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by Phil Butler, New Eastern Outlook:

I never imagined I’d be starting a report on international affairs with “I told you so.” But here it is, the day most of the world is looking on in disbelief at more political promises which were just that – promises. New presidents and older prime ministers stand out in front of billions in dismay. Here’s that “I told you so” I never wanted to give you.

I woke up this morning reading a story from The Independent with the punchline, “The people’s voice is loud and clear as French lose faith in Macron and his popularity plummets to an all new low.” Author Adam Nossiter does a nice job painting a picture of ordinary French people stunned once again by the reality that is the French political process. I have to quote from the lead-in of the story for you here:

On France, Greece, and the Never Ending Elites Ruling

by Phil Butler, New Eastern Outlook:

I never imagined I’d be starting a report on international affairs with “I told you so.” But here it is, the day most of the world is looking on in disbelief at more political promises which were just that – promises. New presidents and older prime ministers stand out in front of billions in dismay. Here’s that “I told you so” I never wanted to give you.

I woke up this morning reading a story from The Independent with the punchline, “The people’s voice is loud and clear as French lose faith in Macron and his popularity plummets to an all new low.” Author Adam Nossiter does a nice job painting a picture of ordinary French people stunned once again by the reality that is the French political process. I have to quote from the lead-in of the story for you here: